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Mexico rescuers labor against time to find trapped quake survivors

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds on Thursday to find survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years, as the search for a 12-year-old schoolgirl that transfixed the nation faced complications.
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Hungarian authorities have been holding an active arrest warrant since 2016 for Sebastian Gorka, a former national security advisor to US President Donald Trump.
Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont, who led a failed attempt to break from Spain, will attend a conference in Copenhagen Monday in what will be his first public trip since fleeing to Belgium
The U.S. military has put countering China and Russia at the heart of a new national defense strategy unveiled Friday, the latest sign of shifting American priorities after more than a decade and a ha
North Korea has cancelled a visit by a delegation to South Korea to prepare for a trip by an art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics, Seoul's Unification Ministry was quoted as saying by South
Germany will not plunge into political crisis if Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a coalition government with the Social Democrats fail, former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Frida
Sixteen people are to be prosecuted in connection with the massacre of 14 young men in Senegal's troubled region of Casamance, a source close to the case said on Friday.
Foreign minister Boris Johnson floated the idea of building a bridge between Britain and France, during a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron, the French leader's office said Friday.
Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont will not become the Spanish region's chief again, government spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo said in an interview, adding that the government would continue
Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said the venue for negotiations on Donbas “is not so important,” according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. Read more here. The post
Pope Francis drew anger from victims of clerical sexual abuse in Chile when he said ‘there isn’t any proof’ a bishop covered up molestation of minors by an influential priest.
NEW YORK - Oscar nominations balloting might be finished but Hollywood's "Me Too" moment has kept right on going. When Academy Awards nominations are announced Tuesday morning, it might be a ......
The defence secretary says competition between great powers is now the primary focus.
Another Olympic gold medallist has come forward to say that she was sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor who worked at USA Gymnastics.
A Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip says it has killed a relative who allegedly helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas militants, in
The controversial dossier on US President Donald Trump’s alleged links with Russia sparked an "old-fashioned purge" but did not include an ex-MI6 spy’s sources, the boss of the firm behind
The Senate lacks the votes needed to avert a federal closure that may carry huge political fallout.
BALTIMORE - Following a record year in homicides, Baltimore's mayor fired the city's police commissioner, saying a change in leadership was needed to reduce crime more quickly. Deputy Commissioner Da
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The top general of the Army Corps of Engineers has inspected operations at the scene of the devastating flash floods that hit Montecito, California. KEYT-TV reports Lt. Gen
HALIFAX - Cheers erupted on the Halifax waterfront Friday as HMCS Charlottetown sailed into port following a six-month deployment overseas. The Halifax-based frigate returned home after taking part i
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says a federal transportation watchdog was too hasty in dismissing a consumer advocate's complaint on behalf of obese airline passengers. The high court's 6-3 ...

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