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At U.N., Trump says U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

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UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

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Panama authorizes extradition of former Mexican governor on corruption charges 4:39am BST

MEXICO CITY Panama has agreed to extradite a former state governor from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who is wanted in his homeland on corruption charges, the two countries said on Monday.

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Mexico's Femsa sells 5.24 percent of Heineken for 2.5 billion euros 3:14am BST

MEXICO CITY Fomento Economico Mexicano (Femsa) said on Monday it had sold a stake of 5.24 percent in Heineken, the world's second largest brewer for some 2.5 billion euros (2.21 billion pounds).

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Perez stays with Ocon at Force India in 2018 17 Sep 2017

SINGAPORE Mexican driver Sergio Perez will stay at Force India next season in an unchanged line-up with Frenchman Esteban Ocon, the Formula One team said ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

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U.S. judge will not dismiss accused Mexican drug lord El Chapo's indictment 16 Sep 2017

NEW YORK A U.S. judge on Friday rejected an effort by Joaquin Guzman, the accused Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," to dismiss a massive international narcotics conspiracy indictment on the ground he was extradited improperly to Brooklyn.

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Mexico accepts Israeli offer to help develop Central America 14 Sep 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday that his country had accepted Israel's offer to help it and the United States develop Central America, as Israel and Mexico seek to deepen business ties.

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Exclusive - Amazon plans mega-warehouse for Mexico growth spurt 14 Sep 2017

MEXICO CITY Amazon.com Inc is preparing to open a 1 million square-foot warehouse near Mexico City, sources familiar with the project said, part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico's nascent e-commerce industry. | Video

Thirteen killed in gang battles in two Mexican states 13 Sep 2017

MEXICO CITY At least 13 people were killed in battles between rival gangs in two states in central and western Mexico, officials said on Wednesday, as murders climb to record levels this year.

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In Mexican town, women and 'muxes' take charge after massive quake 13 Sep 2017

JUCHITAN, Mexico Destruction wrought by Mexico's massive earthquake has put a spotlight on the quasi-matriarchal indigenous traditions of the worst affected town, with women and third-gender 'muxes' playing a leading role in the aftermath of the disaster.

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Quake pitches past into present in scarred Mexico City district 12 Sep 2017

MEXICO CITY The powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico City last week had terrifying echoes of a more deadly 1985 shock in one housing project, raising tough questions about how ready one of the world's largest cities is for a major catastrophe.

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Pounding Caribbean, Hurricane Maria rips off an 'avalanche of roofs' in Dominica

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria caused "mind boggling damage," ripping off roofs across the small island of Dominica before pushing on towards the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash the Caribbean this month. | Video