Trump threatens ‘Little Rocket Man,’ says Kim may ‘not be around much longer’
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President Trump sent another belligerent tweet directed at North Korea Saturday night, saying that if the country’s foreign minister was speaking for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in his threatening speech at the United Nations, “they won’t be around … Read More

As Mexico earthquake survivors heal in hospitals, rescuers aren’t giving up in the search for others
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The search continues Sunday for victims buried under the rubble of an office building along Avenida Alvaro Obregon in Mexico City’s Roma district. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times) Maria de Jesus, 35, has two legs in casts, deep scrapes … Read More

United Nations calls Myanmar crisis ‘the most urgent refugee emergency in the world’
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is “the most urgent refugee emergency in the world” right now. Filippo Grandi told reporters in the Bangladeshi town of Cox’s … Read More

Australia’s tough flu season may be bad news for U.S.
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The U.S. may be in for a bad flu season, if Australia is anything to go by. Experts usually look to the southern hemisphere’s influenza season to predict what might start happening here in the fall, and what they are … Read More

Anti-migrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Merkel: Germany’s AfD
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The Alternative for Germany (AfD), which rails against immigration and Islam, is set to become the country’s first hard-right nationalist party to clear the five-percent hurdle and enter parliament in the post-war era. Close to France’s National Front and the … Read More

German election marks unprecedented political shift
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Merkel looks set to win a fourth term as Chancellor – but in a wholly different German political landscape (image EPA) Rock music blaring, supporters cheering, Angela Merkel sweeps on to the makeshift stage. Under spotlights hastily rigged above what’s … Read More

North Korea says it may test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean
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(Photo: Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images) North Korea threatened early Friday to detonate a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean in what the nation called the “highest level of hardline countermeasure in history.” The threat followed news that President Trump’s administration … Read More

The European Union Is Preparing to Get Tough on Data Protection
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With privacy and data protection becoming bigger issues for consumers, its not a surprise to see the European Union step up its regulation. Travel companies all over the world should be paying attention. Few regulators have been as happy to … Read More

Iran nuclear deal: US ‘sunset clause’ concern remains – Tillerson
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Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionAll seven countries which negotiated the nuclear deal were at the talks US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington continues to have “significant issues” with the Iran nuclear deal, after his first talks with his Iranian … Read More

With sharp words and stealth strikes, Israel sends a message to Hezbollah and U.S.
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Israel’s military carried out a massive exercise in September simulating conflict with Hezbollah, the largest drill in nearly two decades. (Jalaa Marey/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images) JERUSALEM — Israel has flexed its military muscles in recent months as the regional balance of power … Read More

Puerto Rico governor: Power could be out for months
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(CNN) Puerto Rico’s energy grid took such a severe blow from deadly Hurricane Maria that restoring power to everyone may take months, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN on Wednesday night. The entire system is down, the governor said. No one … Read More

REFILE-Russia warns US it will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked
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MOSCOW, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, something … Read More

Mexico City earthquake: 7.1 magnitude quake hits DAYS after biggest in century – 237 dead
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AT LEAST 237 people have been killed after a huge 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked central Mexico, causing hundreds of buildings to collapse in the capital, Mexico City. The quake struck at 1.15pm local time (7.15pm BST) and of the 217 … Read More

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