Nov 17, 2014

Atari games buried in U.S. landfill net $37,000 on eBay

What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a city in New Mexico. An old “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” game cartridge drew the highest bid among 100 Atari games auctioned on eBay by Alamogordo officials. The games ...

Nov 13, 2014

Mexico rescues lioness and lynx kept in garage

Authorities rescued a distressed lioness named Madonna in western Mexico along with an overweight lynx that were kept in dismal conditions in an auto repair shop. The 19-year-old lioness weighed just 40 kg (88 pounds) when it was found in the central Mexican town ...

Nov 11, 2014

Only two bones identifiable in Mexico massacre: attorney general

Mexico’s attorney general downplayed chances Monday of ever identifying charred remains attributed to the suspected massacre of 43 students, saying only two bones were salvageable for DNA tests. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said the remains found in the southern state of Guerrero were ...

'I've had enough,' says Mexican attorney general in massacre gaffe

Nov 9, 2014

'I've had enough,' says Mexican attorney general in massacre gaffe

After weeks fielding questions about the abduction and apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers by corrupt police in league with drug gang members, Mexico’s Attorney General Jesus Murillo has had enough. He’s not the only one. Facing a grilling over the details of the ...

Mexico says burned remains probably are 43 missing students

Nov 8, 2014

Mexico says burned remains probably are 43 missing students

Suspects in the disappearance of 43 college students have described a macabre and complicated mass murder and incineration of the victims carried out over an entire day, ending with their remains being dumped into a river, Mexican authorities said Friday. In a somber, lengthy ...

Nov 4, 2014

Chinese group to build Latin America's first bullet train

Mexico’s government — keen to forge closer ties to Beijing — has picked a Chinese-led consortium to build the first bullet train in Latin America after the group was the only bidder. The transport ministry said Monday it had accepted the $3.75 billion proposal ...

Nov 3, 2014

Mexico charges seven soldiers in deaths of 22 suspected gang members

Mexico has charged three soldiers with murder and four with dereliction of duty over the deaths of 22 suspected gang members who died in an army confrontation in June, prosecutors said Sunday. Prosecutors had initially accepted the army’s account that the suspected gang members ...