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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
Syrian Activist, Journalist Daughter Found Dead in TurkeyU.S. News & World Report
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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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Puerto Rico evacuates western towns as dam fails - UPI.com

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:35

UPI.com

Puerto Rico evacuates western towns as dam fails
UPI.com
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

NPR

Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade
NPR
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 ...
Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New MissileNew York Times
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Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:59

BBC News

Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon
BBC News
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 ...
Monument to Designer of AK-47 Rifle Scarred by Sculptor's LapseU.S. News & World Report
Red faces as Russian monument to creator of Kalashnikov depicts German rifleTelegraph.co.uk
Red faces as Russia's Kalashnikov monument shows Nazi gunChannel NewsAsia
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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

Scroll.in

Twin earthquakes expose Mexico's deep inequality
Scroll.in
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

The Mercury News

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.
Indonesia: Bali volcano highest alert issuedBBC News
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.
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North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:07

BBC News

North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad
BBC News
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

CNN

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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