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09/20/2017 -  Desperate night search in Mexico school, other ruins as quake deaths pass 200 - 04:13 AM

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.


09/19/2017 -  China offers support for strife-torn Venezuela at United Nations - 11:00 PM

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.


09/20/2017 -  South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific' - 02:37 AM

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.


09/20/2017 -  Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military - 02:23 AM

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.


09/20/2017 -  Battering smaller islands, powerful Hurricane Maria barrels toward Puerto Rico - 04:01 AM

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.


09/20/2017 -  UK police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack - 04:34 AM

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.


09/20/2017 -  After election rout, split stalks France's National Front - 03:50 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - Four months after a resounding electoral defeat, France's far-right National Front party is on the brink of a split, with simmering differences between leader Marine Le Pen and her chief deputy appearing irreconcilable.


09/20/2017 -  Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope for shelter in Modi's India - 02:26 AM

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.


09/20/2017 -  At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods: local official - 04:15 AM

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local official said on Wednesday.


09/20/2017 -  Fire in Bangladesh textile factory kills six - 03:55 AM

DHAKA (Reuters) - A fire in a textile factory in Bangladesh killed six workers on Wednesday before it was extinguished, police said, renewing fears about safety in the multi-billion dollar industry.


 


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