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Kim's Nukes Are a 'Recipe for Disaster,' US Admiral Says - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Kim's Nukes Are a 'Recipe for Disaster,' US Admiral Says
Bloomberg
The top U.S. military commander in the Pacific warned that the situation in North Korea is a "recipe for disaster," weeks before Donald Trump makes his first visit to the region as president. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command, said ...
The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North KoreaWashington Post
North Korea: 'Nuclear war may break out any moment'Fox News
5 things you need to know TuesdayUSA TODAY
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Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers - New York Times

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New York Times

Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers
New York Times
Smoke billowed from a police station in Gardez, the capital of Paktia Province, Afghanistan, on Tuesday after it was attacked. Credit Reuters. KABUL, Afghanistan — A provincial police chief and more than 20 officers were killed in eastern Afghanistan ...
Afghanistan Taliban suicide attacks kill dozensBBC News

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Health warning after Storm Ophelia churns up Saharan dust in the UK - WalesOnline

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WalesOnline

Health warning after Storm Ophelia churns up Saharan dust in the UK
WalesOnline
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British fighter: 'I can't go back to my own country' - BBC News

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BBC News

British fighter: 'I can't go back to my own country'
BBC News
A British women fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria fears she "can't go back to [her] own country" as she may be arrested. Kimmie Taylor from Blackburn has spent a year fighting as a volunteer with the Kurdish-led women's militia the YPJ ...
In Syria's Raqqa, IS makes last stand at city's stadiumWHIO
News Brief: President Trump Says GOP Is Unified, NFL ProtestsNPR
Islamic State fighters stage last stand as Raqa capture nearsFirstpost
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Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings and Possible Shabab Infiltration - New York Times

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:17

New York Times

Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings and Possible Shabab Infiltration
New York Times
Somali security forces at the scene of the double truck bombings in Mogadishu, the capital, which killed at least 270 people on Saturday. Credit Mohamed Abdiwahab/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MOGADISHU, Somalia — Car bombs, grenade ...
Terrorist attack in Somalia underscores al-Shabab's resilienceWashington Post
Violence Begets Violence in SomaliaThe Atlantic
A Somalia bombing killed hundreds; officials figure it must have been Shabab extremists — againLos Angeles Times

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Kurz and charisma: What propels young leaders to power? - BBC News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:16

BBC News

Kurz and charisma: What propels young leaders to power?
BBC News
In Austria they call him "Wunderwuzzi" - meaning "whizzkid" or "hotshot". At just 31, the conservative Sebastian Kurz is poised to become Europe's youngest leader, after giving the Austrian People's Party a dramatic makeover. No detail is too small for ...
Austria Shifts Right as Refashioned Conservatives WinNew York Times

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Panama Papers journalist killed by car bomb - New York Post

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:24

New York Post

Panama Papers journalist killed by car bomb
New York Post
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption on the tiny island nation in the Mediterranean, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, whom Caruana Galizia targeted in her ...
A journalist leading the Panama Papers investigation in Malta was killed by a car bombBusiness Insider
Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attackBBC News
Car bomb kills journalist in MaltaThe Mercury News
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North Korean Official: 'Now Is Not the Time for Diplomacy With the US' - Independent Journal Review

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:15

Independent Journal Review

North Korean Official: 'Now Is Not the Time for Diplomacy With the US'
Independent Journal Review
According to a new CNN report, the North Korean regime has stated that before engaging in diplomacy with the United States, it wants to have the capability of launching a nuclear weapon that could reach the American homeland. In a statement from the ...

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Hillary Clinton falls, breaks toe on the stairs during London book tour - Washington Examiner

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:57

Washington Examiner

Hillary Clinton falls, breaks toe on the stairs during London book tour
Washington Examiner
Hillary Clinton canceled several media appearances Monday while on her book tour in London after she fell down the stairs and broke her toe. "I was running down the stairs in heels with a cup of coffee in hand, I was talking over my shoulder and my ...
Hillary Clinton cancels UK TV and radio interviews due to ankle injuryThe Guardian
Hillary Clinton Broke Her Toe And Had To Delay A Load Of Media AppearancesBuzzFeed News
Hillary Clinton breaks toe falling down stairs, misses BBC interviewTelegraph.co.uk
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Canadian hostage reveals why couple had kids in captivity - CBS News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:24

CBS News

Canadian hostage reveals why couple had kids in captivity
CBS News
Last Updated Oct 16, 2017 1:34 PM EDT. TORONTO -- Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Monday he and his wife decided to have children even while being held captive because they always planned to have a big family and decided, "Hey, let's make the ...
Ex Hostage Tells AP Why He Had Kids in CaptivityU.S. News & World Report
Man Rescued From Taliban Didn't Believe Donald Trump Was PresidentNewsweek
Taliban hostage thought captors were joking that Trump was presidentNew York Post
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Ancient Roman theater unearthed next to Jerusalem's Western Wall - CNN

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:08

CNN

Ancient Roman theater unearthed next to Jerusalem's Western Wall
CNN
Jerusalem (CNN) Israeli archeologists say they have made a dramatic discovery adjacent to the Western Wall in Jerusalem after unearthing what they believe could have been a theater dating from ancient Roman times. Excavations by the Israel Antiquities ...
Amazing Western Wall discovery: New section, ancient theater, uncovered in JerusalemFox News
Archaeologists Find Ancient Roman Ruins Underneath Holy Site In JerusalemInternational Business Times
'Jerusalem's lost theater' and 8 ancient stone courses discovered under Western WallThe Jerusalem Post
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EU slaps new sanctions on North Korea - Washington Post

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:06

Newsweek

EU slaps new sanctions on North Korea
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The sanctions agreed by EU foreign ministers Monday include a total ban on EU investment in North Korea, and a ban on ...
EU imposes oil embargo on North Korea in symbolic gestureReuters
War With North Korea: Will Trump Make a Deal With China to Save the World?Newsweek
War of words shakes China's policy circles over response to possible Korean warAsia Times
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UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam - Washington Post

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:45

Washington Post

UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam
Washington Post
LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the Europe Union's biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain's departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone ...

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Portugal and Spain wildfires: Death toll soars to dozens - BBC News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:31

BBC News

Portugal and Spain wildfires: Death toll soars to dozens
BBC News
At least 31 people have died in a series of wildfires in Portugal, the country's civil protection service says. A spokeswoman for the agency told reporters that firefighters were still tackling 145 separate fires - dozens of which were still considered ...
The Latest: Reports: Portugal fires death toll rises to 31SFGate
Portugal wildfires kill 27; 4 dead across border in SpainNew York Daily News
Portugal wildfires kill at least 27; 4 dead in SpainMinneapolis Star Tribune
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Israeli military strikes anti-aircraft battery in Syria amid tensions - Fox News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 05:29

The Times of Israel

Israeli military strikes anti-aircraft battery in Syria amid tensions
Fox News
The Israeli military said on Monday that it struck and destroyed an anti-aircraft battery deep in Syria after it had opened fire on Israeli jets flying over Lebanon -- the first such incident of Syrian forces targeting Israeli planes since the civil ...
Israeli jets attack anti-aircraft battery in Syria in retaliatory strikeThe Guardian
Israel Strikes Deep in Syria After Missile Targets Israeli Air Force Planes Over LebanonHaaretz
Israeli military says it has struck Syrian anti-aircraft battery near Damascus after its planes were fired uponWashington Post
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British man hides in the woods for 10 years to escape wife's nagging - Fox News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 05:02

British man hides in the woods for 10 years to escape wife's nagging
Fox News
A British man said he hid in the woods for 10 years to escape his wife. Malcolm Applegate, 62, said he left his wife after she continued to argue with him over his increased work hours as a gardener, The Daily Mail reported. “For three years it was ...

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Catalonia: Independence deadline approaches for Puigdemont - BBC News

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 23:20

BBC News

Catalonia: Independence deadline approaches for Puigdemont
BBC News
The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia is just hours away from a deadline set by the central government to clarify whether or not he has declared independence. If he confirms that he has, he will have until Thursday to withdraw the declaration ...
Deadline Looms For Catalan Leader To Clarify Stand On IndependenceNPR
Catalonia fails to confirm independence bid in letter to Spanish leader RajoyCNBC
Deadline nears for Catalan leader to clarify independence stanceReuters
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Australia unsure how 'assertive' China will act, Penny Wong says - The Guardian

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 22:33

The Guardian

Australia unsure how 'assertive' China will act, Penny Wong says
The Guardian
Penny Wong and Julie Bishop have outlined their vision for engagement with China in separate speeches. Composite: The Guardian/AAP. Penny Wong. Australia unsure how 'assertive' China will act, Penny Wong says. Shadow foreign affairs minister says ...
Australia open to investigation ahead of UN rights electionThe Australian
North Korea's Threats Won't Intimidate Australia, Minister SaysBloomberg
Where can North Korea's missiles reach?ABC Online

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Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi - ABC News

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 21:10

CNN Philippines

Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi
ABC News
FILE - This file image taken from undated video shown to The Associated Press by the Philippine military shows the purported leader of the Islamic State group Southeast Asia branch, Isnilon Hapilon, right, at a meeting of militants at an undisclosed ...
Philippine army says unconfirmed reports two key rebel leaders deadReuters
Philippine troops kill remaining leaders of pro-Isis siege in Marawi – officialsThe Guardian
Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon reported killed in MarawiFree Malaysia Today
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Theresa May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit 'deadlock' - BBC News

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 20:41

BBC News

Theresa May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit 'deadlock'
BBC News
Theresa May is to travel to Brussels later for a dinner with EU leaders in a bid to end a stalemate over Brexit. The meeting, with chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, comes days after the pair said talks were in ...
Theresa May and David Davis to travel to Brussels for urgent Brexit talksThe Guardian
May heads for Brussels after Brexit talks deadlockReuters UK
EU infrastructure bank warns of Brexit hit to UKFinancial Times
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