Mexican police find meth hidden in cheese

MEXICO CITY - Mexican prosecutors said Monday that they had found a tunnel in the border city of Tijuana that led toward or into the United States.
The attorney general's office did not say whether the tunnel actually reached U.S.
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Former Uruguay president Jorge Batlle dead at 88

Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who was a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday. He was 88.
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Ottawa police pull over higher rate of Middle Eastern and black drivers: report

Ottawa Police are pulling over Middle Eastern and black drivers -- especially young men -- far more often than other groups relative to their population in the city, according to a report analyzing traffic stops over a two year period.
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NAACP demanding federal probe after noose put on African American student

WIGGINS, Miss. -- The president of the Mississippi NAACP is demanding a federal investigation after the parents of a black high school student said four white students put a noose around their son's neck at school.
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Grade 8 student tells federal minister he teaches indigenous language course

VICTORIA - A Grade 8 student stunned a gathering of national aboriginal leaders and the federal indigenous affairs minister Monday by saying he volunteered to become his school's indigenous language teacher after one too many berry-picking field trips.
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Jury acquits man of stalking Kendall Jenner

LOS ANGELES -- A jury on Monday acquitted a man of stalking model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner and convicted him of trespassing at her secluded Hollywood Hill home.
The jury of seven women and five men returned the verdict against Shavaughn McKenzie after a seven-day trial in which Jenner described her fear at finding McKenzie lurking in her driveway and banging on her car window in August.
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Suspect in killings, carjackings and cop shootings on the run in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City area, all while apparently taunting law enforcement via social media.
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'Stop wearing them in public': Man's yoga pants comment draws protesters to his house

A male reader who sent a letter to a small Rhode Island newspaper criticizing women who wear yoga pants in public found that snug-fitting pants were the least of his problems as hundreds of people picketed his home and thousands rebuked him on social media.
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Mediation between UBC, former student about handling of sexual assault reports fails

VANCOUVER - A former University of British Columbia student who filed a human rights complaint over the school's handling of sexual assault reports says mediation ended unsuccessfully after 90 minutes on Monday.
Glynnis Kirchmeier says she cannot disclose what happened during the early settlement meeting due to a confidentiality agreement, but she is pushing ahead with her case.
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Quebec City minor hockey coach facing 2 child-luring charges

A Quebec City minor hockey coach is facing two charges of child-luring after making several "requests of a sexual nature" online, according to police.
Kevin Pinard-B├ędard, 25, was arrested last Thursday following a police investigation. He appeared in court via video.
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Lights twinkle in Ont. town for boy who made Christmas come early

The small town of St. George, Ont. will switch on their Christmas lights in October once again -- a sombre tribute to a seven-year-old boy whose dying wish to celebrate one last holiday season touched millions around the world one year ago.
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Warren uses Trump's own insult against him: 'Nasty women vote'

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Joining forces in the presidential campaign's final stretch, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren pounded Donald Trump on Monday for disrespecting women and denigrating U.S. troops assisting Iraqis in their push to retake the city of Mosul.
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