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Independence promised as Catalonia votes ‘yes’ in violent referendum

BARCELONA, Spain — Catalonia has “gained the right” to secede from Spain…

After storm, Puerto Rico’s capital dreads what’s next

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Here at the massive Luis Llorens Torres…

US imposes more sanctions on North Korea

WASHINGTON — Tightening pressure on North Korea and those who might support…

War in Korea? The scenarios are sobering

This is the way a nuclear war begins. Simulations of a war…

Death toll rises in Mexico after quake, search for survivors ongoing

MEXICO CITY — Scenes of desolation and rejoicing unspooled Thursday at the…

Dozens killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico

A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, killing dozens of people,…

Trump gives a forceful first address to UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump delivered a forceful inaugural speech to…

Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 3 storm carving course across northern Caribbean

MIAMI — Hurricane Maria strengthened to a major Category 3 hurricane Monday…

London police say blast caused by ‘improvised explosive device’

LONDON — An explosion on a train at London's Parsons Green underground…

10 dead in eastern Caribbean as Hurricane Irma continues march toward Florida

MIAMI — A string of small, devastated Caribbean islands counted their dead…

Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the northeast Caribbean with Florida likely in crosshairs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Floridians hit the highways, scrambled for supplies and…

Anger spans Asia over Myanmar’s violence against Rohingya Muslims

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of protesters in Indonesia rallied for the third…

North Korea’s 6th nuclear test challenges Trump, sends signal to China

BEIJING — North Korea’s claim that it had successfully tested a hydrogen…

North Korean leader is ‘begging for war,’ US ambassador to UN says

UNITED NATIONS — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called Monday…

Hundreds dead after monsoon causes landslides, floods across South Asia

New Delhi — More than 1,700 people have died in catastrophic floods…

Many left in limbo after feds order closure of Russian consulate in SF

Many Russian and U.S. citizens were left in limbo Thursday morning following…

Trump: ‘All options’ on the table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning said "all options" remain…

Death of Barcelona attacker confirmed

MADRID — Catalan police have shot and killed Younes Abouyaaqoub, the man…

Spanish police hunting for terrorist cell behind van attack

BARCELONA — Spanish police said on Sunday they are hunting for a…

Islamic State claims Barcelona attack that killed at least 12, injured 80

BARCELONA — The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s…