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Washington Post World NewsJun 20, 2018
North Korea's Kim thanks China for support with Trump summit
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump, the North's official media reported Wednesday.

Washington Post World NewsJun 20, 2018
Canada's Senate votes to legalize marijuana
The vote puts Canada on road to becoming the first advanced industrialized nation to legalize the drug nationwide.

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions
CIUDAD JUAREZ/TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Epigmenio Centeno had hoped to cross the Mexican border into the United States in the coming months, but he and his wife have shelved their plans for fear of being separated from their two sons under U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

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Trump says would back both U.S House immigration bills as separation crisis grows (Reuters World News)
Kirstjen Nielsen Was a Target of Trump's Immigration Ire. Now She's His Protector. (Int'l Herald Tribune)

WSJ World NewsJun 19, 2018
White House Sees an Edge in Trade Dispute With China
President Donald Trump's escalation of trade threats against China reflects his belief that Washington increasingly has the upper hand in the dispute, administration officials said, adding he is prepared to withstand pressure from U.S. businesses that might suffer from the conflict.

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
U.S. quits U.N. human rights body, citing bias vs. Israel, alarming critics
WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from a "hypocritical and self-serving" United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult.

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Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
For Migrant Families in Mexico, Threat of Separation Puts Plans in Doubt
As word of the Trump administration's new "zero tolerance" policy reaches the migrant trail, some reconsider their trips. "I'm not going to lose the only thing I've got," says a mother from El Salvador.

Washington Post World NewsJun 19, 2018
U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley had repeatedly urged changes to remove a disproportionate amount of criticism toward Israel and to boot human rights abusers.

BBC Front PageJun 19, 2018
World Cup Catch-up: Russia march on as Senegal fans dazzle
Watch all the best action and funnies from day six of the World Cup, as hosts Russia continue their blistering start, Colombia get the first red card and Senegal's fans steal the show.

CNBC World NewsJun 19, 2018
Asian shares attempt recovery from recent declines as trade fears linger
Asian stocks were mixed after markets tumbled on investor jitters over U.S.-China trade tensions in the last session.

BBC Front PageJun 19, 2018
World Cup 2018: Russia 3-1 Egypt - how the players rated
Give your player ratings out of 10 for Russia v Egypt in the World Cup group match.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Merkel and Macron Try to Save European Union, and Themselves
Meeting before a key European summit meeting, the French and German leaders found compromises on the euro and a reform of migration policies.

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Merkel, Macron Unite on Europe's Future (WSJ World News)

CNBC World NewsJun 19, 2018
JP Morgan's Dimon speaks up against Trump policy of separating children from parents
Dimon said immigration problems in the U.S. are "tearing apart our body politic and damaging our economy."

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G.O.P. Moves to End Trump's Family Separation Policy, but Can't Agree How (Int'l Herald Tribune)

MSNBC Int'l NewsJun 19, 2018
Canada's Senate passes marijuana bill but legalization delayed
Canada would be the second country in the world to make pot legal nationwide.

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Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana (Reuters World News)

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 19, 2018
Migrant family separations: Republicans scramble as border crisis grows
President Trump meets with lawmakers as outcry grows over the separation of migrant families.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Europe Edition: Germany, Marijuana, Trade War: Your Wednesday Briefing
Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
Trump says he would back both U.S. House immigration bills as separation crisis grows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

NPR Headline NewsJun 19, 2018
'Manu' On Fire: France's Macron Tears Into Teen Who Calls Him By Nickname
In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' is a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Trump's Trade War Spooks Markets as White House Waits for China to Blink
Threatening tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of goods, the Trump administration is betting Beijing will blink first. Companies, investors and markets are increasingly worried.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Bush Veteran Joseph Hagin to Leave Trump White House Post
Mr. Hagin, who was a deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush and served in the same role for President Trump, will step down on July 6.

CNBC World NewsJun 19, 2018
Kim Jong Un and China's Xi discuss 'a new future,' North Korean media says
The North Korean leader's two-day visit to Beijing will end later on Wednesday.

NewsweekJun 19, 2018
Ivanka Trump Slammed by Meghan McCain Over Silence on Child Separation Policy at Border
The president's eldest daughter has remained silent while the administration reels from accusations of child abuse.

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
Merkel, Macron back euro zone budget in 'new chapter' for bloc
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany and France agreed on Tuesday to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union, but they left the details to be worked out later with other members of the 19-country bloc.

CBC Top StoriesJun 19, 2018
'Toddlers are being detained': Youngest migrants held in at least 3 shelters in Texas
Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in south Texas, The Associated Press has learned.



CNBC World NewsJun 19, 2018
Dow tumbles as China responds to latest Trump threat
U.S. stocks look set to follow an overnight sell-off in global equities.

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Dow is set to skid nearly 350 points as Trump ratchets up the pressure on China with additional tariffs (CNBC World News)

CNBC World NewsJun 19, 2018
Youngest migrants held in US 'tender age' shelters
U.S. officials have been sending forcibly separated children to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas.

NPR Headline NewsJun 19, 2018
China Tells Farmers To Grow More Soybeans Amid Trade Fight With U.S.
After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.

FT.com - Comment & AnalysisJun 19, 2018
Gaming disorder joins the WHO panoply of diseases
Official recognition of social media addiction could well be next in line

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Vote in Canada Paves the Way for Legalization of Marijuana
Now that lawmakers in both houses have voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the government will give Canada's provinces a few months to prepare for the law's rollout.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Mo Salah's Return Isn't Enough as Russia Hands Egypt a Crushing Loss
Salah and Egypt were all but eliminated from advancing with a 3-1 loss to Russia, which scored all of its goals in a 16-minute span right after halftime.

Washington Post World NewsJun 19, 2018
Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed
Canada's Senate has given final passage to the federal government's bill to legalize recreational cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a few months to legally buy marijuana.

Washington Post World NewsJun 19, 2018
Kim Jong Un's latest trip to China complicates things for Trump
The North Korean leader's visit, which comes about a week after the Trump-Kim summit, serves as a reminder of Beijing's critical role in East Asian diplomacy and its close ties to Pyongyang.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 19, 2018
It's Easier To Call A Fact A Fact When It's One You Like, Study Finds
The Pew Research Center looked at Americans' ability to identify factual statements as opposed to opinion statements. Success rates varied significantly, they found — and partisan bias played a role.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 19, 2018
Andy Murray could miss Wimbledon to help recovery from injury
Andy Murray says he could play Eastbourne but miss Wimbledon as he assesses the best way to continue his comeback from injury.

NewsweekJun 19, 2018
China Says It ‘Cannot Stand' Another Conflict With India
China's envoy suggested a trilateral meeting with India and Pakistan, but India appears to have shot down the idea.

WSJ World NewsJun 19, 2018
Iran Oil Minister Doesn't Expect OPEC Deal on Production Increase
Iran's oil minister said he didn't expect OPEC to reach a consensus on boosting oil output this week, threatening to turn the cartel's meeting into an unusually contentious one.

CNBC World NewsJun 19, 2018
There's no better example of Trump's trade fight with China than Lockheed Martin's crown jewel
The Chinese J-31 fighter jet is believed to be a knockoff of Lockheed Martin's F-35.

Washington Post World NewsJun 19, 2018
Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output
Iran lashed out Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's call on OPEC to increase oil production and limit global energy prices, saying the cartel "is not an American organization."

UN WomenJun 19, 2018
Opening Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018
"On 31 May, the General Assembly adopted a landmark resolution on the re-positioning of the UN Development System. Thank you to many of you who helped to make that possible. I particularly also want to thank the Permanent Representative of Denmark who also played a significant role, and who I think is with us in the house today... UN Women fully supports this bold new agenda, which must work for women and girls so that we achieve gender equality by 2030 in as many countries as possible and leave no one behind."—Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018


MSNBC Int'l NewsJun 19, 2018
Gaming disorder is now a diagnosis, WHO says
This isn't about kids playing "Fortnite" or "Call of Duty" for a few hours in the basement. As with any medical disorder, the person affected must be seriously impaired.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 19, 2018
Reality Check: Who decided to take away children at the US border?
After criticism of the policy, Donald Trump blamed the Democrats for the "horrible law".

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
Setting up new showdown, Britain's May rejects Brexit proposal
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will not accept a proposal to hand parliament more control over Brexit, a source said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with lawmakers who want to prevent Britain from crashing out of the European Union without a deal.

Washington Post World NewsJun 19, 2018
Guard chief says Iran won't increase missile range
Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country has no plan to increase the range of its missiles.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 19, 2018
Swift Frontier Justice for Migrants Brought to Federal Courts
President Trump's new policy requiring criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally cross the border is flooding the court system with a new kind of defendant.

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
Prospects for U.S.-Taliban talks rise after Afghan ceasefire
KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks.

NPR Headline NewsJun 19, 2018
U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N.'s Human Rights Council
The Trump administration long has chafed at what it calls a "relentless" anti-Israel bias and the dubious rights records of many council members. Now the U.S. is following through on threats to leave.

FT.com - EuropeJun 19, 2018
US-China trade spat squeezes soyabean farmers
Oilseed futures contract plumbs lowest level since March 2016 in ‘bloodbath'

Washington Post World NewsJun 19, 2018
'Call me Mr. President': France's Macron scolds sassy teenager
"You call me 'Mister President' or 'sir.' Okay? There you go," he told a teenager who had called him "Manu," short for Emmanuel.

Reuters World NewsJun 19, 2018
After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects rise for U.S.-Taliban talks
KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks.

UN WomenJun 18, 2018
Open Letter: UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka issues open letter to the advertising industry
"This is ultimately about so much more than eliminating stereotypes. It is about making cultural change that has the potential to transform our societies, and our future." - UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka issues open letter to the advertising industry

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UN Women Deputy Executive Director Asa Régner on first official visit to Japan (UN Women)
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