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73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

More than 73,000 people have fled emergency conditions at home for Florida since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory in the Caribbean.

Mattis to discuss N Korea threat on Asia trip

Mattis to discuss N Korea threat on Asia trip

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Monday that curbing military threats from North Korea would be high on the agenda on his Asian tour this week, ahead of a visit by Donald Trump.

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US regulators have approved a second form of gene therapy to fight cancer. The treatment, called Yescarta, is the first immunotherapy on the US market for certain kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) ...

Trump blasts ex-FBI chief over alleged Clinton 'fix'

Trump blasts ex-FBI chief over alleged Clinton 'fix'

President Donald Trump accused James Comey Wednesday of fixing a probe into Hillary Clinton's email last year, pointing to a heavily censored email released by the FBI as evidence.

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

Washington is softening its position on European plans to impose taxes on US tech giants such as Apple and Google, officials said this week.

23 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

23 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday to help battle infernos which have left at least 23 people dead and thousands homeless.

Iran foreign minister tells lawmakers of plans to respond to Trump moves

Iran foreign minister tells lawmakers of plans to respond to Trump moves

Iran will react sharply to any US move against the nuclear deal with global powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iranian parliament Wednesday, according to a parliamentarian who attended the session quoted by state media.

‘N.Korea hackers stole S.Korea-US military plans’

‘N.Korea hackers stole S.Korea-US military plans’

North Korean hackers stole a large amount of classified military documents, including South Korea-US wartime operational plans to wipe out the North Korean leadership, a South Korean ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday.

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California north country

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California north country

Firefighters battled wind-whipped wildfires Tuesday in California which have left at least 11 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed north country.

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week.

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

If you think technology has shaken up the news media -- just wait, you haven't seen anything yet.

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowledge of planned carnage

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowledge of planned carnage

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter said Wednesday she had no idea he was planning the attack, describing her boyfriend as a ‘quiet, caring man’ as President Donald Trump ...