Quake sways buildings; some evacuate

MEXICO CITY — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital Monday, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue. There were no initial reports of damage or injury.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake’s epicenter was in southern Mexico near the border between Oaxaca and Guerrero states, more than 250 miles from the capital. It struck at a depth of about 11 miles.


NKorea leader Kim to meet with Putin

SEOUL — North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin.

The Korean Central News Agency released a statement Tuesday saying Kim would soon pay a visit to the Russian Federation at Putin’s invitation.

A date for the meeting was not released.


Police investigated in deadly fall

MONTERREY — Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from the 14th floor of a building.

Deputy state prosecutor Luis Enrique Orozco said authorities are looking for one more person believed to have been involved.

The man fell to his death early Sunday in Monterrey.


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