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North Korea earthquake 'suspected explosion', China says

North Korea earthquake 'suspected explosion', China says

SUMMARY: China's earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a "suspected explosion".

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North Korea: Tremor detected near weapons' test site

North Korea: Tremor detected near weapons' test site

SUMMARY: The earthquake is reported to have occurred near a nuclear test site and previous quakes have occurred during weapons' tests.

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Uber slams London regulators for caving in to a 'small number of people', launches petition

Uber slams London regulators for caving in to a 'small number of people', launches petition

SUMMARY: Uber's London unit has launched a petition against the decision to revoke its license on Friday, saying that regulators were trying to "restrict consumer choice."

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China says North Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely a natural quake

China says North Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely a natural quake

SUMMARY: SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) - China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion”.

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Failing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico amid flooding from Hurricane Maria

Failing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico amid flooding from Hurricane Maria

SUMMARY: People arrive to buy gasoline next to a sign reading "There is no gasoline," at a gas station, after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 22, 2017.

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New Zealand's ruling party ahead so far with comfortable lead

New Zealand's ruling party ahead so far with comfortable lead

SUMMARY: Votes cast for New Zealand’s ruling National Party reached 46.5 percent, while support for the opposition Labour Party was 35.5 percent, according to the Electoral Commission.

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Buddhist mistrust of foreign aid workers hampers relief for Myanmar's Rohingya

Buddhist mistrust of foreign aid workers hampers relief for Myanmar's Rohingya

SUMMARY: Foreign aid groups are now scaling up to help Bangladesh cope with a humanitarian disaster of biblical proportions.

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Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile, state media reports

Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile, state media reports

SUMMARY: Iran has successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) which it displayed at a military parade on Friday, state media reported on Saturday.

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Earthquake recorded in North Korea suspected explosion

Earthquake recorded in North Korea suspected explosion

SUMMARY: North Korea has been struck by a 3.4 scale earthquake that China says may have been caused by an explosion.

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UK credit rating downgrade based on 'outdated' Brexit view, government says

UK credit rating downgrade based on 'outdated' Brexit view, government says

SUMMARY: Moody's lowered Britain's sovereign credit rating to 'Aa2' with a stable outlook from 'Aa1.'

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US student trapped in Indiana cave for three days

US student trapped in Indiana cave for three days

SUMMARY: Lukas Cavar, 19, was visiting the Sullivan Cave in southern Indiana with the Indiana University Caving Club on Sunday.

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Turkish PM vows security, economic steps in response to Iraqi Kurd referendum

Turkish PM vows security, economic steps in response to Iraqi Kurd referendum

SUMMARY: REUTERS/Umit BektasISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s steps in response to a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region will have diplomatic, political, economic and security dimensions, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday.

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Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

SUMMARY: At the UN on Tuesday, Mr Trump criticised Iran's missile programme and the 2015 nuclear deal with the country.

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Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues

Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues

SUMMARY: On Friday, Theresa May made suggestions including a two-year transition period after Brexit, and that the UK pay the EU for "commitments" previously made.

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France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

SUMMARY: French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech to mark the 500th anniversary of Protestant Reform at the Hotel de Ville City Hall in Paris, France, September 22, 2017.

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Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile: state media

Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile: state media

SUMMARY: President.ir/Handout via REUTERSDUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) which it displayed at a military parade on Friday, state media reported on Saturday.

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NFL: Donald Trump says players protesting during US national anthem should be fired

NFL: Donald Trump says players protesting during US national anthem should be fired

SUMMARY: Cleveland Browns players kneel for the national anthem during a game this seasonUS President Donald Trump says NFL players who protest during the national anthem should be fired.

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China limits refined oil exports to North Korea as part of UN sanctions

China limits refined oil exports to North Korea as part of UN sanctions

SUMMARY: Imports of textiles from North Korea would also be banned immediately, the statement said.

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On This Day: Hurricane Rita evacuees die in bus fire

On This Day: Hurricane Rita evacuees die in bus fire

SUMMARY: In 2005, a fire killed 23 people on a bus carrying Texas nursing home evacuees from Hurricane Rita.

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On This Day in History

On This Day in History

SUMMARY: Today is Saturday Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2017 with 99 to follow.

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