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Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico yesterday, killing at least 104 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.Scores of...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

ROSEAU (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 followed as the...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:21 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) : The governor of the central Mexican state of Morelos says at least 42 people have died as a result of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook the country. Governor Graco Ramirez says that 12 of the dead were in the city...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:43 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP): A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, cracking building facades and scattering rubble on streets in the capital on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):A charter bus owned by a company with a record of safety problems barreled through an intersection, slammed into a city bus and then plowed across a sidewalk and into a building yesterday, killing three people.The wreck, which was...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AM

UN says one peacekeeper killed, one injuredKINSHASA (AP):The United Nations mission in Congo says a peacekeeper has been killed amid fighting in Beni territory in the country's North Kivu province.The mission said yesterday that the Tanzanian...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Senate GOP musters final push to erase ObamacareWASHINGTON (AP):Senate Republicans revved up a final push Monday to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, an effort that faces low odds of success and just a two-week window to pass. Adding...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:17 PM

MIAMI (AP): Hurricane Maria has intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm as it bears down on the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday the storm is growing in strength as it approaches land. The eye of the storm is...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:26 PM

​MIAMI (AP: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina is cancelling his speech before the UN General Assembly so that he can return home and coordinate preparations for Hurricane Maria. Medina said in a video announcement that he wants to be in...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:55 PM

THE VOICE (UK): Tanzanian police have confirmed to British media outlets that they arrested 20 people over the weekend, who are accused of being homosexual; a crime that has the potential to carry the punishment of life imprisonment in the...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:40 AM

MIAMI (AP): The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that Hurricane Maria has strengthened to a Category 3 storm as it headed towards the Caribbean. Maria on Monday was "rapidly" intensifying into a major hurricane. The eye is expected...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:10 AM

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP):President Donald Trump on yesterday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British police made progress yesterday in their investigation of the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London subway, leading counterterrorism officials to lower the country's threat level because a fresh attack no longer was...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Four young American tourists were attacked with acid yesterday at a train station in the French city of Marseille and a 41-year-old woman has been arrested as their alleged assailant, the Marseille prosecutor's office said.Two of the...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened US Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:14 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows at...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:08 AM

LONDON (AP) -- The British government lowered the country's official terrorist threat level Sunday after a second man was arrested in connection with the attack on a London subway train where a bomb partially exploded. The downgrading of the...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AM

MIAMI (AP):The hurricane season is roaring on as Tropical Storm Lee forms far from land, Jose threatens the US East Coast and Norma moves closer to Mexico.Norma is expected to pass near the resort-studded southern tip of Mexico's Baja California...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AM

KUALA LUMPUR (AP):Malaysian police said yesterday they have arrested seven boys suspected of intentionally starting a fire at an Islamic boarding school that killed 23 people because students there had teased them.Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):More than 700 mayors from Catalonia met yesterday in Barcelona in a show of strength amid pressure from Spain's central government not to hold an independence referendum for the north-eastern region.Political tensions in Spain...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British police made a "significant" arrest yesterday in the manhunt for suspects a day after the London subway was hit by a partially exploded bomb and launched a heavily armed search of a home southwest of London.The fast-moving enquiry...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 9:09 PM

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 jolted St Lucia today, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake occurred at 6:...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 9:13 AM

LONDON (AP): Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's official threat level from terrorism remains at "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely, and has not been raised in the wake of the London subway bombing. After chairing...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 9:16 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): The fate of 800,000 young immigrants hung in the balance yesterday as top lawmakers, White House officials and President Donald Trump himself squabbled over whether an agreement had been struck to protect them -- and...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 9:00 AM

IMMOKALEE, Florida (AP):Larry and Elida Dimas didn't have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less.The storm peeled open the roof of the old mobile home where they live with...

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