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M 5.7 in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 05:01 UTC
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Mexico rushes aid to millions after powerful quake; death toll at 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:53:00 +0200   trust (en)

The quake was the most powerful to hit Mexico in over eight decades. (Adds details on Juchitan, aftershocks, Pemex refinery still shuttered) JUCHITAN, Mexico, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and killed 96 others,....

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Mexico quake: Death toll hits 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:24:00 +0200   sunnewsonline (en)

A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and killed 96 others, authorities said yesterday, as officials rushed to get food and water to afflicted communities in the poor south. President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday declared three days of....

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Mexico rescinds Texas aid offer after huge quake
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:05:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

Mexico has withdrawn its offer to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas due to demands on its emergency services from a massive earthquake that struck late last week, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday.

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Death toll from Mexico earthquake climbs to 95
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 03:51:00 +0200   china (en)

The death toll from the 8.2-magnitude quake in Mexico rose to 95, after the government of the southern state of Oaxaca reported five new deaths on Monday. According to Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Murat, 76 people died in the state, with most of them in the region of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, where the worst impact was felt.

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Mexico temblor toll rises to 96 as military, volunteers fan out to provide relief, repair
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 03:47:00 +0200   japantimes (en)

JUCHITAN, MEXICO – The death toll from Mexico ’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more victims were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas and residents worked to repair shattered homes and small businesses. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday’s quake.

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Death toll from Mexico earthquake climbs to 95
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 03:18:00 +0200   ecns (en)

The death toll from the 8.2-magnitude quake in Mexico rose to 95, after the government of the southern state of Oaxaca reported five new deaths on Monday. According to Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Murat, 76 people died in the state, with most of them in the region of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, where the worst impact was felt.

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Death toll from southern Mexico's big earthquake rises to 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 02:18:00 +0200   muscatinejournal (en)

A handful of salvaged items sit in front of what remains of a home destroyed by Thursday's magnitude 8.1 earthquake, in Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico , Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Officials in Oaxaca and Chiapas states said thousands of houses and hundreds of schools had been damaged or destroyed.

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Mexico earthquake toll rises to 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:13:00 +0200   financialexpress (en)

Mexican seismological authorities measured the quake at 8.2, making it a magnitude greater than the 8.1 quake that killed 10,000 people in Mexico City in 1985. (Representational image: Reuters) Authorities recovered more bodies today from the rubble of the Mexico’s huge earthquake , bringing the....

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MEXICO: Country Cancels Aid To Texas After Being Hit By Quake And Hurricane
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:37:00 +0200   rttnews (en)

(Agencia CMA Latam) - The Mexican government told the Texas and the United States federal government that it would not be able to provide the aid originally offered in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Mexico 's announcement came only a few days after the country was hit by an 8.

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Death toll from southern Mexico’s big earthquake rises to 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:23:00 +0200   wwlp (en)

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — The death toll from Mexico’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more victims were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas and residents worked to repair shattered homes and small businesses. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday’s quake.

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Mexico drops Harvey aid to Texas, citing its own natural disasters
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:14:00 +0200   dallasnews (en)

EL PASO — Mexico said Monday it is withholding its promised Hurricane Harvey assistance to Texas, citing its own series of natural disasters, from a hurricane to the most powerful earthquake to hit the nation in a century. “Faced with emergencies caused by the September 7th earthquake and Hurricane....

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Death toll from southern Mexico's big earthquake rises to 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:02:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

Manuela Lopez, 80, awakens in her hammock, at a technology school where people were sheltering after their homes were destroyed or damaged in Thursday's magnitude 8.1 earthquake, in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico , just after dawn, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. The death toll from Mexico’s 8.

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Death toll from Mexico quake rises
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:55:00 +0200   breakingnews-ie (en)

The official death toll after Mexico 's 8.1 magnitude earthquake has risen to 96 as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday's quake, and Chiapas state civil defence director Luis....

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Sep 11, 2017 5:13PM EDT - Foreign Relations Department said the quake and Hurricane Katia have forced Mexico to withdraw an offer of aid for Houston, which was hit by Hurricane Harvey in August | published: Sep 11, 2017 5:11PM EDT
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:55:00 +0200   theglobeandmail (en)

The death toll from Mexico 's 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more fatalities were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday's quake.

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Death toll from Mexico earthquake rises to 96
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:50:00 +0200   oxfordtimes (en)

The official death toll after Mexico ’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake has risen to 96 as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday’s quake, and Chiapas state civil defence director Luis....

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Death toll from Mexico quake rises
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:49:00 +0200   irishexaminer (en)

The official death toll after Mexico 's 8.1 magnitude earthquake has risen to 96 as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday's quake, and Chiapas state civil defence director Luis....

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A Cry for Help after Earthquake in Mexico
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:47:00 +0200   havanatimes (en)

HAVANA TIMES — In just two minutes, the most famous historic sites in the Mexican municipality of Juchitan disappeared, hundreds of homes collapsed and a large number of families found themselves out on the street in the middle of the night. An 8.2 earthquake took away Andres Aquino Sanchez’s home which he had bought two years ago.

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Death toll in Mexico earthquake rises to 96
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:45:00 +0200   newindianexpress (en)

JUCHITAN: The official death toll in Mexico 's 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday's quake.

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Mexico Rescinds Texas Aid Offer
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:43:00 +0200   dailycaller (en)

US President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/SAUL LOEB In the wake of a massive earthquake that struck Mexico last week, Mexican officials decided on....

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Death toll from Mexico earthquake rises to 96
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:32:00 +0200   yorkpress (en)

The official death toll after Mexico ’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake has risen to 96 as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. The Foreign Relations Department said 95 people had died nationwide in Thursday’s quake, and Chiapas state civil defence director Luis....

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Social media analysis

Experimental feature

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Twitter reaction

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