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Death toll rises to 245 in quake hit Mexico

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said a total of 115 people have died in the capital following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook the capital and nearby states.

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Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

WASHINGTON -- Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study said.

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US gives $32M for Rohingya

NEW YORK -- The United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar.

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9 Red Cross workers die while delivering aid

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh -- A truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh veered off a road and fell into a ditch Thursday morning, September 21, killing at least nine aid workers, hours after another aid shipment in the refuge

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53 lab animals rescued at fallen Mexico building

MEXICO CITY -- Mexicans are cheering over rescues of earthquake survivors, including a man who was pulled alive from the rubble of a partly collapsed apartment block Wednesday, more than 24 hours after the quake.

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Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos suspected of Abu Sayyaf links

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian police said they have arrested seven Filipinos believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, as part of a crackdown on suspected terrorists in the country.

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Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts

MEXICO CITY -- A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil for Mexico, much of it broadcast across the nation as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday tryin

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Leaders to tech firms at UN: Yank terror postings in 2 hours

UNITED NATIONS -- The heads of Britain, France and Italy are setting an ambitious goal for tech companies to tackle online postings that promote terrorism: Take them down within an hour or two.

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