Mexico Hobbles Election Agency That Helped End One-Party Rule
By Natalie Kitroeff | The New York Times
Mexican lawmakers passed sweeping measures overhauling the nation’s electoral agency Wednesday, dealing a blow to the institution that oversees voting and that helped push the country away from one-party rule two decades ago.
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Gaza Rockets, Israeli Strikes Follow Deadly West Bank Raid
By Tia Goldenberg | Associated Press (free)
Palestinian militants in Gaza launched rockets at southern Israel and Israeli aircraft struck targets in the coastal enclave early Thursday after a gunbattle triggered by an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank killed 10 Palestinians.
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