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Ex-London mayor upends race for UK prime minister by quitting

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LONDON Former London mayor Boris Johnson, runaway bookmakers' favourite to become Britain's prime minister, abruptly pulled out of the race on Thursday in a shock announcement less than a week after leading the campaign to pull the country out of the EU.

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Mexico president explains comparing Trump to Hitler, Mussolini 29 Jun 2016

OTTAWA Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has previously likened U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, said on Wednesday he only drew the comparison as a reminder of the devastation wreaked in the past.

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Magnitude 5.7 quake shakes southern Mexico, no damage reported 27 Jun 2016

MEXICO CITY A 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City, but officials reported there were no immediate damages.

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Vidal absence could weaken Chile against Colombia 21 Jun 2016

Chile must find a player with the dynamism Arturo Vidal showed in their 7-0 rout of Mexico when they face Colombia without the suspended mid fielder in Wednesday’s Copa America Centenario quarter-final in Chicago.

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Head of Mexico's ruling PRI steps down after electoral drubbing 21 Jun 2016

MEXICO CITY The president of Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, announced his resignation on Monday, two weeks after the party of President Enrique Pena Nieto suffered a humiliating defeat in regional elections.

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Mexico teacher protests buffet ruling party, eight killed in clashes 20 Jun 2016

MEXICO CITY At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party.

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Six killed in Mexico during teachers' protest against police 20 Jun 2016

MEXICO CITY Six people were killed and 53 injured in Mexico on Sunday when clashes broke out between members of a teachers' trade union and police at a protest that police say had been infiltrated by armed individuals who shot at officers and threw petrol bombs. | Video

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Force India expect Perez to stay 20 Jun 2016

LONDON Force India are confident Sergio Perez will stay with them next season, despite rumoured Ferrari interest, after another stand-out performance by the Mexican at Sunday's European Grand Prix in Baku.

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Osorio at crossroads after Mexico suffer 7-0 thrashing 19 Jun 2016

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio was pondering his future on Sunday after his side's 7-0 pasting by title holders Chile in the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals.

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Messi equals record as Argentina, Chile advance 19 Jun 2016

Argentina and Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Saturday with Chile beating Mexico 7-0 and Lionel Messi getting a goal in Argentina's 4-1 win over Venezuela to equal his country's all-time scoring record.

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Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz - Turkish official

ISTANBUL Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 43 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul's main airport this week were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals, a Turkish government official said on Thursday.