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'Deficit of trust': At UN, leaders of a warming world gather

'Deficit of trust': At UN, leaders of a warming world gather

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September 22, 2019 at 2:05 pm

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an ...

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Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Gantz for prime minister

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September 22, 2019 at 12:59 pm | JERUSALEM (AP) The Arab bloc in Israel's parliament abandoned its usual hands-off stance Sunday and endorsed former military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister, potentially giving him the edge ov...

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From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city

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September 22, 2019 at 9:22 am | RAQQA, Syria (AP) After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to return home. When she finally made it to Raqqa with her daughters and grandchildren, she found h...

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Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened

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September 22, 2019 at 9:09 am | TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran's president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticizing a new U.S.-led coalition patrolling the r...

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World leaders feel the heat in upcoming climate summit

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September 22, 2019 at 7:52 am | UNITED NATIONS (AP) Saying humanity is waging war with the planet, the head of the United Nations isn't planning to let just any world leader speak about climate change at Monday's special "action ...

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Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street fires

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September 22, 2019 at 7:44 am | HONG KONG (AP) Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set at least two street fires on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once ...

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Iran's Guard says ready for 'any scenario' amid US standoff

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September 21, 2019 at 5:00 am | TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U....

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Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

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September 20, 2019 at 2:29 pm | TORONTO (AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday that he let down his supporters and all Canadians of color by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the sca...

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The Latest: Yemen rebels halting attacks on Saudi Arabia

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September 20, 2019 at 11:34 am | BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi...

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