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Source: Common Domain

Gamble on Newgarden leads to 15th title for Roger Penske

Tuesday 12:43 GMT

Roger Penske's drivers had just finished 1-2-3 in the IndyCar standings, and shaking up his lineup didn't seem to be a priority.

Penske may have seen that potential when the team pursued Newgarden, but it was doubtful anyone expected a career season in his first stint driving Penske equipment. "It obviously wasn't an easy decision when we decided that Josef was available, and Montoya had done a really good job for us along the way, and we needed to make a decision if we were going to build for the future or what we were going to do," team Penske team president Tim Cindric.

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Source: NBC News

Cuba mystery: What theories U.S. investigators are pursuing

Tuesday 13:37 GMT

Associated Press writers Michael Weissenstein in Havana, Ben Fox in Miami, and Matthew Lee, Bradley Klapper and Sadie Gurman in Washington contributed.

Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it has eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device.

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Source: CBS News

U.S., Cuban officials to discuss "health attacks"

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

Cuban and U.S. officials will meet in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss the mysterious attacks that affected at least 21 Americans who suffered a range of injuries while working at the U.S. embassy in Cuba, CBS News has learned.

A statement to CBS News from a U.S. State Department spokesperson for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs said that Tuesday's meeting will address the attacks that have triggered significant health problems for embassy staff, along with other U.S. national security interests.

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Source: CBS News

U.S., Cuban officials to discuss "health attacks"

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

Cuban and U.S. officials will meet in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss the mysterious attacks that affected at least 21 Americans who suffered a range of injuries while working at the U.S. embassy in Cuba, CBS News has learned.

A statement to CBS News from a U.S. State Department spokesperson for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs said that Tuesday's meeting will address the attacks that have triggered significant health problems for embassy staff, along with other U.S. national security interests.

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Source: CBS News

Ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump doesn't want war with North Korea

Wednesday 23:42 GMT

After President Trump delivered some of his harshest threats directed at the North Korean regime at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley tells "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday that Mr. Trump doesn't actually want to go war with the North Koreans. "No one wants war, the president doesn't want war, we tried to do this through dialogue, we tried to do this through sanctions we've tried every diplomatic matter we can, and we're not giving up on that," said Haley, appearing to shift from Mr. Trump's warning of "total destruction" in his first speech to the General Assembly.

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Source: CBS News

Ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump doesn't want war with North Korea

Wednesday 23:42 GMT

After President Trump delivered some of his harshest threats directed at the North Korean regime at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley tells "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday that Mr. Trump doesn't actually want to go war with the North Koreans. "No one wants war, the president doesn't want war, we tried to do this through dialogue, we tried to do this through sanctions we've tried every diplomatic matter we can, and we're not giving up on that," said Haley, appearing to shift from Mr. Trump's warning of "total destruction" in his first speech to the General Assembly.

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Source: New York Times

Stunned by Quake, Mexican Town Fears It ‘Will Never Be the Same’

Saturday 01:31 GMT

Their home was gone, reduced to crumbled bits of adobe that now held a menagerie of odds and ends pulled from the wreckage after Tuesday’s earthquake, which leveled large parts of Jojutla, a town unaccustomed to earthquakes, and left at least 28 people dead.

Two brothers, René and José Antonio Contreras Méndez, watched in a near catatonic state as the heavy machinery pushed the splintered shell of their home.

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Source: New York Times

Custom Jewelry With a Hip-Hop Following

Saturday 03:20 GMT

On Canal Street, between a huddle of tarp-covered sidewalk stalls hawking sunglasses and key chains, is a yellow sign over an awning that reads “Popular Jewelry.”

The awning is covered with blown-up photos of the rappers Travis Scott, Macklemore and ASAPs Rocky and Lou, each with their arms around a blonde Asian woman striking a pose with the peace sign. On Canal Street, between a huddle of tarp-covered sidewalk stalls hawking sunglasses and key chains, is a yellow sign over an awning that reads “Popular Jewelry.”

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Source: DW

French leftists and unions protest Macron's reforms

Sunday 15:27 GMT

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris Saturday afternoon to protest the wide-ranging economic reforms being pushed forward by President Emmanuel Macron.

Melenchon, 66, who finished fourth in this year's presidential election, called Macron's reforms an attack "on the last country in Europe that is holding out on its post-war social gains."

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Source: NBC News

Puerto Rico holds its breath over hurricane-battered dam

Today 01:32 GMT

A Puerto Rico dam damaged by Hurricane Maria's heavy rains remained in danger of failing early Monday, amid fears it might trigger a potentially life-threatening deluge.

On Saturday, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said 70,000 people could be in danger on the U.S. territory if the dam failed. Stay away from evacuated areas until told by emergency officials it is safe to return."


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