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Absel Salazar holds his Chihuahua Luly after fleeing his home in response to 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/Marco Ugarte)
New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoMexico has been jolted by a strong new earthquake that toppled homes and a bridge damaged by earlier, bigger quakes that together have killed more than 400 people this month
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FBI arrests Georgia man accused of killing infant daughterAuthorities have arrested a man accused of killing his 3-month-old daughter
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An aereal the view of remains of the Unidad Habitacional Tlalpan 1-C building in the Conjunto Urbano Tlalpan neighborhood of Mexico City, on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday morning, causing street signs around the collapsed building to sway and rescue workers to evacuate the site temporarily. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
The Latest: After quakes, Mexico volcano spews vapor and ashThe Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City has spewed a cloud of vapor with some ash about a mile (2 kilometers) into the air, but experts said it was not related to the quakes
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Heavy machinery and construction crews work on California's Interstate 5 on the first day of a 57-hour closure of all Mexico-bound car traffic at the San Ysidro border crossing, where about 50,000 cars and 20,000 pedestrians go back and forth every day in San Diego, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Once complete in 2019, there will be 10 southbound lanes, twice the current number, and eight more lanes from Mexico to the United States. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
Expansion work closes busiest US-Mexico border crossingDetoured traffic into Mexico from the busiest border crossing with the United States was unusually light Saturday as motorists heeded calls to avoid freeways during a weekend shutdown for southbound cars
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Residents from Ingenio walk through flooded areas after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Ingenio, Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought by Maria, thousands of people were evacuated from Toa Baja after the municipal government opened the gates of the Rio La Plata Dam. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
The Latest: Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic should watch MariaThe U.S. National Hurricane Center says people along the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic coasts should watch the progress of Maria
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In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 photo provided by the Virginia Task Force 1, crew members ultilize a hot stick to assess electrical lines in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in eastern Puerto Rico. Days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes, millions on the island face the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity. (Virginia Task Force 1 via AP)
Storm's death toll, humanitarian crisis grow in Puerto RicoThe death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is now at least 10
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Architect Victor Marquez checks a cracked wall that was not caused by the recent earthquake during his survey of a seven-floor apartment building, in Mexico City’s Roma neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. It is up to experts like architect Víctor Marquez, who thinks of himself as a building doctor, to bring peace of mind, or recommend aggressive treatment, to fearful apartment dwellers in the aftermath of Mexico's 7.1 magnitude quake that struck on Sept. 19. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexican experts rush to inspect quake-damaged buildingsMexican architects, engineers volunteer to inspect quake-damaged buildings
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Rescue volunteers pose for a photo as they have a late dinner and drinks at a restaurant in Mexico City's La Condesa neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The long week’s torment weighing heavy on rescuers and residents alike, several of those gathered Friday night in Condesa said memories of the quake and worries for neighbors and victims were hard to escape.  (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City districtThe first weekend since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings in Mexico City has begun on a somber note.
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Death toll from this week's central Mexico earthquake tops 300Death toll from this week's central Mexico earthquake tops 300
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Third round of NAFTA talks opens in CanadaMexico, the United States and Canada have begun a second round of talks on re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement
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FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsAjit Pai has been to Texas and Florida in recent weeks to learn what hurricanes Harvey and Irma can teach about how to improve the nation's emergency communication systems during natural disasters
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Trump pardon pains those who feel like Joe Arpaio's victimsPeople who feel wronged by former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration crackdowns, jail policies and botched investigations say they are disturbed by President Donald Trump pardoning his conviction
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U.S. seismologists say new quake in Mexico magnitude 6.2, centered in southern state of OaxacaU.S. seismologists say new quake in Mexico magnitude 6.2, centered in southern state of Oaxaca
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A Catholic church's bell tower is missing after the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in San Gregorio Atlapulco, Mexico, 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/Moises Castillo)
Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hopeSurvivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake
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Rescue workers search for survivors at an apartment building located on the street corner of Amsterdam and Laredo, that collapsed during an earthquake in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 200 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The Latest: Chopper carrying aid crashes in Mexico, 1 deadMexico's federal prosecutors' office says one of its employees has died in the crash of a helicopter that was carrying aid to a remote village in Oaxaca state.
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