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People stand in the street after hearing an earthquake alarm, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A strong aftershock rolled through Mexico City, Saturday morning, swaying buildings and sending some people running into the street. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
September 23, 2017 - 8:52 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Mexico (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Quake alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new quake struck, prompting people with fresh memories of this week's devastating temblor to flee homes and hotels. Alejandra Castellanos was on the second floor of a hotel...
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Family members embrace as they wait for news of their relatives outside a quake-collapsed seven-story building in Mexico City's Roma Norte neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Mexican officials are promising to keep up the search for survivors as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day following Tuesday's major earthquake that devastated Mexico City and nearby states. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 22, 2017 - 4:26 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60-foot stretch of a bike lane in downtown Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps and donated blankets awaiting word of their loved ones trapped in a four-story-high pile of rubble behind them. On Day 4 of the search for survivors after a...
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Oscar Rangel rests during search and rescue operations next to a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday Sept. 21, 2017. Rangel doesn’t own a shovel and is typically seated at a computer compiling databases at work. But when a 7.1 magnitude quake struck Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors. (AP Photo/Christine Armario)
September 21, 2017 - 8:04 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and is typically sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors. In the two...
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September 19, 2017 - 4:49 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. The quake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90...
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September 19, 2017 - 4:48 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Nutritionist Mariana Morales was one of the thousands of Mexico City residents who spontaneously participated in rescue efforts following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that devastated central...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:08 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says there are reports of people trapped in collapsed buildings in Mexico City, though the number is not clear. He told the Televisa network that there appear to be 20...
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This photo provided by Michael Sechler shows a stranded manatee in Manatee County, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The mammal was stranded after waters receded from the Florida bay as Hurricane Irma approached. (Michael Sechler via AP)
September 10, 2017 - 8:05 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9:05 p.m. The county administrator in the Florida Keys says crews will begin house to house searches Monday morning, looking for people who need help and assessing damage from Hurricane Irma. Monroe County Administrator...
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This photo provided by Michael Sechler shows a stranded manatee in Manatee County, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The mammal was stranded after waters receded from the Florida bay as Hurricane Irma approached. (Michael Sechler via AP)
September 10, 2017 - 7:39 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Hurricane Irma's top sustained winds have dropped to 105 mph. That's still a Category 2 storm, meaning extensive damage will occur. Masters says that if Irma's center had shifted just 20 miles to the north as it...
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Evacuees fill Germain Arena, which is being used as a fallout shelter, in advance of Hurricane Irma, in Estero, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 10, 2017 - 6:51 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength before crashing into Florida, flattening islands in the Caribbean and swamping the Florida Keys. It finally hit the mainland as a big wide beast, but not...
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Residents walk on Havana's flooded sea wall as the ocean crashes into it, after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The powerful storm ripped roofs off houses, collapsed buildings and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline after cutting a trail of destruction across the Caribbean.There were no immediate reports of deaths in Cuba, a country that prides itself on its disaster preparedness, but authorities were trying to restore power and clear roads. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
September 10, 2017 - 6:22 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Powerful waves and storm surge from Hurricane Irma topped Havana's iconic Malecon seawall and left thousands of homes, businesses and hotels swamped Sunday, even as the storm moved away from the island. There were no immediate reports of fatalities in Cuba, where the government prides...
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