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World news in one minute: Find out what happened around the world on 13 January

Associated Press Thursday, 14 January 2016, 07:50 Last update: about 8 months ago

MEXICO-DRUG LORD

MEXICO CITY — Transcripts of over a month of text messages between drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo show the capo was less interested in making a movie about his life than he was in flirting with the actress. 

PRESIDENTIAL RACE-CLINTON

WASHINGTON — Front-runner Hillary Clinton, challenged anew in the Democratic presidential campaign by Bernie Sanders, is reverting to some of the same themes from her 2008 primary loss to Barack Obama.

IMMIGRATION RAIDS-Q&A

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration arrested more than 120 immigrants during two days of raids targeting Central American families who came to the country illegally since 2014. The arrests of immigrants who had been ordered out of the country prompted protests from immigration advocates and lawmakers who have said the enforcement harms families and is a dangerous precedent. Here's A look at what happened and who was targeted. 

CHINA-NUCLEAR WASTE

WASHINGTON — China is coming to a crossroads as it hurriedly increases nuclear power production to cope with rising electricity demand and cut carbon emissions: Should it reprocess its nuclear waste or store it? 

HONDURAS-AMERICANS KILLED

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Two New York college students and a U.S. health-care worker die in this Central American nation when their bus crashed while taking them to the airport to fly home after a volunteer mission helping poor Hondurans. 

BRAZIL-ZIKA-BIRTH DEFECTS

RIO DE JANEIRO — Researchers have found the strongest evidence so far of a possible link between a mosquito-borne virus and a surge of birth defects in Brazil, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. 

GUATEMALA-NEW PRESIDENT

GUATEMALA CITY — TV comic and political neophyte Jimmy Morales was elected as Guatemala's next leader last fall amid widespread anger over a graft scandal that brought down the previous president. But as Morales prepares to be inaugurated Thursday, little is known about how exactly he plans to run this Central American nation. 

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