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South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea’s weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

MEXICO CITY – A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two yet-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S....

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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NFL commissioner, players’ union angrily denounce Trump

SOMERSET, N.J. – The National Football League and its players’ union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Let’s take a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Puerto Rico without electricity, worries about failing dam

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A failing dam prompted emergency evacuations of two towns in northwest Puerto Rico on Friday as the U.S. territory struggled with flooding, an island-wide power blackout and...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Relatives keep vigil amid search for Mexico quake survivors

MEXICO CITY – Survivors were still being pulled from the rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretched into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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‘Obamacare’ repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

WASHINGTON – Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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

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...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Closure at busy U.S.-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

SAN DIEGO – The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The closure between San Diego and Tijuana for...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON – Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON – The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World