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Mexico City reels from a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake, leaving at least 248 dead, U.S. President Donald Trump takes to the stage at the annual UN General Assembly in New York, and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May lays out her most detailed blueprint yet for a Brexit deal.

Rescue workers search a collapsed building following an earthquake in the neighborhood of Condesa in Mexico City on Tuesday. A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City, toppling buildings and extinguishing lights as thousands of people fled. It was the nation's second major earthquake this month and struck 32 years to the day after a temblor with an 8.0 magnitude killed 5,000 people.

Photographer: Alejandro Cegarra/Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her speech at Complesso Santa Maria Novella in Florence, Italy, on Friday. May laid out her most detailed blueprint for a Brexit deal yet as she sought to break the deadlock in talks with the European Union.

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda sits in the driver's seat of the Toyota 86 Morizo coupe in Tokyo on Tuesday. Toyoda says hybrid technology will remain central to the company’s strategy even as a rising wave of governments and automakers get behind plug-in electric vehicles.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Lawmaker Diosdado Cabello, center, leads a rally in support of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas, on Tuesday. Venezuela says it's prepared to defend itself against aggression from U.S. and its allies as they ratchet up pressure on the government.

Photographer: Wil Riera/Bloomberg

A car sits in an acoustics testing lab at the BYD Co. headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on Thursday. China will likely order an end to sales of all polluting vehicles by 2030, BYD Chairman Wang Chuanfu predicted, spurring the nation's leading maker of electric cars to consider supplying batteries to competitors during the powertrain transformation.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Enel SpA Chief Executive Officer Francesco Starace waits to enter the stage before speaking at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance "Future Of Energy" summit in London on Monday. Sixty-two of the world's 100 largest companies consistently cut their emissions on an annual basis from 2010 to 2015, with an overall 12 percent decline during that period, according to a report from BNEF released on Monday.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

A booth attendant in cosplay costume stands at the Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. booth at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, Japan, on Friday. The game show runs through Sept. 24.

Photographer: Akio Kon/Bloomberg

Ride-sharing bicycles sit in a pile in Shanghai. Across Chinese cities, sidewalks are filling up with bicycles, costing a few U.S. cents an hour, that anyone with an app can unlock with a swipe of his or her phone.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak during the UN General Assembly meeting in New York on Tuesday. Trump told world leaders in his first address to the United Nations that North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons is a suicide mission that will lead to its destruction if not stopped by collective action by the rest of the world.

Photographer: Caitlin Ochs/Bloomberg

Pedestrians pass the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort as shipping cranes stand on the dockside beyond at the Port of Hamburg on Wednesday. Germany's Bundesbank said last month that industrial production — supported by substantial gains in exports — should continue playing an important role in sustaining momentum.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, poses for photographs after attending a charity event at the offices of BGC Partners Inc. in London. Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan, is on a mission to ensure that London remains a prosperous multicultural melting pot after Britain completes its retreat from the European Union.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Senator Bill Cassidy listens during a news conference after a Republican policy meeting luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday. Senate Republicans making one last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare have the daunting task of assembling 50 votes for an emotionally charged bill with limited details on how it would work, what it would cost and how it would affect health coverage.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

South Korean soldiers take their positions during Warrior Strike VIII, a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. Army's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and the South Korean army in Paju, South Korea, on Tuesday. North Korea has fired two missiles over Japan in the past month, both of which landed in the Pacific Ocean beyond the northern island of Hokkaido.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

John McAfee, founder of McAfee Associates Inc. and chief cybersecurity visionary at MGT Capital Investments Inc., walks on stage to speak at the Shape the Future: Blockchain Global Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday. McAfee, who now runs a bitcoin mining company, says China's banning of initial coin offerings won't halt the momentum of cryptocurrencies globally.

Photographer: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

A worker stands near a drill rig at the Cuadrilla Preston New Road pilot gas-well site near Blackpool, U.K., on Tuesday. Cuadrilla started drilling the pilot well that is expected to reach a depth of 3,500 meters. A core sample will be taken from the well and examined to determine where to drill the horizontal well it intends to frack.

Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Customers eat at a McDonald's restaurant as demonstrators are seen outside the window waving Guatemalan flags during a protest against President Jimmy Morales in Guatemala City, on Wednesday. For a second time, Guatemala's congress voted against prosecutors' motion to strip Morales of immunity on accusations of illegal campaign financing.

Photographer: Daniele Volpe/Bloomberg