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'Trump looking to loosen Obama limits on drone strikes'

Rights group outraged as reports say president considering policy changes to expand CIA authority on strikes and raids.

drone strikes

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Trudeau tells UN Canada has failed indigenous people

Prime minister acknowledges the dark history of Canada's colonisation as one of "humiliation, neglect and abuse".

Justin Trudeau

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Trump signs new order to expand North Korea sanctions

Latest measure bans foreign banks and businesses doing any trade with Pyongyang to curb its nuclear missile programme.

Donald Trump

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Hurricane Maria leaves at least 15 dead in Dominica

Hundreds of homes destroyed and communication cut off as Category 4 storm devastates small Caribbean island nation.

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Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other victims

Death toll rises to 230 as President Enrique Nieto says 'every minute counts to save lives'.

Mexican rescue workers

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Hurricane Maria tears through Puerto Rico

Strongest storm to hit the US territory in nearly 90 years has killed at least nine in its wake across the Caribbean.

Winds lash the coastal city of Fajardo

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Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

Maria strikes island as a powerful Category 4 storm, inflicting potentially catastrophic damage.

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Dozens of states sign treaty banning nuclear weapons

More than 50 nations sign agreement calling for a global ban on nuclear weapons, but none of them possess such arms.

UN members state

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Major 7.1 earthquake hits Mexico, more than 140 killed

At least 22 children from one school among those killed in the deadliest tremor to hit the country in 30 years.

southern Mexico

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'Tensions to rise' after Trump's North Korea comments

Analysts say US president's fiery language against North Korea and its leader distances the prospect of negotiations.

 United Nations General Assembly

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