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Several people killed as truck drives down New York City bike path

Several people killed as truck drives down New York City bike path Tue, 31 Oct, 2017

A pickup truck struck down multiple people on a bike path in lower Manhattan, killing several and injuring numerous others on Tuesday afternoon, before the driver was shot and taken into custody, the New York City police said.
13 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

13 dead as wildfires torch California wine country Tue, 10 Oct, 2017

Firefighters encouraged by weakening winds were battling 17 large wildfires on Tuesday in California which have left at least 13 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed wine country.
US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate Fri, 06 Oct, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate gained force as it sped toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula Friday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend.
Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Vegas massacre

Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Vegas massacre Tue, 03 Oct, 2017

The US Congress on Tuesday shelved a controversial plan to make it easier to purchase gun silencers, as President Donald Trump signalled a future debate about the nation's gun laws was possible.
U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats Tue, 03 Oct, 2017

The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats after pulling more than half of its own embassy staff out of Havana last week, further escalating tensions between the United States and Cuba.
50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting

50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting Mon, 02 Oct, 2017

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4

Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4 Thu, 07 Sep, 2017

 Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic toward Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida.
Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain

Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey lashed central Texas with torrential rains on Sunday, unleashing "catastrophic" floods after the megastorm -- the most powerful to hit the United States since 2005 -- left a deadly trail of devastation along the Gulf Coast.
North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim Tue, 15 Aug, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim.
Maduro orders Venezuela military drill after Trump threat

Maduro orders Venezuela military drill after Trump threat Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered his armed forces to carry out a national exercise next week in reaction to a threat of possible US military action voiced by President Donald Trump.
Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats

Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

Dozens held signs and waved Guam's flag during a rally for peace in the U.S. territory. Monday's demonstration came days after North Korea threatened to fire four intermediate-range missiles into the ocean near Guam. The protest also followed a week of heated exchanges between Pyongyang and Washington.
US warns NKorea that nuclear drive could spell end of regime

US warns NKorea that nuclear drive could spell end of regime Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

The United States on Wednesday warned North Korea that the pursuit of its nuclear drive could lead to the collapse of Kim Jong-Un's regime, as President Donald Trump brandished America's nuclear might as a powerful deterrent.
U.S. says two Cuban diplomats expelled after 'incidents' in Havana

U.S. says two Cuban diplomats expelled after 'incidents' in Havana Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

 The United States in May expelled two Cuban diplomats based in Washington after unspecified "incidents" caused physical symptoms in Americans serving at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, the State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Putin expels 755 US diplomats from Russia

Putin expels 755 US diplomats from Russia Sun, 30 Jul, 2017

President Vladimir Putin said Russia will expel 755 U.S. diplomatic staff and could consider imposing additional measures against the United States as a response to new U.S. sanctions, although not for now.
Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions Fri, 28 Jul, 2017

Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington.

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Barcelona terror attack

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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