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    Earthquake in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears

    Earthquake in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears


    A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those...

    A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those fears.

    People flee homes and hotels as earthquake aftershocks hit Mexico

    People flee homes and hotels as earthquake aftershocks hit Mexico


    Alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new earthquake struck Saturday morning, prompting people with fresh memories of this week's devastating tremor to flee homes and...

    Alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new earthquake struck Saturday morning, prompting people with fresh memories of this week's devastating tremor to flee homes and hotels.

    Trump tells NBA star Curry that White House visit is off

    Trump tells NBA star Curry that White House visit is off


    While the Golden State Warriors were set to decide as a team whether to go through with the traditional visit to the White House afforded to NBA champions, it appears the decision may have already been made for...

    While the Golden State Warriors were set to decide as a team whether to go through with the traditional visit to the White House afforded to NBA champions, it appears the decision may have already been made for them.

    Canada looks to China trade deal while knowing 'there are issues there,' ambassador says

    Canada looks to China trade deal while knowing 'there are issues there,' ambassador says


    John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says the Liberal government is still making its list of pros and cons about launching formal talks around a free trade deal with the global superpower, including the potential public...

    John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says the Liberal government is still making its list of pros and cons about launching formal talks around a free trade deal with the global superpower, including the potential public fallout.

    Merkel pitches German voters steady course while far right makes waves

    Merkel pitches German voters steady course while far right makes waves


    The far-right, anti-EU Alternative for Germany party is expected to win as much as 12 per cent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, potentially making it the third largest party in the...

    The far-right, anti-EU Alternative for Germany party is expected to win as much as 12 per cent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, potentially making it the third largest party in the Bundestag.

    A war over words is central to the Rohingya crisis: Nahlah Ayed

    A war over words is central to the Rohingya crisis: Nahlah Ayed


    Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in...

    Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in Myanmar.

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals


    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor...

    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.

    Tempers fray as search for Mexico earthquake survivors winds down

    Tempers fray as search for Mexico earthquake survivors winds down


    Tempers frayed in Mexico City on Friday as the search for survivors amid twisted rubble of collapsed buildings began to wind down three days after the country's most deadly earthquake in a...

    Tempers frayed in Mexico City on Friday as the search for survivors amid twisted rubble of collapsed buildings began to wind down three days after the country's most deadly earthquake in a generation

    Suddenly homeless Mexicans rely on the kindness of strangers to survive after quake

    Suddenly homeless Mexicans rely on the kindness of strangers to survive after quake


    Suddenly homeless Mexicans relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Some are sleeping in their cars outside their homes, "So people don't rob us of the little we...

    Suddenly homeless Mexicans relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Some are sleeping in their cars outside their homes, "So people don't rob us of the little we have"

    Canada imposes sanctions on key Venezuelan officials

    Canada imposes sanctions on key Venezuelan officials


    Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behaviour," Canada's foreign affairs department...

    Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behaviour," Canada's foreign affairs department says.

    What happens when a hurricane hits a toxic waste site?

    What happens when a hurricane hits a toxic waste site?


    Recent hurricanes have hit dozens of toxic waste sites in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida, making some of them more dangerous than they already...

    Recent hurricanes have hit dozens of toxic waste sites in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida, making some of them more dangerous than they already were.

    U.S. government notifies 21 states of election hacking attempts

    U.S. government notifies 21 states of election hacking attempts


    The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential...

    The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.

    'A hero again and again': How John McCain likely just ended the last-gasp Obamacare repeal bid

    'A hero again and again': How John McCain likely just ended the last-gasp Obamacare repeal bid


    The Obamacare repeal zombie rose yet again this week for its last, best chance to gut the current health law — until the same Republican senator who put it down in July returned on Friday to deliver another conclusive...

    The Obamacare repeal zombie rose yet again this week for its last, best chance to gut the current health law — until the same Republican senator who put it down in July returned on Friday to deliver another conclusive blow.

    Earthquake off northern California causes brief confusion

    Earthquake off northern California causes brief confusion


    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or...

    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

    Sergei Lavrov urges calm among 'hotheads' over North Korea crisis

    Sergei Lavrov urges calm among 'hotheads' over North Korea crisis


    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov weighed in on the war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong-un, saying Friday that cooler heads need to...

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov weighed in on the war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong-un, saying Friday that cooler heads need to prevail.

    'Heavily traumatized ' Rohingya children go from terror in Myanmar to refugee camp chaos

    'Heavily traumatized ' Rohingya children go from terror in Myanmar to refugee camp chaos


    Children like Abdul Hamid, who has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime, make up about 60 per cent of the more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled terrible persecution in Myanmar. UNICEF says over 1,400 children have crossed...

    Children like Abdul Hamid, who has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime, make up about 60 per cent of the more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled terrible persecution in Myanmar. UNICEF says over 1,400 children have crossed into Bangladesh with a parent.

    'Madman' vs. 'dotard': Trump and Kim Jong-un trade insults, military threats

    'Madman' vs. 'dotard': Trump and Kim Jong-un trade insults, military threats


    U.S. President Donald Trump rejoined his war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying Friday night, "We can't have madmen out there shooting rockets all over the place." Earlier Friday, Kim Jong-un called Trump a "mentally deranged U.S....

    U.S. President Donald Trump rejoined his war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying Friday night, "We can't have madmen out there shooting rockets all over the place." Earlier Friday, Kim Jong-un called Trump a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.

    'Extremely dangerous': Puerto Rico faces threat from failing dam after Hurricane Maria

    'Extremely dangerous': Puerto Rico faces threat from failing dam after Hurricane Maria


    Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to...

    Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday.