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Penguins die in ‘catastrophic’ Antarctic breeding season – BBC News


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Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season
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All but two Adelie penguin chicks have starved to death in their east Antarctic colony, in a breeding season described as "catastrophic" by experts. It was caused by unusually high amounts of ice late in the season, meaning adults had to travel further ...

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US hikes tensions in NAFTA talks with call for ‘sunset clause’ – Reuters


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US hikes tensions in NAFTA talks with call for 'sunset clause'
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President Trump welcomes Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the South Lawn before their meeting about the NAFTA trade agreement at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) - Washington has dramatically ...
Business groups raise alarms about Trump's direction on tradeThe Hill
Mexican, Canadian leaders reaffirm commitment to NAFTAABC News
Trudeau turns focus to Mexico in midst of NAFTA tensionsToronto Star
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‘Star Wars’ fantasy? Cubans doubt US sonic attacks claims – Washington Post


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'Star Wars' fantasy? Cubans doubt US sonic attacks claims
Washington Post
HAVANA — A bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana has sent Cuban-American relations to their lowest point in decades, with the Trump administration virtually closing its embassy here and expelling Cuban officials from Washington. But few ...
Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacksABC News
Cuba Sonic Files: “Nails scratching the blackboard”Havana Times
Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks - AP NewsAP News

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At a Tumultuous Moment, Unesco Picks a New Leader – New York Times


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At a Tumultuous Moment, Unesco Picks a New Leader
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Audrey Azoulay, a former French culture minister, was elected director general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Credit Philippe Wojazer/Reuters. PARIS — A former culture minister from France was elected on ...
Too little cash, too much politics, leaves UNESCO fighting for lifeReuters
France's Audrey Azoulay Wins Vote to Be Next UNESCO ChiefVoice of America
UNESCO Gets First Jewish Director, Day After US Leaves Over 'Anti-Israel' BiasForeign Policy (blog)
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How prepared is Canada for a nuclear attack? ‘We get on our knees and pray’ – National Post


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How prepared is Canada for a nuclear attack? 'We get on our knees and pray'
National Post
It's unclear how well North Korea has mastered missile guidance systems — meaning a misfire is possible. And Canada could also become a 'demonstration target'. FILE - In this undated file photo distributed by the North Korean government on May 22 ...
Diplomacy is vital to avoiding a military conflict with North KoreaThe Hill
Brinkmanship with North Korea threatens economyHouston Chronicle

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Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico ‘forever’ – CNN


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Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico 'forever'
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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that Puerto Rico is going to have to shoulder more responsibility for recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria, saying the federal government's emergency responders can't stay there "forever.".
Trump threatens to abandon Puerto Rico recovery effortWashington Post
Trump Warns Puerto Rico Weeks After Storms: Federal Help Cannot Stay 'Forever'New York Times
Trump: FEMA can't stay in Puerto Rico foreverThe Hill
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British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones ‘killed by drone’ – BBC News


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British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones 'killed by drone'
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British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones was reportedly killed in a US drone strike in Syria, in June. Jones, from Chatham in Kent, joined so-called Islamic State after converting to Islam and travelling to Syria in 2013. Her death was first reported by ...
ISIS 'White Widow' Recruiter Sally Jones Killed With Child in US Airstrike: ReportsNewsweek
Sally Jones, the ISIS 'White Widow,' Believed Killed in SyriaTIME
Jihadi bride and ISIS executioner son killed by drone strikeNew York Post
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Palestinian unity deal: Gazans hope for end to feud – BBC News

BBC NewsPalestinian unity deal: Gazans hope for end to feudBBC NewsSome Palestinians have been taking to the streets of Gaza to celebrate the new reconciliation deal agreed by their rival political factions, Hamas and Fatah. Others I speak to are more ...

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In Catalan family’s debate, an intimate view of independence saga – Christian Science Monitor


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In Catalan family's debate, an intimate view of independence saga
Christian Science Monitor
Discussing the pros and cons of Catalonian independence, a friendly argument reveals the complexity of their region's political conundrum. Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont signs an independence declaration document after a parliamentary ...
American influence will help Catalonia win independenceThe Hill
Catalans Can't Stand Up to Brussels by ThemselvesWall Street Journal
Catalonia faces deadline as Spain marks national dayThe Mercury News
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