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Exclusive - U.S. federal safety regulators seek Takata whistleblowers

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- U.S. vehicle safety regulators want to find whistleblowers with knowledge “of possible defects or any wrongdoing” by Takata Corp , stepping up pressure on the air bag maker whose products are linked to five deaths and dozens of injuries.

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Mexico says murdered students were mistaken for rival gang 28 Jan 2015

MEXICO CITY - The 43 Mexican students who disappeared four months ago were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang, the government said on Tuesday, finally confirming the deaths of the trainee teachers.

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Mexico says murdered students were mistaken for rival gang 27 Jan 2015

MEXICO CITY - The 43 Mexican students who disappeared four months ago were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang, the government said on Tuesday, finally confirming the deaths of the trainee teachers.

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Blanco returns to Azteca hunting ground for last time 23 Jan 2015

MEXICO CITY - Former Mexico striker Cuauhtemoc Blanco will make his last visit to the Azteca, his home at the height of his career, when relegation threatened Puebla visit champions America on Saturday.

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Perez expects best season with new-look Force India 21 Jan 2015

MEXICO CITY - Force India revealed an aggressive new look for the 2015 Formula One season on Wednesday with Mexican driver Sergio Perez telling his compatriots he expected his best season yet.

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BP asks for lower fine in penalty phase of Gulf spill trial 20 Jan 2015

NEW ORLEANS - BP Plc, citing low oil prices, tried to whittle away at $13.7 billion in potential fines under the Clean Water Act on Tuesday as the penalty phase started in its trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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BP's fine for Gulf of Mexico spill capped by ruling 16 Jan 2015

HOUSTON/LONDON - BP Plc will face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion (9 billion pounds) under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion dollars less than feared, after a judge ruled that it was smaller than the U.S. government claimed.

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BP rally supports FTSE; financials take Swiss hit 16 Jan 2015

LONDON - Britain's top share index rose on Friday, boosted by BP after the oil major received a smaller fine than anticipated for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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BP's max fine for spill cut by billions on court ruling 15 Jan 2015

HOUSTON - BP Plc will face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion less than feared, after a judge found on Thursday the size of the spill was smaller than the U.S. government claimed.

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Mexico to try wife of mayor linked to student disappearances 13 Jan 2015

MEXICO CITY - The wife of a Mexican politician suspected of helping to plot the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers in September will be tried for engaging in organised crime, the federal courts authority said on Monday.

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Jordan still holding prisoner demanded by Islamic State as deadline passes

AMMAN/TOKYO - Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants who threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless she was handed over by sunset. | Video