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Kitayama leads Pebble Beach as the worst of the wind looms

Feb. 03, 2023 22:04 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama is starting to feel more comfortable each time he gets in contention on the PGA Tour, and the Californian can only hope that's the case going into the weekend at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Kitayama opened with 10 straight pars before...

Caddie for amateur at Pebble Beach collapses during tourney

Feb. 03, 2023 21:18 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The caddie for an amateur in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am collapsed on the 11th fairway Friday, and CPR was performed on him until an ambulance arrived to take him to the hospital. In a tournament known for its easy vibe with celebrities and scenery,...

Worries abound that Mexico’s Maya Train will destroy jungle

Feb. 03, 2023 18:04 PM EST

CALAKMUL BIOSPHERE RESERVE, Mexico (AP) — Miguel Ángel Díaz walks slowly so his footfall on dry leaves doesn’t drive away what he's trying to find in this dense forest of seeded breadnut and sapodilla trees. Coming to a small wetland, a sign warns: Beware of the crocodile. ...

1st phase of Mexican solar project to be operating in April

Feb. 03, 2023 00:58 AM EST

PUERTO PEÑASCO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico was pushed to accelerate its turn toward renewable energy after Russia's invasion of Ukraine last year drove a sharp increase in global energy costs, Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said late Thursday. Ebrard made the comments...

US reunites nearly 700 kids taken from parents under Trump

Feb. 02, 2023 16:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration task force designed to reunite children separated from their families during President Trump's presidency has reconnected nearly 700 children with their families, officials said Thursday. President Joe Biden issued an executive order on his...

Mexico's president promises total withdrawal after term ends

Feb. 02, 2023 12:42 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president is probably the most powerful political figure the country has had in decades, but he said Thursday that after his term ends in September 2024, he will totally withdraw from politics. There had been speculation that President Andrés Manuel...

Mexico zoo director killed, cooked 4 pygmy goats for party

Feb. 01, 2023 17:51 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The former director of a zoo in southern Mexico killed four of the zoo’s pygmy goats and served them up at a Christmas-season party, authorities said. José Rubén Nava was replaced as director of the local zoo in the city of Chilpancingo on Jan. 12 following...

Mexico's growth slows to 0.4% in 4Q, 3.6% in 2022

Jan. 31, 2023 11:20 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s economy slowed in the last quarter of 2022 but still managed to advance by 0.4%, bringing economic expansion for the full year to 3.6%, the National Statistics Institute announced Tuesday. The country’s gross domestic product had expanded by 0.9% in...

US sanctions Mexican international cartel lieutenant

Jan. 30, 2023 18:29 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions Monday on an international operator for the Sinaloa drug cartel whose activities span the globe. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control blocked any U.S. properties of José Angel Rivera Zazueta and two...

Messi regrets controversy against Dutch at the World Cup

Jan. 30, 2023 13:10 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — World Cup winner Lionel Messi regretted his testy exchanges with the Netherlands coach and players during their controversial quarterfinal in Qatar, he said in an interview aired on Monday. Messi gave his first interview since lifting the trophy in December to...