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Priest sued over sex with girl (18) Mexico airline stops all flights Earthquake in northeast Iran Politician offers breast implants

A US couple secretly videotaped a Roman Catholic priest having sex with their 18-year-old daughter in the basement of their home and are now suing, saying he got her pregnant.

The lawsuit, filed in Berks County Court, Pennsylvania, alleged that Fr Luis A Bonilla Margarito carried on a sexual relationship with the teen while he was the chaplain of Reading Central Catholic High School and she was a senior.

The girl's parents became suspicious and installed a camera in their basement, where Fr Bonilla and the teen were spending a lot of time. The camera recorded the couple having sex in November 2009, after she had graduated, according to the suit.



Mexico airline stops all flights

Debt-ridden carrier Mexicana airline is halting all operations as it seeks to restructure costs, Mexico's transport secretary said.

The country's biggest airline was forced to shut down because it does not have enough money to keep flying, Juan Francisco Molinar Horcasitas told reporters.

But Mexicana da Aviacion "is in a process that should lead to restructuring," he said.



Earthquake in northeast Iran

Iranian state TV said a magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook a remote area in northeastern Iran.

The report said the quake struck about 190 miles outside the town of Damghan in Semnan province.

The TV said one villager was injured and 15 homes were damaged. The toll likely was not higher because the area is very sparsely populated.



Politician offers breast implants

A Venezuelan politician is holding an unusual raffle to raise campaign cash. The grand prize: breast implants.

For around e4.50 a ticket, donors get the chance to win the pricey operation free of charge.

Breast enlargement is widely popular in image-conscious Venezuela. About 30,000 women had the surgery in 2006, according to the nation's Plastic Surgery Society.

Gustavo Rojas, who is running as an alternate for the National Assembly in September 26 elections, said there is a great demand for the surgery and that it was no different from raffling off a TV set or a telephone.