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Puerto Rico evacuates western towns as dam fails - UPI.com

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:35

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Puerto Rico evacuates western towns as dam fails
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A child plays in a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Catano, Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria, the most powerful storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly a century, has knocked out power to all of the island's 3 million residents. Photo by ...

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Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade - NPR

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:21

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Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade
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Iran's military says its Khorramshahr missile has a range of 2,000 kilometers and can carry multiple warheads. Tasnim News Agency hide caption. toggle caption. Tasnim News Agency. Iran's military says its Khorramshahr missile has a range of 2,000 ...
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Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:59

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Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon
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Workers in Moscow have cut out part of a new monument to a Russian creator of the world famous AK-47 assault rifle because a weapon depicted on the statue was actually a German-designed firearm. Mikhail Kalashnikov's monument was opened this week ...
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Red faces as Russian monument to creator of Kalashnikov depicts German rifleTelegraph.co.uk
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Mexico earthquake crumbles concrete buildings, sending deadly warning to California - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:16

Los Angeles Times

Mexico earthquake crumbles concrete buildings, sending deadly warning to California
Los Angeles Times
A building that survived the last earthquake will not necessarily survive the next one. (Sept. 21, 2017). By Rong-Gong Lin IIContact Reporter · Geology · Earthquakes · Eric Garcetti · U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ...
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Twin earthquakes expose Mexico's deep inequality - Scroll.in

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:10

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Twin earthquakes expose Mexico's deep inequality
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Shattered by powerful back-to-back earthquakes, Mexico is facing daunting damages across six states. by Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation. Published an hour ago. Twin earthquakes expose Mexico's deep inequality Member of the "Topos" (Moles) ...

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Agung volcano has Bali on high alert; 1100 died at last eruption - The Mercury News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:05

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Agung volcano has Bali on high alert; 1100 died at last eruption
The Mercury News
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali to the highest level, and more than 11,000 villagers have left their homes around the mountain, officials said Friday.
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Bali volcano: Australians warned to check travel plans as 240000 residents evacuateThe Sydney Morning Herald
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Spain and Catalonia Wrestle Over .Cat Internet Domain - New York Times

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:31

New York Times

Spain and Catalonia Wrestle Over .Cat Internet Domain
New York Times
Given the online popularity of cats, the domain name .cat should be a feline goldmine. But the name has been taken by Catalonian websites. Credit Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters. On the same day this week that the Spanish authorities stormed the offices of the ...
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Why would anyone in Puerto Rico want a hurricane? Because someone will get rich. - Washington Post

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:27

Washington Post

Why would anyone in Puerto Rico want a hurricane? Because someone will get rich.
Washington Post
Among those I interviewed this summer about Puerto Rico's economic crisis was a local wealth manager who was extremely upbeat about the economic climate. Anticipating government default, she had redirected her clients' assets toward U.S. stocks.
Puerto Rico dam fails, triggers flooding on the island where the Hurricane Maria death toll stands at 13New York Daily News
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North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:07

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North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad
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Kim Jong-un has said remarks by "deranged" US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea. In an unprecedented personal statement, Mr Kim said Mr Trump would "pay dearly" for a UN speech where he ...
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This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb - CNN

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:55

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This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb
CNN
Ian Bond is the Director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, a think-tank based in London and Brussels. The opinions in this article belong to the author. (CNN) Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are doing their best to make a bad situation ...

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What does 'dotard' mean? Inside Kim Jong-un's strange Trump insult - Mashable

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:51

Mashable

What does 'dotard' mean? Inside Kim Jong-un's strange Trump insult
Mashable
In a statement through a North Korean news agency Thursday, Kim Jong-un slammed Donald Trump's recent UN address, calling the president a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard." So ... what does that mean? If you've been wondering about the bizarre insult ...

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Hurricane Maria: Video shows dramatic rescue of woman, 2 sons from capsized vessel - Fox News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:46

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Hurricane Maria: Video shows dramatic rescue of woman, 2 sons from capsized vessel
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Image from video showing rescue of a woman and her two children from a capsized boat off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria. (U.S. Coast Guard). The Coast Guard released video Friday of a dramatic rescue off Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria battered the ...
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Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile - New York Times

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:27

New York Times

Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile
New York Times
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, center, at a military parade outside Tehran on Friday. Credit Ebrahim Noroozi/Associated Press. Escalating a war of words with the United States, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran declared on Friday that his country ...

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Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile - New York Times

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:25

New York Times

Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile
New York Times
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, center, at a military parade outside Tehran on Friday. Credit Ebrahim Noroozi/Associated Press. Escalating a war of words with the United States, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran declared on Friday that his country ...
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'Despacito' made this neighborhood famous. Hurricane Maria left it in ruins - wtvr.com

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:01

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'Despacito' made this neighborhood famous. Hurricane Maria left it in ruins
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La Perla, the San Juan neighborhood where the music video for hit song “Despacito” was filmed, suffered severe damages at the hands of Hurricane Maria. (Jessica Rios/El Nuevo Dia/CNN). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — For decades, tourists visiting Puerto ...

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18-year-old terror suspect charged over London subway bombing - New York Daily News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:52

New York Daily News

18-year-old terror suspect charged over London subway bombing
New York Daily News
LONDON — British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week's bomb attack on the London subway. The Metropolitan Police force said Ahmed Hassan will appear in court later, accused of ...
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North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump - New York Times

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:56

New York Times

North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump
New York Times
People in Pyongyang, North Korea, watched a television broadcast on Friday of the leader Kim Jong-un's response to President Trump's speech at the United Nations. Credit Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. SEOUL, South Korea — North ...
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North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump - New York Times

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:51

New York Times

North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump
New York Times
People in Pyongyang, North Korea, watched a television broadcast on Friday of the leader Kim Jong-un's response to President Trump's speech at the United Nations. Credit Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. SEOUL, South Korea — North ...
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Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Still Hasn't Heard from Family in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico - PEOPLE.com

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:29

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Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Still Hasn't Heard from Family in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico
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Jennifer Lopez revealed Thursday night that she still hasn't heard from her family in Puerto Rico – two days after Hurricane Maria ravaged the U.S. territory and left millions without power. The 48-year-old singer, who was born in the Bronx, New York ...
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China tightens banking screws on North Korea but rejects Trump's talk of total ban - Washington Post

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:08

Washington Post

China tightens banking screws on North Korea but rejects Trump's talk of total ban
Washington Post
BEIJING — China has tightened the financial screws on North Korea, imposing and enforcing U.N. sanctions to an unprecedented level, experts say. But Beijing remains unwilling to completely isolate the regime and has not completely cut all financial ties.
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