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Rescuers racing clock

MEXICO CITY – The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among...

September 21, 2017 1:00 am


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50 nations ink UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

UNITED NATIONS – Fifty countries on Wednesday signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world's nuclear powers...

September 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Maria leaves Puerto Rico in dark

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out...

September 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Iranian leader rips Trump's rhetoric

UNITED NATIONS – Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will “respond decisively” to any violation of the...

September 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Poll tests Putin's election sway

One in five Russians would vote for Vladimir Putin's anointed successor, Andrei Semyonov, in next year's presidential elections if the...

September 21, 2017 1:00 am


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US promises aid for Rohingya

NEW YORK – The United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State...

September 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday.

September 20, 2017 8:16 am


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Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

Rescuers said Wednesday they have found a surviving child in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

September 20, 2017 10:45 pm


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Maria knocks out power, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and...

September 20, 2017 3:40 pm


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Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

President Donald Trump's disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution.

September 20, 2017 3:30 pm


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Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

Leonardo DiCaprio announced that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100...

September 20, 2017 12:10 pm


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Dominica pounded; Puerto Rico in path

ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and...

September 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump belligerent, stark in debut address to UN

UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced to defend...

September 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Study: 40 million enslaved in '16

GENEVA – U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that...

September 20, 2017 1:00 am


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UN official encouraged by Suu Kyi's remarks

GENEVA – The leader of a team of U.N. human rights investigators said Tuesday that comments by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi...

September 20, 2017 1:00 am