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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

Media captionThe strong quake was felt in the capital, Mexico City A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 people. The 7.1 magnitude quake toppled dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City, including a school where several children were reported to have died. There has also …

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday condemned human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military. The Nobel Peace laureate’s remarks came in her first address …

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Woman jogger dubbed ‘The Mad Pooper’ wanted by police for defecating outside a family’s home

She’s got the runs. A Colorado family is trying to get a jogger they’ve dubbed “The Mad Pooper” from relieving herself in their neighborhood and outside of their house. Cathy Budde told KKTV her kids caught the woman jogger “mid-squat, pants down and unashamed.” “They are like, ‘There’s a lady …

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The Daily 202: Mueller tightening the screws on Manafort

With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve THE BIG IDEA: Could there be tapes after all? Two stories that popped overnight suggest that special counsel Robert Mueller is aggressively pursuing Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Trump’s campaign. — CNN reports that “U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under …

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Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica on Path to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria left a trail of destruction as it hit the Caribbean island of Dominica as a Category 5 storm and then battered Guadeloupe with powerful winds early Tuesday. Forecasters warned that the storm could leave some parts of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands uninhabitable for months. “So …

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In UN speech, Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy North Korea’ and calls Kim Jong Un the ‘Rocket Man’

NEW YORK — President Trump warned the United Nations in a speech Tuesday that the world faces “great peril” from rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe,and called on fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight to defeat what he called …

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Call about suspicious man was made by Georgia Tech student killed by police, investigators say

The call that led Georgia Tech campus police to respond to a man reportedly wielding a knife was made by the student who was later shot and killed by officers,  police investigators said Monday night. That student, Scout Schultz, left three suicide notes behind in a dormitory room, according to the …

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Trump to lay out vision of US role in the world, focusing on ‘outcomes, not ideology’

NEW YORK — President Trump on Tuesday will present a vision of U.S. engagement with the world in a maiden address to the United Nations that aides said will be consistent with the nation’s “values and traditions” but will not focus on advancing democracy abroad. This dichotomy of a U.S. …

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Obamacare Repeal, Thought Dead in July, May Be Revived in Senate

“I think the odds have improved,” said Senator John Thune of South Dakota, a member of the Republican leadership. “I just told Bill Cassidy he’s kind of the grave robber. This thing was six feet under, and I think he’s revived it.” It is still too early for Republican leaders …

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