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Toll in Mexico natural disaster rises to 305

Toll in Mexico natural disaster rises to 305

The need to inspect 98 percent of the capital's public and private schools almost a week after a magnitude 7.1 natural disaster was a stark indicator of just how long the path back to normalcy will be. For many, the emotional toll is becoming too much. At least 96 people also died in a magnitude 8.2 quake that hit off the southern Mexican coast on September 7.


Labour conference: McDonnell denies stifling Brexit debate after vote blocked

Labour conference: McDonnell denies stifling Brexit debate after vote blocked

Mr Corbyn condemned the "unbelievable and disgusting" abuse targeted at women Labour MPs including Luciana Berger and shadow home secretary Diane Abbott. Attendees will be able to enjoy more than 300 fringe events and meetings organised by the Labour Party itself, plus 100 more at The World Transformed - a four-day festival of politics culture and music organised by left-wing activist organisation Momentum .


Violent crime, homicides in United States on rise

Violent crime, homicides in United States on rise

The Brennan Center for Justice, a New York-based law and policy institute, said Monday that the murder rate increase was fueled by an uptick in killings in some of the country's largest cities - with Chicago accounting for more than a fifth of the nationwide murder increase past year.


Almost 90 Percent Want Tax Code Overhaul

Almost 90 Percent Want Tax Code Overhaul

Trump said Friday night during a campaign rally in Huntsville, Alabama, that a tax plan would be released this week, and described it as "massive tax cuts". Let's be clear, whether it's the " top one percent " of earners here in the USA, or the " top 20 percent ", we know who pays the bulk of taxes: the rich.


Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from 8 countries

Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from 8 countries

Noting that all countries share responsibility to prevent terrorist attacks, transnational crime, and immigration fraud, the White House said if nations do not meet the US Governments traveller vetting and information sharing requirements, their nationals may not be allowed to enter the United States or may face other travel restrictions, with certain exceptions.



'The United States' has 'declared war on our country': North Korea

This applied even when they were not in the North Korean airspace, the minister added. The world "should clearly remember" it was the United States that first declared war, he said . The U.S. and North Korea exchanged barbs during a tense week at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) beginning on September 19 with an inaugural speech to the body by Trump.