September 21, 2018

Tran Dai Quang, Hard-Line Vietnamese President, Dies at 61 – New York Times


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Tran Dai Quang, Hard-Line Vietnamese President, Dies at 61
New York Times
HONG KONG — President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam, a former police general who presided over a crackdown on free speech in the one-party state, died on Friday, the country's state-controlled news media reported. He was 61. The cause of Mr. Quang's ...
Tran Dai Quang, Vietnamese President dies aged 61 after illnessCNN
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang Dies After 'Serious Illness'NPR
Vietnam's President Quang dies after 'serious illness'Reuters
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September 21, 2018

At UN podium, Trump to tout protecting US sovereignty – Reuters


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At UN podium, Trump to tout protecting US sovereignty
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an “America First” policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest ...
Trump's tough line on Iran could rankle world leaders at UN General AssemblyUSA TODAY
Trump To Address 'Iran, Skripal Case' During UN Assembly SpeechRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Trump to address Skripal poisoning case at UN Security Council meetingTASS
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September 20, 2018

Trump Suddenly Remembers That Whole Border Wall Thing – Rolling Stone


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Trump Suddenly Remembers That Whole Border Wall Thing
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President Trump's carousel of preoccupations has once again spun back around to the border wall. This time, he's going global. On Tuesday, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell claimed that Trump suggested building a wall across the 3,000-mile-long ...
Foreign minister: Trump advised Spain to build wall across Sahara to stop migrantsUSA TODAY
Trump wants another big beautiful wall — through the Sahara desertThinkProgress
President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the SaharaTIME
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September 20, 2018

CodePink’s Medea Benjamin to Iran Envoy: “You Are Making a Case for War with Iran” – Democracy Now!


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CodePink's Medea Benjamin to Iran Envoy: “You Are Making a Case for War with Iran”
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And CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin disrupted an event at the Hudson Institute, a conservative think tank where the U.S. special envoy to Iran Brian Hook spoke on Wednesday. Benjamin took to the stage shortly after Hook ended his speech.
US: Diplomat Floats the Idea of a Treaty With IranSTRATFOR

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September 20, 2018

HuffPost Runs Single-Sourced Article Claiming Kavanaugh Had Sexist Expectations For Law Clerks – The Daily Caller

HuffPost Runs Single-Sourced Article Claiming Kavanaugh Had Sexist Expectations For Law ClerksThe Daily CallerHuffington Post ran a single-sourced article on Thursday claiming that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had sexist expectations for femal...
September 20, 2018

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric testing – BBC News


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Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric testing
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A French court has ordered far-right leader Marine Le Pen to undergo psychiatric tests as part of an inquiry into her sharing images of Islamic State group atrocities. Ms Le Pen tweeted pictures of the court order, calling the move "crazy". She posted ...
Marine Le Pen Must See Psychiatrist to Check If She Is 'Capable of Understanding Remarks': JudgeNewsweek
France far-right leader ordered to undergo psychiatric testsNew York Post
French Court Orders Psychiatric Evaluation for Marine Le Pen Over 'Dangerous' TweetsObserver
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September 20, 2018

Seven-year-old girl hospitalized after being raped with pipe in India – KRON4


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Seven-year-old girl hospitalized after being raped with pipe in India
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DELHI, India (KRON/CNN) - A seven-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being raped with a water pipe. It's the latest incident in a string of shocking attacks in India that have sparked outrage. Six men raped a woman on a bus she was taking ...
Mother of 7-year-old rape victim in India says attacker should be hangedCNN
Girl, 7, fighting for her life after maniac 'raped her with a metal water pipe' in IndiaThe Sun
India ruling party lawmaker charged with rape of minorCNN
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September 20, 2018

Imran Khan Writes to PM Modi, Asks For Dialogue Restart – NDTV


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Imran Khan Writes to PM Modi, Asks For Dialogue Restart
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking that India and Pakistan resume dialogue that has been suspended since 2015. In the letter addressing the PM as "Modi Sahab", Imran Khan also suggests a meeting ...
Imran Khan writes to PM Modi: Only way forward is 'constructive engagement', resolving Kashmir disputeThe Indian Express
Imran Khan pitches for big diplomatic move in maiden letter to Narendra Modi as Pakistan PMFinancial Express
Ready to talk terrorism: Pak PM writes to Modi, seeks to start stalled dialogueThe Asian Age
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September 20, 2018

Mount Paektu: Moon and Kim visit mythical mountain – CNN


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Mount Paektu: Moon and Kim visit mythical mountain
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Seoul, South Korea (CNN) They clutched hands, their wives at their sides, at the top of a sacred peak in what appeared to be a fitting end to a three-day summit. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took South Korean President Moon Jae-in Thursday to Mount ...
North Korea's Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps, too41 NBC News
Kim, Moon raise hands on North Korea's sacred volcanoThegardenisland.com
The Latest: Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount PaektuWRALSportsFan.com
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September 20, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Faces More Corruption Charges – TIME


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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Faces More Corruption Charges
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is scheduled to appear in court Thursday after being arrested and charged this week with transferring hundreds of millions of dollars from state funds into his personal bank accounts, according to the country ...
Malaysia's Najib faces life in jail, but is Jho Low the real 1MDB mastermind?South China Morning Post
Malaysia ex-PM faces barrage of charges over $681 mn bank balanceFRANCE 24
Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak claims trial to 25 charges of abuse of power, money launderingChannel NewsAsia
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