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North Korea minister says “none other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission”

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 03:58
North Korea minister says “none other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission”
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North Korea minister calls Trump “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania” who is holding “the nuclear button.”

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 03:58
North Korea minister calls Trump “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania” who is holding “the nuclear button.”
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Travelers beware: Meth-laced 7Up reportedly causes death in Mexico

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 03:58
Authorities say they have removed 7Up from shelves.
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Some U.S. troops watch 'Cops' to train Afghan police. That's a problem, watchdog says.

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 03:58
"Effective security forces are basically the way this thing ends," the top Afghanistan war watchdog said.
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'Screaming Eagle Of Soul' Charles Bradley Dies At 68

NPR Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 03:12

The singer, inspired as a teen by James Brown, didn't release his first album until 2011, at the age of 62. For the six years that followed, through a battle with cancer, he never wasted a moment.

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Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

NPR Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:40

The quake occurred close to the site where the country detonated a hydrogen bomb earlier this month.

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Yemen rebels pardon journalist after death sentence

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:29
Yemeni Shiite rebel officials say a prominent journalist who was sentenced to death over accusations of collaborating with a Saudi-led coalition battling the group has been pardoned.
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Death toll from this week’s central Mexico earthquake tops 300

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:29
Death toll from this week’s central Mexico earthquake tops 300.
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Italy: 5-Stars open new phase, pick candidate for premier

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:29
Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement opened a new phase in its quest for the country’s premiership Saturday by choosing its candidate and party leader to take the reins from founder Beppe Grillo.
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Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:29
British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a “sensible” move amid global political uncertainty.
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Britain’s Theresa May is trying to keep E.U. ‘divorce’ from going totally off the rails

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:29
So far the split between the country and Europe has been public, embarrassing and messy.
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Russia threatens retaliatory strikes against U.S. troops and their allies in Syria

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 01:29
Moscow accused U.S.-backed rebels of shelling positions where Russian forces were active amid competing offensives in the eastern Syrian desert.
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Puerto Rico Update: How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

NPR Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 00:29

Michael Fernandez, executive director of CARAS, a nonprofit based in Puerto Rico, speaks with NPR's Scott Simon from the island, where he's aiding in the disaster recovery efforts.

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Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar Assad Regime Killed In Turkey

NPR Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 00:03

Police found the bodies of Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, a U.S. citizen, in their Istanbul apartment. Their deaths have left family and the wider dispersed Syrian community in fear.

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Why Did India Have Ten Million Fewer Childhood Deaths Than Predicted?

NPR Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 00:00

Researchers used an innovative method to come up with the data for the years from 2000 to 2015. What's behind the encouraging trend?

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Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 23:00
In the stylish Condesa neighborhood, young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.
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A look at UN promises to combat sexual abuses since 2005

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 23:00
The United Nations released a report in early 2017 outlining a series of proposals to combat the problem of sexual abuse and exploitation within its peacekeeping missions. However, similar proposals to help victims had been put forward more than a decade ago.
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US-backed SDF says it took Syria’s largest gas field from IS

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 23:00
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters captured Saturday the country’s largest gas field from the Islamic State group in an eastern province that borders Iraq as they race with government forces to capture the energy-rich region, a senior official with the group said.
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South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 23:00
South Korea’s weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.
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World wonders: Could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan?

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 23:00
Will North Korea’s next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That’s a question being asked after North Korea’s foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
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