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Mexico faces challenges in tackling corruption

It’s a scandal a day in Mexico: an ex-governor sent to jail, another under investigation, mysterious money popping up in senators’ bank accounts, politicians passing stacks of bills on YouTube.…
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NCAA reprimands WSU official for tournament spat

Wichita State University's senior associate athletics director has been reprimanded by the NCAA for getting into an argument with security at the Staples Center in Los Angeles during this year's NCAA basketball tournament.…
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Will Snowden join ranks of airport denizens?

The former National Security Agency contractor who leaked U.S. surveillance secrets is not the first person to be stranded in the legally ambiguous zone between the arrivals gate and the immigration desks of an international airport.…
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Deen’s name to be removed from Caesars buffets

Paula Deen’s name is being stripped from four buffet restaurants owned by Caesars, part of the continuing fallout over her admission that she used a racial slur in the past.…
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Mormons to use technology in missionary work

The common image of Mormon missionaries has long been two young men wearing white shirts and ties walking through neighborhoods, knocking door-to-door.…
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NJ asks appeals court to make sports betting legal

New Jersey officials say they want to shine a light on sports gambling by legalizing it, arguing in a U.S. appeals court that betting on games can’t be eliminated but can be controlled.…
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AG: court ruling on gay rights ‘enormous triumph’

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Supreme Court’s decision declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional is an “enormous triumph” for equal protection under the law for all Americans.…