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Tech exec Goldberg died after exercise accident -official

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MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO - SurveyMonkey Chief Executive Dave Goldberg died Friday from a head injury while exercising at a resort in Mexico, the local prosecutor's office said Monday.

Mexico's ruling PRI leads field ahead of mid-term vote - poll 27 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) leads the field ahead of looming mid-term elections, a poll released on Monday showed, with its razor-thin majority in the lower house and ability to pass legislation at stake.

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Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial twist 24 Apr 2015

TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico - A Mexican archaeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury.

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Despite late Peralta goal, Montreal leave Azteca happy with draw 23 Apr 2015

- An 89th minute header from substitute Oribe Peralta gave Mexican champions Club America a 1-1 draw in the first-leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final against the Montreal Impact on Wednesday.

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Patient Chicharito seizes moment in the limelight 22 Apr 2015

MADRID - Javier Hernandez has been a bit-part player at Real Madrid since joining on loan from Manchester United but injuries handed the Mexico striker a rare chance on Wednesday which he took with aplomb.

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Mexico says to investigate reports of police killings 21 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government said on Monday it would investigate reports that federal police killed 16 unarmed people in two attacks in January, the latest allegations to raise the spectre of abuses by Mexican security forces.

Media reports say Mexican police were involved in January killings 20 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Three media outlets said on Sunday that Mexican federal police killed 16 unarmed people in two separate attacks in January, appearing to contradict an account by the federal government that the deaths could have been caused by friendly fire.

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Five years after BP oil spill, some Gulf oystermen are losing hope 19 Apr 2015

NEW ORLEANS - Five years after the largest oil spill in U.S. history spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, many Louisiana oystermen are fearful that a once-bountiful population of the molluscs may never recover. | Video

Mexico says captures Juarez Cartel leader 19 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had captured a leader of the Juarez Cartel wanted by the United States government who took the helm after the organisation's long-time chief was nabbed last year.

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Ford to spend $2.5 billion on plants in Mexico, angering UAW 17 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will spend $2.5 billion (1.67 billion pounds) to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs.

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Iran's Khamenei: no place for military threats in nuclear talks -state TV

ANKARA - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Tehran would not take part in nuclear talks if threatened with military force, state television said, as Iran and world powers try to meet a June 30 deadline for a final deal.