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China follows UN sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea - Reuters

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 00:03

Reuters

China follows UN sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea
Reuters
FILE PHOTO North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) gives field guidance at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 20, 2014. KCNA via ...
China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile tradeBBC News
China imposes limit on oil supply to North KoreaWashington Post
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Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district - Washington Post

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 23:39

Washington Post

Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district
Washington Post
MEXICO CITY — In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since a 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.
Tempers fray as search for survivors winds down after Mexico quakeReuters
In Mexico quake, villages on edge of capital feel forgottenABC News
Video shows dramatic rescue after Mexico earthquakeCBS News
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China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 23:29

BBC News

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade
BBC News
China has moved to limit North Korea's oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday. China is North Korea's most important trading partner, and one of its only sources of hard currency. The ban on ...
The Latest: UAE says Iran is main obstacle to Arab peaceWashington Post
North Korea On Its Own as China Cuts Oil Exports to Rogue Nuclear StateNewsweek
China moves to implement UN sanctions with limits on some refined oil exports to North KoreaCNBC
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Tempers fray as search for survivors winds down after Mexico quake - Reuters

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 21:03

Reuters

Tempers fray as search for survivors winds down after Mexico quake
Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tempers frayed in Mexico City on Friday as the search for survivors amidst twisted rubble of collapsed buildings began to wind down three days after the country's most deadly earthquake in a generation. The 7.1 magnitude quake ...
The Latest: 8 foreigners among the quake dead in Mexico CityWashington Post
Rescuers continue search efforts for missing as death toll climbs to 293 in earthquake-ravaged MexicoNew York Daily News
At least 3000 buildings found damaged in Mexico City as search narrows for earthquake's last possible survivorsLos Angeles Times
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Trump And Kim Are Trading Personal Threats As Millions Of Lives Hang In The Balance - HuffPost

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 20:17

HuffPost

Trump And Kim Are Trading Personal Threats As Millions Of Lives Hang In The Balance
HuffPost
President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un escalated months of tensions this week, trading fierce threats and pointed insults like “rocket man” and “dotard” in high-profile addresses in two continents. The increasingly personal ...
White House Weighs Response to North Korea's ThreatsNew York Times
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Mexican town shakes off shock after quake, begins to move forward - CNN International

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 20:06

CNN International

Mexican town shakes off shock after quake, begins to move forward
CNN International
Jojutla, Mexico (CNN) Days after a deadly earthquake in the battered the small market town of Jojutla, collective shock and fear have already given way to the gritty work of cleaning up and moving forward. Businesses and homes in the Mexican town's ...

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Mexican town shakes off shock after quake, begins to move forward - CNN International

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 20:06

CNN International

Mexican town shakes off shock after quake, begins to move forward
CNN International
Jojutla, Mexico (CNN) Days after a deadly earthquake in the battered the small market town of Jojutla, collective shock and fear have already given way to the gritty work of cleaning up and moving forward. Businesses and homes in the Mexican town's ...
Mexican foreign minister says 'life after NAFTA' possibleReuters

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Puerto Rico dam fails; evacuations begin along Guajataca River - CNN

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:11

CNN

Puerto Rico dam fails; evacuations begin along Guajataca River
CNN
(CNN) All people living near the Guajataca River in northwest Puerto Rico should evacuate immediately because of an "imminent dam break," the National Weather Service in San Juan said Friday afternoon. "All Areas surrounding the Guajataca River should ...

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Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'? - National Geographic

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:06

National Geographic

Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'?
National Geographic
As Mexico reels from the destruction of a recent earthquake, a strange phenomenon has surfaced on its streets. Video shows a patch of asphalt rising and buckling as if a large animal were taking big, heaving breaths somewhere beneath Mexico City.

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Mnuchin flew on government jet to Washington following appearance at Trump Tower - Washington Post

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:01

Washington Post

Mnuchin flew on government jet to Washington following appearance at Trump Tower
Washington Post
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flew on a government jet from New York City to Washington following a news conference with President Trump last month at Trump Tower, according to a Treasury investigator now reviewing the trip. The flight, first ...

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Brazil Army Deploys in Rio Slum as Drug-Related Violence Worsens - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:15

U.S. News & World Report

Brazil Army Deploys in Rio Slum as Drug-Related Violence Worsens
U.S. News & World Report
Armed Forces take up position during a operation after violent clashes between drug gangs in Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes Reuters. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers ...
Brazil's army sent to quell Rio favela violenceBBC News
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Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding - Reuters

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:12

Reuters

Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding
Reuters
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after ravaging the U.S ...
Facing Months in the Dark, Ordinary Life in Puerto Rico is 'Beyond Reach'New York Times
'Thousands of people could die': 70000 in Puerto Rico urged to evacuate with dam in 'imminent' dangerWashington Post
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Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed - ABC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:25

Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed
ABC News
After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday, a frantic search ensued for a 12-year-old girl believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of her collapsed school. But in a bizarre turn of events, officials now say she never existed ...

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What Is the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atomic Bomb? - TIME

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:22

TIME

What Is the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atomic Bomb?
TIME
North Korea warned this week that it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, after saying the country had already successfully detonated one. A hydrogen bomb has never been used in battle by any country, but experts say it has the power to ...

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The Strange Tectonic Coincidence of Mexico's September Earthquakes - The New Yorker

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:57

The New Yorker

The Strange Tectonic Coincidence of Mexico's September Earthquakes
The New Yorker
It's not yet clear whether the two temblors—on September 8th and 19th—were connected, but both broke the usual rules of geophysics. Photograph by Adriana Zehbrauskas / NYT / Redux. In 1325, the Aztecs, until then a nomadic people, chose the site of ...
Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'?National Geographic
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Syrian dissident and her American daughter killed in their Istanbul home - Washington Post

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:44

Washington Post

Syrian dissident and her American daughter killed in their Istanbul home
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — A prominent Syrian activist and her journalist daughter were found dead in their Istanbul apartment late Thursday, according to Turkish media reports. Police discovered the bodies of 60-year-old Orouba Barakat and 23-year-old Hala Barakat, ...
Syrian-American journalist and her mother, friends of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller, killed in TurkeyABC News
Syrian activist and journalist daughter 'murdered' in IstanbulBBC News
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Daddy Yankee's fans fill 4 trucks with donations in NY - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:26

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Daddy Yankee's fans fill 4 trucks with donations in NY
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo, singer Daddy Yankee performs during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Daddy Yankee's fans filled four trucks on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, during his concert in New York City with donations after ...

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Puerto Rico dam fails, triggers flooding on the island where the Hurricane Maria death toll stands at 13 - New York Daily News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:41

New York Daily News

Puerto Rico dam fails, triggers flooding on the island where the Hurricane Maria death toll stands at 13
New York Daily News
Puerto Rico was plunged into a new crisis Friday as a failing dam triggered flash floods in the western swath of the storm-devastated island, the National Weather Service said. The breach at the Guajataca Dam, located about 68 miles west of San Juan ...
Failing dam prompts evacuations as Puerto Rico grapples with flooded roads and shredded power linesLos Angeles Times
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'Cold War-light' policy toward North Korea not a sure-fire win - The Hill

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:40

The Hill

'Cold War-light' policy toward North Korea not a sure-fire win
The Hill
Almost by default, inside-the-Beltway pundits are advocating a Cold War approach to North Korea's accelerating nuclear-missile threat. Nothing seems to be working to halt it. Sanctions and more sanctions, each stiffer than the ones before, have failed ...
North Korea rhetoric heats up, boosting bond prices, yenReuters
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