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If you think ISIS is bad, just look at what's going on in Mexico

If you think ISIS is bad, just look at what's going on in Mexico Watch

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While the world-and especially the United States-remains fixated on the brutal actions and conquests of the Islamic State, few are looking closer ...

Worst drought in years: São Paulo may run out of water by next month

Worst drought in years: São Paulo may run out of water by next month Watch

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By Adriana Brasileiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

South America's biggest and wealthiest city may run out of water by mid-November if it doesn't rain soon.

In narrow election, Brazil reelects leftists president

In narrow election, Brazil reelects leftists president Watch

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Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's leftist president, was re-elected on October 26, after one of Brazil's closest election races since it become a ...

Ottawa terrorist attack: Lone gunman planned to fight overseas for Islamic State

Ottawa terrorist attack: Lone gunman planned to fight overseas for Islamic State Watch

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Details are beginning to emerge in a terrorist attack in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Corporal Nathan Cirillo was "murdered in cold blood" as ...

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial Watch

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By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There have been multiple gunmen and gunshots in Canada's capital of Ottawa, and at least one Canadian service man was shot in what may be-but is ...

Bermuda buttons down for Hurricane Gonzalo

Bermuda buttons down for Hurricane Gonzalo Watch

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Bermuda is set to be hit by a strong storm on October 17, Hurricane Gonzalo, one of the most powerful on record to hit the island.

Sex trafficking ring that used teenaged girls, boys busted in Colombia

Sex trafficking ring that used teenaged girls, boys busted in Colombia Watch

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After a lengthy investigation, a joint operation between the United States and Colombia successfully led to 11 arrests across the South American ...

Dreaded Juarez drug cartel leader arrested without a shot being fired

Dreaded Juarez drug cartel leader arrested without a shot being fired Watch

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Feared and respected, Juarez drug cartel boss Vicente Carrillo Fuentes aided Ciudad Juarez' reputation as one of the most dangerous regions on ...

Man finds kidnapped daughter, missing for 12 years!

Man finds kidnapped daughter, missing for 12 years! Watch

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Sabrina Allen, the girl was kidnapped by her mother 12 years ago and taken into Mexico from Texas, is set to be reunited with her father who last ...

As Ecuador plans to drill in the Amazon, natives know their time is up

As Ecuador plans to drill in the Amazon, natives know their time is up Watch

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Ecuador's Yasuni National Park is considered one of the world's most bio-diverse regions. This unique place is inhabited by more than 20 ...

33 million crimes per year! Despite crackdown on crime, Mexicans still doubt ability of law enforcement

33 million crimes per year! Despite crackdown on crime, Mexicans still doubt ability of law enforcement Watch

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A new survey from the national statistics institute (INEGI) revealed that despite claims from the Mexican government that their country is ...

Eight Mexican soldiers held in shooting deaths of 22 drug gang members

Eight Mexican soldiers held in shooting deaths of 22 drug gang members Watch

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An army officer and seven soldiers have been detained in connection with the deaths of 22 gang members in the town of Tlatlaya, in rural ...

Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting sexually abusive priest removed by Pope Francis

Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting sexually abusive priest removed by Pope Francis Watch

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Pope Francis dismissed a Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting a priest suspected of sexually abusing young people this week. Bishop Rogelio ...

Was it really a meteorite? NASA scientists remain skeptical about Nicaraguan crater

Was it really a meteorite? NASA scientists remain skeptical about Nicaraguan crater Watch

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A meteorite crashed in Managua, Nicaragua, late on the evening of September 6, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet across, ...

These 14th century artifacts are headed back to their proper home

These 14th century artifacts are headed back to their proper home Watch

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Spain has returned 691 indigenous artifacts to Colombia, which were seized during a police operation 11 years ago

Is the Islamic State - In Mexico? Officials deny 'car bombing' rumors

Is the Islamic State - In Mexico? Officials deny 'car bombing' rumors Watch

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While it's nightmarishly plausible - and there have been warnings from the international community to the United States as such, the Department ...

Deadly silence: 92,000 Columbians remain missing

Deadly silence: 92,000 Columbians remain missing Watch

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By Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation

More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts ...

GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digital currency

GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digital currency Watch

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In a bold move into the 21st Century, the South American nation of Ecuador is now planning digital currency. Some believe this will eventually ...

California Governor: 'You're all welcome,' even illegal immigrants

California Governor: 'You're all welcome,' even illegal immigrants Watch

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California Governor Jerry Brown in a speech this week declared that all Mexicans, including illegal immigrants, are welcome in California. While ...

Argentine president may take drastic measures to deal with debt

Argentine president may take drastic measures to deal with debt Watch

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Argentinian President Cristina Fernández praised her nation's financial system as being "one of the most solid in the world" during a speech at ...

GRISLY HARVEST: Mexican children, adults murdered for their organs

GRISLY HARVEST: Mexican children, adults murdered for their organs Watch

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The already rampant criminal network in Mexico and South America, in addition to dealing drugs, has taken to abducting children and adults in ...

MASSIVE ACID SPILL: Mexico closes 88 schools after 10 million gallons of acid spills from copper mine

MASSIVE ACID SPILL: Mexico closes 88 schools after 10 million gallons of acid spills from copper mine Watch

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An ecological disaster of momentous proportion is unfolding near the U.S. - Mexico border after a massive acid spill from a copper mine has found ...

The new favorite weapon of the drug cartels has arrived in America -- and it will shock you

The new favorite weapon of the drug cartels has arrived in America -- and it will shock you Watch

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Mexican drug cartels are utilizing a deadly military weapon to keep local residents in terror and protect drug stockpiles.

THREE DEAD: relatives of Pope Francis die in traffic accident in Argentina

THREE DEAD: relatives of Pope Francis die in traffic accident in Argentina Watch

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Three members of Pope Francis' extended family, including two young grand-nephews, have died in a traffic accident. The Pope's nephew, Horacio ...

Priest jailed in El Salvador for gang rehabilitation!

Priest jailed in El Salvador for gang rehabilitation! Watch

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Father Antonio Rodriguez, a Spanish Passionist, will remain in jail after a judge in El Salvador ruled that he was guilty of various crimes ...

Elderly priest, suspended for involvement in Nicaraguan revolution, reinstated by Pope

Elderly priest, suspended for involvement in Nicaraguan revolution, reinstated by Pope Watch

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Father Miguel D'Escoto, 29 years after he was suspended from priestly duties for his involvement in Nicaragua's revolutionary government in the ...

Honduran Cardinal gives Israel, Hamas advice - which he himself should follow

Honduran Cardinal gives Israel, Hamas advice - which he himself should follow Watch

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Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, the president of Caritas Internationalis has suggested that Israeli and Hamas leaders ...

Vatican suspends ordinations in Paraguay diocese after accusations of sexual misconduct

Vatican suspends ordinations in Paraguay diocese after accusations of sexual misconduct Watch

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Following allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of a priest, the Vatican has suspended ordinations at a Paraguay archdiocese pending an ...