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Eleventh body pulled from collapsed Mexico mine

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Rescuers recovered an 11th body from a collapsed coal mine in northern Mexico late on Friday and kept searching for three more missing bodies. Rescuers are digging around the clock to remove rubble in the shallow mine shaft that collapsed Tuesday after a methane gas explosion outside…

GOP candidate sorry for comparing gay marriage to marrying a table

The Republican candidate for Wisconsin lieutenant governor is apologizing for saying during a recent radio interview that gay marriage is like marrying a table, clock or a dog. During an interview with WVCY Christian radio, Kleefisch said extending domestic partner benefits to state employees was “a slippery slope.” “In addition…

GOP candidate: Gay marriage like marrying a table or a clock

Republican candidate for Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch compared same-sex marriage to marrying a clock during a radio interview. “This is a slippery slope,” Kleefisch said. “In addition to that at what point are we going to be okay marrying inanimate objects? Can I marry this table or this, you…

Beijing starts gating, locking lower-income migrant villages

The government calls it “sealed management.” China’s capital has started gating and locking some of its lower-income neighborhoods overnight, with police or security checking identification papers around the clock, in a throwback to an older style of control. It’s Beijing’s latest effort to reduce rising crime often blamed on the…

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