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The Mexican firefighter who ran into the Twin Towers on 9/11
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The Mexican firefighter who ran into the Twin Towers on 9/11

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 11, 2017

As throngs ran from the World Trade Center on September 11, the man who planned a care-free day with friends…

Dolphins evacuated in Cuba ahead of Hurricane Irma
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Dolphins evacuated in Cuba ahead of Hurricane Irma

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 10, 2017

Harvey, Katia, Irma and Jose. All of these hurricanes have passed through the Caribbean in the last few days. The…

Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma
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Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma

Associated Press - Sep 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses, collapsed buildings and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline as it raked Cuba’s northern…

Pope: Church isn’t a custom’s post, its doors are open
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Pope: Church isn’t a custom’s post, its doors are open

Associated Press - Sep 09, 2017

Pope Francis flew to a rain-soaked Medellin on Saturday to console orphans, the poor and sick — and to demand…

Hurricane Irma now taking aim at Tampa as Floridians hustle to leave
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Hurricane Irma now taking aim at Tampa as Floridians hustle to leave

Associated Press - Sep 09, 2017

With the window closing fast for anyone wanting to escape, Irma hurtled toward Florida with 130 mph winds Saturday on…

Hurricane Irma menaces Bahamas and Cuba, on course toward Florida
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Hurricane Irma menaces Bahamas and Cuba, on course toward Florida

Reuters - Sep 08, 2017

Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastating…

S. Korea braces for another possible North Korea missile test
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S. Korea braces for another possible North Korea missile test

Associated Press - Sep 08, 2017

South Korea is closely watching North Korea over the possibility it may launch another intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as…

Irma lashes at Puerto Rico, leaves tiny Barbuda devastated
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Irma lashes at Puerto Rico, leaves tiny Barbuda devastated

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 07, 2017

Hurricane Irma lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds late Wednesday, leaving nearly 900,000 people without power as…

Monster Hurricane Irma begins to hit Puerto Rico
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Monster Hurricane Irma begins to hit Puerto Rico

Associated Press - Sep 06, 2017

Heavy rain and 185-mph winds lashed the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico's northeast coast Wednesday as Hurricane Irma roared through…

Female astronaut returns to earth after shattering world records
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Female astronaut returns to earth after shattering world records

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 03, 2017

American Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth after having spent 288 days on the International Space Station (ISS), becoming the…

Taiwan becomes first Asian nation to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat
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Taiwan becomes first Asian nation to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat

Associated Press - Apr 12, 2017

Taiwan's legislature has explicitly banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal…

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90
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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Vallarta Daily News - Nov 26, 2016

A towering figure of the 20th century and Cold War icon, Castro stuck to his ideology beyond the collapse of…