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Babies found alive in rubble after truck blast rips through Mexico hospital

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MEXICO CITY - A gas truck explosion ripped through a maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City on Thursday, killing one woman and two children and injuring dozens, authorities said, with several babies found alive in the rubble. | Video

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Exclusive - U.S. federal safety regulators seek Takata whistleblowers 29 Jan 2015

- 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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Ukraine, rebels gather for peace talks as fighting rages in east

MINSK/KIEV - A new round of peace talks were about to start on the Ukraine crisis on Saturday, even as fighting between Kiev government forces and pro-Russian separatists raged in the east, claiming civilian and military lives.