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As Mexico cracks down, drug money comes to US

Drug money comes to USFor a company that booked $12 million in annual sales importing snacks like chile- and lime-flavored chips from Mexico, Baja Distributors Inc.'s offices were oddly quiet. There were no signs outside. Its small warehouse was almost empty. Phones went unanswered.

Investigators say there was a reason for the anonymity: The business was laundering money from Mexican drug traffickers. Baja Distributors, whose executives denied laundering drug money, brought more than $17 million from Mexico in 18 months.

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Bombings kill 45 in Shi'ite areas of Baghdad and outskirts

baghdad bombingsAt least 45 people were killed in bombings in Baghdad and its rural outskirts on Saturday as the government continued to defend the capital against jihadists who four months ago seized major cities in northern Iraq.

Islamic State (IS) fighters, who took control of large sections of Iraq this year, regularly target Shi'ite districts in Baghdad and are penetrating surrounding farmland where Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militias try to push them back.

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7 charged in high school football hazing case

Sayerville hazingSeven students were charged with sex crimes in connection with a series of assaults amid an investigation into hazing by a high school football team, which already led to the cancellation of the rest of the season, authorities said.

Six of the seven students, ranging in age from 15 to 17, were arrested Friday night, and the seventh was being sought, police and prosecutors said.

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Same-sex marriages begin in North Carolina

North Carolina same sex marriageAll Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara had to say Friday night was, "it's official," and the screams were deafening.

Gathered in the darkened office of the Buncombe County Register of Deeds more than 20 minutes after closing time, Register Drew Reisinger announced to about 40 people that an order had been filed to allow same-sex marriages in North Carolina.

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Supreme Court gives green light to Idaho gay marriages

Same sex marriage allowed in IdahoAfter clearing the way for same-sex marriage in huge swaths of the East, Midwest and Mountain West on Monday, the Supreme Court swept in the Far West Friday by turning down Idaho's request for a last-minute reprieve.

\The order allows a federal appeals court decision issued Tuesday to take effect in Idaho, just as it did in Nevada. Three other states without gay marriage -- Arizona, Montana and Alaska -- are impacted by the ruling, but state officials there have not yet capitulated.

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These 14 States Have a Plan for Climate Change. The Rest of You Are Screwed.

States with climate change plansMost states are still failing to prepare for the impacts of climate change, and there has been mixed progress among states with concrete plans, according to a first-of-its-kind compilation of data released Thursday by the Georgetown Climate Center.

Researchers at the center, a DC policy research group based at Georgetown University's law school, surveyed states' climate adaptation policies—plans to build sea walls, for example, or to shift hazardous waste facilities out of flood zones.

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Nursing home chain to pay $38M in US settlement

ExtendicareA nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at nearly three dozen facilities around the country, the Justice Department said Friday.

A federal investigation into Extendicare Health Services Inc. accused the company of failing to provide appropriate care, follow safety protocols or maintain enough skilled nurses. Those lapses in some cases resulted in head injuries to residents, falls, bed sores and fractures and cases of malnutrition, dehydration and infection, the government said.

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Hong Kong protesters take to streets after government pulls out of talks

Hong Kong protestersThousands of pro-democracy supporters took to Hong Kong’s streets on Friday night after protest leaders called on them to dig in for the long haul following the collapse of talks with the government.

Negotiations between protesters and Beijing-backed city officials were scheduled for Friday, but were cancelled on Thursday after the government pulled out blaming protesters for threatening to expand their campaign.

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40,000 suicides annually, yet America simply shrugs

Suicides in USAAmericans are far more likely to kill themselves than each other. Homicides have fallen by half since 1991, but the U.S. suicide rate keeps climbing. The nearly 40,000 American lives lost each year make suicide the nation's 10th-leading cause of death, and the second-leading killer for those ages 15-34.

Each suicide costs society about $1 million in medical and lost-work expenses and emotionally victimizes an average of 10 other people.

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