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The actor, writer and director was a staple of Mexican television comedies and children’s programs for decades.
The former Baltimore Ravens running back had been suspended indefinitely after a video surfaced showing him hitting his then-fiancee.
Authorities believe the attack in the northern city of Kano was the work of Boko Haram militants, although the group did not immediately claim responsibility.
The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at a federal courthouse, a bank and the Mexican consulate before trying to set the consulate on fire. He died during a shootout with authorities.
The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.
The video was posted to a Facebook page called My Stealthy Freedom showing Iranian women defying the country’s strict laws on female dress.
Following a decision by OPEC ministers not to cut production, crude prices had fallen to a four-year low before rebounding slightly.
Since 2012, Our Walmart, an employee labor group, has been staging strikes on the day after Thanksgiving. The group wants workers to get more full-time jobs and make a living wage of $15 an hour.
U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said this week that six months after a coup toppled the country’s elected government, the regime arrests its opponents and censors the media.
The World Trade Organization’s 160 members unanimously approved a first-ever multilateral trade deal which the group believes will boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.