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A pair of shoes hangs from the backpack of a Central American migrant arriving with a caravan of thousands to Xochiltepec, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on; still far from USThousands of Central American migrants have resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border, with members bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends in the United States
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
This GOES East satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path toward Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (NOAA via AP)
Category 4 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coastA potentially catastrophic Hurricane Willa is sweeping toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 155 mph (250 kph), threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages
The Associated Press2 hours ago
5 of the 6 killed in Utah highway crash were from HondurasAuthorities say five of the six men killed last week when a dump truck collided with a pickup truck on a Utah highway were from Honduras
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Central American migrants making their way to the U.S. in a large caravan bathe using water from a fire hydrant at the main plaza in Tapachula, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.  Thousands of Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. were deciding Monday whether to rest in this southern Mexico town or resume their arduous walk through Mexico as President Donald Trump rained more threats on their governments. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
The Latest: 1st migrants arrive in Huixtla after 8-hour walkThe first waves of Central Americans in a huge migrant caravan have begun arriving in the southern Mexico town of Huixtla after an exhausting eight-hour walk
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, Pablo Villavicencio leans out of an SUV while talking to reporters after being released from the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny, N.J. The Ecuadorian pizza deliveryman who was held up as an example of zealous U.S. immigration enforcement has was arrested Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 in a domestic violence case. A criminal complaint alleges that Villavicencio pushed his wife against a wall, slapped her and grabbed her phone to keep her from calling police. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Pizza deliveryman arrested at military base jailed againAn Ecuadorian pizza deliveryman freed from an immigration detention facility has been arrested in a domestic violence case
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Lawyer says case against deliveryman is weakAn Ecuadorian pizza deliveryman freed from an immigration detention facility has been arrested in a domestic violence case
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Man charged in Utah crash that killed 6 menA Utah man suspected of causing the deaths of six men when his dump truck collided last week with an oncoming pickup truck has been charged with six counts of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Board urges Puerto Rico to implement tax, labor reformsThe executive director of a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances says the island is likely to receive $20 billion more than initially estimated in federal hurricane relief
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Furor over comments about shutting supreme court in BrazilThree Brazilian supreme court justices are criticizing the son of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro for saying that the top court could be closed if it tried to remove his father from the presidency
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The Latest: Hurricane Willa now Category 4, still dangerousHurricane Willa has weakened slightly off Mexico's Pacific Coast and is now a Category 4 storm, but remains "extremely dangerous" ahead of an expected landfall Tuesday
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Study: Puerto Ricans in Florida after storm below 50,000New study puts number of Puerto Ricans who moved to Florida after Hurricane Maria between 30,000 and 50,000 people
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Hurricane Willa weakens slightly, now Category 4 storm but still 'extremely dangerous' as it heads toward MexicoHurricane Willa weakens slightly, now Category 4 storm but still 'extremely dangerous' as it heads toward Mexico
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Caravan leader denies any terroristsA Honduran-born leader of the migrant caravan trying to make its way through Mexico says U.S. President Donald Trump should stop accusing the caravan of harboring terrorists
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Hurricane Willa grows to Category 5 force as it heads toward Mexican coastHurricane Willa grows to Category 5 force as it heads toward Mexican coast
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Oct. 17, 2018 photo, a man walks past graffiti that reads in Portuguese: "Not him" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Polls have consistently shown that both candidates for the presidency have the highest rates of rejection, defined as when a potential voter says he or she will not support a particular candidate under any circumstances. (AP Photo/Beatrice Christofaro)
For many Brazilians, election is picking 'lesser of evils'For many Brazilians, the presidential election is shaping up to be a choice of "lesser of evils"
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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