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Closing arguments set in case against Arizona rancher charged in fatal shooting of unarmed migrant

Apr. 18, 2024 00:22 AM EDT

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected Thursday in the trial against an Arizona rancher charged with fatally shooting an unarmed migrant on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border last year. George Alan Kelly, 75, was charged with second-degree murder in the January...

Dubious claims about voting flyers at a migrant camp show how the border is inflaming US politics

Apr. 17, 2024 16:05 PM EDT

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A humanitarian organization in northeastern Mexico said it did not create flyers urging migrants to vote for President Joe Biden that were filmed at its shelter in a viral video that sparked a firestorm of conservative outrage this week. Accusations that...

Facing a Republican revolt, House Speaker Johnson's plan for US aid to Ukraine, allies uncertain

Apr. 16, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant and determined, House Speaker Mike Johnson pushed back Tuesday against mounting Republican anger over his proposed U.S. aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other allies, and rejected a call to step aside or risk a vote to oust him from office. “I am not...

Venezuela closes its embassy in Ecuador to protest the police raid on the Mexican Embassy there

Apr. 16, 2024 21:23 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ordered the closure of his country’s embassy and consulates in Ecuador on Tuesday in solidarity with Mexico in its protest over a raid by Ecuadorian authorities on the Mexican Embassy in Quito. Maduro and other presidents...

Mexican drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán claims he can't get calls or visits in a US prison

Apr. 16, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s once most powerful drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is claiming he cannot get phone calls or visits in the maximum security U.S. prison where he is serving a life sentence. Guzmán, who in the past was able to break out of Mexican prisons...

House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

Apr. 16, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing a trial on allegations that he has “willfully and systematically” refused to enforce immigration laws. While the Senate is...

US files 2nd labor complaint after Mexico refuses to act on union-busting by a Mexican company

Apr. 16, 2024 13:31 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States said Tuesday it has filed a labor complaint after Mexico refused to act on alleged union-busting by a Mexican company. The U.S. Trade Representatives Office said it has filed a request for a dispute settlement panel under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada...

Venezuela says it will close its embassy in Ecuador to protest that country's raid on Mexico's embassy

Apr. 16, 2024 13:10 PM EDT
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela says it will close its embassy in Ecuador to protest that country's raid on Mexico's embassy.

IMF: Outlook for world economy is brighter, though still modest by historical standards

Apr. 16, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its outlook for the global economy this year, saying the world appears headed for a “soft landing” — reining in inflation without much economic pain and producing steady if modest growth. The IMF now envisions...

Tsitsipas sweeps aside Ruud to win Monte Carlo Masters for the third time, and then weeps

Apr. 14, 2024 12:17 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Stefanos Tsitsipas swept aside Casper Ruud 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday to win the clay-court Monte Carlo Masters for the third time in four years, and then wept in his chair. Tsitsipas sat holding his head in his hands, briefly crying as he took in his first title of the year...