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Nov. 10, 2014: Masked students confront federal police outside the Acapulco airport as they protest the disappearance, and probable murder, of 43 students in the state of Guerrero, Mexico (AP)

MEXICO CITY – The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests.

In yet another blow to a coastal city once favored by U.S. movie stars and jet-setters in the 1950s and '60s, the embassy said its personnel "have been instructed to defer non-essential travel to Acapulco, by air or land," and added that it "cautions U.S.

By Andrei Khalip

LISBON (Reuters) - Portuguese police have arrested former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates and three other people in an investigation of suspected tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering, the Prosecutor General's office said on Saturday.

The arrest, the first involving a former premier in Portugal, follows detentions of other prominent people in separate inquiries in the past few months as prosecutors intensify a fight against corruption in a country notorious for its slow justice system.

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama unveiled his immigration plan, saying lifting the threat of expulsion from five million undocumented migrants would make the system "more fair and just."

And, while he stressed migrants will not get "a free pass to American citizenship" without taking the proper steps, Obama said that "rounding up and deporting millions of people isn't realistic."

"My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants.

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.

Earlier Friday, a spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch told reporters that jurors were reviewing evidence as they weigh whether to indict officer Darren Wilson.

Father and sons leave Germany to fight ISIS
Saturday, 22 November 2014 05:31
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Qassim Shesho commands about 2,000 Yazidi fighters on Mount Sinjar in Iraq
  • He and his sons, all Iraq natives and German citizens, came after ISIS attacked Yazidis
  • "I decided to defend Sinjar, not to fight. They decided to fight," he says of ISIS
  • Shesho's son Yassir: "If it comes to it, then I'm ready to die here"

(CNN) -- Qassim Shesho stands on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, overlooking a vast mountain range that rises from the desert.

Buffalo's curse: Warmer temps and rain
Saturday, 22 November 2014 05:31
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Officials up death toll to 13
  • Authorities worry some buildings could collapse when snow sops up rain
  • An NFL game moved to Detroit's Ford Field on Monday
  • Snowdrifts have trapped people in their homes

Are you there? Share images, if you can safely

(CNN) -- After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday.

The good news: Warmer temperatures will begin to melt some 7 feet of snow across the region.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The gunmen killed 28 people in the bus
  • "Security agencies are in pursuit of the criminal gang," officials say
  • This is one of the busiest travel seasons in the nation because of the holidays
  • The bus was heading from Mandera, near the Somali boarder

(CNN) -- Armed men ambushed a bus at dawn in northeastern Kenya and killed nearly half of the 60 people aboard, authorities said Saturday.

Intercept led to investigation of U.S. diplomat
Saturday, 22 November 2014 05:23

Office of Iraq Reconstruction Coordinator, Robin Raphel (L) along with UN Ambassador John Negroponte testify during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Capitol Hill April 7, 2004 in Washington, DC.© Mark Wilson/Getty Images Office of Iraq Reconstruction Coordinator, Robin Raphel (L) along with UN Ambassador John Negroponte testify during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Capitol Hill April 7, 2004 in Washington, DC.

The FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation of a veteran U.S.

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OCt. 27, 2014: This handout photo provided Defense Department shows Marines and sailors with Marine Expeditionary Brigade (AP)

President Obama approved guidelines allowing the Pentagon to target the Taliban in Afghanistan and to conduct air strikes supporting Afghan operations when needed, U.S. officials said Friday.

The move expands on plans originally setup for next year. One U.S. official said the military could only go after the Taliban if it endangered American forces or if it directly supported Al Qaeda.

The American embassy in Mexico has advised U.S. citizens to avoid Acapulco, a Pacific coastal resort once known for hosting glamorous jet-setters but which has lately been rocked by unrest and violence. The embassy also warned about "protests and violent incidents" that hit Guerrero, the state the city is in, after the disappearance of 43 students there in late September. "Embassy personnel have been instructed to defer non-essential travel to Acapulco, by air or land," according to a statement issued Friday.

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