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 9 hrs | North Korea may detonate hydrogen bomb in the Pacific - minister

              North Korea may seek to detonate a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, the country's foreign minister has told reporters, just hours after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to respond to a threat made by U.S. President Donald Trump. (more)   


  New York, NY     

 

 11 hrs | North Korean leader vows to respond to Trump’s threat

              North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered an unusual address in person, condemning U.S. President Donald Trump as "mentally deranged" and vowing to respond to his "unethical" threat to "totally destroy" North Korea. (more)   


  Pyongyang, North Korea     

 

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 12 hrs | Transcript: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers statement

              North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered an unusual address in person to respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations, where Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it posed a direct threat to the U.S. or its allies. Below is a full transcript, as provided by state-run media.   


  Pyongyang, North Korea     

 

 6 days | Iraqi Kurdistan to hold independence referendum on September 25

              The autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq is pushing ahead with plans to hold an independence referendum later this month, despite strong opposition from the central government in Baghdad. (more)   


  Erbil, Iraq        1 UPDATES

 

 1 wk | Martin Shkreli sent to jail for bounty on Hillary Clinton’s hair

              Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli has been jailed to await sentencing for securities fraud after he posted a message on Facebook in which he offered a $5,000 bounty for a strand of hair from former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (more)   


  New York, NY        2 UPDATES

 

 1 wk | Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns over sexual abuse allegations

              Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation Tuesday after a fifth man came forward and accused him of repeated sexual abuse in the 1970s. It followed months of increasing pressure for the mayor to step down. (more)   


  Seattle, WA     

 

 1 wk | Trump: North Korea sanctions ‘nothing compared to what will have to happen’

              U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday downplayed the latest round of UN sanctions to punish North Korea for its sixth nuclear test, saying they are "nothing" compared to what will "ultimately have to happen." (more)   


    

 


 1 wk | 1 Million March for Independence in Spain’s Catalonia

              Up to 1 million people gathered in Barcelona on Monday to call for independence of the Spanish region of Catalonia, which has called a referendum for October 1 despite fierce opposition from Madrid, which has declared the proposed vote illegal.   


  Barcelona, Spain        2 UPDATES

 

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 2 wks | Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear test

              Mexico, which is one of only a few countries in the world to trade with North Korea, on Thursday decided to expel the country's ambassador, citing its recent nuclear test and its test-firing of intercontinental ballistic missiles. (more)   


  Mexico     

 


 2 wks | Trump ends deportation amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants

              U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced his decision to end a policy that shielded from deportation an estimated 800,000 young immigrants who were illegally brought to the United States as children. (more)   


  United States        6 UPDATES

 




 
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