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Hurricane Odile: Mexico begins airlifts of tourists stranded in Los Cabos

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Mexican charreada in pictures

Charreada is the national day of the charro (traditional Mexican horse riders). This celebration takes place a day before Mexico marks the 204th anniversary of its independence. Dozens of groups hold colourful parades and demonstrations of riding skill…
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Cat Stevens steps out of the (moonlight) shadows for first US tour since 1976

Singer, who lives in Dubai and took name Yusuf after converting to Islam, begins Peace Train Late Again tour in DecemberCat Stevens is taking the Peace Train back on the road. The singer announced on Monday that he would make a six-city concert tour in…
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Hurricane Odile hits Mexico’s luxury resorts video

Storm surges and torrential rain are predicted as Hurricane Odile hits Mexico’s luxury tourist resorts on the southern Baja California peninsula. Local people say they have been warned not to go onto the beaches. Mexican authorities have declared a max…
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Polls indicate ‘volatile’ Toronto mayoral campaign as Doug Ford enters race

Contradictory polls place Ford at 34% and 16% Ford replaced brother Rob who is suffering from tumour Continue reading…
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Rob Ford drops re-election bid after tumour diagnosis

Ford was still in hospital on Friday, being treated for a mass in his abdomen just hours before registration deadline Continue reading…
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Toronto mayor Rob Ford admitted to hospital with suspected tumour

Controversial Canadian politician who admitted smoking crack is believed to have a tumour on his abdomenTorontos mayor, Rob Ford, has been admitted to a hospital and is believed to have a tumour in his abdomen, health officials said Wednesday.Rueben De…
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Federal officers raid LA fashion district and seize $90m in ‘cartel money’

About 1,000 officers take part in unprecedent raid targeting alleged money laundering operations run by Mexican cartels Continue reading…
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