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FBI, other agencies tapped to help probe

Prosecutor outlines approach for spyware investigation

The federal Attorney General (PGR) will seek assistance from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and other agencies in its probe of spyware installed on the phones of FULL STORY

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Five airlines fined for charging baggage fees

Profeco goes after airlines for fees on first checked bag on US, Canada flights

The consumer protection agency has fined five airlines a total of 22.4 million pesos (US $1.2 million) for charging passengers fees for the first checked bag. Profeco fined Aeroméxico, Interjet, FULL STORY

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Arreola, left, and Narro, at health conference Friday.

New 170-bed hospital announced for Sonora

1-billion-peso facility will be built in Hermosillo

The federal Secretary of Health has announced a new 1-billion-peso (US $56-million) hospital for the state of Sonora. José Ramón Narro Robles made the announcement late last week during the FULL STORY

Oil-stained beach near Salina Cruz.

Another spill reported at Oaxaca refinery

Locals say waterways, beach contaminated but Pemex has issued no information

A new spill has been reported at the Pemex oil refinery in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, causing further environmental damage to nearby waterways and a popular beach. A large fire broke FULL STORY

Adame: kidnapped in May.

Body identified as kidnapped journalist

Information given by suspected gang member led to the body's discovery

A burned body found under a bridge on a rural highway in Michoacán has been identified as that of a journalist who was kidnapped over a month ago. Salvador Adame, FULL STORY

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Yesterday's editorial in the Catholic Church publication.

Excommunication for corruption: church

Catholic officials consider applying 'maximum of penalties' against 'predatory politicians'

If jail isn’t enough to stop corruption perhaps excommunication will do it. The Catholic Church in Mexico is considering excommunicating individuals responsible for committing acts of corruption. In an editorial FULL STORY

El Mañana: attack suspected.

Newspaper warned of attack by authorities

El Mañana says senior US officials warned of possible aggression

A newspaper in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, said on the weekend it fears an imminent attack by municipal and state officials, based on information from “trustworthy and high-ranking officials of the FULL STORY

The four suspects in Saturday's killing of two police officers.

Senior officers among 20 killed in Veracruz

The dead include four children, victims of organized crime 'brutality'

It was an ugly day Saturday in Veracruz where 20 people were victims of assassination, including the head of the Federal Police in the state. Juan Camilo Castagné and another FULL STORY

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Tanker truck at a Canadian petroleum facility. No theft here.

Fuel theft in Canada: there simply isn’t any

'Just the occasional gasoline thefts from convenience stores'

About three million barrels of oil a day move through the pipelines of the world’s sixth largest producer of oil. But thanks to a complex and secure distribution system, not FULL STORY

Federal Police on patrol in Tamaulipas.

Police deployment fails to curb crime

Extortion, kidnappings continue despite Federal Police

Not even 850 Federal Police (PF) officers deployed to Tamaulipas have been able to stop an upsurge of extortion and kidnappings in the central part of the state that prompted FULL STORY

Trump: Mexico is deadly.

MX to Trump: country not second deadliest

US president refers to May report on armed conflict to justify border wall

Mexico strongly refuted a tweet this week by U.S. President Donald Trump saying that Mexico is the second deadliest country in the world, following which the organization that originally published FULL STORY

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Dog fights as sport now illegal in Mexico

All activities related to dog fighting are also prohibited

The blood sport of dog fighting became illegal today in Mexico. Congress approved legislation two months ago to make it illegal to raise and train dogs for participating in fighting matches FULL STORY

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