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September 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — This year's U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's president urged world leaders to work together, while America's emphasized nations' own sovereignty. And U.N...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic. The quake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south, and it...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2:55 a.m. Mexico City's international airport says it has suspended operations due to the magnitude 7.1 quake that shook the central part of the country. The airport says in a tweet that airport personnel...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Buildings have been seriously damaged in Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico. Local television stations broadcast images of collapsed facades and streets filled...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:50 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo President Joseph Kabila declared Tuesday that "justice must be done" as he opened a peace conference in the bloody Kasai region where thousands of people have died in a year of fighting among government troops and militias. Kabila blamed the unrest on "terrorist militia...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:50 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and allied mobs retaliated by burning...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:47 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of motorists were stuck for hours on one of Britain's main highways after it was closed Tuesday due to a "suspicious object." The M1 motorway was shut along a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near Milton Keynes, 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of London, after the object was...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:27 am
GENEVA (AP) — U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that disproportionately affects women and girls. The new report by the U.N.'s labor organization, ILO, and the migration agency IOM found that women and girls accounted...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. A 31-year-old, identified only as Raad Riyadh A. A. in line with privacy laws, and 19-year...
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