U.S. will consider resuming halted military aid to Egypt: Trump

Reuters - 25 min 4 sec ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States, which last month decided to deny Egypt $95.7 million in aid and to delay a further $195 million over human rights concerns, will consider resuming some suspended military assistance, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday.
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Crews in Mexico race to save girl trapped in school rubble

Associated Press - 25 min 39 sec ago
Rescue crews working in silence raced Wednesday to remove a girl trapped in the rubble of a collapsed elementary school in Mexico City.
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Brazil Supreme Court sends new Temer graft charges to Congress

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 23:51
BRASILIA (Reuters) - A majority of the judges on Brazil's Supreme Court voted on Wednesday to send new graft charges against President Michel Temer to the lower house of Congress, which must authorize any trial of a sitting president.
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Analysis: Trump's odd comments on Africa

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 23:25
President Donald Trump continued to make the rounds at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. At lunch, he attended a gathering of African leaders and made a few remarks.
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Hurricane Maria brings destruction, heavy floods to Puerto Rico

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 23:11
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria rampaged across Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, bringing widespread flooding and knocking out power across the island after killing at least nine people in the Caribbean.
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Erdogan, Putin to discuss Syrian peace plan next week

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 23:04
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he will meet Russia's President Vladimir Putin next week to discuss a plan agreed by their countries and Iran to reduce the fighting in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.
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Iran says it does not expect U.S. to leave nuclear deal

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:57
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran vowed on Wednesday not to be the first nation to violate the Iran nuclear deal and said it did not expect the United States to abandon it despite President Donald Trump's fierce criticism.
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Opinion: Besieged by storms, our neighbors need help

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:50
As yet another hurricane descends into the Caribbean, vulnerable and often tourism-dependent nations are again being badly battered. Wednesday morning, Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with 155-mph winds after devastating Dominica and other islands. After the physical impact, it will take years to rebuild; the long-term economic consequences will be even more devastating, if less obvious to the casual observer. As the destruction unfolds, the United States has a responsibility to help.
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On podcast, Preet Bharara gives new details on why Donald Trump fired him

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:49
Preet Bharara, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York who President Donald Trump fired just three months into his presidency, says he believes that if he had stayed Trump would have asked him "to do something inappropriate."
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'It's not over yet,' Merkel warns supporters before vote

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:36
HAMBURG (Reuters) - Returning to her birthplace, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged supporters to mobilize undecided voters before Sunday's election, telling them not to take her conservatives' solid lead in opinion polls for granted.
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Sean Penn is heading to Hulu

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:26
Fresh off a few major wins at Sunday's Emmy Awards, Hulu has just scored a big-name star for one of its upcoming shows.
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Unveiling new Libya plan, U.N. sees opportunity for peace

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:14
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations launched a roadmap on Wednesday for a renewed international effort to break a political stalemate in Libya and end the turmoil that followed the country's 2011 uprising.
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Rescuers get closer to trapped girl as Mexico quake toll passes 220

Reuters - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 22:12
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers frantically worked to dig a young girl out from under the rubble of a partially collapsed school in Mexico City on Wednesday, offering a small glimmer of hope amid devastation from a major earthquake that killed at least 224 people.
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Price criticized private jets, then took them

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 21:59
According to Politico, while traveling for business, HHS Secretary Tom Price took five private jet flights over the course of a week.
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Analysis: Why passing the Republican health care bill could harm Republicans politically

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 21:55
Senate Republicans continue to sound optimistic about their chances of passing their last, last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare before their window to do so closes at the end of the month. (I'm more skeptical.)
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Tense moments on Senate floor

Associated Press - Wed, 20/09/2017 - 21:55
CNN's Brooke Baldwin analyzes moments on the Senate floor amid tension from the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill.
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