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#Hawaii faces double hurricane threat

Two major cyclones are bearing down on the US island archipelego.

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Colombians face perils trying to remove landmines

Long-drawn-out conflict between government and leftist rebels leave country with task that will take decades to finish.

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Venezuela-Colombia border tensions escalate

More towns partially closed by President Maduro as part of crackdown in response to attack on anti-smuggling patrol.

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Tropical Storm Erika hits Hispaniola

Death toll rises to at least 20 as torrential rain causes flooding and mudslides in Caribbean nations.

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#Florida declares state of emergency over storm Erika

Tropical storm expected to hit US state, Dominican Republic and Haiti, after wreaking havoc across the Caribbean.

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Ex-Vatican ambassador dies before his child abuse trial

Autopsy ordered after Vatican's former envoy to Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, dies of apparent natural causes.

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Obama praises New Orleans' post-Katrina recovery

Ten years after hurricane hit Gulf Coast, US president holds out residents of city as symbol of renewal and resilience.

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#Venezuela and #Colombia recall envoys over border spat

Relations between Latin American neighbours deteriorate a day after Venezuela deports Colombian residents.

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#Guatemala president urged to resign 'to prevent unrest'

Thousands call for President Molina to quit and national strike launched as he faces potential impeachment over fraud.

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One billion people used #Facebook on Monday

CEO Mark Zuckerberg says one in seven people globally used the social media website in one day for the first time.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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