By Joshua Freed
Most airlines were giving up on flying in and out of New York, Boston and other airports in the U.S. Northeast on Friday as a massive storm threatened to dump up to a meter of snow in some parts.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Mexico’s Pacific coast close to the Guatemalan border on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Seven miners were killed early Wednesday in an explosion at a coal mine in northern Mexico, police said. “We confirm the recovery of the bodies of the seven trapped miners,” local police official Francisco Martinez said in a statement to Milenio television.
Police launched a hunt Wednesday for a male porn star after a human hand was found in the mail at an Ottawa post office, and a decomposing foot was sent to Canada’s ruling Conservative Party.
The major earthquake that struck southern Mexico killed at least two people and led to power outages in some areas, but wrought surprisingly little structural damage, relieved authorities here said Sunday.