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A completely ruined house is seen in El Negro community a day after the impact of Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, Thursday, September 21, 2017. As of Thursday evening, Maria was moving off the northern coast of the Dominican Republic with winds of 120 mph (195 kph). The storm was expected to approach the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas late Thursday and early Friday. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
September 21, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in hopes of capturing rainwater. "We can use it to at least flush the toilets," she told her grandmother. A day after Hurricane Maria ravaged...
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A woman walks past an apartment building that collapsed after an earthquake in Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 200 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
September 21, 2017 - 6:44 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local): 5 p.m. Mexico's office of the presidency says the death toll from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen to 273, including 137 in the capital. The presidency said in a statement Wednesday that there were also...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, rides in on a horse named "Sassy" to vote a the Gallant Volunteer Fire Department in Gallant, Ala. President Donald Trump’s political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He’s campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his most ardent supporters and backed by a cast of players that reads like a roster of Team Trump. Moore is facing Sen. Luther Strange, appointed in February to fill the seat that opening when Jeff Sessions become Attorney General. Trump endorsed Strange last month. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
September 21, 2017 - 6:34 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his own most...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season's playoffs. Officials will also make sure jump...
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In this combination photo, Jimmy Kimmel appears at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest in Los Angeles on March 8, 2015, left, and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., in New Orleans on Aug. 27, 2015. Kimmel said on Sept. 19, 2017, that Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy “lied right to my face” by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test the Republican lawmaker named for the late night host. The ABC comic's withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the Graham-Cassidy bill. In the process, they've also illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed in the last decade and have become homes for potent points of view. (AP Photo/File)
September 21, 2017 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn't work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic's withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill (sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy) and, in the process, illustrated...
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In this image provided by Kirkwood Mountain Resort, the first snow of the season is seen looking up at the Wall ski run Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Kirkwood, Calif. Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, dusting hills and ski resorts with fresh snow and stoking excitement for an early skiing season. (Kirkwood Mountain Resort via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 6:04 pm
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Snow fell in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, giving the towering mountain range shared by California and Nevada a wintry look in September and making travel hazardous. Sixteen vehicles crashed on Interstate 80 as snow and hail fell Thursday, killing a man driving...
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U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, covers her heart during the Pledge of Allegiance before a town hall meeting, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Charles City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
September 21, 2017 - 6:04 pm
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said Thursday she isn't sure her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law has the votes to pass, as she faced tough questions from Iowa constituents about the political drive for the measure. "If it's brought up, I hope...
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In this photo taken Aug.11, 2016, a security guard closes the gate of the UN compound in the Congo Ituri province capital Bunia. By virtue of being the largest U.N. peacekeeping mission, Congo is also home to the highest number of sexual abuse and exploitation allegations in the world. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
September 21, 2017 - 5:57 pm
BUNIA, Congo (AP) — Here are key findings from the third installment of The Associated Press investigation into the U.N.'s peacekeeping crisis: 1. Congo, home to the United Nations' largest and most expensive mission, had the highest number of abuse and exploitation allegations since 2004. Of the...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 21, 2017 - 5:55 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, China and Italy insisted Thursday there can be no turning back on the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump suggested that he may seek a renegotiation or simply walk away from the pact. "How are we going to convince countries like...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 5:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — On a stage where many world leaders spotlight their successes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday about one of his nation's historic failures: the injustices long faced by its native people. "For indigenous peoples in Canada, the...
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