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Hundreds of protesters threw fire bombs and fought with police as Enrique Peña Nieto took office as Mexico‘s new president. The demonstrators accused Peña Nieto’s party, the PRI, of corruption and repression. Colombian military forces killed twenty FARC rebels near Ecuador. Government forces launched the deadly attacks days after peace talks with the revolutionary group. An American magician is recovering from burns after a TV host in the Dominican Republic set his head on fire. The host poured flammable liquid on the magician as a prank — a warrant has been issued for his arrest.