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The Latest: Spain to deploy extra police for…

Spain's Interior Ministry says it's deploying police reinforcements to its northeastern region of Catalonia to maintain order and take action if a referendum on independence pledged by the Catalan government but deemed illegal by Spain should take place

Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico and floods…

VIDEO SHOWS: HEAVY RAINFALL IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, CARS BEING PUSHED BY HEAVY RAINFALL IN PUERTO RICO SHOWS: CAGUAS, PUERTO RICO (SEPTEMBER 20, 2017) (ORIGINALLY SHOT IN PORTRAIT) (CHAIZA CARDONA -

One Of The Last Paris Climate Accord Holdouts…

Local media reports Nicaragua initially refused to join because it thought enforcement wasn't strong enough and that it "was not realistic."

After humdrum German campaign, Merkel hopes for…

Chancellor Angela Merkel appears all but certain to win a fourth term when Germans vote on Sunday, but with a weaker mandate as more voters turn to smaller parties, including the anti-immigrant and euroskeptic Alternative for Germany

Body's 'bad fat' could be transformed into brown…

The body's "bad fat" could be made to transform into brown fat by blocking specific proteins, researchers have found.

How Do United Nations Sanctions Work? And Are…

The U.S. is one of several countries that typically backs U.N. sanctions — but do those sanctions actually work?

North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump a what? Dotard is a translation of a derogatory Korean word for an old person

NASA spacecraft to slingshot around Earth on…

NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft will fly by Earth on Friday as part of its mission to investigate the Bennu asteroid.

South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package…

The funds will be distributed via United Nations agencies to help North Korean children and pregnant women.

Poland's premier blasts EU before talks with Hungary leader

Poland's prime minister has accused European Union leaders of being politically motivated in criticizing her government's major overhaul of the judiciary as being a threat to the rule of law

UK invests $88m in major US physics experiment

The UK pledged an $88 million investment toward the U.S. government's yet to be completed subterranean particle physics experiment this week.

Myanmar's Leader Finally Talked About The…

Aung San Suu Kyi had said little about the Rohingya crisis until Tuesday. In her 30-minute speech, she didn't denounce violence against the group.

Syrian activist, daughter found dead in Turkey

Turkish media reports say a Syrian activist and her journalist daughter have been killed in their home in Istanbul

Royal Navy saves children from upturned boat

The US Coastguard has released footage of a Royal Navy helicopter rescuing two children and a woman from an upturned vessel during Hurricane Maria.

Death Toll From Mexico's 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake…

Mexico has been struck by two powerful earthquakes this month.

Turkey to discuss response to Kurdish independence vote

Turkey's political and military leaders are set to meet to mull over possible sanctions and other measures against Iraq's Kurdish region if it goes ahead with a referendum on independence

May to propose multi-year Brexit transition deal

In a major speech in Florence, Theresa Mays is to propose a multi-year transitional deal, which means we will keep the same market access in terms of the single market and the customs union.

Mexico Begins Latest Earthquake Recovery Effort…

Mexico has been struck by two powerful earthquakes this month.