Mexican soccer star Pulido rescued after kidnapping

May 30, 2016

Mexican soccer star Pulido rescued after kidnapping

Mexican police have rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido, who appeared with a bandaged hand at a brief press conference Monday to declare that he was fine. Police and other officials said Pulido, a 25-year-old forward with Greek soccer club Olympiakos, was freed in ...

Mexico prosecutor confirms soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped

May 30, 2016

Mexico prosecutor confirms soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped

Federal and state forces mounted an operation Sunday to find kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas. The 25-year-old Pulido is a forward for Olympiacos of Greece and was part of Mexico’s 2014 World ...

Scientists drill into crater at sea for dino clues

May 28, 2016

Scientists drill into crater at sea for dino clues

Sharks swim around a platform off Mexico’s east coast as scientists drill deep into the ocean floor, extracting the remains of the asteroid widely blamed for the demise of the dinosaurs. Some 30 meters (98 feet) above the ocean floor, the researchers pull out ...

May 23, 2016

Veracruz nightclub shootings leave six dead

A total of six men were killed early Sunday in shootings at two nightclubs in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said. The state prosecutor’s office said three gunmen opened fire from the deejay’s booth at four men sitting at a table in ...

May 22, 2016

Mysterious roar and light in the sky wake Mexicans

Residents in a Mexican city woke in fright before dawn on Saturday to bright light in the sky and then a thunderous noise, fearing a nearby volcano had suddenly erupted. But officials said Popocatepetl volcano had not stirred and no earthquake had registered. Instead, ...

Second Mexican judge OKs extradition of 'El Chapo' to U.S.

May 17, 2016

Second Mexican judge OKs extradition of 'El Chapo' to U.S.

A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward, judicial authorities announced Monday. The process still awaits approval of Mexico’s foreign ministry and it can be appealed. The judge’s decision ...