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Iran nuclear deal must change if U.S. to stay: Tillerson

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:20
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Iran nuclear deal must be changed if the United States is to remain in it, the top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday, suggesting its key limits on the Iranian nuclear program must be extended.
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At U.N., Trump's tough talk opens door for Macron's diplomacy

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:14
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron cast himself as the antithesis of Donald Trump at the United Nations on Tuesday, a position that could enable him to play the honest broker in international conflicts.
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The Latest: Mexican earthquake death toll rises to 94

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2017-09-19T14:50:00-04:00 2017-09-19T18:50:39-04:00
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7.1 magnitude quake kills 79 as buildings collapse in Mexico

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. 2017-09-19T14:35:00-04:00 2017-09-19T18:35:53-04:00
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
ROSEAU, Dominica (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 country lost all communications on Tuesday and the Category 5 hurricane barreled toward Puerto Rico, which looked likely to take a direct hit. 2017-09-19T14:52:00-04:00 2017-09-19T18:52:40-04:00
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Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map. 2017-09-19T12:57:00-04:00 2017-09-19T16:57:58-04:00
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Hurricane Maria bears down on St. Croix, Puerto Rico after trashing Dominica

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:46
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, killed at least one person in Guadeloupe and bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica.
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Dozens dead as major earthquake strikes near Mexico City

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:34
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 60 people in several states, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital and forcing thousands of people into the streets in panic.
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Suu Kyi silence on Myanmar ethnic cleansing charge draws cool response

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:33
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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Leaders clash at U.N. over Iran's regional activism, nuclear deal

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:09
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western leaders clashed on Tuesday over how to stop what they view as destabilizing behavior by Iran as the United States and Israel denounced an international nuclear accord with Tehran while France defended it.
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Qatar emir again urges dialogue, Trump says dispute to be resolved quickly

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:12
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for "unconditional dialogue" to end a political crisis pitting Qatar against four Arab states while U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected the dispute to be resolved quickly.
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7.1 magnitude quake kills 44 as buildings collapse in Mexico

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic. 2017-09-19T12:50:00-04:00 2017-09-19T16:50:31-04:00
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The Latest: Mexico City rescuers pull woman from rubble

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2017-09-19T12:50:00-04:00 2017-09-19T16:50:56-04:00
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Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now takes aim at Puerto Rico

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:00
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island causing "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence followed as the country lost all communications on Tuesday and the Category 5 hurricane took aim at Puerto Rico. 2017-09-19T12:15:00-04:00 2017-09-19T16:15:02-04:00
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If threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea, Trump vows

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:45
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."
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British police arrest third man in London tube attack investigation

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:42
(Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they made a third arrest linked to Friday's tube attack in Parsons Green, London, that injured 30 people.
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Major earthquake hits near Mexico City, at least four dead

Reuters World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:37
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least four people and trapping more in buildings that had collapsed or caught fire, officials said.
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Powerful earthquake hits central Mexico, collapses buildings

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:00
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. 2017-09-19T11:25:00-04:00 2017-09-19T15:25:01-04:00
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The Latest: Iran slams Trump's 'mean' UN remarks

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 2017-09-19T11:14:00-04:00 2017-09-19T15:14:51-04:00
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French president defends international cooperation at UN

AP World News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron issued a ringing defense of global cooperation Tuesday, telling world leaders that solving major challenges otherwise will be reduced to "the survival of the fittest." 2017-09-19T10:16:00-04:00 2017-09-19T14:16:34-04:00
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