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    Hurricane Irma Breaks All-Time Record for Sustained Wind Speed

    Hurricane Irma reached historic proportions on Wednesday, Sept. 6, becoming the only Atlantic or Eastern Pacific hurricane on record with sustained winds of 185 mph... Read more

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    Mountain in North Korea May Collapse After Recent Hydrogen Bomb Test

    The mountain that likely served as the test site for North Korea’s five nuclear blasts is at risk of imminent collapse, according to to Chinese... Read more

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    Tropical Storm Katia Upgraded to Hurricane Katia

    Update: Katia is now a Category 1 Hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center’s latest advisory at 5 p.m. ET.       —- Earlier... Read more

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in attend a meeting during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia on Sept. 6, 2017. (Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS)

    Putin Says Sanctions, Pressure Alone Won’t Resolve North Korea Crisis

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia/SEOUL—Resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after meeting his South... Read more

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    Hurricane Irma Damage Could Top Katrina to Be Largest Ever in US

    Hurricane Irma may be the most devastating storm in U.S. history, with insured damages more than or equal to those caused by Hurrican Katrina, according... Read more

  • Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 185 mph with higher gusts, is shown in this GOES satellite image in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Leeward Islands and Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, on Sept. 5, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo/Handout via REUTERS)

    Irma Turns Into Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded Outside Gulf and Caribbean

    Hurricane Irma intensified into a monstrous storm on Tuesday, Sept. 5, with wind speeds of over 180 mph, making it the most powerful Atlantic storm... Read more

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to a speech during the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries on the sidelines of the 2017 BRICS Summit in Xiamen, southeastern China's Fujian Province on September 5, 2017.

    Putin Issues Ominous Warning on North Korea Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin issued an ominous warning to the United States on Tuesday, saying that ramping up tensions with North Korea may blow up... Read more

  • In this handout photo released by the South Korean Defense Ministry, South Korea's Hyunmu-2 ballistic missile is fired during an exercise aimed to counter North Korea's nuclear test on September 4, 2017 in East Coast, South Korea. (Photo by South Korean Defense Ministry via Getty Images)

    Japan Planning Possible Mass Evacuation of 60,000 Citizens After North Korea Threats

    Japan is planning for a possible mass evacuation of its citizens currently living in or visiting South Korea, amid heightened threats from North Korea’s latest... Read more

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on Sept. 3, 2017.  (KCNA via REUTERS)

    North Korea’s Nuclear Scientists Take Center Stage With H-bomb Test

    SEOUL—Decorated by Pyongyang but blacklisted abroad, two scientists pictured with North Korea‘s leader ahead of Sunday’s nuclear test play vital roles in the reclusive country’s pursuit... Read more

  • South Korean troops fire Hyunmoo Missile into the waters of the East Sea at a military exercise in South Korea September 4, 2017. Defense Ministry/Yonhap/via REUTERS

    South Korea Warns That North May Launch ICBM After Nuclear Test

    SEOUL/WASHINGTON—South Korea said on Monday it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles... Read more

  • U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley directs comments to the Russian delegation at the conclusion of a U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss the recent ballistic missile launch by North Korea at U.N. headquarters in New York on July 5, 2017. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

    US Calls for UN to Impose Strongest Measures on North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS—U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Monday it was time for the U.N. Security Council to impose “the strongest possible... Read more

  • A tent covers the area around an unexploded British World War Two bomb which was found during renovation work on the university's campus in Frankfurt, Germany, September 1, 2017.     (Reuters/Ralph Orlowski)

    Thousands Evacuate in Frankfurt Before WWII Bomb Defused

    FRANKFURT—Thousands of residents in Frankfurt evacuated their homes early on Sunday ahead of the planned defusing of a massive World War Two bomb discovered on... Read more

  • The Russian Consulate building, where smoke was seen coming from its roof, is seen in San Francisco, Calif., on Sept. 1, 2017. (REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach)

    Russian Diplomats Vacate Three Properties on US Orders

    SAN FRANCISCO—Russian diplomats worked to vacate three properties in the United States on Saturday including the six-story consulate in San Francisco, complying with a U.S... Read more

  • A Korean edition of the book 'North Korea Confidential' is displayed in a bookstore in Seoul on August 31, 2017.
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    North Korea Threatens to Execute 2 South Korean Journalists Over Book Review

    North Korea’s Central Court has sentenced two South Korean journalists and two media executives to death for reviewing a book about what life in the rogue... Read more

  • A sign outside the entrance to the building of the Consulate General of Russia is shown in San Francisco, Calif., on Aug. 31, 2017.  (REUTERS/Stephen Lam)

    Russia Pledges ‘Harsh Response’ to US Tit-for-Tat Measures

    MOSCOW—Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow would respond harshly to U.S. measures designed to hurt it, a day after the United... Read more

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    Tropical Storm Lidia Nearing Parts of Mexico

    Tropical Storm Lidia formed around the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja peninsula on Thursday, but officials said that it’s not likely to reach hurricane strength... Read more

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    Hurricane Irma Moving Across Atlantic as Category 2 Storm

    Hurricane Irma formed Wednesday, and it could become a Category 3 hurricane by Thursday evening, weather officials said. Irma is now a hurricane—the fourth of... Read more

  • A North Korean soldier guards on the Yalu river north of the border city of Sinuiju, North Korea across from Dandong, Liaoning province, northern China on May 24, 2017 in Dandong, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    Starving North Korean Soldiers Ordered to Steal Unripened Corn From the Fields

    North Korean military officers are ordering their starving soldiers to steal unripened corn from local farms, according to NK Daily, a Seoul news outlet with... Read more

  • North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un inside an aircraft that can potentially be used as a stealth nuke carrier. (North Korean State Media)

    North Korea Has 300 Stealth Nuke Carriers and They’re Ancient

    Tensions on the Korean Peninsula escalated on Monday, Aug. 29, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan. President Donald Trump said that all options are... Read more

  • People walk past an Uber advertisement outside the Uber main office in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila, Philippines August 15, 2017. (Reuters/Dondi Tawatao)

    Philippines Lifts Uber Suspension After It Pays Nearly $10 Million in Penalties

    MANILA—The Philippines lifted its one-month suspension on Uber Technologies ahead of schedule on Tuesday after the ride-hailing firm paid almost $10 million in a fine... Read more

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