GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — Thinly stretched rescue teams worked through the night in Turkey and Syria, pulling more bodies from the rubble of thousands of buildings toppled by a catastrophic earthquake. The death toll rose Wednesday to more than 9,500, making the quake the deadliest in more than a decade ... Our children are in bad shape ... ___ ... .
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Joe Biden called on Republicans to help him “finish the job” of rebuilding the economy and uniting the nation as he used his second State of the Union address to also urge for action on police reform and climate change ... Mr Biden sought to portray a nation dramatically improved from the one he took charge of two years ago ... Of always moving forward ... .
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WELLINGTON, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- As rising temperatures shrink glaciers, melt water can collect to form lakes nearby which could put about 15 million people in high mountains at risk of glacial lake outburst floods, according to a study on Wednesday ... Enditem .
The agency noted that it had delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today ...Poland would have no difficulty absorbing this equipment into its armed forces, it affirmed. .
Nigerians will vote on February 25 to choose their next president along with lawmakers in the House and Senate chambers. With 18 candidates vying for the job, experts at a panel discussion on Tuesday weighed in on the electoral dynamics and their implications for security, the economy and Nigeria’s foreign policy ... .
Western weapons supplies to Ukraine are dragging NATO directly into the conflict and could lead to an “unpredictable” escalation, Russia’s defence minister says. “The US and its allies are trying to prolong the conflict as much as possible,” Defence MinisterSergey Shoigu said in a conference call on Tuesday with military officials ... .
The FBI and the law enforcement agencies of four U.S. allies are sounding the alarm about a dramatic increase in so-called "sextortion" schemes targeting minors on gaming apps and other digital platforms, saying it has become a global crisis ... The problem is happening around the world, they said ... More than a dozen victims committed suicide ... .
WASHINGTON -- Another intruder has breached the home of Air Force One, one of the nation's most sensitive military bases, and this time a resident opened fire on the trespasser, Joint Base Andrews said in a statement late Monday. During the incident, which occurred at about 11.30 a.m ... .
Paris. Opponents of France's controversial pension reform plan sought to keep up the momentum on a third day of protests and strikes, but the numbers taking to the streets were down on the previous week ... It said 400,000 people were protesting in Paris compared with 500,000 on January 31 and 400,000 on January 19.