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Russian special forces helping Syrian troops in key cityRussian says its special forces helping Syrian government troops fight Islamic State militants in battle for key city
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in New York described as "the sound of a dog barking" Trump's threat to destroy his country. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat 'the sound of a dog barking'
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President Donald Trump walks to his seat after speaking during a luncheon with African leaders at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugeesTrump faces decision soon on refugee admissions, may go for even stricter limits
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Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait for their turn to receive handouts near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when deadly attacks by a Rohingya insurgent group on police posts prompted Myanmar's military to launch "clearance operations" in Rakhine state. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 dieNine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob
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Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS groupIraq's prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija from the Islamic State group.
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Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto RicoPuerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello has imposed a curfew to allow rescue crews and officials to respond to Hurricane Maria's aftermath
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Rescue workers and volunteers search for survivors in the aftermath of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, at the Ninos Heroes neighborhood in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Workers, some wearing helmets, sometimes calling for silence, as they tried to reach survivors. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue effortsA delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Truck carrying aid crashes in Bangladesh; 9 deadA truck filled with humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh has veered off a road and fallen into a ditch, killing at least nine aid workers
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Rescue personnel work on the Enrique Rebsamen primary school, that collapsed after an earthquake, in Mexico City, Sept. 20, 2017. A wing of the school collapsed during the quake killing scores of young children. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivorsRescuers have worked furiously trying to free a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City, the sight of her wriggling fingers far down in the debris giving them hope and pushing them on
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Rescue workers and volunteers search for survivors on a collapsed building the Del Valle neighborhood in Mexico City, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
The Latest: Mexico City mayor puts capital quake toll at 115Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says a total of 115 people have died in the capital following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook the capital and nearby states
The Associated Press3 hours ago
South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, center, presides over an interagency meeting for humanitarian aid to North Korea at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the $8 million worth of assistance amid tensions created by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set dateSouth Korea has decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the assistance amid tensions created by North's nuclear tests
The Associated Press4 hours ago
EU survey finds Muslims willing to embrace non-MuslimsA survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace non-Muslims, but often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live
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