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The Latest: Mexico's president says 22 dead at fallen school

AP World News - 14 hours 52 min ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2017-09-19T20:04:00-04:00 2017-09-20T00:04:46-04:00
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149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

AP World News - 14 hours 52 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. 2017-09-19T20:15:00-04:00 2017-09-20T00:15:02-04:00
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

AP World News - 14 hours 52 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. 2017-09-19T19:23:00-04:00 2017-09-19T23:23:51-04:00
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AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

AP World News - 14 hours 52 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results. 2017-09-19T19:03:00-04:00 2017-09-19T23:03:55-04:00
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Strong quake near Mexico City kills almost 150, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

Reuters World News - 15 hours 9 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 149.
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

Reuters World News - 15 hours 36 min ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.
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At U.N., Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

Reuters World News - 15 hours 40 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The leaders of Britain, France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove "terrorist content" from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing because they say that is the period when most material is spread.
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149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 139 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. 2017-09-19T18:45:00-04:00 2017-09-19T22:45:42-04:00
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The Latest: Death toll from Mexican earthquake rises to 149

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2017-09-19T18:43:00-04:00 2017-09-19T22:43:24-04:00
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
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. 2017-09-19T18:21:00-04:00 2017-09-19T22:21:20-04:00
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AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
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." 2017-09-19T18:12:00-04:00 2017-09-19T22:12:36-04:00
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Strong quake near Mexico City kills more than 138

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:45
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 138 people died when a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers scoured frantically under the rubble of ruins for survivors.
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China's Xi demands 'strong hands' to maintain stability ahead of Congress

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:39
BEIJING (Reuters) - Stability is an absolute principle that needs to be dealt with using "strong hands", Chinese President Xi Jinping has told security officials ahead of next month's key Congress of the ruling Communist Party.
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Cuba calls Trump's U.N. address 'unacceptable and meddling'

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:21
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba on Tuesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's latest comments about the island as "disrespectful, unacceptable and meddling," while reiterating it was not involved in the alleged incidents that had harmed U.S. diplomats in Havana.
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Argentina's Macri deploys popular governor against Fernandez

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:06
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri's main bulwark against a comeback by his populist predecessor, Cristina Fernandez, in October's legislative elections is someone whose name is not even on the ballot.
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Suu Kyi silence on Myanmar ethnic cleansing charge draws cool response

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:03
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday condemned rights abuses in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address U.N. accusations of ethnic cleansing, drawing cool international responses and calls for action to help minority Muslims.
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The Latest: Calls for reform of UN rights body

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 2017-09-19T15:51:00-04:00 2017-09-19T19:51:37-04:00
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7.1 magnitude quake kills 120 as buildings crumble in Mexico

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 120 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. 2017-09-19T16:34:00-04:00 2017-09-19T20:34:36-04:00
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Strong quake near Mexico City kills more than 134

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:43
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 134 people died when a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers searched rubble frantically for survivors.
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Central African president pleads to U.N.: Don't forget us

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:25
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The president of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, on Tuesday pleaded with the world to not forget his country and urged the U.N. to bolster its peace-keeping force amid growing violence that threatens to spin the country out of control.
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