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51 min ago | Science Blog

Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper identified in Mexico

Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper - now the world's most widely grown spice crop - reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, University of Arizona

4 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Sounds of Latin America just what doctor ordered

Dr Nacif percussionist: Dr. Alberto Nacif, drummer with the band "Aguanko," will perform at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Brighton, MI, World News, Arturo Sandoval, Jazz

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Eight killed in plane crash in northern Mexico

A Hawker 800 jet crashed in northern Mexico late on Saturday, killing all eight people on board, the government of the state of Coahuila said.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Air Accidents,

13 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Coachella 2014: MGMT performs uneven set Saturday night at main Coachella stage

Dance pop's MGMT performed staples and not-so-well received material at the main Coachella stage Saturday night and the audience's response appeared mixed.

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Related Topix: Kid Cudi, World News, Mexico

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Courier

Quakes strike Papua New Guinea, Acapulco

Alejandrino Gonzalez/The Associated Press A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

KOLD-TV Tucson

Authorities investigate fire at downtown church

Maria Hawke, who had served as a public information officer, was terminated after an "investigation of untruthfulness," according to a Tucson Police spokesman.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tucson, AZ, World News,

GPB.org

So This Is How They Do It! Zebras Getting Stripes

How did it happen? How'd the zebra get its stripes? In Rudyard Kipling's version , a gray, horsey-looking beast went into "a great forest 'sclusively full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy-batchy shadows," stayed there awhile, and after a "long time"... got stripy.

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Crooks and Liars

Large Area Of Mexico Hit By 7.2 Earthquake

A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Mexico, US News, Liberal Political News

WAOW

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexico

A fire at a Marathon County Highway Department building has caused massive damage and departments are continuing to battle the blaze, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Marathon County, WI, Lincoln County, WI, World News, Geology, Science

Newsday

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexico City

In Carle Place accident. left lane blocked on Northern State Pkwy WB at Meadowbrook Pkwy/X31a.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Carle Place, NY, Westbury, NY, Islip, NY

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC News

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Hailed as Literary Giant

His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition, violence and social inequality.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, World News, Mexico, Entertainment

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

A table with flowers stands on the street as part of Good Friday celebrations in Aracataca, the hometown of late Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Colombia's Caribbean coast, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Mexico

The Chronicle Herald

Canada development partnership with U.A.E. builds bridges into Arab world

Canada has a new development partner in the Arab world, and the foreign-aid minister says it could help the Harper government navigate the complex Middle East in the fight against poverty.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Mexico

Hispanically Speaking

Gunmen Attack Train in Mexico, Killing 3 Migrants

Four migrants were killed and three others wounded when gunmen attacked a train in southeastern Mexico, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said Thursday.

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Related Topix: North America, World News

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, World News, Mexico

Holtville Tribune

U.S./Mexico Law Enforcement Coordinate to Arrest Head of Criminal Organization

Working with the San Diego and El Centro Sector Border Patrol, Mexican Federal Police arrested Victor Mendoza-Rojas in Mexicali last week.

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Related Topix: East San Diego (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, El Centro, CA, World News, Diablo, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Tijuana to Tefilah: Crossing from Mexico to America with Jewish children who do it every day

Fernando Sur, whose father drives him from Tijuana to Southern California Yeshiva High School in San Diego, wraps tefillin at his all-boys school.

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Related Topix: World News, San Ysidro (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, San Ysidro, CA, Religion, Judaism

Canadian Business Magazine

California cross-border airport clears key hurdle with backing from US immigration authorities

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has reached an agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was praised as the most popular Spanish-language writer since Cervantes, died today in Mexico City at the age of 87. Garcia Marquez, a former journalist who was born in Colombia but lived in Mexico for more than 30 years, is best known for his 1967 masterpiece, the epic, hallucinatory novel ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Journalism, Health, Cholera, Javier Bardem, Benjamin Bratt, Giovanna Mezzogiorno

Forbes.com

Mexico's Drug War: Substantial Changes Seen In Michoacan

Editor's Note: This week's Security Weekly summarizes our quarterly Mexico drug cartel report, in which we assess the most significant developments of the first quarter of 2014 and provide a forecast for the second quarter of the year.

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