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Rescue volunteers pose for a photo as they have a late dinner and drinks at a restaurant in Mexico City's La Condesa neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The long week’s torment weighing heavy on rescuers and residents alike, several of those gathered Friday night in Condesa said memories of the quake and worries for neighbors and victims were hard to escape.  (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City districtThe first weekend since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings in Mexico City has begun on a somber note.
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Absel Salazar holds his Chihuahua Luly after fleeing his home in response to an earthquake alarm, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A strong aftershock rolled through Mexico City, Saturday morning, swaying buildings and sending some people running into the street.(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoA strong new earthquake has shaken Mexico, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400 people
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
CORRECTS TO CLARIFY SITUATION WAS AN EVACUATION - Rescue workers and volunteers stand in the middle of the street after an earthquake alarm sounded and a small tremor was felt during rescue operations at the site of a collapsed building in Roma Norte, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. All rescue workers atop the rubble were able to evacuate safely via an adjacent building. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
The Latest: Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quakeOfficials say the death toll from this week's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in central Mexico has climbed to 305
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Death toll from this week's central Mexico earthquake tops 300Death toll from this week's central Mexico earthquake tops 300
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Residents from Ingenio walk through flooded areas after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Ingenio, Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought by Maria, thousands of people were evacuated from Toa Baja after the municipal government opened the gates of the Rio La Plata Dam. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
The Latest: Officials in Puerto Rico plead for suppliesDozens of anxious mayors are arriving to meet with Puerto Rico's governor to present a long list of things they urgently need after Hurricane Maria devastated the island
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Third round of NAFTA talks opens in CanadaMexico, the United States and Canada have begun a second round of talks on re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, Anthony Kleppe of the U.S. General Services Administration, looks out over construction on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The busiest border crossing in the United States, between San Diego and Tijuana, will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The closure is for work on a $741 million expansion project. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Expansion work closes busiest US-Mexico border crossingPeople kicking off fall vacations in Mexico this weekend won't be able to use the nation's busiest border crossing to get there as it's closed for a $741 billion expansion project
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FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsAjit Pai has been to Texas and Florida in recent weeks to learn what hurricanes Harvey and Irma can teach about how to improve the nation's emergency communication systems during natural disasters
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Trump pardon pains those who feel like Joe Arpaio's victimsPeople who feel wronged by former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration crackdowns, jail policies and botched investigations say they are disturbed by President Donald Trump pardoning his conviction
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In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 photo provided by the Virginia Task Force 1, crew members ultilize a hot stick to assess electrical lines in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in eastern Puerto Rico. Days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes, millions on the island face the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity. (Virginia Task Force 1 via AP)
After Maria, humanitarian crisis grows in Puerto RicoA humanitarian crisis is growing in Puerto Rico as towns are left without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service following Hurricane Maria's devastating passage across the island
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U.S. seismologists say new quake in Mexico magnitude 6.2, centered in southern state of OaxacaU.S. seismologists say new quake in Mexico magnitude 6.2, centered in southern state of Oaxaca
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A Catholic church's bell tower is missing after the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in San Gregorio Atlapulco, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Mexican officials are promising to keep up the search for survivors as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day following Tuesday's major earthquake that devastated Mexico City and nearby states. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hopeSurvivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Rescue workers search for survivors at an apartment building located on the street corner of Amsterdam and Laredo, that collapsed during an earthquake in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 200 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The Latest: Chopper carrying aid crashes in Mexico, 1 deadMexico's federal prosecutors' office says one of its employees has died in the crash of a helicopter that was carrying aid to a remote village in Oaxaca state.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The Latest: Maria to cause dangerous currents along US coastHurricane Maria is expected to soon create dangerous waves and strong rip currents along parts of the southeast U.S. coast as the Category 3 storm moves away from the Bahamas and into the open ocean
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Neighbors carry a wooden cabinet from a building damaged by the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in San Gregorio Atlapulco, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.  They say they feel authorities underplayed the damage to the village of 29,000, where six people are believed to have died. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
In Mexico quake, villages on edge of capital feel forgottenIn Mexico quake, forgotten villages on edge of capital clamor for aid
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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