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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A bake sale at the University of New Mexico set up by a nonprofit group to charge students based on race and ethnicity ended after outraged opponents disrupted it.

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An unusual effort to call New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas as a witness in a political corruption trial being prosecuted by his office was rejected Friday by a district court judge.

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of New Mexico lawmakers is scheduled to hold another meeting as they search for legislative solutions to reforming the state’s beleaguered criminal justice system and curbing crime in one of its most populated areas.

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  • Former Dodgers star Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Los Angeles Dodgers star Raul Mondesi has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of embezzlement during his term as mayor of his hometown in the Dominican Republic.

  • Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner deserves about two years in prison for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl despite his claims that he has been reformed, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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  • New Mexico elections agency defends campaign restrictions

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico campaign finance regulators are sticking to conclusions that drastically limit Republican Congressman Steve Pearce’s access to federal campaign funds as he runs for governor.

  • UN chief to open signing for 1st nuclear ban treaty

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will open the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council hold a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations as world leaders tackle a wide range of crises and challenges on the second day of their annual gathering.

  • AP Interview: Mahathir says opposition can win Malaysia vote

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad says the opposition alliance campaigning to topple the country’s corruption-tainted leader can win the next general elections and pull Malaysia back from a slide into kleptocracy.