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Puerto Rican mayor begs for aid after Hurricane Maria

Angry mayor of San Juan accuses Trump administration of 'killing us with the inefficiency' as desperation grows.

Naranjito, Puerto Rico

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Paying the Price: US health chief steps down

Reports suggest Tom Price may have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to fly on private jets at taxpayer expense.

Tom Price

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US cuts Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

Cuba says it has found no evidence to support US claims that several American diplomats were harmed in 'health attacks'.

US embassy in Cuba

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Puerto Ricans denounce US hurricane relief efforts

As Trump officials praise Hurricane Maria aid work, rural residents say they're without fresh water and food.

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UN chief calls for 'urgent end to Rohingya nightmare'

Antonio Guterres urges Myanmar's government to end military operation as refugees continue to flee to Bangladesh.

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'No signs of torture' in death of Otto Warmbier

US student held in Pyongyang died from a lack of oxygen to the brain caused by an unknown injury, coroner says.

Otto Warmbier

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US slashes number of refugees it is ready to resettle

The United States will resettle only 45,000 refugees in 2018, down from a high of more than 200,000 in 1980.

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US Republicans fail to scrap Obamacare again

US President Donald Trump has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but efforts have so far fallen short.

Affordable Care Act

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Trump: Puerto Rico relief effort 'amazing, tremendous'

Many of the island's 3.4m residents are without electricity as Puerto Rico endures fuel shortages in wake of hurricane.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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US rejects North Korea war allegations as 'absurd'

As war of words heats up, regional leaders warn that war on Korean Peninsula will have 'catastrophic consequences'.

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