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Trump says 2nd summit with North Korea likely 'quite soon'


U.S. President Donald Trump raised hopes at the United Nations on Monday that a second meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-un could occur "quite soon," striking a conciliatory tone one year after he used his debut at the UN to deride the…

How BBC Africa uncovered the story behind an execution video of women and children

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When the grisly video first emerged of two women and two children being executed at point-blank range by what appeared to be Cameroonian soldiers, the Cameroon government called it "fake news."

Rod Rosenstein to meet with Trump as speculation mounts about deputy AG's future

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U.S. deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein remained on the job Monday despite U.S. media reports he would quit or be fired ahead of a White House visit, but speculation is likely to remain high given a scheduled meeting with President…

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Keystone XL construction to start next year, TransCanada says

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Calgary-based TransCanada says it plans to start construction next year on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely.

'Ghosts of bygone racism' remain in medical studies, opinion essay argues


Race and medical research have a long history together, much of it lamentable, and new genetic discoveries raise new questions about the role race should play in the future, three essays in the Journal of the American Medical Association…


Maldives autocrat loses in surprise election result


Maldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom conceded that he lost Sunday's election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in a speech broadcast live on television Monday.


Oil prices at highest levels in 4 years after OPEC says it won't raise output

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Oil prices were at their highest levels since 2014 in trading Monday, after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries decided not to raise output.

Michael Kors reportedly ready to buy Versace for $2B

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U.S. fashion group Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. has agreed to take control of Italy's Versace in a deal that could value the company at $2 billion US, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.


Tiny robots send home 1st photos from asteroid's surface

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Two tiny robots dispatched to the surface of an asteroid from a Japanese spacecraft have sent home their first photos.

Bill Cosby accuser says she wants 'justice as court sees fit'

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Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while his lawyer argued that the 81-year-old comedian is too old and frail to serve time behind bars.

North and South Carolina face more chaos as Hurricane Florence waters keep rising


Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas. Ten days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, the storm is bringing fresh chaos, as rivers keep rising and thousands more people are told to be ready to leave.


Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail — and arrested again


Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from jail on Monday at the end of a 30-day sentence for staging an unsanctioned protest — and then immediately detained again.



Canadian cannabis companies invest millions in Pablo Escobar's home turf in Colombia

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At least seven licensed Canadian cannabis producers have set up shop in Colombia, investing more than $100 million in the conflict-hit country that has become a new frontier in the legal marijuana business.

Trudeau addresses UN summit as Canada faces steep odds to join UN Security Council

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Canada is in the running for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, but is in tough against Ireland and Norway.


'I'm not going anywhere,' Kavanaugh says as new sex assault allegation surfaces

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Republicans are mounting a combative, co-ordinated drive to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination as they fight to keep a second woman's allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation.


3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in U.S.


The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with…

In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party


Authorities in Hong Kong have taken an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds.

Monday, Sep 24

Trudeau affirms support for 'united Spain' following meetings with Spanish PM


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday during a meeting with his Spanish counterpart that he has confidence in the ability of the Spanish government to resolve the Catalan secession crisis in a way that respects freedom of expression.

Vatican 'owes God an apology' over abuse allegations: N.L. activist's letter

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The prominent founder of a Newfoundland organization for clergy abuse survivors has written a letter to Pope Francis that says the Vatican "owes God an apology" for mismanagement of abuse allegations.

Sunday, Sep 23

Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations


California professor Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to testify on Thursday morning before a U.S. Senate panel about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, her lawyers said on Sunday.

Bill Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement

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When Bill Cosby is sentenced to what could be up to 10 years in prison this week for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004, it will be perhaps the starkest evidence yet that the #MeToo movement is a powerful force.

Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home


Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N.Y., park that their cheers "mean more than you can know."

Rouhani says group behind military parade attack financed by Gulf states


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of providing financial and military support for anti-government ethnic Arab groups in Iran behind Saturday's deadly attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz.

Saturday, Sep 22

Christine Blasey Ford, who says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, agrees to testify

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Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both in high school, has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week. Details of her appearance have not…

Pirates kidnap 12 sailors from Swiss ship in Nigerian waters


Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship's operator said in a statement. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria.

Tanzania's leader orders arrests as ferry death toll passes 200


Tanzanian state media says the death toll from a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria has risen above 200, while wooden coffins arrived at the scene.

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing 25

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Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 60 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

Friday, Sep 21

Kavanaugh confirmation vote to happen Monday unless deal reached with accuser

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The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday rejected concessions sought by Brett Kavanaugh's accuser if she is to testify about her claim the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, and threatened…

Typhoon Mangkhut's aftermath leaves the Philippines reeling and searchers dejected

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Between the water, the high winds and the landslides, the Philippines are reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut. And the searchers are still looking for the bodies, many ending each day tired and dejected, CBC's Saša Petricic reports in this photo…

Former Trump lawyer providing 'critical information' to Mueller

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Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, says he is providing "critical information" as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Thursday, Sep 20

Passengers bleed from ears, noses after Indian flight loses cabin pressure

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A Jet Airways flight has returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, after dozens of passengers complained of ear pain and nose bleeding due to a loss in cabin pressure.

World Anti-Doping Agency votes to reinstate Russia

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The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Russia, ending a nearly three-year suspension caused by state-sponsored doping.

'I'm just so tired': Frustration, exhaustion grow in wake of storm Florence

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Hurricane Florence and its aftermath are still taking a toll on the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death.

Leaving Venezuela: How Colombia is shouldering a migration crisis

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The economic disaster in Venezuela has forced many people to try their luck by heading west - to Colombia.