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  • VIDEO: Lawmakers suggest Sgt. Tahmooressi may soon be released from Mexican jail

    Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been jailed in Mexico for six months -- U.S. lawmakers say he may be coming home soon.

  • UN calls for probe in Mexico army slaying of 22

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.N. special rapporteur for human rights called Monday for the Mexican government to conduct a thorough probe of an army killing of 22 suspected gang members as a possible case of "summary executions." Christof Heyns, special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or...

  • Army unit in Mexico killings has past controversy

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers who face disciplinary action for their participation in the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico belong to an army battalion with a history of incidents. The Mexican Defense Department said the eight were involved in the June 30...

  • Mexico army holds 8 soldiers in June killing of 22

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers face disciplinary action for their participation in the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, but the army remained mum Friday on what roles they played. The Mexican Defense Department said he eight were involved in the June 30...

  • Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry

    CIUDAD MIER, Mexico (AP) — Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the...

  • Mexico sees sign of hope for Monarch butterflies

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts in Mexico said Tuesday there is a tentative sign of hope for the mass migration of monarch butterflies, whose numbers dropped to their lowest level ever last year. The head of Mexico's nature reserves, Luis Fueyo, said the first butterflies have been seen entering...

  • Immigration reformers should learn from history

    The problem, says British-born, California-based historian Gregory Clark, is that upward mobility is something of a myth, in America and elsewhere.

  • Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting

    LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next. Enrique Galindo, national commissioner of the Federal Police, said...

  • Hurricane Odile grows off Mexico's Pacific coast

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile intensified into a strong storm Saturday night and appeared headed for a possible close brush with the southern end of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Odile's maximum sustained winds...

  • Hurricane drenches Mexico; may help US Southwest

    LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Heavy rains brought by Hurricane Norbert prompted evacuations as the storm roared up the coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Forecasters said the storm may help bring weekend precipitation to the parched U.S. Southwest. Baja California Sur state Gov. Marcos...

  • Chris Christie looks to build foreign policy credentials

    As New Jersey's governor, the possible 2016 presidential contender has very little foreign policy experience of his own. This week, he will begin to work to chip away at this potential vulnerability.

  • Pew: Public takes harder line on illegals, wants tighter border

    Americans have shifted to a much harder line and want Washington's focus to be on better border security and tougher enforcement of immigration laws, not citizenship for illegal citizens in the country, says Pew.

  • Norman Foster, Romero to build Mexico airport

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — British architect Norman Foster and Mexico's Fernando Romero have had their design chosen for Mexico City's new $9.2-billion airport, which is expected to quadruple the current airport's capacity to 120 million passengers per year, authorities announced Wednesday....

  • Christie tests overseas diplomacy with Mexico trip

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped out on the international stage Wednesday to talk trade with Mexico, but he stayed mum on one of the most pressing questions confronting the two countries and his party: immigration reform. On a trip designed to help school him in foreign...

  • New ISIS threat: America's electric grid; blackout could kill 9 of 10

    Former top government officials who have been warning Washington about the vulnerability of the nation's largely unprotected electric grid are raising new fears that troops from the jihadist Islamic State are poised to crash the system, leading to a crisis that could kill millions.



From the Weekly Standard

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    The new Quinnipiac poll of the New Jersey Senate contest shows Jeff Bell only 11 points down to Cory Booker, 51 to 40 percent, among likely voters. It goes without saying that a race can move a...

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  • Ancient to Modern

    “Chemistry and Physics Get Million from Loeb,” blared the Har vard Crimson headline. “Funds will modernize laboratory facilities and establish chemistry chairs.” The donor: scientist Morris...

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  • 60 Percent of Voters Want Obamacare to Be Repealed

    A new poll finds that three-fifths of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare.  A large plurality — 44 percent — wants to see Obamacare repealed and replaced with a conservative...

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