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Sovereign fund joins Saudi entertainments drive - Reuters

2 hours 45 min ago

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Sovereign fund joins Saudi entertainments drive
Reuters
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday it planned to set up a company to invest in the entertainment sector, which the kingdom is keen to develop as part of economic and social reforms. The vehicle will have initial ...
How to increase trust in the media: Just forget the First AmendmentWashington Post
Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet callsBBC News
Saudi Plans $2.7 Billion Entertainment Firm as Kingdom Opens UpBloomberg

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Google launches UK 'anti-terror fund' - BBC News

5 hours 34 min ago

BBC News

Google launches UK 'anti-terror fund'
BBC News
Google has announced it will give a total of £1m ($1.3m) to fund projects that help counter extremism in the UK. The UK fund was part of a $5m global commitment, the search giant said. Prime Minister Theresa May wants technology companies to be more ...
Politicians push for faster cull of online terrorist contentCNET
Theresa May Tells Tech Firms to Delete Extremist Material Within Two HoursBreitbart News
UK leader to press tech companies to block extremistsWashington Post
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Catalonia referendum: Spanish police target Catalan government - BBC News

6 hours 36 min ago

BBC News

Catalonia referendum: Spanish police target Catalan government
BBC News
Spain's Guardia Civil police have detained a senior Catalan official and raided regional government ministries involved in organising a banned independence vote. Tensions were already high before the arrest of Josep Maria Jové, secretary-general of the ...
Catalan Separatists Are on a Path to FailureBloomberg
Police arrests Catalan official amid referendum crackdownWashington Post
Police arrest Catalan government officialAljazeera.com
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Merkel warned Germany needs a policy rethink to keep economy growing - CNBC

7 hours 9 min ago

CNBC

Merkel warned Germany needs a policy rethink to keep economy growing
CNBC
Angela Merkel is likely to win a fourth term as chancellor after a national election on Sunday but business leaders are already warning her that the next government must implement growth-friendly policies to ensure Germany remains the euro zone's ...
Commentary: Don't be fooled by Merkel's aura of invincibilityReuters
Deus Ex MerkelnaNational Review
Schäuble will be elected on Sunday but will he be finance minister?Irish Times
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Zimbabwe High Commission won't help AfriForum serve summons on Grace Mugabe - Eyewitness News

8 hours 15 min ago

Eyewitness News

Zimbabwe High Commission won't help AfriForum serve summons on Grace Mugabe
Eyewitness News
The lobby group has approached the court to review the government's decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she was accused of assault. FILE: Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe attends the opening of the annual agricultural fair on 25 August ...
Zim embassy takes on AfriForum as Grace Mugabe saga unfoldsThe Zimbabwean
RG Mugabe International Airport: Zimbabweans have made a statementBulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)
Harare airport renamed after MugabeDailyNews
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Anger building up against Modi government: Rahul Gandhi - Economic Times

9 hours 24 min ago

Economic Times

Anger building up against Modi government: Rahul Gandhi
Economic Times
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that anger was building up in India against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government over its failure in creating jobs. People who had voted the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) out in 2014, were ...
News Live: Rahul Gandhi says anger building up against Modi govtMoneycontrol.com
Congress could not deliver on job creation, neither can Modi: Rahul GandhiTimes of India

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Kim Jong Un has teen sex slaves who feed him caviar, defector claims - New York Post

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:44

New York Post

Kim Jong Un has teen sex slaves who feed him caviar, defector claims
New York Post
A North Korean defector has told of Kim Jong-un's teen sex slaves, lavish caviar lunches and gory public executions. Hee Yeon Lim, 26, is the daughter of a high-ranking soldier from Pyongyang and a member of the regime's inner circle. But when her ...
North Korean defector witnessed people blown up by anti-aircraft guns under Kim Jong-UnMetro
Wednesday letters: Kim Jong Un, ticket scalpers, EPA labHouston Chronicle
North Korea makes friendly gesture to Malaysia prince amid strained tiesNikkei Asian Review
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Kim Jong Un has teen sex slaves who feed him caviar, defector claims - New York Post

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:44

New York Post

Kim Jong Un has teen sex slaves who feed him caviar, defector claims
New York Post
A North Korean defector has told of Kim Jong-un's teen sex slaves, lavish caviar lunches and gory public executions. Hee Yeon Lim, 26, is the daughter of a high-ranking soldier from Pyongyang and a member of the regime's inner circle. But when her ...
Wednesday letters: Kim Jong Un, ticket scalpers, EPA labHouston Chronicle
Johor crown prince allowed direct flights to PyongyangFree Malaysia Today
Malaysian Prince Meets North Korean Diplomat Ahead of Pyongyang Football Matchbenarnews
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Turkish president: Trump told me he was 'sorry' for bloody protest in DC - Business Insider

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:22

Business Insider

Turkish president: Trump told me he was 'sorry' for bloody protest in DC
Business Insider
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that US President Donald Trump apologized to him over a violent clash that occurred in May between Turkish officials and protesters outside the Turkish embassy in Washington, DC. "I'm very sorry about that," ...
Erdogan: Trump apologized to me over brawl between Turkish bodyguards and protestersThe Hill
Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Trump called to apologize after Turkish embassy arrestsWashington Examiner
Erdogan defends his actions after failed coup in PBS NewsHour interviewPBS NewsHour
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GOP foreign affairs chair: US should stay in Iran deal, 'enforce the hell out of' it - CNN

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:08

CNN

GOP foreign affairs chair: US should stay in Iran deal, 'enforce the hell out of' it
CNN
Washington (CNN) House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said Tuesday the United States should focus on enforcing the nuclear agreement with Iran instead of renegotiating it. "I think we should enforce the hell out of the agreement and ...

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Trump Using Campaign Funds to Pay Russia Defense Bills: Report - Newser

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:25

Newser

Trump Using Campaign Funds to Pay Russia Defense Bills: Report
Newser
President Donald Trump speaks at a luncheon at the United Nations, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Donald Trump speaks at a luncheon at the United Nations, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). (Newser) – President ...

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Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler' - Washington Post

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:37

Washington Post

Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore “democracy and political freedoms” in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations.
Trump rightly condemns Venezuela, but that's just the beginningThe Hill
Trump Was Laughed At By World Leaders For Dissing SocialismNewsweek
Trump's UN address reflects tensions of Catholic social teachingCrux: Covering all things Catholic
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Trump using RNC money to pay legal fees in Russia probe - The Hill

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:36

The Hill

Trump using RNC money to pay legal fees in Russia probe
The Hill
President Trump is reportedly using money from the Republican National Committee (RNC) and his reelection campaign to pay some of the legal costs surrounding the federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Two payments totaling ...
To survive Russia investigation, Trump needs to keep GOP happyCNN
Trump Will Use Campaign Funds to Pay for Russia Legal BillsBloomberg
RNC says it has spent $230000 on Trump's legal billsPolitico
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Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico City, collapsing buildings and sending thousands fleeing into streets - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:35

Los Angeles Times

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico City, collapsing buildings and sending thousands fleeing into streets
Los Angeles Times
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in ...
Strong earthquake shakes Mexico, damaging buildings and causing panicWashington Post
7.1 earthquake rocks Mexico City, central MexicoCNN
Mexico Rocked by 7.2 Quake on Anniversary of 1985 DisasterBloomberg
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Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map - Washington Post

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:22

Washington Post

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map
Washington Post
YANGON, Myanmar — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security ...

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Kenya's judges who nullified election face 'savage' threats - Washington Post

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:36

Washington Post

Kenya's judges who nullified election face 'savage' threats
Washington Post
NAIROBI, Kenya — Attempts to intimidate Kenya's Supreme Court judges after they nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election have been “unlawful and savage in nature,” the nation's judiciary said Tuesday, as ruling party supporters protested ...
David Maraga hits back at 'threats' over Kenya election re-runBBC News
Kenyan police fire teargas at Supreme Court protestersReuters
Disputes, Logistics, Throw New Kenyan Poll Date Into DoubtVoice of America
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Israel shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syrian frontier: military - Reuters

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:25

Reuters

Israel shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syrian frontier: military
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Patriot anti-missile battery is deployed in the northern city of Haifa, Israel August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a pilotless plane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday and said it was ...
Why Beating Islamic State Could Start a Crisis With IranBloomberg
Iran Drone No Match For US Patriot Missile As Israel Blows Hezbollah Aircraft Out Of The SkyNewsweek
Israel says it downed Hezbollah drone headed toward GolanWashington Post
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In UN speech, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea' and calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' - Washington Post

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:15

Washington Post

In UN speech, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea' and calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man'
Washington Post
NEW YORK — President Trump warned the United Nations in a speech Tuesday that the world faces “great peril” from rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, and called on fellow leaders to join the United ...
FULL SPEECH: Trump's UN debut a blunt warning to America's enemiesThe Hill
Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itselfBBC News
Trump warns US will "destroy" North Korea in UN General Assembly speechCBS News
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Trump's Big North Korea Decision - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:06

U.S. News & World Report

Trump's Big North Korea Decision
U.S. News & World Report
President Donald Trump's dismissive comments about the new United Nations Security Council sanctions against North Korea, contrasting sharply with the boasts of his State Department, reflect the harsh reality that a sanctions-driven approach to ...

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Melania Trump in legal row with English-language school - BBC News

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:40

BBC News

Melania Trump in legal row with English-language school
BBC News
"Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English," reads the advert for the Americki Institut, an English-language school in Croatia. And now Melania Trump - whose face was used alongside the slogan - has threatened to take them all the ...
Melania Trump threatens lawsuit over English class billboardSFGate
Melania Trump asks English-language school to take down billboards using photo of first ladyWashington Examiner
Melania Trump ads removed from Croatian capital after legal threatThe Guardian
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