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People prepare to bury a person who died in the gas pipeline explosion, in the village of Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. A massive fireball that engulfed locals scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed dozens of people and badly burned dozens more on Jan. 18. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Death toll reaches 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horrorPeople in the Mexican town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves, repeatedly damaged and patched like a trusty pair of jeans
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The Latest: Death toll for Mexico pipeline blast rises to 85Mexican Health Minister Jorge Alcocer says the death toll from the ghastly pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 85
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Colombians flood streets to protest terror after car bombThousands of Colombians dressed in white have flooded into the streets to repudiate terrorism after a car bombing at a Bogota police academy killed 21 people and left dozens more wounded
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Chile says 2 dead, thousands without power after quakeChilean officials say a magnitude-6.7 earthquake has killed at least two people and left thousands without electricity in the country's north
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Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Chile's coast; no reports of damageA 6.7-magnitude earthquake has shaken cities and town on Chile's northern coast
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Forensic experts working in the area an oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed dozens of people and badly burned many more.  (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ashForensic experts are attempting to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 73
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In this image provided by the Secretary of National Defense, soldiers guard the area by an oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said. Officials said the leak was caused by an illegal tap that fuel thieves had drilled into the pipeline in a small town in the state of Hidalgo, about 62 miles (100 kilometers) north of Mexico City. (Secretary of National Defense via AP)
The Latest: Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blastHidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from an explosion at a punctured pipeline in central Mexico has risen to 73, while the number of injured stands at 74
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Relatives of victims of a bombing arrive at the General Francisco de Paula Santander Police Academy, a day after a car bomb exploded at the site, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Colombia blames the National Liberation Army, ELN, rebels for the deadly attack that left more than 20 dead and wounded many others. (AP Photo/John Wilson Vizcaino)
Hope dashed for families of Colombia cadets killed in attackWhen a bomb exploded at a Colombia police academy, killing 21 people, it instantly ground to a halt the dreams of a new class of cadets, many of whom represented for their families a shot at escaping the cruel binds of poverty
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Bus collision in Bolivia leaves at least 22 dead, 37 injuredPolice in Bolivia say a head-on highway collision between two buses has killed at least 22 people and injured 37 others
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Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says death toll from pipeline explosion in central Mexico rises to 66Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says death toll from pipeline explosion in central Mexico rises to 66
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A Colombian police officer places his badge on an impromptu memorial outside the General Francisco de Paula Santander Police Academy, a day after a car bomb exploded at the site, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Colombia blames the National Liberation Army, ELN, rebels for the deadly attack that left more than 20 dead and wounded many others. (AP Photo/John Wilson Vizcaino)
Colombia blames ELN for bomb, presses Cuba to arrest leadersColombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota
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21 dead, 71 burned in fire at illegal tap on Mexico pipeline21 dead, 71 burned in fire at illegal tap on Mexican pipeline
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In this image provided by military personnel, emergency personnel respond to the scene of a deadly car bombing at a police academy on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Bogota, Colombia. (AP Photo)
Colombia asks Cuba to arrest ELN negotiators for car bombingColombian authorities said Friday that a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country's last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead
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Peru medical board says Fujimori fit to return to jailA medical board has determined that former Peruvian strongman Alberto Fujimori is healthy enough to return to jail and finish a long sentence for his role in the killing of 25 people
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The Latest: 20 killed in huge fire at Mexican fuel pipelineAn official says that 20 people have been killed and 54 badly burned in a huge fire that broke out at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico
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