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Spanish police arrest Catalan officials over secession vote

MADRID (AP) ' Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Desperate night search in Mexico school, other ruins as quake deaths pass 200

By David Alire Garcia and Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation. Among ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Trump Called Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' And Twitter Just Can't

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to know that a world leader shouldn't hurl schoolyard insults at Kim Jong Un. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Mexico City shaken by 7.1 magnitude quake

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, destroying buildings and causing an unknown number of casualties on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake sowed panic in the sprawling city of 20 million people, many of whom have memories of the quake 32 years ago that ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

WATCH: Mexico City Earthquake Damage Captured In Drone Video

The 7.1 magnitude quake left destruction in its wake after it hit Tuesday. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Mexico City earthquake: International Paralympic Committee postpones events

The International Paralympic Committee postpones World Championships in powerlifting and swimming following the earthquake in Mexico City. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Can family's 50-year rule in Togo survive protests'

Protesters want an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé, who succeeded his father in 2005. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

India rape: Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child's case

The search for a second suspect began when the baby's DNA did not match that of another uncle in jail. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'

Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy". Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi speech criticised by global leaders

Myanmar's de facto leader faces growing pressure for not addressing allegations of ethnic cleansing. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

The powerful storm has already affected a series of islands as it barrels through the Caribbean. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

As Syrian war winds down, Israel sets sights on Hezbollah

PILON MILITARY BASE, Israel (AP) ' With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of his Iranian patrons and their emerging corridor of influence across the region. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Glowing Slinky-Like 'Creature' Is Actually a Mass of Eggs

A massive, glowing, Slinky-like "creature" photographed by a scuba diver off the coast of Australia has spurred intense speculation about what the mystery beast could be. Speculation swirled that the psychedelic creature was a giant pyrosome, a free-floating sea squirt made of thousands of tiny clones. But if people look ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

The Latest: Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ' The Latest on appearances in California by U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (all times local): Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Strong quake near Mexico City kills at least 226, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

By Anthony Esposito MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death toll from a major earthquake grew to at least 226. The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Millions Threatened by Hurricane Maria

Bill Karins, NBC News meteorologist, talks with Rachel Maddow about the intense strength of Hurricane Maria and the threat it poses to millions of people in Puerto Rico and its neighboring islands. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Here Is What You Need to Know about the U.S. Navy's Newest Ship

The future USS Portland is the eleventh San Antonio-class ship built for the service. Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has delivered the U.S. Navy newest amphibious assault ship, the future USS Portland (LPD-27). The 25,000-ton vessel is the service's eleventh San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock and will be formally commissioned into service ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

Hedge fund manager shuts firm to explore run for Connecticut governor

By Lawrence Delevingne NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Stemerman is winding down his hedge fund firm to explore a run for governor of Connecticut, according to a letter sent to clients of Conatus Capital Management LP on Tuesday. "Connecticut ' home to my family and business ' is in crisis," ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17

The Victory Speech Hillary Clinton Never Gave Is Devastating

About halfway through Hillary Clinton's election memoir, What Happened, the former Democratic presidential candidate quotes 19th century poet John Greenleaf Whittier:  'For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been.'' Read More ...
Posted on: 09/20/17



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