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New York Times
Mexico Earthquake, Strongest in a Century, Kills Dozens
New York Times
The country was struck by an 8.2-magnitude quake, the strongest in decades, killing at least 58 people and leveling areas in some southern states. By CAMILLA SCHICK on Publish Date September 8, 2017. Photo by Luis Alberto Cruz/Associated Press.

NPR
Millions Ordered To Evacuate Florida As Irma Crashes Past Cuba
NPR
The Category 5 Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba Friday and is expected to hit Florida early Sunday. A satellite image shows the storm at 3 a.m. ET Saturday. CIRA/CSU and NOAA/NESDIS/RAMMB hide caption. toggle caption. CIRA/CSU and ...

Washington Post
Tim Duncan pledges up to $1 million and pleads for more help for US Virgin Islands
Washington Post
Declaring that “time is of the essence,” Tim Duncan asked for help for his native U.S. Virgin Islands in an essay published Friday by The Players' Tribune. The 41-year-old former San Antonio Spur pledged to match donations up to $1 million and said he ...

BBC News
Qatar crisis: Saudi Arabia angered after emir's phone call
BBC News
Saudi Arabia says it has suspended dialogue with Qatar, shortly after a phone call between the Qatari leader and the Saudi crown prince. The two sides had discussed holding talks to resolve the Qatar crisis, which has seen Doha cut off from Saudi ...

Washington Post
Israel's 'meals' scandal moves closer toward indictment of Netanyahu's wife
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is likely to be indicted on fraud-related charges in a case that peers into spending on catered meals and lifestyle in the official residence, a statement by Israel's ...

Los Angeles Times
How a humanitarian crisis tarnished Nobel winner Aung San Suu Kyi's legacy, perhaps forever
Los Angeles Times
She was once synonymous with the struggle against oppression. In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, she called for “a world free from the displaced, the homeless and the hopeless.” But Aung San Suu Kyi has missed perhaps her greatest opportunity to make ...
US Calls Monday Vote on New North Korea Sanctions
U.S. News & World Report
The United States has called for a vote Monday on a UN resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea. Sept. 9, 2017, at 12:57 a.m.. US Calls Monday Vote on New North Korea Sanctions ...

Business Insider
Katia has weakened to a tropical storm over Mexico
Business Insider
The National Hurricane Center says Katia has weakened into a tropical storm as it moves further into Mexico, with wind speeds of up to 45 mph (72.4 kph). Katia made landfall north of Tecolutla, Mexico late Friday as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of ...

BBC News
Hurricane Irma: Cuba hit with strong winds and heavy rain
BBC News
Hurricane Irma is lashing Cuba with strong winds and heavy rain after devastating several Caribbean islands. The category five storm made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago, off the north-eastern coast. But the Bahamas have largely been spared after ...

Reuters
Syrian army, allies seize oilfield from Islamic State in east: state TV
Reuters
File photo: A member of Deir al-Zor military council which fights under the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) takes picture with celphone of his fellow members in Deir al-Zor province, Syria August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said. BEIRUT (Reuters) - The ...

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