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Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration charges

Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration chargesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting death of Kate Steinle, a case that helped fuel a fierce national debate on immigration.



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Homeless Mexican Man on Trial for Murdering Woman in San Francisco Two Years Ago

Homeless Mexican Man on Trial for Murdering Woman in San Francisco Two Years AgoSteinle's death sparked debate over immigration and so-called sanctuary city policies because the man charged with her murder was deported to Mexico five times before the shooting.



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Mexican woman could lose deportation protection _ again

Mexican woman could lose deportation protection _ againATLANTA (AP) — A Mexican woman whose case grabbed national headlines when she was a Georgia college student seven years ago could lose her protection from deportation for a second time this year.



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Border Wall Prototypes are Being Built on Mexican Border

Border Wall Prototypes are Being Built on Mexican BorderThe eight prototypes are 18 to 30 feet tall, with four being made of out of concrete and four constructed out of alternate material.



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Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant starts in San Francisco

Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant starts in San Francisco(Reuters) – The trial of a Mexican man accused of murdering a woman while illegally in the United States began in San Francisco on Monday, a case that President Donald Trump has cited as an example of the dangers posed by lax border security. Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, also known as Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, has said he shot Kate Steinle by accident on a pier in the California city on July 1, 2015. “He did not know the object in his hand was a gun,” Matt Gonzalez, an attorney for the defendant, was quoted as saying by NBC Bay Area before he headed into the courtroom.



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Death toll from Mexican prison riot rises to 16

Death toll from Mexican prison riot rises to 16The death toll from a major prison riot in northeast Mexico has risen to 16, authorities said Wednesday. Unrest at the prison in Cadereyta in Nuevo Leon state broke out on Tuesday morning and was put down, but flared again later as inmates started fires that sent up huge columns of black smoke. “Sixteen people were killed, most of them convicted of serious crimes,” said Bernardo Gonzales, the state prosecutor on Wednesday.



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Mexican photojournalist found dead after abduction by armed men

Mexican photojournalist found dead after abduction by armed menBarbed wire surrounds a construction site on the outskirts of San Luis Potosí. The city, where journalist Edgar Esqueda was murdered, has been plagued by drug cartel violence. A Mexican photographer who was abducted at gunpoint from his home has been found dead, the seventh journalist to be killed this year in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for media workers.



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'Point/Counterpoint: Contemporary Mexican Photography'

'Point/Counterpoint: Contemporary Mexican Photography'The exhibition at MOPA in San Diego brings together 19 artists whose images (from 2000-2015) explore the political, economic and social changes in Mexico.



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Frida the rescue dog emerges as hero of Mexican earthquake

Frida the rescue dog emerges as hero of Mexican earthquakeBy Geraldine Downer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – For a country still in mourning and counting its dead from Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, Frida the Navy rescue dog has emerged as a source of inspiration and pride in the search for survivors. Known for her custom-made doggy goggles and boots, the 7-year-old yellow Labrador has become a social media star, appearing on one man’s tattoo and the unofficial image of a 500-peso note. In her career, Frida has located 12 people alive beneath the rubble plus more than 40 others dead, more than any other Mexican rescue dog, the Navy said.



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The Latest: Death toll in Mexican quake rises to 273

The Latest: Death toll in Mexican quake rises to 273MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local):



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