Israel is flexing its military muscles as it attempts to curb expansion by Iran and Hezbollah.

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Kim Jong Un on Thursday reacted angrily to Trump's remarks and actions this week, calling the president a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and Trump's earlier speech at the U.N. “unprecedented rude nonsense.”

Crews had sought to extract a girl said to be trapped in the rubble after a devastating earthquake.

"Effective security forces are basically the way this thing ends," the top Afghanistan war watchdog said.

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North Korean leader on Trump: ‘I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire’

Kim Jong Un calls Trump's speech before the U.N. General Assembly “unprecedented rude nonsense”

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So far the split between the country and Europe has been public, embarrassing and messy.

Moscow accused U.S.-backed rebels of shelling positions where Russian forces were active amid competing offensives in the eastern Syrian desert.

She’s expected to win Sunday elections as attention turns to her legacy after 12 years in power.

In harrowing scenes at a collapsed elementary school, rescue workers dug out the bodies of children who perished in the 7.1-magnitude earthquake.

Officials estimated that 70 to 80 percent of the nation’s structures were damaged before the Category 5 storm moved on to hit St. Croix and Puerto Rico.

The panic over the quake gave way to a sense of solidarity in a city normally riven by class divides.

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The justices blamed election-commission failings for “widespread” discrepancies.

The U.S. president, analysts said, fed right into the Kim regime’s narrative with his threats.

The escalating U.S. rhetoric over North Korea is only making matters worse, China said.

The 7.1-magnitude quake occurred on the 32nd anniversary of the notorious Mexico City earthquake.

Hundreds of volunteers have turned out to help rescue friends, family, neighbors and strangers.

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Pakistan’s military says the death toll from the overnight cross-border shooting by India in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has risen to six.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said he will “pay dearly” for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon.

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Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

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The Latest on tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs (all times local):

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On the surface it seems like more of the same: North Korea responds to another threat by U.S. President Donald Trump by calling him a “deranged” old man who will “pay dearly” for his insults.

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Australia’s prime minister on Friday urged restraint in the nation’s same-sex marriage debate after predecessor Tony Abbott said he was head-butted by a gay rights advocate and sustained a swollen lip.

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