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Defense Secretary James Mattis visits Korean DMZ amidst nuclear tension
ABC News
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Friday morning the heavily fortified border between North Korea and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone amid heightened tensions over the North's nuclear program and the war of words between ...

Reuters
Australian court rules deputy PM ineligible for parliament, government loses majority
Reuters
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's High Court ruled on Friday that Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is ineligible to remain in parliament, a stunning decision that cost the government its one-seat parliamentary majority and forced a by-election ...

Washington Post
Whatever happens in Catalonia, its anger with Spain is a sign of things to come
Washington Post
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Confusion is still the order of the day in Catalonia. The ...

Reuters
Syrian government to blame for April sarin attack: UN report
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad is to blame for a chemical attack on the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun that killed dozens of people last April, according to a report sent to the United Nations Security ...

CNN
JFK file release: Mob hits on Castro, a threat on Oswald
CNN
Washington (CNN) The CIA mulled mafia hits on Cuban President Fidel Castro. Someone called the FBI threatening to kill Lee Harvey Oswald a day before Oswald's murder. And the US examined sabotaging airplane parts heading to Cuba. These assertions ...

Reuters
After Islamic State, ruined Raqqa fears new strife
Reuters
RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The morning after Islamic State's defeat in Raqqa, a local militia fighter stood in a square in the ruined, deserted city center. “There will be more problems here,” he said. FILE PHOTO: Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces ...

Slate Magazine
Saudia Arabia criticized for giving female robot citizenship, while it restricts women's rights
ABC News
A robot woman in Saudi Arabia was granted citizenship this week, sparking a backlash that said the robot appeared to have more rights than millions of human women and foreigners living in the Gulf nation. Sophia, a robot with human female features that ...

Vanity Fair
Officials Demand to Know Why Ryan Zinke's Neighbor Is Rebuilding Puerto Rico
Vanity Fair
Earlier this week, we learned that a two-year-old company that had two full-time employees the day Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico was awarded a $300 million contract to rebuild the island's electrical grid. Whitefish Energy seemed like an odd choice ...

Reuters
Late Thai king's remains returned to palace after night of tears
Reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The ashes and bones of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej were returned to the palace on Friday as part of an elaborate, five-day cremation ceremony that drew hundreds of thousands of black-clad mourners to Bangkok's historic old ...

Fox News
Fox News Poll: Support for Puerto Rican statehood increases in wake of Maria
Fox News
U.S. President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump and local officials, stops to speak with reporters outside a hurricane relief distribution center at Calvary Chapel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - ...

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