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November 07, 2019 - 12:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The slaying in Mexico of nine people who belonged to a Mormon offshoot community where some people practice polygamy spotlights the mainstream church's struggle to distance itself from plural marriage, which has a history in the faith but has long been denounced. The victims'...
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November 07, 2019 - 9:10 am
LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — With Mexican soldiers guarding the entrance to town, hundreds of people converged on this remote farming community for the first funerals Thursday for the nine American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen. Dozens of high-riding pickups and SUVS, many with U.S...
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CBS News
CBS News
November 07, 2019 - 7:46 am
Mexican government officials now believe the people who ambushed and killed nine Americans belonged to "La Línea," part of the Juárez drug cartel. They said the attackers entered the territory of the rival Sinaloa cartel Sunday near La Mora where the extended LeBaron family lived. They were all...
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CBS News
November 06, 2019 - 7:21 am
Mexico City — Mexican authorities have made an arrest they believe may be connected to the ambush killings of nine Americans in northern Mexico earlier this week. The state prosecutor's office in Sonora state, where the killings occurred, said in a statement posted to social media that agents...
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November 05, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Tuscon, Arizona — Stories of survival are emerging after a brutal attack in Mexico left nine people dead. Three American women and six children were killed after the extended family was attacked by gunmen believed to be with one of Mexico's cartels. Eight children survived, five with bullet wounds...
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October 18, 2019 - 7:18 am
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say they backed off an attempt to capture a son of drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after cartel gunmen shooting heavy weapons and burning vehicles that paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state — apparently outgunning lawmen. Twenty-one...
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October 03, 2019 - 12:57 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking potentially millions of dollars in damages on behalf of thousands of immigrant families who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The ACLU and other attorneys filed a lawsuit in Tucson...
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September 24, 2019 - 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Republican allies controlling the Senate are awarding him his full $5 billion request to build about 200 miles (322 kilometers) of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border. The wall money is contained in a $71 billion draft funding bill for the Department of...
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September 19, 2019 - 7:08 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump signed his name on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a "world-class security system" that will be virtually impenetrable. Trump toured a section of the border wall in San Diego's Otay Mesa area on Wednesday. It was a...
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September 11, 2019 - 9:03 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held entirely by videoconference. The court, or "soft-sided" facility as U.S. officials call it, is...
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