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|North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast
UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday targeting the U.S. mainland with its rockets was inevitable after "Mr. Evil President" Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man", further escalating rhetoric over the North's nuclear weapons and missile programs.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 8:05 PM
|Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association star from a White House visit.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 7:26 PM
|Germany votes as history beckons for Merkel, and far-right
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germans vote in a national election on Sunday that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term and a far-right party enter parliament for the first time in more than half a century.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 6:16 PM
|Trump pressures U.S. senators to back Republican healthcare bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted Senator John McCain for dealing a possibly fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 8:30 PM
|Latest Mexico quake spreads alarm, some rescue efforts suspended
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook southern Mexico on Saturday spread fear in the capital and frustrated rescuers, some of whom were forced to suspend the search for survivors of an earlier, bigger tremor.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 8:30 PM
|Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's governor met with mayors from around the ravaged island on Saturday after surveying damage to an earthen dam in the northwestern part of the U.S. territory that was threatening to collapse from flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 8:35 PM
|Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticizes arms program
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite U.S. pressure to stop.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 6:59 PM
|NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autos
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement intensified on Saturday although U.S. negotiators looked set to once again withhold proposals for one of the Trump administration's most challenging issues.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 3:03 PM
|Melania Trump meets Prince Harry, Trudeau, thanks U.S. Invictus team
TORONTO (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Melania Trump, on her first solo international trip on Saturday, to Toronto, met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and invited Britain’s Prince Harry to visit the White House.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 8:22 PM
|Echoing France, Germany says May offered 'nothing concrete' on Brexit
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday that he had been disappointed by British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech, adding to a downbeat reception from France ahead of the resumption of Brexit negotiations next week.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 3:21 PM