UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON/SEOUL - North Korea said targeting the U.S. mainland with its rockets was inevitable after "Mr. Evil President" Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man", further escalating rhetoric over the North's nuclear weapons and missile programs.
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China to push for greater cooperation on graft, terrorism at Interpol meeting
China will push for greater international cooperation in the fight against corruption and terrorism when it hosts Interpol's general assembly next week, according to diplomatic sources familiar with the matter, against a backdrop of concerns China is using the body for its own goals.
Latest deadly quake, volcanic ash spread alarm in Mexico
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among a population reeling from multiple natural disasters and interrupting the search for survivors from a bigger tremor earlier this week.
Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane
Puerto Rico's governor met with mayors from around the ravaged island on Saturday after surveying damage to an earthen dam in the northwestern part of the U.S. territory that was threatening to collapse from flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autos
Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement intensified on Saturday although U.S. negotiators looked set to once again withhold proposals for one of the Trump administration's most challenging issues.
Thai junta leader, backers fuel suspicions of plans to stay in power
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Melania Trump meets Prince Harry, Trudeau, thanks U.S. Invictus team
U.S. first lady Melania Trump, on her first solo international trip on Saturday, to Toronto, met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and invited Britain’s Prince Harry to visit the White House.
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