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Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Foreign Minister of Djibouti, addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Syria says victory is in sight over terroristsSyria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that his country is "marching steadily" toward the goal of rooting out terrorism _ and "victory is now within reach."
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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.
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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
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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
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Yemen rebels pardon journalist after death sentenceYemeni Shiite rebel officials say a prominent journalist who was sentenced to death over accusations of collaborating with a Saudi-led coalition battling the group has been pardoned
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Leader of the Five Stars Moviment, Beppe Grillo performs on the stage during a meeting in Rimini, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
Italy: 5-Stars open new phase, pick candidate for premierItaly's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement opened a new phase in its quest for the country's premiership by choosing its candidate and party leader to take the reins from founder Beppe Grillo
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FILE -  In this Monday, May 16, 2016 file photo, actor Colin Firth poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loving at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has become a dual U.K.-Italian citizen, and his wife is applying for British nationality. Their two sons already have dual citizenship.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decisionBritish actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty
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Russian oppositionist Udaltsov detained before Moscow rallyRussian news reports say a prominent opposition figure who was recently released after serving more than four years in prison has been detained at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow
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Turkish Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar, left, and his Iraqi counterpart Gen. Othman Ali al-Ghanimi inspect an honour guard at the Turkish military headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.(Pool Photo via AP )
Turkey OKs military intervention, warns Iraqi Kurds on voteThe Turkish parliament renewed Saturday a mandate allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria, as officials continued to press Iraqi Kurdish leaders to call off an upcoming independence referendum.
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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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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 1977 file photo two stewardesses stand in the open front door of the hijacked Lufthansa jetline 'Landshut' a Boing 737, at an airfield at Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The  Lufthansa passenger jet hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction's campaign against West German authorities has returned home. The dpa news agency reported Saturday  Sept. 23, 2017 most parts of the Boeing 737 arrived Saturday in the southern city of Friedrichshafen, where they will be reassembled and displayed at the Dornier Museum.  (AP Photo/Harry Koundakjian,file)
German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back homeA Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a leftist militant group's campaign against West German authorities has returned home
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A ship moored to the dock of Barcelona's port to house police reinforcements is seen in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Unions representing Spanish security forces say authorities have hired three ferries to accommodate some of the additional police officers dispatched to Catalonia for the Oct. 1 independence referendum. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain, Catalonia tussle over who controls the Mossos policeSpain's central government and regional Catalan authorities tussled Saturday over who controls the regional police force that is considered key to the success of a planned Oct. 1 independence vote for the northeastern region
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