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Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:00
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map. 2017-09-18T17:34:00-04:00 2017-09-18T21:34:37-04:00
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French envoy at UN: Discord at highest level since Cold War

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Dissension and conflict are at their highest levels since the Cold War and cooperation among nations has become more difficult in a world that is more interdependent than ever, France's top diplomat said Monday as global leaders gathered at the United Nations. 2017-09-18T17:36:00-04:00 2017-09-18T21:36:30-04:00
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The Latest: Trump trip to Caribbean delayed by Maria

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2017-09-18T17:32:00-04:00 2017-09-18T21:32:55-04:00
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Panama's president says switching China ties not 'checkbook diplomacy'

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:28
BEIJING (Reuters) - Panama's decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with "checkbook diplomacy", its president has told Chinese state television.
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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past. 2017-09-18T16:18:00-04:00 2017-09-18T20:18:37-04:00
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Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela soon

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:06
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he wanted democracy restored soon in Venezuela and warned that the United States might take additional measures to apply pressure on the oil-producing nation.
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The Latest: Trump says US may act further against Maduro

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2017-09-18T15:32:00-04:00 2017-09-18T19:32:54-04:00
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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past. 2017-09-18T14:27:00-04:00 2017-09-18T18:27:59-04:00
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France defends Iran nuclear deal, which Trump calls deeply flawed

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:36
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France made a new plea on Monday for the United States to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened, as U.S. President Donald Trump again criticized the agreement as "deeply flawed."
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Venezuela opposition blames Maduro for detained activist's death

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:36
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition blamed President Nicolas Maduro's government on Monday for the death of a sick activist in detention, saying he was framed and then denied medical help.
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Mexico says Panama authorizes extradition of ex-governor

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:28
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Panama has agreed to extradite a former state governor from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who was arrested earlier this year on corruption charges, the Mexican government said on Monday.
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Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan's direction, but a future missile launch that threatens U.S. or Japanese territory will "elicit a different response from us," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday. 2017-09-18T12:55:00-04:00 2017-09-18T16:55:11-04:00
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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past. 2017-09-18T12:59:00-04:00 2017-09-18T16:59:30-04:00
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'Disaster looms,' says head of UK's anti-Brexit party

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:07
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Liberal Democrats are to set out on Tuesday their plan to stop Brexit, with party leader Vince Cable appealing to opponents in all parties to put aside "tribal differences" and fight a divorce from the European Union.
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Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, near U.S.-backed forces

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:46
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group said, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed militias have also advanced.
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The Latest: Trump considering Fourth of July military parade

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2017-09-18T11:45:00-04:00 2017-09-18T15:45:39-04:00
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Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that have recently overflown Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat. 2017-09-18T11:44:00-04:00 2017-09-18T15:44:50-04:00
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Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant

AP World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
BOSTON (AP) — American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers from a mental illness. 2017-09-18T09:59:00-04:00 2017-09-18T13:59:16-04:00
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Venezuela opposition blames Maduro for activist's jail death

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition blamed President Nicolas Maduro's government on Monday for the death of a sick activist in jail, saying he was framed and then denied medical help.
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U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan: Mattis

Reuters World News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:52
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday the United States would send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan and that most were either on their way or had been notified of their deployment.
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