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Drawings by children in support of the crew of the missing submarine ARA San Martin, hang from the fence of the Mar del Plata Naval Base, in Argentina, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The families of the 44 crew members aboard a submarine that has been lost in the South Atlantic for seven days are growing increasingly distressed as experts say that the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen. (AP Photo/Marina Devo)
Argentina reports new clue in search for missing submarineThe hunt for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members will return to a previously searcher area as officials say a noise made a week ago in the South Atlantic could provide a clue to the vessel's location
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Colombia rebels trade combat for cameras with new TV networkNearly a year after the signing of Colombia's peace accord, a media network launched by former guerrillas is aiming to become a major news outlet
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Suspects in Venezuelan corruption probe hold US passportsHigh-ranking officials that Venezuelan authorities arrested amid an anti-corruption sweep of its Houston-based subsidiary carry U.S. passports
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ACLU says teen detained over suspected gang ties releasedThe American Civil Liberties Union says a teenage immigrant from El Salvador is back with his family in New York after being detained for five months for suspected gang ties
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Mexican baseball league to get first female umpireThe Mexican baseball league is on track to get its first female umpire in the 2018 season
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Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countriesEcuador is again calling on Julian Assange to not interfere in the affairs of other countries after Spain complained of his contacts with Catalan secessionists, though Quito says the Wikileaks founder will still have political asylum in its London embassy
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Louisiana missionary home after being detained in GuatemalaA Louisiana man detained by Guatemalan authorities since March while on a church mission trip has returned to the United States
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Immigrant allowed to return home after living in churchA native of Ecuador living in Connecticut who took sanctuary inside a New Haven church last summer to avoid deportation can go home to his family
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Mexico rights agency says minimum wage is still too lowMexico's National Human Rights Commission says the country's 45-cent increase to the country's daily minimum wage is worrisome, because it still isn't enough to meet the basic needs of a single worker or a family
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Jamaica protects nearly 75K hectares, bans miningJamaica's government says it will protect nearly 75,000 hectares (185,000 acres) in a northwest region dotted by mines that features forests, rivers and cultural sites
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Some of the deadliest submarine accidentsA look at some of the world's deadliest submarine disasters
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An Argentine national flag with a drawing of a submarine hangs from the fence surrounding the naval base in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. The search continues for the missing submarine, with 44 crew members, that has been lost for six days in the South Atlantic. (AP Photo/Vicente Robles)
AP Explains: The search for Argentina's missing submarineAP Explains: A round-the-clock international search is being mounted for the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan, which went missing in the South Atlantic last week with 44 crew members aboard
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Mexico's program to protect journalists struggles to workCandido Rios became the first reporter in Mexico's program to protect journalists to be slain, sending a chilling message to anyone else relying on it to stay safe
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US trade rep concerned after latest round of NAFTA talksThe United States' trade representative has expressed concerns on a lack of progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement at the conclusion of the fifth round of talks in Mexico City
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Widening search finds no sign of missing Argentine submarineShips and planes have combed a wider area of the frigid South Atlantic in a fruitless hunt for signs of a missing Argentine submarine, adding to growing concerns about the vessel not heard from in six days
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