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7.1 magnitude quake kills 55 as buildings collapse in Mexico

7.1 magnitude quake kills 55 as buildings collapse in Mexico

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September 19, 2017 at 2:36 pm

MEXICO CITY (AP) A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic. T...

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Study in contrasts at UN as French, US presidents speak

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September 19, 2017 at 2:11 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 urge...

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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

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September 19, 2017 at 2:02 pm | ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and caused "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence follo...

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Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

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September 19, 2017 at 1:57 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 ser...

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The Latest: Governor says 42 dead in Mexico state of Morelos

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September 19, 2017 at 1:44 pm | MEXICO CITY (AP) The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The governor of the central Mexican state of Morelos says at least 42 people have died...

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Thousands of Haitians find 'Mexican dream' near US border

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September 19, 2017 at 10:24 am | TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possess...

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The Latest: French president calls US climate move a mistake

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September 19, 2017 at 12:32 pm | UNITED NATIONS (AP) The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 3:33 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Par...

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At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' of North Korea

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September 19, 2017 at 11:47 am | 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 abando...

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UN report says 40 million in 'modern slavery' in 2016

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September 19, 2017 at 8:27 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 b...

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