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Pacquiao likes underdog role but Mayweather favorite for reason

While Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the early betting favorite to beat Manny Pacquiao on May 2 and keep his unblemished record it is not by much. And more pundits and former fighters seem to feel Mayweather has the edge, but again not by much.

Another Mexican drug lord caught, but victory elusive

- Mexico's government dealt a major blow to the Knights Templar drug cartel by capturing its last leader, but the proliferation of new armed groups shows the government is far from victory.

Mexico's 'I'm tired now' attorney general steps down

- Mexico's much-maligned attorney general, who has faced public anger over the investigation into the presumed slaughter of 43 students, stepped down Friday and was given a more low-key cabinet post.

Mexico captures Knights Templar drug cartel leader

- Mexican police captured Friday most-wanted drug lord Servando Gomez, whose Knights Templar cartel tormented western Michoacan state, smuggled drugs to the United States and illegally shipped iron ore to China.

March in Mexico City over slain students

- Some 2,500 people marched in Mexico City marking the fifth month since the disappearance of 43 students whom the government says were killed by a police-linked drug gang.

Mexico image under fire from Hollywood, Holy See

- Mexico's international image is taking a beating these days, even from two worlds that rarely see eye-to-eye: The Holy See and Hollywood.

Mexico police deny killing protestor

Acapulco - Mexican federal police rejected accusations by a teacher's union that a 65-year-old protestor died after being beaten by officers during a demonstration in Acapulco.

Mexico volcanic ash disrupts US, domestic flights

Puebla - Volcanic ash rained down on the runway of an airport in central Mexico, forcing it to close for several hours on Wednesday and disrupting domestic flights and those to the US.

Clash leaves one dead in Mexico teacher protest

Acapulco - A clash between Mexican police and teachers who blocked Acapulco's airport left one demonstrator dead, while seven officers were injured when they were struck by the protestors' bus, officials said Wednesday.

Acapulco's violent descent sends army to schools

Acapulco - Fresh white paint covers the soot from the fire that criminals set in the middle school principal's office in a rough Acapulco neighborhood, where gang-linked violence interrupted classes for weeks.

Online petition to save monarch butterfly from GMOs, Monsanto

The Sierra Club has begun an online petition to convince the U.S. government to do more to save the monarch butterfly. Monarch numbers have dwindled dramatically and the club says scientists know the cause to be a product made by the Monsanto company.

ISIS vows to take down Rome

In the most recent propaganda video released by the militant group ISIS, the terroristic group vows to conquer Rome. Some say it is a blatant attack on Christians.

Ghost super moon on February 18th will not be visible

The first "Super" moon of 2015 will rise on Feb. 18th. As the moon rises it will be a rare "Super New Moon" which means the moon will not be visible.

Mexico eyes homicide charges in maternity blast

- A Mexican gas company could face homicide charges and a $2.9 million fine over a tanker truck explosion that destroyed a maternity hospital, killing two babies and three adults, officials said Monday.

Pedophile priest victims urge action from pope

- Victims of sexually abusive priests from across the Americas joined forces Monday to urge Pope Francis to allow civilian justice to punish pedophiles and those who covered up their crimes.

Op-Ed: Why Mayweather will succumb to Pacquiao's power and speed

Floyd Mayweather has never experienced defeat since he turned pro in 1996 when he scored a TKO victory against Roberto Apodaca of Mexico in the second round of his professional boxing début.

Mexico bus-train collision kills 20, injures 31

Monterrey - At least 20 people were killed and 31 injured when a freight train slammed into a packed passenger bus in northeastern Mexico, authorities said Saturday after rescue crews worked through the night to reach victims.

Mexico bus-train collision kills 16, injures 30

An - At least 16 people were killed and 30 were injured when a freight train slammed into a packed passenger bus in northeastern Mexico on Friday, authorities said, warning the death toll could rise.

Mexico bristles at UN criticism over disappearances

- The Mexican government bristled at a UN committee's findings that disappearances are widespread in the country and the authorities lack precise numbers of missing people.

Milan Melindo to face Javier Mendoza on April 25 in Mexico

Filipino flyweight contender Milan Melindo is set to fly to the U.S. to start training for his title fight against Mexican Javier "Cobra" Mendoza on April 25 at the Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno in Tijuana, Mexico.
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