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Fighting Breaks Out at Turkish President's Speech in New York - New York Times

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:18

New York Times

Fighting Breaks Out at Turkish President's Speech in New York
New York Times
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressed a Turkish-American group at a Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Thursday. Credit Associated Press. Violence broke out at a New York hotel Thursday afternoon when protesters disrupted a speech ...
Videos show protesters at NY Erdogan speech punched, hit while being removedCBS News
SEE IT: Pro-Erdogan brawlers beat up protesters in Times Square hotel during Turkish president's speechNew York Daily News
Protesters violently ejected from Erdogan speech in NYCFox News
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Referendum puts US at odds with old ally in the Middle East - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:24

Washington Post

Referendum puts US at odds with old ally in the Middle East
Washington Post
Relations between the United States and the Iraqi Kurds, strong allies over decades of intermittent war, are on a collision course that weeks of strenuous U.S. efforts have failed to prevent. On Monday, Iraq's Kurdistan region plans to hold an ...
This Man Helped The US Fight ISIS. Now He Wants Payback.BuzzFeed News
Pressure Mounts on Iraqi Kurds to Cancel Independence VoteNew York Times
Manafort Has A New Job: Helping The Kurdish Referendum, A Vote The US OpposesNewsweek
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Justin Trudeau tells UN: Canada is no wonderland - BBC News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:25

BBC News

Justin Trudeau tells UN: Canada is no wonderland
BBC News
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his United Nations platform to address Canada's historic failings regarding indigenous people. He said the country's legacy of colonialism and its lasting impact on First Nations Canadians was one of ...
Trudeau confronts Canada's failure of indigenous people in UN speechReuters
Justin Trudeau spent his entire UN speech talking about human-rights abuses in his own countryQuartz
'We can't build strong relationships if we refuse to have conversations,' Canada's Trudeau says at UNUN News Centre
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Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94 - New York Times

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:05

New York Times

Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94
New York Times
Mrs. Bettencourt and her husband, Andre, arriving for a gala event at the castle at Versailles in November 1973. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Liliane Bettencourt, the French heiress to the L'Oréal cosmetics fortune and a family legacy ...
'World's Wealthiest Woman,' Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94NPR
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94BBC News
L'Oréal's Liliane Bettencourt, the World's Richest Woman and Focus of Scandal, Dies at 94PEOPLE.com
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Trump calls South Korean trade deal 'so bad' for the US - The Hill

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:28

The Hill

Trump calls South Korean trade deal 'so bad' for the US
The Hill
President Trump on Thursday bashed the five-year-old trade agreement between the United States and South Korea while sitting next to that nation's president, Moon Jae-in. Trump, who earlier this month threatened to withdraw from the U.S.-Korea Free ...
Canadian leader spotlights his own nation's injustices at UNABC News
Moody's Positive About Direction of S. Korean EconomyHuffPost
North Korea Risk Shrugged Off by Bond Buyers Bullish on EconomyBloomberg
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We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when - Vox

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:00

Vox

We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when
Vox
With Mexico digging out from two deadly earthquakes, here are eight things to know about these seismic events. Updated by Umair Irfan Sep 21, 2017, 2:00pm EDT. tweet · share. Rescue workers search for survivors in Mexico City after the September 19 ...

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Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme - Reuters

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:15

Reuters

Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on ...
Trump calls South Korean trade deal 'so bad' for the USThe Hill
The US Just Announced Sanctions Against Basically Anyone Trading With North KoreaBuzzFeed News
South Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talksABC News
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'It's not true': North Korea denies it owes $156000 in unpaid US parking tickets - Kansas City Star

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:53

The Inquisitr

'It's not true': North Korea denies it owes $156000 in unpaid US parking tickets
Kansas City Star
No one likes getting a parking ticket, and apparently North Korea is no exception. The rogue nation's diplomatic mission to the United Nations owes New York City more than $156,000 for around 1,300 unpaid parking tickets—some from as long ago as the ...
North Korea owes NYC $156k in unpaid parking ticketsRT

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ripped Teen Sex Slaves From Schools and Forced Citizens to Watch Executions, Defector ... - Newsweek

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:17

Newsweek

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ripped Teen Sex Slaves From Schools and Forced Citizens to Watch Executions, Defector ...
Newsweek
Kim Jong Un's depravity and abuses of power have no bounds, extending even to North Korea's upper echelon. The North's authoritarian regime snatches teenagers out of school to be his sex slaves, forces members of the country's upper class to watch ...
A visit to Pyongyang: the Kim dynasty's homage to StalinismThe Conversation UK
Anniversary Ties Kim Jong Un to North Korea's Founding GenerationRadio Free Asia
'Bodies blown to bits': the depravity of Kim Jong-unCoffs Coast Advocate
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Will a Catastrophic Earthquake Strike the US? - TIME

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:28

TIME

Will a Catastrophic Earthquake Strike the US?
TIME
The likelihood that the U.S. will see a catastrophic earthquake within the next 30 years is very high — and it's not just the West Coast that's at risk, experts say. Seismologists have long warned that the U.S. is "overdue" for an earthquake, because ...
We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not whenVox
What Mexico's earthquake means for CaliforniaWDIV Detroit

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Full text of Moon's address at UN General Assembly - Korea JoongAng Daily

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:25

Korea JoongAng Daily

Full text of Moon's address at UN General Assembly
Korea JoongAng Daily
The following is the text of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Thursday. Address by President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly ...

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Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:26

Washington Post

Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle to recapture the strategic city of Deir el-Zour and that Moscow ...
Russia: Special Forces Helping Syria Win Key CityVoice of America
Raqqa faces deadly 'barrage' from US-led coalitionAljazeera.com
Russia Warns Of Retaliation If Syrian Government Forces Are AttackedRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Former Australian PM Abbott 'attacked by same-sex marriage supporter' - CNN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:12

CNN

Former Australian PM Abbott 'attacked by same-sex marriage supporter'
CNN
(CNN) Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was allegedly assaulted while campaigning for a "no" vote in an increasingly divisive national survey over whether to allow same-sex marriage. Abbott was headbutted Thursday by a man wearing a "yes" ...
SSM: Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in HobartABC Online
Tony Abbott Says He Was Head-Butted By A Same-Sex Marriage SupporterBuzzFeed News
Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott says he was 'headbutted' by same-sex marriage campaignerTelegraph.co.uk
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EU official raises doubts about Brexit talks progress - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:47

Mirror.co.uk

EU official raises doubts about Brexit talks progress
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — A senior European Union official is doubtful that Britain's talks on leaving the EU can advance to a new phase next month, fueling concern that a Brexit deal might not be found by the 2019 deadline. EU leaders meet Oct. 19-20 and were ...
Theresa May Brexit speech to be 'open and generous offer' to EUBBC News
May Considering Brexit Bill Offer to Unlock Talks in FlorenceBloomberg
Theresa May chairs Cabinet meeting ahead of Brexit speechSky News
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China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea: sources - Reuters

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:44

Reuters

China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea: sources
Reuters
A Chinese national flag flutters outside the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, the Chinese central bank, in Beijing, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic. BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's central bank has told banks to strictly ...
North Korea's Kim keeps teen sex slaves, executes musicians with anti-aircraft guns, defector revealsFox News
Public Execution by Anti-aircraft Guns in North Korea, Says DefectorThe Epoch Times
Anniversary Ties Kim Jong Un to North Korea's Founding GenerationRadio Free Asia
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View: What does Kim Jong-un hope to win? - euronews

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:39

euronews

View: What does Kim Jong-un hope to win?
euronews
Kim Jong-Un is like Roman Emperor Caligula but with nukes. Like the most decadent of the Caesars, he lives in a gilded palace, surrounded by concentric rings of Praetorian Guards running a network of informants that suppress dissent. Like Caligula, Kim ...
Kim Jong-Un ordered anti-aircraft gun executions and kept teenage sex slaves, defector claimsNew Zealand Herald
North Korea 'guest workers' could undermine Kim regime, defector saysUPI.com
North Korea defector saw 11 musicians 'blown to bits' by anti-aircraft guns then 'ground into dirt' by tanksMirror.co.uk

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1000s of protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:50

Philippine Star

1000s of protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte
Washington Post
MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of protesters are marking the anniversary of the 1972 martial law declaration by the Philippines then-dictator Ferdinand Marcos by raising an outcry against what they say is the current president's authoritarian ...
Philippines' Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugsChannel NewsAsia
LIST: Rallies on 45th anniversary of martial law declarationPhilippine Star
CPP hails opposition vs Duterte plan to 'replicate' Marcos; Luneta rally will be on Roxas BlvdInterAksyon
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North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking' - CNN

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:23

CNN

North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking'
CNN
(CNN) North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking." "If he was thinking he could scare us with the sound of a dog barking, that's really a dog ...
NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'Washington Post
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog'Reuters
Trump sounded like 'barking dog' at UN, North Korean official saysFox News
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