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20 September 2017 2:11 AM The Latest: Buildings tumbled in Mexican town near epicenter

Buildings collapsed, including the town hall and local church, in the town of Jojutla in southern Morelos state, which was close to the epicenter of Tuesday’s magnitude 7.1 quake. Twelve people died in the town. The Instituto Morelos secondary school partly collapsed, but school director Adelina Anzures said the earthquake drill the school held in the morning

20 September 2017 12:31 AM Trump defends ‘America first’ foreign policy at U.N., threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

NEW YORK — President Trump on Tuesday delivered a toughly worded defense of his “America first” foreign policy in his inaugural address to the United Nations and threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if necessary. The president, speaking at the United Nations’ hallowed green-marble rostrum, also excoriated the international nuclear deal with Iran as an “embarrassment

19 September 2017 9:48 PM Senators push for churches to get disaster relief grants

Four Republican senators introduced a bill Monday that would allow churches to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program grants, putting the houses of worship on the same playing field as non-religious nonprofits. Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, along with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford

19 September 2017 6:30 PM Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S

“No nation on Earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles,” Mr. Trump said. “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime 3

19 September 2017 11:41 AM Monster Hurricane Maria is back to Category 5 and barreling towards the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with catastrophic winds, leaving what one official described Tuesday as 'widespread devastation' from the monster storm now threatening Caribbean islands already ravaged by Hurricane Irma. Its winds reached sustained maximum speeds of 160mph as it plowed into the tiny country - and forecasters warned it might become 1

17 September 2017 10:48 PM Big-name All Blacks to miss Pumas Test

Playmaker Beauden Barrett is one of six senior All Blacks who will sit out their next Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires. The All Blacks are resting six key players from the squad to face Argentina in their next Rugby Championship Test. First five-eighth Beauden Barrett won't travel to Buenos Aires for the September 30 Test, along 1

17 September 2017 10:48 PM All Blacks name squad for Argentina and South Africa Rugby Championship Tests

The All Blacks are resting six key players from the squad to face Argentina in their next Rugby Championship Test. First five-eighth Beauden Barrett won't travel to Buenos Aires for the September 30 Test, along with centre Ryan Crotty, locks Sam Whitelock and Brodie Retallick and loose forwards Liam Squire and Sam Cane. They will join the squad in Cape Town for the final 2

15 September 2017 5:05 PM The Real Trump? Why The Donald Could Be More Bipartisan Than We Thought

Washington had a head-spinning Wednesday night and Thursday morning, even by the dizzying standards of the Donald Trump presidency. Over Chinese food, the president on Wednesday night met at the White House with the top Senate and House Democrats, Charles Schumer of New York and Nancy Pelosi of California. Trump’s flirtations with the leaders of the left have been striking 1

14 September 2017 2:53 AM BREAKING: Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump on Dreamers

Democratic leaders emerged from a dinner meeting Wednesday night with President Trump to say they had worked out a deal to grant permanent protections to young illegal immigrants — without having to accept funding for the president’s proposed border wall. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Mr. Trump 2

12 September 2017 11:10 AM Florida Keys, airports partially re-open after Irma rips through state

Parts of the storm-ravaged Florida Keys will allow residents to return on Tuesday to survey damage from Hurricane Irma, which devastated the state with high winds and storm surges that destroyed homes and left millions without power. Downgraded to a tropical storm early on Monday, Irma had ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes. It caused 10