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In this photo released by Juan Quiroz, a boat races towards the sinking El Almirante ferry at a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. After suspending their search overnight due to a lightning storm, scuba divers mid-morning Monday had pulled a seventh body from the underwater wreckage. Authorities’ attention was also turning to the causes of the accident and whether possible negligence by the company that owned the boat, called El Almirante, contributed to the accident. (Juan Quiroz via AP)
9 still missing after tourist boat sinks in ColombiaScuba divers continued Monday searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized,
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Charred body identified as missing Mexican journalistMexican journalist's charred body identified, 7th killed this year
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Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurtArgentine officials say a bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school has flipped on a provincial highway, killing at least 15 people
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Brother of boxer Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home in MexicoMexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico
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Brazil leader defiant amid possible charges, mounting woesPresident Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation
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South Carolina medical student dies in Peru hiking accidentUniversity of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru
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The Latest: Santos: 6 dead, 31 missing in Colombia capsizingThe head of the disaster response agency in Colombia's Antioquia state says that nine people are dead and around 28 missing after a multi-story tourist boat capsized near the city of Medellin
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Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coastTropical Storm Dora has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and forecasters say it's likely to bring heavy rains without making a direct hit on land
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Boats are docked at the reservoir where a ferry sank in Guatape, Colombia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Nine people were dead and 28 missing after a tourist ferry packed with around 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, officials said. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)
Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in ColombiaOfficials say that a tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing
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Police commander among at least 10 killed in Mexican stateGunmen have killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz
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Colombian police chief says 30 people missing following boating accidentColombian police chief says 30 people missing following boating accident
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Tropical Storm Dora forms off Mexico's Pacific coastTropical Storm Dora has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and forecasters say it's likely to bring heavy rains without making a direct hit on land
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Colombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on boardColombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on board
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Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13Officials now say 13 people died in an explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia
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Colombian authorities arrest 8 for alleged ties to mall bombAuthorities in Colombia have arrested eight people on suspicion of being involved in the explosion of a homemade bomb at a shopping mall that killed three people
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