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7.1 magnitude quake kills 120 as buildings crumble in Mexico

Mexico Earthquake

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing at least 120 people as buildings...

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Search for Mexico quake survivors enters day 4, some success

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Mexico’s federal police said several people were...


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5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump

North Korea Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On the surface it seems like more of the same: North Korea responds to another threat by U.S. President Donald Trump by calling him a “deranged” old man who will “pay dearly” for his insults. These words, however, carry the weight of an unprecedented personal rebuke from...


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Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

APTOPIX Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — They eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm’s devastation. Two days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions on the island...


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Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his threats


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Iraqi prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun operation to retake town of Hawija from

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun operation to retake town of Hawija from Islamic State group.


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UN mission in Congo forces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

UN Peacekeepers-Sex Abuse Scandal

BUNIA, Congo (AP) — She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old girl found refuge in a camp protected by U.N. peacekeepers. The camp should have been safe that day: A delegation from the United Nations was paying a visit, and her grandmother had left her in charge of her...


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Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

Japan Game Exhibition

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. “Our old fans used...


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NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

North Korea Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s foreign minister has described as “the sound of a dog barking” President Donald Trump’s threat to destroy his country. The comments are the North’s first response to Trump’s debut speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he vowed to...


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Mexicans displaced by deadly quake seek refuge from fear

Mexico Earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — On rubber mats spread across a Mexico City recreation center, the Montero family cuddles under donated wool blankets, their first new possessions after abandoning their apartment following the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Across the capital thousands of Mexicans are now...


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Germans set to reward Angela Merkel for country's stability

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WISMAR, Germany - The skinheads were outside blowing their whistles, and President Donald Trump was an ocean away threatening to “totally destroy” another country, when Angela Merkel stepped to the podium in this quietly prosperous seaside city to make her pitch to...


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