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Updated 1 killed, 7 injured in Tennessee church shooting
Police in Nashville said Sunday a gunman has been captured after opening fire at a church, killing one and wounding seven.
Mass exodus of Rohingya slowing down but many still trying to flee Myanmar
The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests waiting to escape.
Merkel claims mandate to form new government after securing 4th term as German chancellor video
Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed a mandate to form a new German government after her conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term, in an election that will also bring an anti-immigrant, anti-EU party into Germany's parliament.
'Take a knee': Athletes and celebrities protest after Donald Trump's tweets video
Stevie Wonder, Kumail Nanjiani and LeBron James are just some of the high-profile figures speaking up in the developing sports feud with Donald Trump.
Iraqi Kurds set to vote on independence referendum
"The idea of the referendum is for Kurdistan to be a force for good."
Engineers inspecting Puerto Rico's cracked dam that could 'collapse at any minute'
Puerto Rico's government says engineers will inspect the Guajataca Dam on Sunday to determine the extent of damage inflicted by Hurricane Maria last week.
Analysis The 'frightened dog' and the 'rocket man': Trump-Kim war of words causes rising tensions
North Korean diplomats were set to sit right in front of Donald Trump when the U.S. president took the UN stage and threatened North Korea — but left without hearing the speech. The exchanges are hitting a nerve around the world, including in Seoul, and not so much because of Kim's nuclear threat.
Photos 'Quintessential British treasure:' London's iconic phone booths being repurposed in creative ways
Like a throwback to a bygone era, bright red phone booths still line the streets of London's central tourist area, but these days, they serve much less as a means of communication than as a backdrop for visitors' photos.
NFL protests: Jags owner stands arm-in-arm with players, teams stay in locker room during anthem
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan calls it a privilege to stand arm-in-arm with players during the national anthem in London.
Trump travel ban expires today but new restrictions expected
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires today, 90 days after it went into effect.
Updated Earthquake strikes Mexico coast just days after quake in capital kills more than 300
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes off the Mexican west coast on Sunday as the country is still reeling from Tuesday's deadly, devastating quake that has left survivors with a long path to recovery and an uncertain future.
NFL owners speak out in support of players against Donald Trump
The two sides in the nation's most popular professional sports league united on Saturday in a manner unseen in years, sounding a resolute chord in decrying President Donald Trump's remarks about players kneeling during the national anthem.
Analysis 'Now you can feel Russia's power:' Russian military in Syria eager to show its victories
Russia has been at war in Syria since September 2015, supporting President Bashar al-Assad. Ever since, its military has been bringing reporters from Moscow to showcase what it says are the positive aspects of Russia's involvement in Syria's six-year civil war.
Here's what could happen if North Korea detonates a hydrogen bomb
Should the nuclear crisis between the United States and North Korea escalate beyond hurling test missiles and insults like "madman" and "dotard," the list of possible effects is a long and frightening one, according to experts sharing some of the ramifications to human health, the environment and technology.
Powerless Puerto Rico's storm crisis deepens with dam threatening to fail video
Puerto Rican officials have been unable communicate with more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as they rush to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam, with a possible catastrophe imminent.
Trump has made 'our rockets' visit' to U.S. mainland inevitable, North Korean foreign minister says video
North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the United Nations on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump had made "our rockets' visit to the entire U.S. mainland inevitable" by calling North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "rocket man."
Iran tests ballistic missile and 'we won't ask anyone's permission'
Iran says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometres and would keep developing its arsenal despite U.S. pressure to stop.
NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Donald Trump
The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag."
Canada looks to China trade deal while knowing 'there are issues there,' McCallum says video audio
John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says the Liberal government is still making its list of pros and cons about launching formal talks around a free trade deal with the global superpower, including the potential public fallout.
Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at age 68
Soul singer Charles Bradley has died, according to a tweet from his official account. He was 68.
Earthquake in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears video
A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those fears.
DAY 6 What happens when a hurricane hits a toxic waste site? video
Recent hurricanes have hit dozens of toxic waste sites in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida, making some of them more dangerous than they already were.
Photos Hurricane Maria hits, Mexico quake and Poseidon parade: The week in pictures
Top images from around the world, Sept. 16-22
Analysis A war over words is central to the Rohingya crisis: Nahlah Ayed
Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in Myanmar.
Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals video
A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.
Mexicans homeless after quake rely on kindness of strangers to survive
Suddenly homeless Mexicans relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Some are sleeping in their cars outside their homes, "So people don't rob us of the little we have"
Analysis 'A hero again and again': How John McCain likely just ended the last-gasp Obamacare repeal bid
The Obamacare repeal zombie rose yet again this week for its last, best chance to gut the current health law — until the same Republican senator who put it down in July returned on Friday to deliver another conclusive blow.
Analysis 'Trump has scared the bejesus out of everyone': How Canada could win the Amazon sweepstakes
Amazon's picking Canada for its coveted second headquarters is more than just wishful thinking.
Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits off northern California
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or injury.
Donald Trump, Warriors agree White House visit is off
The Golden State Warriors say they will not go to the White House when they visit Washington early next year, announcing the decision hours after President Donald Trump tweeted he was withdrawing the invitation.
Canada imposes sanctions on key Venezuelan officials
Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behaviour," Canada's foreign affairs department says.
U.S. government notifies 21 states of election hacking attempts
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.
'Heavily traumatized ' Rohingya children go from terror in Myanmar to refugee camp chaos
Children like Abdul Hamid, who has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime, make up about 60 per cent of the more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled terrible persecution in Myanmar. UNICEF says over 1,400 children have crossed into Bangladesh with a parent.
Sergei Lavrov urges calm among 'hotheads' over North Korea crisis
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov weighed in on the war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong-un, saying Friday that cooler heads need to prevail.
'Madman' vs. 'dotard': Trump and Kim Jong-un trade insults, military threats video
U.S. President Donald Trump rejoined his war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying Friday night, "We can't have madmen out there shooting rockets all over the place." Earlier Friday, Kim Jong-un called Trump a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.
U.K. police charge 18-year-old with attempted murder in London tube bombing
British police have charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week's bomb attack on the London subway.
Defying Trump, Iran says it will boost missile capabilities video
Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek permission from any country to do so, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in an undisguised snub to demands by U.S. President Donald Trump.