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Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm 'Destroyed Us' - New York Times

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New York Times

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm 'Destroyed Us'
New York Times
Rubble atop a car in the Puerta de Tierra area of San Juan, P.R., on Thursday. Credit Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times. Puerto Ricans were confronted Thursday with their first clear view of the crushing devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria ...
Maria kills 15 in Dominica, leaves Puerto Rico dark for monthsCNN
The Latest: 1 dead, 3 rescued from boat off Puerto RicoWashington Post
Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads northReuters
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Trump announces new economic sanctions targeting North Korea over nuclear program - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Trump announces new economic sanctions targeting North Korea over nuclear program
Washington Post
NEW YORK -- President Trump announced an executive order Thursday to grant additional authority to the Treasury Department to enforce economic sanctions on North Korea and foreign companies and individuals that do business with the rogue nation in ...
Trump sets new sanctions on North KoreaCNN
Trump Moves to Widen US Sanctions on North KoreaNew York Times
Trump announces new sanctions on North KoreaThe Hill
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Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme - Reuters

2 hours 17 min ago

Reuters

Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on ...
Trump calls South Korean trade deal 'so bad' for the USThe Hill
The US Just Announced Sanctions Against Basically Anyone Trading With North KoreaBuzzFeed News
REPORT: China tells its banks to stop doing business with North KoreaBusiness Insider
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Syrian army fights IS in Deir al-Zor as US-backed forces loom - Reuters

3 hours 20 min ago

Charlotte Observer

Syrian army fights IS in Deir al-Zor as US-backed forces loom
Reuters
DEIR AL-ZOR, Syria (Reuters) - The Syrian army field commander standing by the Euphrates River predicted that Islamic State militants would very soon be “purged” from its opposite bank. “Their fate is hell and the Syrian army pursues its operations ...
Russia threatens retaliatory strikes against US troops and their allies in SyriaWashington Post
ISIS 'caliphate' near collapse as most of Raqqa taken by US-backed forcesUSA TODAY
US, Russian generals meet after Pentagon accuses Russia of bombing US-backed forcesFox News
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Brexit: Theresa May 'to offer 20bn euros transitional deal' - BBC News

3 hours 30 min ago

BBC News

Brexit: Theresa May 'to offer 20bn euros transitional deal'
BBC News
Theresa May is set to propose a transitional deal with the EU of up to two years in a speech on Friday, a cabinet source has told BBC News. The PM is also expected to make an "open and generous" offer, potentially worth 20bn euros over the two years.
How Theresa May's Negotiating Position Has ChangedBloomberg
EU wants May to make firm offers now for Brexit deal: BarnierReuters
May seeks to unite divided Cabinet before big Brexit speechWashington Post
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Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake
Washington Post
MEXICO CITY — A sprawling earthquake recovery effort spanning several states turned intensely personal Thursday as rescue crews struggled to save a 12-year-old girl who was pinned in the rubble of her elementary school. The drama played out live late ...
Mexico's president visits quake-injured; signs of life in collapsed school transfix the countryLos Angeles Times
Mexico earthquake: Rescuers race to save girl trapped in rubbleCBS News
The Mexico City Earthquake Is a Warning for AmericansTIME
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Philippines' Duterte Promises to Kill His Own Son If Drug Rumors True - Newsweek

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Newsweek

Philippines' Duterte Promises to Kill His Own Son If Drug Rumors True
Newsweek
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has publicly vowed to have his own son killed if rumors about his involvement in drugs turned out to be true. Since taking office last year, Duterte has responded to the archipelago nation's drug crisis by waging a ...
Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'Reuters
Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship'BBC News
Thousands of Filipinos slam Duterte's drug warAl Jazeera America
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Eleven coffins, all in a row: One of the worst of Mexico's earthquake tragedies unfolded at the church in Atzala - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

Eleven coffins, all in a row: One of the worst of Mexico's earthquake tragedies unfolded at the church in Atzala
Los Angeles Times
It was supposed to be a joyous occasion, the baptism of a baby girl in this sweltering sugar-cane hub south of Mexico City. But the celebration at Santiago the Apostle Catholic Church turned abruptly tragic Tuesday when a massive earthquake rocked ...
11 Family Members, Including 2-Month-Old, Die During Baptism After Church Collapses in Deadly Mexico EarthquakePEOPLE.com
Mexican family mourns 11 dead after earthquake collapses church during 2-month-old baby's baptismNew York Daily News

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Germany's kingmaker party seeks strong election comeback - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Germany's kingmaker party seeks strong election comeback
Washington Post
BERLIN — A pro-business party ejected from Germany's parliament four years ago is aiming for a strong comeback in Sunday's election, wooing voters with a dynamic young leader, a tough tone on eurozone strugglers and talk of a new immigration law.
Germans set to reward Angela Merkel with fourth term for country's stabilityChicago Tribune
Fearing far-right surge, Merkel tells Germans to vote on SundayReuters
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Maria headed for Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas - Miami Herald

7 hours 18 min ago

Miami Herald

Maria headed for Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas
Miami Herald
The Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas could get lashed by a slightly weakened Maria that could produce dangerous winds, storm surge and heavy rain tonight and Friday. In an early morning advisory, National Hurricane Center forecasters said ...
10 Things to Know for TodayWashington Post
Hurricane Maria path: Forecast track for Category 3 storm encouraging for continental USAL.com
8 AM UPDATE: Maria Remains Category 3, Heads Toward Turks and CaicosWLTX.com

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'How do we use [this] to get whole?': The most intriguing new Paul Manafort-Russia email - Washington Post

8 hours 22 sec ago

Washington Post

'How do we use [this] to get whole?': The most intriguing new Paul Manafort-Russia email
Washington Post
This post has been updated. The trouble Paul Manafort is in is still coming into focus. The latest development: emails he sent to a Ukraine-based employee of his consulting business talking about setting up a briefing with a Russian oligarch close to ...
News Roundup for September 21, 2017HuffPost
Manafort promised campaign briefings to Russian billionaire — reportVICE News
Manafort Offered 'Private Briefings' To Putin Ally, 'Washington Post' ReportsNPR
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China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea: sources - Reuters

8 hours 47 min ago

Reuters

China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea: sources
Reuters
A Chinese national flag flutters outside the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, the Chinese central bank, in Beijing, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic. BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's central bank has told banks to strictly ...
World War 3: Kim Jong-un is 'PERFECTLY RATIONAL' but still a threat, warns expertExpress.co.uk
'Bodies blown to bits': the depravity of Kim Jong-unCoffs Coast Advocate
Kim Jong Un Orders Deeds Of Gore, Keeps Schoolgirl Sex Slaves, Reveals DefectorThe Inquisitr

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North Korea owes NYC $156k in unpaid parking tickets - RT

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RT

North Korea owes NYC $156k in unpaid parking tickets
RT
As the saber-rattling between the US and North Korea continues to escalate, a damning report has found that the 'rogue state' owes the City of New York over $150,000 in unpaid parking tickets. “It is false. Whenever we have a ticket, we pay. Because ...

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North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking' - CNN

15 hours 8 min ago

CNN

North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking'
CNN
(CNN) North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking." "If he was thinking he could scare us with the sound of a dog barking, that's really a dog ...
North Korea Says Trump's Threat Akin to 'Sound of a Dog Barking'Bloomberg
North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'BBC News
'Sound of a dog barking': North Korea ridicules Trump threatThe Guardian
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South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later - Reuters

16 hours 39 min ago

Reuters

South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: South Korean national flags hang on a barbed-wire fence near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea, August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji. SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to ...
Seoul to Resume Aid to N. Korea but Doesn't Set DateU.S. News & World Report
South Korea will send $8 million in aid to North Korea because it says humanity trumps politicsQuartz
South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels OpenVoice of America
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Private English school in Croatia replaces billboards after Melania Trump threatens legal action - ABC2 News

17 hours 15 min ago

ABC2 News

Private English school in Croatia replaces billboards after Melania Trump threatens legal action
ABC2 News
ZAGREB, Croatia -- A private English school has replaced billboards featuring First Lady Melania Trump after her attorney threatened legal action, according to Business Insider. The advertisements read "Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit ...
Zagreb school takes down its Melania Trump ads after legal threatThe Times

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Iranian president says 2015 nuclear deal will 'collapse' if Trump pulls the US out - Washington Post

19 hours 24 min ago

Washington Post

Iranian president says 2015 nuclear deal will 'collapse' if Trump pulls the US out
Washington Post
NEW YORK — The international nuclear agreement with Iran is a “closed issue” and cannot be extended or changed in any way, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday, flatly rejecting President Trump's criticism that the deal is weak and “an ...
Tillerson: Trump tight-lipped on whether to withdraw from Iran dealFox News
Tillerson meets Iran's Zarif, no shoes thrownCNN
Balance of Power: Ever More Isolated Trump Goes 'Rogue' on IranBloomberg
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Anniversary Ties Kim Jong Un to North Korea's Founding Generation - Radio Free Asia

20.09.2017

Financial Express

Anniversary Ties Kim Jong Un to North Korea's Founding Generation
Radio Free Asia
Kim Jong Sook (L) is shown with North Korea's first leader Kim Il Sung in a file photo. RFA. North Korean authorities are planning lavish observances of the death anniversary this week of Kim Jong Sook, grandmother of national leader Kim Jong Un, in a ...
Inside Kim Jong Un's regime: Teen sex slaves, public executions and bird saliva soupNational Post
Kim Jong-un ordered anti-aircraft gun executions and kept teenage sex slaves, defector claimsNEWS.com.au
Life under Kim Jong Un: Executions by anti-aircraft gun, sex slaves serving caviarToronto Sun
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Russia Claims to Kill Hundreds of Militants in One Day as US Battle Against ISIS Nears End - Newsweek

20.09.2017

Newsweek

Russia Claims to Kill Hundreds of Militants in One Day as US Battle Against ISIS Nears End
Newsweek
Russia said Wednesday its forces and Syrian troops killed up to 850 jihadists in a counterattack in rebel-held northeastern Syria. The news came shortly after U.S.-led fighters said their separate, increasingly rival campaign against the de facto ...
World Digest: Sept. 20, 2017Washington Post
Mattis Said US Would Use 'Annihilation Tactics' To Retake Raqqa. He Was Right.BuzzFeed News
Raqqa campaign in final stages, SDF saysReuters
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UK threatens to withhold United Nations funding - BBC News

20.09.2017

BBC News

UK threatens to withhold United Nations funding
BBC News
Theresa May has warned the United Nations that Britain could withhold up to 30% of its £90m core funding each year unless the organisation reforms. The PM told delegates at the UN general assembly there was a gap between "the nobility of its purposes ...
PM presses Donald Trump over Bombardier aerospace jobsBelfast Telegraph
May Says UK to Withhold Part of Funding If UN Doesn't ReformBloomberg
Theresa May United Nations Speech: Empty threats to an empty roomThe Independent
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