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Mexican Police Helped Cartel Massacre 193 Migrants, Documents Show

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-22 19:08

Members of the Zeta cartel, which was fighting for control of regional human trafficking networks, told prosecutors 18 officers worked as lookouts, as well as turning a blind eye to cartel activity.

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Counting begins in Kashmir elections

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 19:02
Counting of votes begins in Indian-administered Kashmir, where PM Narendra Modi's BJP party is trying to win power for the first time.

US to probe Milwaukee police killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 18:05
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Milwaukee is to be reviewed after a prosecutor decides not to press charges.

Small firms 'lack severe weather plan'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 18:02
Almost 60% of small UK firms do not have plans in place for extreme weather - despite the fact 66% have been affected by it in the last three years - a study says.

VIDEO: Belgian PM in mayonnaise attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 17:46
Belgian PM Charles Michel is attacked with mayonnaise and french-fries by female austerity protestors from a group calling itself Liliths.

Blazers flecked with blood

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 17:28
Is change coming to Pakistan after the school massacre?

VIDEO: US port dispute delays Asia supplies

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 17:22
What do Christmas trees and French fries have in common? Both have been in short supply across Asia because of a three month backlog at US ports on the west coast.

The day the Pintupi Nine entered the modern world

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:27
The day the Pintupi Nine entered the modern world

New plea over Christmas murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:20
The family of a woman murdered as she house-sat for friends last Christmas say this year's festivities are "on hold" until her killer is found.

Picture power: The masked man

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:10
Photographer Marko Djurica on the story behind his picture from Donetsk.

Internet crashes in North Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:05
North Korea suffers severe internet outages, days after the US accuses the country of being behind a massive attack on Sony Pictures.

VIDEO: Meeting a wild wolf pack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:03
Forming bonds with one of our most feared predators

Air China buys 60 Boeing aircraft

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:03
China's national carrier, Air China, is set to buy 60 Boeing 737 aircraft in a deal worth more than $6bn (£3.8bn).

Quiz of the year pt 3: 2014's biggest 'fails'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:01
What were the biggest 'fails' of 2014?

The people who choose to be alone at Christmas

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:00
The people who prefer to be alone on 25 Dec

Billy Cotton: A life less ordinary

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 15:54
Fearne Cotton looks at the life of her great-uncle Billy Cotton

Never a Dahl moment: Esio Trot on TV

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 15:53
Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench on age, romance and tortoises

The agents fighting online jihadists

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 15:50
The agents fighting online jihadists

The agents fighting online jihadists

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 15:50
The agents fighting online jihadists

Ebola vaccine 'promising in Africa'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 15:47
Early trials in Uganda reveal an experimental Ebola vaccine is as safe in African populations as it is in American populations.