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Gunmen attack Mexico campaign team's car

Acapulco - Gunmen have shot at a car carrying a gubernatorial candidate's aides in southern Mexico in a new act of violence ahead of June 7 elections in the state of Guerrero.

One-sided death toll in Mexico gunfight raises questions

Tanhuato De Guerrero - Puddles of blood and bullet shells are some of the remnants of an intense gunfight on a western Mexico ranch that killed 42 criminal suspects and one police officer.

Memorial for stabbed doctor in Brazil amid fresh violence

Rio De Janeiro - Dozens of cyclists Saturday gathered in Rio to pay homage to a doctor fatally stabbed on his bike, amid a spate of attacks in the city ahead of next year's Olympic Games.

Cartel operated surveillance cameras in Mexican city

- A drug cartel installed 39 surveillance cameras in a Mexican city bordering the United States to monitor the movements of residents and security forces, authorities said Friday.

Gunfight kills 43 in troubled Mexican state

Tanhuato De Guerrero - At least 42 "suspected criminals" were killed Friday in a gunfight with federal police in a western Mexico region hit by cartel violence, one of the bloodiest clashes in the country's drug war.

U.S. police arrest mansion murders suspect after pizza crust lead

Washington - After following a DNA lead collected from a pizza crust, U.S. authorities have arrested a suspect in the grisly murder of a Washington family.Daron Dylon Wint was arrested early Friday morning in the nation's capital, the Washington Post reported.

UK police make £20,000 payout to wrongfully arrested rape victim

London - A British police force has agreed to pay £20,000 ($31,000) in an out-of-court settlement to a rape victim after officers arrested her following their failure to properly investigate her complaint, a report said Friday.

Police threatened after Texas biker gang brawl

Washington - Waco police said they had received threats after a mass brawl between rival motorcycle gangs in the Texas city left nine people dead and saw nearly 200 people arrested.

Knife attacks put Olympic city Rio on edge

Rio De Janeiro - A series of knife attacks in areas popular with tourists has Rio de Janeiro on edge just a year before the Brazilian city hosts South America's first Olympics.

At least seven killed in southern Mexico clashes

Acapulco - At least seven people were killed and 20 were wounded in clashes between armed civilians in Mexico's violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero, officials said Wednesday.

German police find Hitler's long-lost horse sculptures

Berlin - German police Wednesday recovered two life-sized bronze sculptures of horses worth millions that once stood outside Adolf Hitler's chancellery but vanished in the year the Berlin Wall fell.

Turkey charges ex-boyfriend of shot singer with attempted murder

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Wednesday charged with attempted murder the ex-boyfriend of a teenage talent show hopeful who was shot in the head in an attack that has highlighted concerns over violence against women.

Stigma haunts relatives of Thais jailed under royal insult law

Bangkok - When Natnicha's husband was jailed for insulting Thailand's monarchy under the country's lese majeste laws, she didn't just lose a partner.

Students sue over 'forced' vaginal probes: Lawsuit

Miami - Two former college students are suing a Florida medical college, alleging they were forced to undergo frequent transvaginal probes during classroom training as part of their studies.

Uninvited bikers, turf wars led to deadly Texas brawl

Washington - A deadly biker brawl in Waco, Texas apparently was set off when a motorcycle gang showed up uninvited at a gathering of rival biker groups, police said.

Irish burglars find corpses in home they're robbing, call police

A traveling gang of burglars found themselves in a tough spot. The group broke into a home in Limerick, Ireland, with hopes of finding some valuable stuff to look. Instead, they found a pair of dead bodies.

Singer among 19 held in Spain for 'glorifying' attacks

Madrid - Spanish police on Tuesday arrested 19 people, including the lead vocalist of a rap rock band, suspected of praising and encouraging attacks by three radical groups, officials said.

Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants

Strasbourg - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban angered EU lawmakers and officials Tuesday by insisting that Budapest had the right to debate closing the door to migrants and reintroducing the death penalty."Hungarians talk straight about tough things.

Mexico investigates mass abduction claims

- Authorities are investigating allegations that an armed group abducted at least 11 people after occupying a town in Mexico's troubled southern state of Guerrero last week, prosecutors said.

From Brando to Waco, bikers a slice of Americana

Washington - Marlon Brando played one in a movie. The Rolling Stones hired some as concert bodyguards. Today, a top American TV show stars them.

Three men held after Turkish TV contestant shot: Report

Ankara - Police have arrested three men after over the shooting of a 19-year-old Turkish woman who had been competing in a national televised song contest, local media reported Tuesday.

Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domains

Stockholm - A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities.

Singapore nets biggest ivory seizure in decade

Singapore - Singapore authorities seized the biggest illegal shipment of ivory and other exotic animal parts in more than a decade Tuesday, with the haul from Kenya worth an estimated Sg$8 million ($6 million).

Airport baggage handlers accused of flying drugs throughout U.S.

Washington - Fourteen people, including several airport baggage handlers, have been charged in a scheme to transport drugs across the United States using carry-on luggage, the Justice Department said.

Five Mexico children detained over six-year-old's murder

Juarez - Mexico sought answers after five children aged 11 to 15 stoned, stabbed and buried a six-year-old boy, a shocking case that raised questions about the influence of drug violence on kids.

Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft

Moscow - Russian authorities on Monday issued an indictment for fraud against tycoon Sergei Polonsky, less than a day after flying him in from Cambodia, the interior ministry said Monday.

Turkey teen talent show singer shot in head: reports

Istanbul - A 19-year-old Turkish woman competing in a national televised song contest was in a critical condition in hospital Monday after being shot in the head by an unknown attacker, reports said.

French police arrest a dozen suspects over Saudi carjacking

Paris - French police arrested around a dozen suspects on Monday in connection with a spectacular robbery on the convoy of a Saudi prince in Paris last year that netted the thieves 250,000 euros.

Serb gangster in Spain 'tried to buy immigrant's kidney'

Madrid - A Serb gangster in Spain was arrested after he attempted to buy a poor immigrant's kidney for 6,000 euros ($6,835) and threatened to kill him if he pulled out of the deal, police said Monday.

Serbian man kills six in shooting spree after son's wedding

Belgrade - A 55-year-old man went on a shooting spree in Serbia in an apparent drunken rage over his son's wedding, killing six people including the bride and her parents, police said Monday.
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