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Report: At Least 138 Sent From US to El Salvador Were Killed

WASHINGTON — At least 138 people deported to El Salvador from the United States in recent years were subsequently killed, Human Rights Watch says in a report that comes as the Trump administration makes it harder for Central Americans to seek refuge here. “Ou...
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Iraq’s Top Cleric Urges Calm as Deadly Clashes Continue

BAGHDAD — Security forces opened fire on hundreds of anti-government demonstrators Friday in central Baghdad, killing one protester, hours after Iraq's top Shiite cleric warned both sides to end four days of deadly violence "before it's too late." At least ...
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Mexico’s New Drug War May Be Worse Than Old One

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico — Mexico's drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government's 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels. Back then, the worst...
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Stabbing, Robbery Rampage Leaves 4 Dead in SoCal

LOS ANGELES — A man "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at r...