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Maria knocks out power, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

2017-09-20 22:04

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years is pummeling the island, tearing off roofs and doors, toppling cell towers and unleashing heavy flooding

Japan PM declares time for North Korea dialogue is over

2017-09-20 22:37

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has rallied behind the US warning that "all options" are available to deal with North Korea, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel disagrees with the US.

VIDEO: Medical staff under fire over mistreatment of newborn babies

2017-09-20 16:37

A video of hospital employees forcing newborn babies to dance and referring to them as “mini-Satans” has emerged.

Man steals cheeseburger after slapping victim

2017-09-20 15:59

A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he randomly slapped a customer then stole the man's green chile cheeseburger before dashing away.

Melania Trump to UN: 'Step up' to protect children

2017-09-20 22:03

First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" and "come together" to help improve the lives of children.

Iran publicly hangs man for rape, murder of young girl

2017-09-20 15:55

A man has been hanged in front of cheering crowds in Iran after being convicted of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl which had outraged the nation.

Israel vows to act against Iranian threats to annihilate it

2017-09-20 14:44

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says as long as Iran seeks to destroy Israel it will face no fiercer enemy than the Jewish state.

 

Man killed by police was deaf

2017-09-20 18:35

Authorities say Oklahoma City officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe apparently didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf.

WATCH: Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

2017-09-20 16:35

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans are digging frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades.

Bangladesh army steps up as Rohingya suffer heavy rain

2017-09-20 21:28

Bangladesh's army has been ordered to take a bigger role helping hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled violence in Myanmar, amid warnings it could take six months to register the new refugees.

21 schoolchildren among more than 200 dead in powerful Mexico quake

2017-09-20 11:01

At least 216 people have been killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble.

Hurricane Maria threatens to flatten Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

2017-09-20 14:19

Puerto Rico faces what officials have said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the US territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.

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