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Posted: Mar 15, 2014 2:30 AM

Updated: Mar 15, 2014 2:31 AM

MISSION, Texas (AP) The Honduran government tells the Associated Press it condemns the attack by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on three Honduran women and asks for U.S. assistance, protection and compensation for the victims. Agent Esteban Manzanares, who officials say committed suicide early Thursday morning, is accused of driving the three away from the river and assaulting them after they surrendered.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The man police say killed two people when he smashed his car through a barrier and into a street thronged with attendees of the South By Southwest festival has been charged with capital murder. A district judge yesterday set bail for Rashad Charjuan Owens at $3 million. The 21-year-old Killeen man remains in jail.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) It's been nearly three decades since Spandau Ballet played in the United States. After a successful return to America at South By Southwest, members of the influential British pop group now wonder why they stayed away for so long. "We're sorry we left it 28 years," band member Gary Kemp said after their SXSW show Wednesday at Vulcan Gas Company.

HOUSTON (AP) Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Incorporated says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 17 this week to 1,809. The Houston firm said in its weekly report yesterday that New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas each gained four rigs.

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