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Mexico police find mass grave and severed heads in Michoacan

<b>Mexican police have found a mass grave containing at least 20 bodies in the small municipality of Tinguindin, in troubled western Michoacan state.</b><p>In nearby Zacan, the severed heads of four men were discovered by residents early on Thursday.<p>Vigilante groups began an offensive in the area a month ago …

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American WWII Bomb Unearthed, Defused In Central Hong Kong

A 2,000-pound bomb dropped on Japanese-occupied Hong Kong by an American bomber during World War II has been defused after it was unearthed at a construction site in the city's central Happy Valley district.<p>Some 2,200 Hong Kong residents were evacuated from apartment buildings around the site where …

Left for dead: the mysterious disease killing thousands in Central America

A strange kidney ailment leaves scientists searching for answers<p><i>A sugarcane worker receives treatment for chronic kidney disease at his home in Nicaragua.</i><p>Ed Kashi arrived in Nicaragua last January to shoot some photos for a local nonprofit organization. At the time, it seemed like just another …

Taliban Say Captured 'Military Dog' Is Being Well Cared For

A Taliban spokesman tells the British Telegraph that a Western military dog captured by militants is being well cared for.<p>As we reported, the rather sad-looking Malinois is seen in a video with Taliban militants, who say they captured the "American military" dog during a firefight. It seems to be …

Woman Charged with Kidnapping after Missing Wisconsin Baby Found in Iowa Gas Station

Federal kidnapping charges have been filed against a Denver woman in the case of a missing 6-day-old boy who disappeared in the middle of the night …

Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled

Consumers are being sold food including mozzarella that is less than half real cheese, ham on pizzas that is either poultry or "meat emulsion", and frozen prawns that are 50% water, according to tests by a public laboratory.<p>The checks on hundreds of food samples, which were taken in West Yorkshire, …

Pacific storm drenches parts of Northern California

A Pacific storm system spreading across Northern California this weekend is delivering a welcome drenching to parts of the drought-stricken state, dumping copious amounts of rain on the coastal range north of San Francisco and several feet of snow on the Sierra Nevada.<p>More than 11 inches of rain …

Black Residents 10 Times More Likely Than Whites To Be Shot By Chicago Police: Analysis

CHICAGO - Black residents are 10 times more likely than whites to be shot by police in the Windy City, according to an analysis of recent data from the City of Chicago Independent Police Review Authority.<p>“In black and Latino, lower-income neighborhoods you will see police officers who are …

Copenhagen zoo sparks outrage by killing healthy giraffe named Marius

A healthy young giraffe has been put down at Copenhagen zoo, despite a campaign to save it.<p>Protesters carrying banners gathered outside the zoo this morning and thousands of people signed a petition to rescue the giraffe, called Marius, after the Danish zoo announced it was planning to kill the …

Nick Clegg: Britain must join debate on new approach to war on drugs

Nick Clegg has dragged the case for reforming the drugs laws to the centre ground of British politics, saying that blanket prohibition has seen cocaine use triple in less than 20 years, a trend that has helped perpetuate conflict and violence in South America.<p>Writing in today's <i>Observer</i>, after a …

Mexico vigilantes enter Knights Templar cartel stronghold

<b>Vigilante groups in the troubled Mexican state of Michoacan have entered a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel, occupying the main square.</b><p>Hundreds of vigilantes, backed up by armoured vehicles and troops, arrived in Apatzingan on Saturday.<p>They have also set up roadblocks around the city, …

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