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Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma....

The Latest: Iranian state TV broadcasts Trump U.N. speech
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...

UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings."...

The Latest: UN official urges focus on preventing conflict
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):...

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons....

German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside
BRUSSELS (AP) -- An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday....

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map....

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country does not fear international scrutiny and invited diplomats to see some areas for themselves....

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan....

Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47
MOSCOW (AP) -- The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled inventions. By some estimates, the AK-47 and its versions account for about one-fifth of the world's firearms, the rugged and reliable weapon of choice for many armies, terror groups and drug gangs....

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Kenya protests seek removal of judges who nullified election

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

Norway's massive wealth fund hits $1 trillion in value

Latin America/Caribbean
Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Middle East
Egypt says it will host 'reorganization' of Libyan army