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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, Fox Business News reported on Wednesday in a post on Twitter. Fox did not cite any sources. The two-term governor placed sixth in Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire. His departure would leave eight Republicans vying to represent the party in the November presidential election. (Reporting by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Doina Chiacu; Writing by Susan Heavey)
As they held the sleepy three-month-old child, a priestess sprinkled holy water infused with rose petals on her in front of 300 people under a 22-meter (72-foot) statue of the Grim Reaper-like "Santa Muerte" in a Mexico City suburb. When Pope Francis arrives in Mexico for a five-day visit on Friday, he will find a country where devotion to Santa Muerte is growing fast despite the Vatican's rejection of the figure as blasphemous. Every Sunday, a big crowd comes to Enriqueta Vargas' outdoor temple in Tultitlan to pray in front of the black fiber-glass statue, which was erected in 2007 in a lot and can be seen from a busy boulevard.