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As Mexico debates giving the military more power, a judge asks why soldiers gunned down 22 people

As Mexican lawmakers debate expanding the role of the military in the country’s drug war, a judge has ordered a new probe into whether army commanders ordered soldiers to shoot 22 people in a 2014 incident described by human rights advocates as an extrajudicial massacre. The federal judge, whose...
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