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Controversial Mexican oil union boss resigns amid graft charges
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The longtime head of Mexico's powerful oil workers union, Carlos Romero Deschamps resigned on Wednesday, a day after the president hinted he should step down to face allegations of wrongdoing.
Rugby-Police question two Uruguay players over alleged nightclub assault
TOKYO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Two players from Uruguay's rugby team have been questioned by police after allegedly assaulting staff and damaging property at a nightclub in the Japanese town of Kumamoto.
'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the center of the "Panama Papers" scandal, has filed a lawsuit against Netflix Inc
over its new movie based on the case, accusing the video streaming company of defamation and seeking to stop the film's release.
NHC says 70% chance of cyclone to form offshore Mexico
(Reuters) - A low pressure system located in the Bay of Campeche offshore Mexico has a 70% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.
U.S. restores aid to Central America after reaching migration deals
(Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday restored economic aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that had been cut off after the Trump administration complained the three Central American countries had done too little to halt a surge in migration.
Dark web child porn bust leads to 338 arrests worldwide
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Law enforcement officials said on Wednesday they had arrested hundreds of people worldwide after knocking out a South Korea-based dark web child pornography site that sold gruesome videos for digital cash.
Spain confirms king to make historic trip to Havana in November
HAVANA (Reuters) - Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia will visit Cuba in November for the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, Spain's Foreign Minister Josep Borrell confirmed on Wednesday during a trip to Havana.
Mexican billionaire Slim vows to invest in Mexico, touting economic prospects
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Wednesday that he expects to invest up to $5 billion in Mexican infrastructure during the current administration as he delivered a full-throated endorsement of the economy despite investor jitters.
Soccer-Jesus is new messiah as Flamengo fly high
Oct 16 (Reuters) - It often felt like Flamengo fans needed divine intervention to recapture the glory days of the 1980s so it is fitting that their new messiah is someone called Jesus.
Wawrinka outlasts Lopez to reach Antwerp quarter-finals
(Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka was made to work hard at the European Open on Wednesday as the Swiss veteran outlasted Feliciano Lopez 6-7(4) 6-4 7-6(4) to reach the quarter-finals in Antwerp.
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