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Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, heads for Puerto Rico

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| Hurricane Maria is barreling toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 hurricane. It has already caused reports of devastation on the island of Dominica.

St. Louis protesters tell police: 'Stop killing us'

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Several hundred protesters observed six minutes of silence in front of the St. Louis Police Department, then chanted "stop killing us."

Trump advisers warn North Korea to give up weapons programs

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They told North Korea to stop developing missiles and nuclear weapons and to quit making threats against the U.S. — or face destruction.

Second man arrested in connection to London subway attack

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Police say they arrested a 21-year-old man late Saturday in west London. He has not yet been charged or identified.

St. Louis protesters turn out for a second day of demonstrations

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Protesters marched in a St. Louis to show their opposition to the acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man.

​18 hurt as improvised bomb explodes on London subway train

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Commuters reported a noise and a flash aboard the District Line train at Parsons Green station in the southwest of the city, followed by chaos.

Mexico and US: Neighboring countries at a breaking point

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Recent events have put a strain on an already fragile relationship between the two nations with a long history of distrust. One former Mexican diplomat gauged it where it stands now.

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Olympic committee officially chooses LA for 2028 games

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The International Olympic Committee met in Lima, Peru this week, where they officially announced Los Angeles and Paris as future host cities.

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Irma becomes post-tropical cyclone as recovery begins

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Irma is now a post-tropical cyclone, with top winds of only 25 mph — a far cry from the Category 4 storm that ravaged the Florida Keys on Sunday.

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