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In this Sept. 22, 2017 photo, Hector Rodarte, right, helps salvage personal items from a neighbor's home, destroyed in a 7.1 earthquake, in Jojutla, Morelos state, Mexico. Rodarte lost his right leg below the knee seven years ago when a car ran him over. That hasn’t stopped him from toiling in a brigade of civilian volunteers clearing the rubble of quake-collapsed buildings in his home town. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
September 25, 2017 - 12:16 am
JOJUTLA, Mexico (AP) — Hector Rodarte Cedillo, a 27-year-old window washer and candy salesman, lost his right leg below the knee seven years ago when a car ran him over. That hasn't stopped him from toiling long hours in a brigade of civilian volunteers searching for survivors, aiding the injured...
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Pope Francis delivers his blessing during the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
September 25, 2017 - 12:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' committee of advisers on protecting children from sexually abusive priests is expanding its workload to include the needs and rights of children fathered by Roman Catholic priests. Committee members told The Associated Press on Sunday that a working group is...
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Pope Francis delivers his blessing during the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
September 25, 2017 - 12:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' committee of advisers on protecting children from sexually abusive priests is expanding its workload to include the needs and rights of children fathered by Roman Catholic priests. Committee members told The Associated Press on Sunday that a working group is...
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A woman prays during an outdoor Mass service, held outside Saint James Apostle Parish, because the church building suffered some damage during the 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Tlatelolco, Mexico City, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. As the search continued Sunday for survivors and the bodies of people who died in quake-collapsed buildings, specialists have fanned out to inspect buildings and determine which are unsafe after Tuesday's powerful earthquake. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 25, 2017 - 12:08 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Search teams are still digging in dangerous piles of rubble hoping against the odds to find survivors at collapsed buildings, while officials say they have so far cleared only 103 of Mexico City's nearly 9,000 schools to reopen Monday. The need to inspect 98 percent of the...
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September 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
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The damaged dome of Our Lady of Angels Church, which collapsed Sunday afternoon, is seen from an adjacent rooftop in the Guerrero neighborhood of Mexico City, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Violent cracks crisscrossed the dome, and stone from the roof continued to fall onto the church's wooden pews in the aftermath pf the 7.1-magnitude earthquake. On Sunday evening, the cupola split and half crashed to the floor. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 24, 2017 - 11:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Our Lady of Angels Church has survived several major earthquakes, but Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 shake proved to be the final death knell for the Mexico City building's historic cupola. Violent cracks crisscrossed the dome, and stone from the roof continued to fall onto the church's...
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September 24, 2017 - 11:43 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's top anti-corruption agency says the country's former insurance regulator has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party and turned over to prosecutors to face criminal charges. A weekend statement by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection says Xiang Junbo is...
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September 24, 2017 - 11:14 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors turned their attention to global politics and evaluated weekend election results from Germany and New Zealand. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.6 percent to 20,414.93 but South Korea's Kospi lost 0.4 percent to 2,380.38...
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Guests at an Alternative for Germany party, AfD, election party react to the first projections for the German election in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (Martin Schutt/dpa via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 10:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Alternative for Germany was founded four years ago at the height of the eurozone crisis, when opposition to a German bailout of other countries using the common currency was strong. The party narrowly failed to pass the 5 percent threshold to enter parliament in 2013 on a euroskeptic...
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A young Rohingya Muslim boy, Sheikh Ahmad, center, recites verses from the Quran in a crowded little tent that serves as a madrasa or religious school in the Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. As he lifted his hands in prayer, tears began to roll down his face and he prayed for those killed in the violence that his family escaped. Later, in his family's little shack, the Associated Press photographer asked him "why did you cry?" tears seeped through again and he said, "I'm crying for my motherland." (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
September 24, 2017 - 10:45 pm
KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) — The young Rohingya Muslim boy recites verses from the Quran in a small, crowded tent that serves as a madrasa in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. Then Sheikh Ahmad lifts his hands in prayer and the tears begin to flow. He prays for those killed...
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