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    U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear standoff.

  2. hurricane maria storm

    Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean as a Category 5 on Tuesday, killing at least one person on the French island of Guadeloupe and leaving "mind-boggling" devastation on Dominica.


    With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the UN, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said her country does not fear international scrutiny and invited diplomats to see some areas.

  4. Stanislav Petrov

    Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war over a false missile warning at the height of the Cold War, has died at 77.

  5. Britain London Fire

    The criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire that killed about 80 people in London in June could result in manslaughter charges, but any prosecutions could be months away due to the complexity of the forensic work, police in the U.K. say.