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Mexico establishes waiting period for money transfers after hacking attack

Mexico established a one-day waiting period on electronic money transfers of over $2,500 in the wake of a hacking attack that may have taken as much as $20 million from several Mexican banks. It was the latest in a string of embarrassments for the Mexican banking system, which has seen slowdowns in e-payment, debit card...

First night of Rockefeller art auction fetches $646M

A collection of artwork put together by billionaire David Rockefeller that includes pieces from Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Georgia O’Keeffe brought in more than $646 million on the first night of an auction. Highlights of the sale at Christies included “Young Girl with a Flower Basket,” a 1905 painting by Pablo Picasso which fetched...
Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

Screening blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections at a cost of more than $5 million for each positive test result, according to new research. The study was the first large look at the impact of guidelines set two years ago, when the Zika epidemic was an unfolding menace in the...

Mexican official: German, Polish bikers probably murdered

Mexican prosecutors said Friday that a German cyclist and a Polish biker were apparently murdered after forensics tests revealed a bullet wound to the German’s head, reversing an earlier statement that suggested the two died in an accident. Luis Alberto Sanchez, the chief homicide prosecutor for southern Chiapas state, said the bullet that killed German...

Children of northern Mexico given a new lease on life

“My name is Priscila,” the letter begins. “And I am nine years old. I have suffered a lot. I thought being with my mother that everything would be different, but no … “From the time I returned to her, she would spank me and scold me, because I don’t know when to go to the...
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Central American migrants gather at U.S. – Mexico border

About 170 Central American migrants in a caravan of asylum-seekers have arrived in Tijuana, joining about nearly 200 others on their final stop before entering the United States. Three tourist buses were guarded by a Mexican police escort on a curvy, mountainous road from the Mexican border city of Mexicali. Lawyers planned free workshops on...
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Thousands protest in Guadalajara after brutal killing of film students

Thousands of people gathered in Mexico’s second-largest city Thursday to protest the deaths of three film students who were killed and dissolved in acid in a case that has highlighted the disappearance of the country’s youth amid a vicious drug war. The students were abducted March 19 on the outskirts of Guadalajara after working on...
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After a death, how much can ‘broken heart’ hurt survivors?

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush’s hospitalization a day after his wife’s funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner’s health clearly affects the other’s....
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