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Jonestown memorials held at cemetery with remains of 400Memorial ceremonies at Oakland cemetery mark mass murders and suicides 40 years ago of more than 900 Americans orchestrated by the Rev. Jim Jones at jungle settlement in South America
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An anti-migrant demonstrator is surrounded by the press as she argues with a woman during a protest against the presence of thousands of Central American migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Protesters accused the migrants of being messy, ungrateful and a danger to Tijuana; complained about how the caravan forced its way into Mexico, calling it an "invasion," and voiced worries that their taxes might be spent to care for the group as they wait possibly months to apply for U.S. asylum. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in cityHundreds of Tijuana residents protested the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.
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North Carolina man's body found in Mexican canyonsThe governor of a northern Mexico state where a North Carolina man was slain last month said the alleged perpetrator, a drug trafficker, will pay dearly for the crime
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Peru says ex-president has sought asylum in UruguayPeru's government says former President Alan Garcia is seeking asylum in Uruguay days after a prosecutor sought to retain his passport as part of a corruption probe
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Chilean police resign over shooting of indigenous youthTwo senior police officials have resigned in Chile after the discovery that officers destroyed video showing the shooting of a young indigenous man whose death set off large protests
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Central American migrant Cristian Andino, 16, from Honduras, gets down from the border structure installed in the Pacific Ocean in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. With about 3,000 Central American migrants having reached the Mexican border across from California and thousands more anticipated, the mayor of Tijuana said Friday that the city was preparing for an influx that will last at least six months and may have no end in sight. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border townMany of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Argentina Navy shows an ARA San Juan, a German-built diesel-electric vessel, near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina's navy announced early Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, that searchers found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard. (Argentina Navy via AP File)
Argentina minister says country without means to rescue subThe Argentine government acknowledged on Saturday that it lacked the proper technology to rescue the submarine found deep in the Atlantic that disappeared a year ago with 44 crew members aboard
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Members of the U.S. military install multiple tiers of concertina wire along the banks of the Rio Grande near the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Laredo, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on borderAs thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard
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Argentina's navy says submarine missing for year found 800 meters (2,625 feet) down in AtlanticArgentina's navy says submarine missing for year found 800 meters (2,625 feet) down in Atlantic
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Marines install concertina wire, above, as pedestrians leave the United States for Mexico at the San Ysidro port of entry Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Tijuana mayor: Caravan influx to last at least 6 monthsWith about 3,000 Central American migrants now in the Mexican city of Tijuana, across from California, and thousands more expected, the city's mayor says officials are preparing for an influx that will last at least six months and may have no end in sight
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Colombia president snagged by protests, congressional revoltThe early weeks for Colombia's new president have been beset by street protests and an unruly congress that has blocked some of his flagship initiatives
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At Ibero-American summit, calls to address migrationLeaders at a summit of Ibero-American nations are calling for development to alleviate waves of migrants fleeing poverty, violence, instability and persecution in the Americas
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In this Oct. 28, 2018 photo, Honduran migrant couple Elmer Alberto Cardona, 27, and Orbelina Orellana, 26, rest at the side of a road in Tapanatepec, Oaxaca state, as they travel with a migrant caravan of thousands hoping to reach the U.S. and provide a better life for family members left behind. On the same day, Brithani Lizeth, the youngest of their three children, was celebrating her third birthday hundreds of miles and two countries away in Honduras. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Social media eases worries for migrants, families back homeThousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved ones back home as they traverse a country that can often be deadly for migrants
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Correction: Argentina-G20-Security storyCorrection: Argentina-G20-Security story
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Jury indicts Puerto Rico man accused of threatening CNNA federal grand jury in Puerto Rico has indicted a man accused of posting threatening messages on Twitter about wanting to bomb CNN
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