North Korea crisis gets personal, more alarming

North Korea crisis gets personal, more alarming

Trump labeled Kim Jong Un a "madman" after being called "deranged."

Miss Turkey dethroned over 'unacceptable' tweet on coup

Miss Turkey dethroned over 'unacceptable' tweet on coup
Organizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of the 250 people killed while opposing last year's failed military coup.

In defiance to US, Iran unveils latest missile during parade

In defiance to US, Iran unveils latest missile during parade
Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country's president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of U.S. demands to the contrary.
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Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope

Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60-foot stretch of a bike lane in downtown Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps and donated blankets, awaiting word of their loved ones trapped in the four-story-high pile of rubble behind them.
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The Latest: Chopper carrying aid crashes in Mexico, 1 dead

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New Zealanders head to polls for neck-and-neck national vote

New Zealanders were voting Saturday in a national election that appears to be a close race between conservative Prime Minister Bill English and liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern.
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The Latest: 1.2 million New Zealanders cast early votes

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The Latest: Maria to cause dangerous currents along US coast

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China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

China announced Saturday that it will limit oil exports to North Korea under U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang's last major trading partner, energy supplier and diplomatic ally.
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Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear

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.

In Mexico quake, villages on edge of capital feel forgotten

Inhabitants of the villages that dot the largely rural southern edge of Mexico City said Friday they feel abandoned, as aid and rescue workers focused on the 38 buildings that collapsed nearer the city's downtown in this week's 7.1 magnitude quake.

Amnesty says fires continue at Rohingya villages in Myanmar

Amnesty International said new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended.
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The Latest: Fires still burning Rohingya villages in Myanmar

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Young Mexican newlyweds honeymoon in makeshift quake shelter

Jorge Daniel Huitzil and Erika Castillo Aparicio are spending their first night as husband and wife sleeping beneath a tarp in a makeshift quake shelter.

Rohingya man's Myanmar escape highlights relief and regrets

Nur Karim's quest for safety took him on a five-day trek through Myanmar's forests before he reached the dangerous, rain-swollen waters of the Naf River and boarded a boat to Bangladesh.

The Latest: UAE says Iran is main obstacle to Arab peace

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UN ends disarmament in Colombia as FARC honors slain rebel

The United Nations has finished deactivating thousands of weapons and munitions that once belonged to demobilized leftist rebels in Colombia.

Russia: Relations with US poor over 'Russo-phobic hysteria'

Russia's foreign minister said Friday the downturn in relations with the United States began with the Obama administration's "small-hearted" and "revengeful" actions and has plummeted further because of "Russo-phobic hysteria."

In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture.

Cuban official: Still no clue on US diplomat health mystery

Cuba hasn't unearthed any information so far about who or what caused a mysterious series of health problems that have affected U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Havana, its top diplomat said Friday.

Canada imposes sanctions on key Venezuelan figures

Canada announced Friday it has imposed sanctions against key figures in the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in what the government said is a clear message that their anti-democratic behavior has consequences.

Turkey says it won't accept Kurdish independence vote

Turkey's government will never accept a separate Kurdish state in neighboring Iraq and won't refrain from taking steps to prevent it, the Turkish prime minister said Friday.

Have you seen this dog? Mexicans search for missing pets

Jack is a small white dog who lives in Mexico City and has been missing since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake startled both humans and their pets when it struck early Tuesday afternoon.