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Trump tempers U.N. criticism at debut but calls for reform of ‘mismanaged’ world body

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:40
President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and sharpen its ill-defined mission. ...
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Don't scrap nuke deal, Iran warns

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:36
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that America would pay a high price if US President Donald Trump makes good on his threats to scrap the Iran nuclear deal.
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Sluggish pace of Bob Menendez trial creates political and legal uncertainty

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:35
Sen. Bob Menendez's federal bribery trial is expected to last up to two months -- and patience already appears to be wearing thin.
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Pelosi event disrupted by protesters

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:31
Speaking in San Francisco about the DREAM Act on Monday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was interrupted by a group of protesters, including some undocumented immigrants, CNN affiliate KPIX reported.
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Sean Spicer: 'Of course' I regret inauguration crowd lecture

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:29
Sean Spicer said "of course" he regrets the time he trashed the press for reporting accurately on President Donald Trump's Inauguration Day crowd, The New York Times reported.
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India says it has evidence that extremists among Rohingya Muslim settlers pose security threat

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:19
India’s government said Monday that it has evidence there are extremists who pose a threat to the country’s security among the Rohingya Muslims who have ...
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Integrating migrants via musical theatre in Germany

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:17
Refugee teens are performing with Germans in a musical to help them integrate into their new country.
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Singapore, Japan ink accord to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:12
Singapore and Japan signed a pact on Monday to boost cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries.The memorandum of cooperation provides for the holding of regular ...
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WH legal team drama overshadows Trump

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:10
Members of President Trump's legal team, which were overheard talking about the Russia probe at a Washington steakhouse by a New York Times reporter, sometimes steal the spotlight. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.
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How to make sushi from methane gas

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:05
A company has developed a futuristic animal food in a way that is less harmful for the planet.
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Food in a fragile world

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:04
Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.
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The Jewish New Year: Wake-up call against hate

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:58
The fall is the holiest time of this year for the world's roughly 14 million Jews -- Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is followed by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. As the air cools, it is a time to pause, reflect and atone, as we have for thousands of years.
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Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:54
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.
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Trump praises Macron, mulls July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:52
U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. ...
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UK 'biggest audience' in Europe for jihadist web content

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:45
Britain is the fifth-biggest audience in the world for extremist content, a study finds.
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'Grey's Anatomy' actress had brain tumor

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:43
Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," went public on Monday with a brain tumor diagnosis in 2015.
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How Chilean fishermen adapted to protect marine life

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:40
Chilean fishing communities tell how their lives changed after their waters became a marine reserve.
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Protesters back in St. Louis streets after night of violence

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:39
More than 80 people were arrested after a third night of demonstrations in St. Louis over the acquittal of a former police officer who had been charged with first-degree murder.
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Northrop’s $7.8 billion Orbital deal to boost its space, missile pursuits as North Korea threat looms

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:31
Northrop Grumman Corp.’s $7.8 billion purchase of Orbital ATK Inc. will expand its space and missile businesses just as the U.S. sharpens its focus on ...
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Why is 'Blue Whale' hysteria gripping India?

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:22
Panic over the rumoured 'suicide challenge' grips India even as internet experts call it a hoax.
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