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Fuel Pipeline Blaze in Mexico Kills at Least 73

An explosion and fire in central Mexico killed at least 73 people after hundreds swarmed to the site of an illegal fuel-line tap to gather gasoline amid a government crackdown on fuel theft, officials said, reports AFP. 

Hidalgo state governor Omar Fayad announced that the toll had increased to 73 after the discovery of five additional bodies.

Lanthimos's 'The Favourite' wins jury prize at Venice Film Festival

Yorgos Lanthimos's "The Favourite," an absurdist period comedy about two cousins courting the favor of Queen Anne in 18th century England, has won the jury prize - essentially the silver medal - at the 75th Venice Film Festival.

Olivia Colman won best actress for her role as the queen.

Business Economists Say Trump Tariffs will Harm US

AFP - Business economists overwhelmingly worry President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the US economy, according to a survey released Monday.

The Trump administration on Thursday is due to impose its latest round of punitive tariffs on China, putting 25 percent duties on another $16 billion in imports, with Beijing poised to retaliate dollar-for-dollar.

Mexico City Earthquake: Houses Evacuated as 5.7 Quake Rocks Mexican Capital

The quake hit 5.6 miles (9km) north-west of Huajuapan de Leon, a city in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, with aftershocks felt in Mexico City.

It had a depth of 34 miles (55 kilometres), according to the US Geological Survey. 

There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage following the quake, which struck at 8:31am local time (2:31pm UK time).