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UK police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack

Reuters World News - 10 hours 9 min ago
NEWPORT, Wales (Reuters) - British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week's bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people.
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Kenya Supreme Court criticizes election board in verdict on polls

Reuters World News - 10 hours 25 min ago
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticized the election board for its performance in last month's annulled presidential election.
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Battering smaller islands, powerful Hurricane Maria now barrels toward Puerto Rico

Reuters World News - 10 hours 36 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and headed toward Puerto Rico, set to be the strongest storm to hit the island in about 90 years.
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Desperate night search for children in Mexico school ruins after quake

Reuters World News - 10 hours 42 min ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate parents and rescue workers pulled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of young children feared buried under a Mexico City school destroyed by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.
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Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope for shelter in Modi's India

Reuters World News - 11 hours 30 min ago
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Caught in the crossfire between Myanmar's military and Rohingya insurgents, hundreds of Hindus who have fled to Bangladesh are placing their hopes on the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in neighboring India.
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The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

AP World News - 11 hours 56 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 2017-09-19T22:07:00-04:00 2017-09-20T02:07:56-04:00
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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 248

AP World News - 11 hours 56 min ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to 248. 2017-09-19T23:22:00-04:00 2017-09-20T03:22:14-04:00
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British police arrest third man in London bomb attack investigation

Reuters World News - 12 hours 17 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British police have arrested a third man over the bombing of a busy commuter train in west London last week which injured 30 people.
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South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

Reuters World News - 12 hours 21 min ago
SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.
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Strong quake near Mexico City kills at least 226, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

Reuters World News - 12 hours 30 min ago
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.
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Kenya tightens security as country waits for Supreme Court verdict

Reuters World News - 12 hours 39 min ago
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police sealed off roads near Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges prepared to deliver a detailed ruling laying out their reasons for annulling last month's presidential election.
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Powerful Hurricane Maria lashes St. Croix, takes aim at Puerto Rico

Reuters World News - 12 hours 53 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and was headed to Puerto Rico with catastrophic winds and dangerous storm surges.
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Erdogan says Turkey to consider sanctions over Kurdish independence vote: Anadolu

Reuters World News - 13 hours 19 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will consider imposing sanctions on Kurdish northern Iraq over its planned independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited by state-run Anadolu news agency as saying.
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The Latest: Mexico president says first priority is rescue

AP World News - 13 hours 56 min ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2017-09-19T21:04:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:04:30-04:00
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149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

AP World News - 13 hours 56 min ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 149 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. 2017-09-19T21:20:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:20:35-04:00
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

AP World News - 13 hours 56 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. 2017-09-19T21:22:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:22:43-04:00
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AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

AP World News - 13 hours 56 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump's United Nations address: "that the U.S. would not impose its way of life on others." 2017-09-19T21:30:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:30:35-04:00
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South Korea president says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

Reuters World News - 14 hours 10 min ago
SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.
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Kirkuk shaping up as flashpoint ahead of Kurdistan independence vote

Reuters World News - 14 hours 49 min ago
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Visitors to Kirkuk in northern Iraq are greeted by an imposing statue of a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter with a gun slung over his shoulder, a reminder of tensions building in the hotly-contested city ahead of a referendum on Kurdish independence.
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China offers support for strife-torn Venezuela at United Nations

Reuters World News - 14 hours 55 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China believes that the Venezuelan government and people can resolve their problems within a legal framework and maintain national stability, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart at the United Nations.
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