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Mexico City metro overpass collapse kills at least 23

PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images MEXICO CITY – An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent the train plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring at least 79, city officials said. Rescuers found four bodies inside a rail car that ...

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Five people killed in light plane crash in western Mexico

MEXICO CITY: Five people died in a crash of a light aeroplane in Mexico’s western Michoacan state, regional prosecutors said, citing preliminary data. “Employees of the prosecutor general’s office have been dispatched to the area of the Las Juntas community, in the Madero municipality, for probing a plane crash, which ...

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Japanese man dies inflight after eating 246 cocaine packets

MEXICO CITY: Mexican prosecutors say a Japanese man who died aboard an airliner shortly after takeoff from Mexico City had ingested 246 packets of cocaine and went into cardiac arrest from a drug overdose. Sunday’s statement was issued by the attorney general’s office for the northern state of Sonora, where ...

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Hamilton claims 4th world title, Verstappen wins in Mexico

MEXICO CITY: Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth drivers’ world championship in unexpected but dramatic fashion on Sunday when, after a first lap collision with title rival Sebastian Vettel, he finished ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix. The 32-year-old Briton, who would have needed to finish in the top five to ...

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Following Mexico quakes, Day of the Dead parade honours rescuers

MEXICO CITY: Dancing devils, towering skeletons and altars festooned with marigolds made their way down Mexico City’s main thoroughfare on Saturday to commemorate Day of the Dead in a country still mourning nearly 500 people killed in earthquakes last month. More than 700 performers prepared for months for the colourful ...

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Mexico Earthquake: More Than 200 Dead as Buildings Collapse

MEXICO CITY: Rescuers frantically searched through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday after Mexico’s deadliest earthquake since 1985 killed at least 217 people. The quake struck at about 2:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday and had a magnitude of 7.1, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Its ...

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At Least 6 Killed As Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Rocks Mexico

MEXICO CITY: An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least six people and triggering small tsunami waves but no major destruction. The quake was apparently stronger than a devastating 1985 tremor that flattened swathes of Mexico City ...

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