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  • Mourning and memories in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's languid hometown

    Mourning and memories in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's languid hometown

    The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of Solitude" mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers.

  • Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings

    Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings

    A powerful earthquake shook Mexico on Friday, damaging more than 100 homes in the southwestern state of Guerrero and opening cracks in some buildings but there were no reports of deaths.

  • Strong 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico City

    Strong 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico City

    A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Friday, swaying buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street, authorities said.

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, literary pioneer, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, literary pioneer, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian novelist whose "One Hundred Years of Solitude" established him as a giant of 20th-century literature, died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City. He was 87.

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died on Thursday at the age of 87.

  • At least 36 people killed in Mexican bus crash

    At least 36 people killed in Mexican bus crash

    At least 36 people were killed and four injured on Sunday when a bus crashed into the back of a truck in eastern Mexico and caught fire, the government of the state of Veracruz said.

  • 25 killed in Mexico bus crash: official

    25 killed in Mexico bus crash: official

    A bus burst into flames after slamming into the back of a parked trailer-truck in southeastern Mexico, killing at least 25 people and injuring four others, an official said on Sunday.

  • Barack Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

    Barack Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reforms, a White House official said on Thursday.

  • More than 100 passengers sick on cruise off California

    More than 100 passengers sick on cruise off California

    A cruise ship with more than 100 passengers and crew suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by Norovirus, have arrived in San Diego, a cruise line spokeswoman said on Thursday.

  • With one tweet, Francis Hollande's ex puts pressure on Mexico trip

    With one tweet, Francis Hollande's ex puts pressure on Mexico trip

    The French leader's jilted ex-girlfriend has stepped back into the limelight with a tweet urging Paris to help a woman who says her Mexican ex-husband abducted their children, just as Francois Hollande visits Mexico.

  • California man confesses to 40 killings

    California man confesses to 40 killings

    A suspected contract killer charged with killing nine people confessed to investigators that he carried out up to 40 slayings in a career spanning decades, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.

  • HP pays $108 million to settle foreign bribery probes

    HP pays $108 million to settle foreign bribery probes

    HP units in Poland and Mexico also resolved criminal charges related to contracts in those two countries, the department said.

  • HP to pay $108 million in US to settle bribery probes

    HP to pay $108 million in US to settle bribery probes

    US computer giant Hewlett-Packard agreed to pay $108 million to settle investigations that it paid bribes to win public contracts in Russia, Poland and Mexico, officials said today.

  • Dig planned in New Mexico to unearth millions of 1980s video game cartridges

    Dig planned in New Mexico to unearth millions of 1980s video game cartridges

    Searchers, accompanied by documentary filmmakers, plan to scour a New Mexico landfill in an attempt to unearth a legendary dump of millions of unwanted "ET the Extra-Terrestrial" video game cartridges rumoured to have been buried at the site in the e...

  • Lupin to buy eye treatment drugmaker in Mexico

    Lupin to buy eye treatment drugmaker in Mexico

    Lupin, India's No. 4 drugmaker by revenue, said on Thursday it has agreed to buy eye-treatments maker Laboratorios Grin S.A. De C.V for an undisclosed amount, moving into Mexico's $275 million ophthalmic market.

  • 'Significant' oil spill closes US ship channel

    'Significant' oil spill closes US ship channel

    No timetable has been set to reopen a major U.S. shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons (643,500 liters) of tar-like oil spilled into the Texas waterway, but more help was being called in Monday to contain the spill and protect important shore...

  • Search for 'E.T.' video game in Alamogordo landfill halted

    Search for 'E.T.' video game in Alamogordo landfill halted

    Alamogordo city commissioners approved the search in June, though now an approved waste excavation plan, or WEP, is needed.

  • A fourth of Indian business graduates land jobs in US

    A fourth of Indian business graduates land jobs in US

    About one in four business school graduates in India find jobs in America, second only to China, which sends 38 per cent of its alumni to the US, according to a new survey.

  • Canada-Mexico flight makes emergency US stop

    Canada-Mexico flight makes emergency US stop

    A flight heading from Canada to Mexico with 181 passengers and six crew members aboard made an emergency medical landing on Sunday in the western U.S. after encountering extreme turbulence that slightly injured two flight attendants.

  • Pope Francis: the man who won over the world in five minutes

    Pope Francis: the man who won over the world in five minutes

    Never has a leader of the Roman Catholic Church become as popular in as short a time as Pope Francis did when he humbly asked the crowd gathered in St Peter's Square on March 13 last year to pray for him.

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