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 2017-09-18 20:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

Bahrain accuses Qatar of seizing three boats: agency... +

Bahrain accused Qatar on Monday of illegally seizing three boats with 16 sailors on board, state news agency BNA reported, worsening an already deeply troubled diplomatic situation in the region....

 2017-09-18 20:33 

NBC News

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Crash Pad for Refugees After Oxfam Rents... +
 2017-09-18 20:31 

Reuters Africa

Brazil's new top prosecutor is sworn in, says will maintain graft fight... +

The new prosecutor general tasked with leading Brazil's anti-corruption drive was sworn in on Monday, and said she would continue her predecessor's campaign against graft in Latin America's biggest nation....

 2017-09-18 20:31 

CNN

[ Health ]

'Grey's Anatomy' actress reveals brain tumor diagnosis... +

Kate Walsh played a doctor on TV, but that didn't prepare her for being a patient....

 2017-09-18 20:27 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Tech issues threaten to delay upcoming Kenya election rerun... +

A month before the rerun of the Kenyan elections, a French information technology company is unable to supply the electronic systems for the upcoming election. Kenya's election board says ...

 2017-09-18 20:16 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Moscow To Unveil Statue Of AK-47 Inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov... +

Moscow is getting a new addition to its cityscape -- a statue of gunmaker Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling an assault rifle....

 2017-09-18 20:14 

Washington Post

Trump, Macron meet on sidelines of U.N. General Assembly... +

President Trump met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Sept. 18. During the brief photo-op, Trump declined to discuss what issues were on the agenda for their meeting....

 2017-09-18 20:12 

Washington Post

Cape Town grain silo turned into Africa's largest art museum... +

What was an abandoned grain silo is now the largest museum of contemporary African art in Africa....

 2017-09-18 20:10 

NBC News

Man Questioned About Killings of Black Men Is Freed From Jail... +
 2017-09-18 20:08 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Putin Observes Zapad Military Exercises Near NATO's Eastern Flank... +

Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 18 attended a joint military exercise with Belarus near NATOs eastern flank that has fanned already deep tensions between Moscow and the West....

 2017-09-18 20:05 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan: Mattis... +

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....

 2017-09-18 20:05 

Reuters

[ World ]

Venezuela opposition blames Maduro for activist's jail death... +

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....

 2017-09-18 20:01 

CNN

[ Health ]

Lupus: What you need to know... +

An invisible disease with debilitating symptoms, lupus is more common than you might think. Learn about lupus symptoms, causes, triggers and treatments....

 2017-09-18 19:58 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

U.S. navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions... +

The U.S. navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of navy ships, as part of a sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet....

 2017-09-18 19:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

French envoy at UN: Discord at highest level since Cold War... +

France's foreign minister says dissention and conflict are at their highest level since the Cold War, while cooperation among nations has become more difficult....

 2017-09-18 19:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles... +

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that recently overflew Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat....

 2017-09-18 19:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Hurricane Maria grows, threatens storm-battered Caribbean... +

A strengthening Hurricane Maria is swirling toward the eastern Caribbean, with forecasters warning it probably will be a major storm by the time it passes through the already battered Leeward Islands late Monday....

 2017-09-18 19:52 

Deutsche Welle

Georgia Tech refuses to release 911 call for slain student... +

Scout Schultz was shot dead by campus police after allegedly pulling a knife on officers. Lawyers and local broadcasters maintain, however, that the object was not a knife and that Schultz was having a breakdown....

 2017-09-18 19:50 

CBS News

[ World ]

Mattis says over 3,000 additional U.S. troops will deploy to Afghanistan... +
 2017-09-18 19:48 

Al Jazeera

From Australia to Norway - surfing Arctic waters... +

Surfers from around the world are converging on a remote Norwegian archipelago for the Lofoten Masters competition....

 2017-09-18 19:48 

Deutsche Welle

Brexit Diaries 10: Feuds, Florence and ice-cold revenge... +

Boris Johnson has been accused of "backseat driving" on Brexit, while Theresa May is heading to Italy. Why she is going and who will prevail in a revenge battle with George Osborne is anybody's guess says Barbara Wesel....

 2017-09-18 19:47 

Sky News

'Dangerous' Hurricane Maria now a category four... +

Hurricane Maria has intensified into an "extremely dangerous" category four storm as it bears down on the Caribbean, according to forecasters....

 2017-09-18 19:45 

Euronews

Brief from Brussels: EU defends passengers over Ryanair flight cull... +

In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: The European Commission looks out for passengers, as Ryanair cancels flights; Brexit talks stall, with EU chief...

 2017-09-18 19:43 

Washington Post

London mayor targets ghost mansions and empty penthouses... +

Sadiq Khan believes taxing the empty properties could ease the citys affordable housing shortage. Others arent so sure....

 2017-09-18 19:42 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

Boko Haram Fast Facts... +

View CNN's Fast Facts on Boko Haram to get information on the militant Islamic group based in Nigeria, whose purpose is to institute Sharia, or Islamic law. ...

 2017-09-18 19:39 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

Books of the Week... +

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 2017-09-18 19:29 

Radio Free Asia

China-India Standoff Deepens Mutual Mistrust... +

The resolution of a recent disagreement over Bhutan was not a win for China, one analyst says....

 2017-09-18 19:26 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Trump, Xi Agree On 'Maximizing Pressure' On North Korea... +

The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping committed to "maximizing pressure on North Korea" amid an escalating crisis over Pyongyang's ballistic and nuclear tests....

 2017-09-18 19:24 

Deutsche Welle

Turkey summons German envoy for second time in two days... +

Ankara has summoned Germany's ambassador for the second time in as many days with tensions between the two countries showing no sign of ending. It is the 17th time Berlin's envoy has been summoned in two years....

 2017-09-18 19:09 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russia Looks To Make Automotive Inroads With Driverless Vehicles... +

Alliances between tech giants and automakers are spending billions of dollars to replace a legacy of smoke-spewing Ladas with vehicles that drive themselves....

 2017-09-18 19:08 

Washington Post

Saudi authorities pressure Snapchat to block Al-Jazeera... +

Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeeras Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered....

 2017-09-18 19:05 

Al Jazeera

All eyes on Donald Trump: What to look for in UN debut... +

US president's first speech to UN General Assembly is expected to cover five big issues....

 2017-09-18 19:03 

Reuters

[ World ]

France defends Iran nuclear deal, Trump to decide soon... +

France made a fresh 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 said he would decide on the matter soon....

 2017-09-18 19:02 

Washington Post

New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse... +

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is pushing all 193 member states to join a compact to prevent sexual abuse, holding a high-level meeting intended to demonstrate U.N. commitment to fighting a scourge that has darkened the reputation of peacekeeping miss...

 2017-09-18 19:02 

CBS News

[ World ]

Donald Trump's first U.N. General Assembly: An insider's guide... +
 2017-09-18 19:01 

CBS News

[ World ]

Hurricane Maria could be powerhouse, hit Caribbean, forecasters say... +
 2017-09-18 18:57 

i24 News

Second envelope with suspicious substance said received at Israel's NY consulate... +
 2017-09-18 18:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant... +

The four American college students attacked with acid at a Marseille train station have forgiven their assailant, who reportedly suffers from a mental illness, a spokesman for their school said on Monday....

 2017-09-18 18:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Trump calls on UN to reform... +

President Donald Trump is plunging into a foreign policy-focused week that will be anchored by his first address to the United Nations General Assembly....

 2017-09-18 18:51 

Washington Post

Trump: Decision on nuclear Iran deal is coming 'very soon'... +

President Trump said Sept. 18 he would unveil a decision on the Iran nuclear deal ...

 2017-09-18 18:50 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Drones, sun and a strong will elevate Rwanda's health care... +
 2017-09-18 18:43 

Deutsche Welle

EU-US Privacy Shield: ‘America First must not mean America Only’... +

The EU-US Privacy Shield data-sharing deal meant to protect Europeans' personal information is up for its first review. EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova told DW assessment was a 'moment of truth.'...

 2017-09-18 18:28 

Al Jazeera

Kurds to vote on independence despite warnings from neighbours... +

A deep-rooted nationalism unites Kurds in northern Iraq, almost all of whom are convinced they need their own state....

 2017-09-18 18:22 

CBS News

[ World ]

During meeting with Netanyahu, Trump says there's a "good chance" for Middle East peace... +
 2017-09-18 18:21 

Reuters

[ World ]

Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, close to U.S.-backed forces... +

Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates river in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group reported, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed forces have also advanced....

 2017-09-18 18:21 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trump says will make decision 'very soon' on Iran nuclear deal... +

U.S. President Donald Trump tells reporters during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, that he will unveil a decision on the Iran nuclear deal ...

 2017-09-18 18:21 

Reuters

[ World ]

'We really have a chance,' Trump says on Israeli-Palestinian peace... +

During a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration is giving peace efforts between Israel and Palestinians ...

 2017-09-18 18:20 

Reuters Africa

Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, close to U.S.-backed forces... +

Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates river in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group reported, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed forces have also advanced....

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