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MLB presence in Mexico goes beyond just hosting another regular-season series

By CARLOS RODRÍGUEZ Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — When the Houston Astros take on the Colorado Rockies this weekend, it will be the seventh regular-season series played in Mexico. Major League Baseball's presence in the country, however, goes far beyond that. Mexico became one of ...

20 Cambodian soldiers killed in an ammunition explosion at a military base

By SOPHENG CHEANG Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An ammunition explosion at a base in southwestern Cambodia on Saturday afternoon killed 20 soldiers and wounded several others, Prime Minister Hun Manet said. Hun Manet said in a Facebook post that he was "deeply shocked" when ...

Climate change is bringing malaria to new areas. In Africa, it never left

By DAN IKPOYI and FARAI MUTSAKA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — When a small number of cases of locally transmitted malaria were found in the United States last year, it was a reminder that climate change is reviving or migrating the threat of some diseases. But across the African ...

Hamas releases video showing well-known Israeli-American hostage

By JACK JEFFERY and JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas released a hostage video on Wednesday showing a well-known Israeli-American man who was among scores of people abducted by the militants in the attack that ignited the war in Gaza. The video was the first sign of ...