1. Texas sees gains from gas exports to Mexico  |  ( upi )
By 2019, U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico could double.
2. At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods: local official  |  ( reuters )
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local official said on Wednesday.
3. Desperate night search in Mexico school, other ruins as quake deaths pass 200  |  ( reuters )
We are with you and will be there for you.”NIGHT SEARCHESRescuers work at the site of a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico September 20, 2017.
4. Amazon working on first wearables to interact with Alexa  |  ( cnbc )
Amazon is working on its first wearable device: a pair of "smart glasses" that would allow its virtual assistant Alexa to be summoned any time, anywhere, according to people familiar with its plans.
5. UK police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack  |  ( reuters )
A police officer stands behind cordon tape after a man was arrested in connection with an explosion on the London Underground, in Newport, Wales, Britain, September 20, 2017.
6. Mexico earthquake kills scores, topples buildings  |  ( cnn )
JUST WATCHED Violent earthquake rocks Mexico Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH Violent earthquake rocks Mexico 01:05Some carried away buckets full of debris while others called out the names of those who have been rescued.
7. London Underground bomb at Parsons Green tube station investigation brings 2 new arrests in Wales  |  ( cbs news )
Two other men arrested over the weekend -- an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year-old from Syria -- remain in custody.
8. Battering smaller islands, powerful Hurricane Maria barrels toward Puerto Rico  |  ( reuters )
U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp warned people on the islands that their lives were at risk.
9. Fire in Bangladesh textile factory kills six  |  ( reuters )
DHAKA (Reuters) - A fire in a textile factory in Bangladesh killed six workers on Wednesday before it was extinguished, police said, renewing fears about safety in the multi-billion dollar industry.
10. Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet calls  |  ( bbc )
Saudi Arabia blocked access to Al Jazeera's website at the end of May, shortly before the country severed all links with Qatar over the emirate's alleged support for terrorism and ties with Iran.
11. Baker Hughes to improve Nigerian LNG reliability  |  ( upi )
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Software solutions for liquefied natural gas facilities in Nigeria could improve operational stability by as much as 20 percent, Baker Hughes said.
12. Mexico earthquake death toll climbs amid desperate search for survivors at crumbled school  |  ( cbs news )
Mancera, the Mexico City mayor, said 50 to 60 people were rescued alive by citizens and emergency workers in the capital.
13. After election rout, split stalks France's National Front  |  ( reuters )
If he doesn’t accept to choose, I’ll choose for him,” Le Pen told France’s CNews.
14. At UN, Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker  |  ( cnbc )
The European Union has threatened legislation if internet companies do not step up efforts to police what is available on the web.
15. India rape: Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child's case  |  ( bbc )
The BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi says the harrowing case of the 10-year-old has made headlines for weeks, both in India and globally.
16. Tropical Storm Jose still lurking, threatens northeast with flooding  |  ( cnn )
Story highlights Storm formerly known as Hurricane Jose lurking in the northeastBy Wednesday, Jose was 195 miles away from Nantucket, Massachusetts(CNN) Tropical Storm Jose is losing strength, but marching on.
17. Hurricane Maria now Category 4, Puerto Rico landfall within hours  |  ( cnbc )
Hurricane Maria has weakened to a Category 4 hurricane but remains "extremely dangerous" and is expected to retain this intensity until it makes landfall in Puerto Rico in a couple of hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.
18. Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico awaits direct hit  |  ( cnn )
Photos: Hurricane Maria hits the Caribbean Waves crash in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as Hurricane Maria nears the island on Tuesday, September 19.
19. UK retail sales surge in August, likely to boost BOE rate hike bets  |  ( cnbc )
Retail sales volumes rose 1.0 percent month-on-month, beating all economists' forecasts in a Reuters poll, and July's sales growth was revised up to 0.6 percent.
20. Uber reviews Asia business amid US bribery probe  |  ( cnbc )
Uber has hired law firm O'Melveny & Myers LLP to review its Asia operations.
21. Mom of Megumi Yokota, Japanese girl abducted by North Korea, finds hope in Donald Trump speech at UN  |  ( cbs news )
It said Megumi died and says others never entered North Korea, but Japan disputes that and is seeking further investigation.
22. Spanish police raid Catalan government buildings over fears of independence vote  |  ( cnbc )
Catalonia has a strong independence movement and plans to hold a vote on independence regardless, leading to several recent attempts by the national government to stop the vote.
23. Two more arrests in Wales over Parsons Green attack  |  ( sky news )
Two more men have been arrested in South Wales over the Parsons Green terrorist attack, police say.
24. South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'  |  ( reuters )
“GREAT STRENGTH”Trump’s most direct military threat to attack North Korea was his latest expression of concern about Pyongyang’s repeated weapons tests.
25. Sterling reaches into $1.36 on retail data  |  ( cnbc )
Our live blog is tracking reaction as UK data helps to put more weight behind a BOE rate rise in November.
26. Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel merger  |  ( bbc )
'Strong fundamentals'The joint venture, to be named thyssenkrupp Tata Steel, would ship about 21 million tonnes of flat steel products every year.
27. Mexico earthquake: Live updates  |  ( cnn )
Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
28. Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope for shelter in Modi's India  |  ( reuters )
It will not be easy for secular India to accept the Myanmar Hindu refugees’ demand while the government is pushing for the deportation of Rohingya Muslims.
29. Why are there so many earthquakes in Mexico?  |  ( sky news )
Mexico has a deadly and unlucky history with earthquakes.
30. The world's biggest sovereign wealth funds in 2017  |  ( cnbc )
When it comes to sovereign wealth funds — state-owned investment vehicles — those countries that can afford to squirrel away surplus revenues do.