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The Latest: Nigerian leader addresses UN after health woes

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 12:35 p.m. ...Read more

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

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ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's...Read more

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the...Read more


At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total...Read more

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

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President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive...Read more

UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is...Read more

Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, told Congress on...Read more

UN calls on Congo to protect refugees after deadly shooting

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency is calling on Congo's government to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers...Read more

Pope overhauls key institute to reflect his vision of family

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ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has overhauled the Vatican institute most closely associated with the conservative sexual morals promoted by...Read more


UN report says 40 million in 'modern slavery' in 2016

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GENEVA (AP) — U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that...Read more

UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and...Read more