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Over 100 Central American migrants rescued from truck in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More than 100 Central American migrants, including dozens of minors, were rescued from a truck found abandoned in a violent region of northern Mexico near the U.S. border, authorities said on Friday.

Horse domestication revisited: Botai horses did not sire today's steeds

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) A new genomic study reveals that the oldest known domesticated horse population, which lived on the Central Asian steppes roughly 5,500 years ago, did not sire the domesticated horses of today.

Jeffries, Etou spark Tulsa past UCF 70-61 in battle for 4th

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

DaQuan Jeffries scored 19 points, Junior Etou added 17 and Tulsa defeated Central Florida 70-61 Wednesday night holding onto fourth place in the American Athletic Conference and running its win streak to five games        

Central American nations to sign trade deal with South Korea

Five Central American nations are to sign a free trade deal with South Korea on Wednesday after more than two years of talks to ease tariffs and barriers on a range of products, El Salvador's government announced. Costa Rica, El Salvador,...Show More Summary

Head of OAS anti-corruption mission in Honduras resigns

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The head of the Organization of American States' anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Thursday he would resign over a lack of support from authorities in the Central American country.

Why I Don’t Want to Fly American Airlines to LaGuardia

The problem that American faces at LaGuardia -- and this hampers all of their shuttle flights, not just Chicago -- is that their operations are now consolidated out of the Central Terminal (also known as 'Terminal B'). And while construction at the airport has been a disaster all around, nowhere more so than for passengers at the Central Terminal. Show More Summary

MiB: Jack Devine, CIA

This week, we speak with Jack Devine, a 32-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (“CIA”) serving as both Acting Director and Associate Director of CIA’s operations. He is the author of Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story. Show More Summary

Donald Trump clearly does not understand the history of ‘In God We Trust’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

In his address to the National Prayer Breakfast on the morning of Feb. 8, President Donald Trump emphasized the centrality of faith in American life. After describing the country as a “nation of believers,” Trump reminded his audience that American currency features the phrase “In God We Trust” as...

The complicated history of 'In God We Trust' and other examples Trump gives of American religion

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Trump spoke of faith as central to American history. It's always been intertwined, and yet held at arm's reach.

Trump tells supporters faith is 'central to American life'

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

President Trump garnered polite applause from a roomful of his staunchest supporters, telling them that faith is “central to American life."

Trump Calls Faith 'Central' to American Life

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

President Donald Trump says faith is “central to American life and liberty.” Trump spoke Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast, a high-profile annual event that brings together faith leaders, politicians and dignitaries. (Feb. 8)        

Central American immigration defies 'Trump effect'

Illegal crossings along the U.S.-Mexico border, after declining in early 2017, began an unexpected upturn last spring that only recently receded, according to new government figures. The figures reflect the up-and-down nature of illegal immigration and are reminders that multiple factors — from...

More than three tons of cocaine seized in Latam raids

Police seized 3.3 tonnes of cocaine and arrested 21 people in coordinated raids involving five Latin American countries, Colombia said Tuesday. Most of the drug was meant to be shipped to Central America and the United States. The seizures...Show More Summary

No. 6 Cincinnati goes for 15th straight win vs. UCF

No. 6 Cincinnati looks to stay perfect in American Athletic Conference play Tuesday night when the Bearcats play Central Florida. A victory Saturday at Connecticut improved Cincinnati's record to 10-0 in AAC play and extended the Bearcats'...Show More Summary

Costa Rica's rising murder rate worries voters

The central American nation is still considered one of the safest in the region - but the growing violence is causing concern among people ahead of elections.

U.N. finds possible extrajudicial killings in El Salvador gang offensive

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Police and soldiers in El Salvador may have committed extrajudicial killings and used excessive force in their battle against violent street gangs in the Central American country, the United Nations said on Monday.

Gay marriage debate hangs over Costa Rica election

Costa Rica voted Sunday in the first round of the Central American country's presidential election, which was held under the shadow of a divisive debate on gay marriage. A total 13 candidates vied to succeed outgoing President Luis Guillermo Solis, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a second consecutive term. Show More Summary

Costa Rica goes to the polls to choose new president

Costa Rica voted Sunday in the first round of the Central American country's presidential election, which is being buffeted by a debate on gay marriage. A total 13 candidates are vying to succeed outgoing President Luis Guillermo Solis, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a second consecutive term. Show More Summary

COSTA RICA: Court’s Ruling For Same-Sex Marriage Vaults Evangelical To Front-Runner In Presidential Race

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Associated Press reports: An international court ruling saying Costa Rica should allow same-sex marriage has upended the Central American nation’s presidential race, turning an evangelical candidate who opposes it from an also-ran with just 2 percent in the polls into the leading contender in Sunday’s vote. Show More Summary

Mexico: 300 migrants found in dangerously cramped trucks

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three hundred Central American migrants being transported in dangerous conditions in tractor-trailers were rescued in two Gulf coast states, Mexican authorities reported Saturday.

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