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Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

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The three-storey school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. But still sounds came from the collapsed structure on Wednesday -- and finally a survivor was…

Clash over Catalan vote heats up in Spain as police swoop

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Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal.

London police arrest 2 more in subway bombing investigation

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British counterterror police arrested two more people Wednesday in relation to the London subway attack, bringing the number to five.

Colorado cops search for poop-and-run jogger

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Police in Colorado are looking for a jogger they say is repeatedly interrupting her runs to defecate in public in one neighbourhood.

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Battle against ISIS in Raqqa is in 'final stages,' force says

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The battle for the Islamic State group's de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its 'final stages,' the Syrian Democratic Forces said Wednesday, almost four months after the U.S.-backed force launched an assault on the self-proclaimed…

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Outrage after Dutch woman fined for urinating in public

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Dutch women are crying sexism after a woman was fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway and told she should have used a public urinal instead.

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Tarps repeatedly being ripped off Confederate statues in Charlottesville

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Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, are trying to stop people from ripping down tarps that cover statues of Confederate generals.

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'Trying to ride it out': Witnesses recount powerful Mexico quake

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Eyewitnesses describe their experiences as a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City Tuesday.

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Catalan officials arrested in Spain over secession vote

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Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal.

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Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for North Korea strategy

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U.S. President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. His disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech…

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Trump's threats against North Korea leave Asia struggling for answers

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Officials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to parse Donald Trump's vow Tuesday at the UN General assembly to 'totally destroy North Korea' if provoked.

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Pelting rain, relocation add to woes in Rohingya Muslim camp

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Weary and uncertain, they carried whatever they could on their backs, trudging through monsoon rains and enduring relocations and extortion attempts as they struggle to find small patches of land that can be their own, at least for a…

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Sentencing set for man convicted of sexually assaulting 6 girls from same family

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A man convicted of sexually assaulting six girls from the same family, fathering two children with one of them, is scheduled to be sentenced in a Pennsylvania court.

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Ninth person dies after Florida nursing home evacuation during Irma

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Police say a ninth person has died nearly a week after the evacuation of a Florida nursing home that Hurricane Irma left without air conditioning.

Mueller team questions deputy attorney general amid probe of Comey firing

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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No reports of Canadian casualties in Mexico earthquake: Freeland

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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says there are no reports of Canadian casualties following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that killed dozens in Mexico.

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New Zealand officials cancel flights due to fuel shortage

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New Zealand's lawmakers and public employees were told Tuesday to cancel all nonessential flights to and from Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation's largest airport continued to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people.

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From 'bold' to 'ignorant': world leaders react to Trump's UN speech

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump's UN speech by saying, "In over 30 years in my experience with the UN, I never heard a bolder or more courageous speech."

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7.1 magnitude quake kills 139 as buildings crumble in Mexico

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

Tuesday, Sep 19

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

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Hurricane Maria barrelled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado.

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

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Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and caused "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence followed as the country lost all communications on Tuesday and the…

Italy urges more patrols, punishment after spate of rapes

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Italian officials called Tuesday for increased police patrols, video surveillance and tougher laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes renewed attention on violence against women in Italy.

U.S. Navy fires two commanders in connection with ship collisions

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The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships, as part of a sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet.

Monday, Sep 18

Opposition sees Brexit 'chaos' in U.K. government shifts and feuds

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The British government's attempt to appear strong and united over Brexit wobbled Monday as a top official was shifted from his post days before a new round of divorce negotiations with the European Union. Opposition lawmakers said the move…

Cuba mystery: What theories U.S. investigators are pursuing

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Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it has eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying…

Hurricane Maria grows to Category 4, threatens storm-battered Caribbean

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Hurricane Maria grew into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm Monday as it barrelled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it was likely to become even stronger.

What if: Is Canada ready for a nuclear strike from North Korea?

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CTVNews.ca spoke with several experts to pose the big question: What if everything went wrong, and North Korea launched a nuclear missile strike against North America?

Sunday, Sep 17

Jamaica's Violet Brown dies at 117; Japan woman now oldest

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The world's oldest person has died in Jamaica. Violet Brown was 117 years and 189 days old.

Trump advisers warn North Korea to give up weapons programs

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats.

U.K. lowers official terrorist threat level after second arrest

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British police made progress Sunday in their frantic pursuit of suspects and evidence connected to the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London subway, leading counter-terrorism officials to lower the country's threat level because…

'Rocket Man': Trump takes jab at North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Twitter

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U.S. President Donald Trump was on another Twitter rampage Sunday morning, taking digs at Kim Jung Un and Hillary Clinton.

Saturday, Sep 16

Tropical storm warning for Los Cabos, Mexico due to Norma

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HurricaneJ ose threatened heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, Tropical Storm Norma neared Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula, and Tropical Storm Maria formed in the Atlantic Ocean and was expected to strengthen…

Wisconsin girl found mentally ill in 'Slender Man' stabbing

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A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.

Judiciary considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

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The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling…

Sonic attacks in Cuba leave Canadian diplomats affected

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Amid talk of futuristic 'sonic attacks' and the subtle threat of repercussions by the United States, Cuban President Raul Castro sent for the top American envoy in the country tao address grave concerns about a spate of U.S. diplomats…