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Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake

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| The 8.1-quake hit off Mexico's southern coast, toppling houses in Chiapas state and causing buildings more than 600 miles away in Mexico City to sway violently.

​S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

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Seoul's Unification Ministry spokeswoman Eugene Lee said Friday that Pyongyang could potentially conduct its next ICBM tests this weekend or around Oct. 10, another North Korean holiday marking the founding of its ruling party.

​Hurricane Irma toll hits 10, increasing threat for Florida

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The storm was increasingly likely to rip into heavily populated South Florida early Sunday.

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Hurricane Irma pushes toward Puerto Rico

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The large storm maintained its 185-mph winds after making its first landfall on Barbuda early Wednesday.

FAQ: What to expect as DACA is phased out

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President Trump’s decision to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program raises many questions about what's next. Here's what we know so far.

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​Irma strengthens to Category 5 storm as it nears Caribbean

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Irma had sustained winds of 175mph (280 kph) and was centered about 270 miles (440 kilometers) east of Antigua. It was moving west at 14 mph (22 kph).

North Korea is 'begging for war,' says US ambassador to UN

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Washington's ambassador to the United Nations called on the U.N. Security Council to impose "the strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang after its latest nuclear weapon test.

Man who ran into Burning Man fire dies

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It happened during the festival's signature ceremony, which features a towering effigy being set on fire.

Trump, asked if he'd attack North Korea, says: 'We'll see'

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North Korea claimed its most powerful nuclear test so far was a "perfect success." It's the latest step for the country as it develops weapons capable of striking anywhere in the U.S.