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Washington Post

German government talks collapse; Merkel seeks to reassure
Washington Post
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the possibility of new ...
Germany coalition: Talks collapse as FDP pulls outBBC News
Euro slides after German coalition talks break downReuters
FDP Walks out on German Coalition Talks- What it Means for a Green FutureHuffPost
Miami Herald -U.S. News & World Report -CNBC -Wall Street Journal
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The Sun

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighboring Vanuatu, where authorities ordered ...
Tsunami Waves Observed After Quake Off New CaledoniaVoice of America
Tsunami alert issued after a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes east of AustraliaDaily Mail
Tsunamis detected after earthquake strikes off the coast of AustraliaSBS
CNBC -SFGate -NEWS.com.au -The Australian
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Washington Post

15 trampled to death in stampede for flour in drought-stricken Morocco
Washington Post
They had traveled for miles to get to a remote village in drought-devastated Morocco for one reason: A local aid group was handing out flour. The North African nation is in the grip of a severe drought, which is having a devastating effect on agriculture.
Morocco Food Stampede Leaves 15 Dead and a Country ShakenNew York Times
15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in MoroccoABC News
Morocco food stampede kills 15 and wounds manyBBC News
New York Daily News -Inquirer.net -Daily Beast -UPI.com
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CBS News

Argentina unsure if signals came from lost submarine
CBS News
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina's Navy could not confirm Sunday if seven brief satellite calls received a day prior were from a lost submarine with 44 crew members onboard. "We do not have clear evidence that (the calls) have come from that unit," ...
Argentina may have received signals from missing submarineNew York Daily News
US Navy Intensifies Hunt For Missing Submarine—After Satellite Calls Raise Hope for CrewNewsweek
Iridium Says Last Call From Its Device on Missing Argentine Submarine Was WednesdayU.S. News & World Report
Channel NewsAsia
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Reuters

Queen Elizabeth and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago. FILE PHOTO: Britain's ...
Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip release anniversary portraits to celebrate 70 yearsToday.com
New portraits released for Queen's platinum anniversaryBBC News
Queen and Duke star in new portraits to mark 70th wedding anniversaryDaily Mail
Press Herald -The Times -Channel NewsAsia -The Hindu
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The Hill

Publicist used 'hot-button language' to 'puff up' Trump Tower meeting email
The Hill
British publicist Rob Goldstone said in a new interview he used "hot-button language" to "puff up” an email to Donald Trump · Donald John TrumpDems win from coast to coast Falwell after Gillespie loss: 'DC should annex' Northern Virginia Dems see gains ...
British Publicist Behind Trump Jr. Meeting Says He 'Hyped' the MeetingNewsmax
Rob Goldstone, the music publicist who connected Russians to the Trump campaign, is talking againRecode
British publicist Rob Goldstone breaks silence over Trump Tower meeting to deny Russian plotTelegraph.co.uk
The Times -News & Star -DeathRattleSports.com -Daily Mail
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CNN

Top general says he'd push back against 'illegal' nuclear strike order
CNN
Washington (CNN) The top US nuclear commander said Saturday he would push back against an order from President Donald Trump for a nuclear strike if it were "illegal." Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada, Gen.
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityWashington Post
No one can prevent Trump from using nuclear weapons, experts sayUSA TODAY
US nuclear chief would resist 'illegal' presidential strike orderBBC News
NBCNews.com -Newsweek -Breitbart News -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Newsweek

North Korea's Kim Jong Un is Teaching Children How to Kill Americans
Newsweek
North Korea is using video games to teach kids how to assassinate Americans at a propaganda camp where activities include swimming, making new friends, and laying flowers at the feet of former supreme leaders. In between learning songs about North ...
North Korea Slowly Goes OnlineVoice of America
The one question that North Korean students can't answer9news.com.au
Nuclear War Doesn't Seem So Funny After AllNew York Times
The Hill -The Korea Herald -Korea JoongAng Daily -Center for Research on Globalization
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Asahi Shimbun

Japanese man seeks to offer sanitary toilets to those in need
Asahi Shimbun
Photo/Illutration “Toilet in Nature,” a public toilet for women encased in a glass case in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, is an artwork set up in 2012. Nov. 19 is the U.N.-designated World Toilet Day. (Ryo Ikeda). Photo/Illustraion. When Daigo Ishiyama ...
'Trump village' gets the biggest toilet pot modelThe Hindu
100 Women: How the 'urinary leash' keeps women at homeBBC News
Why 'World Toilet Day' Is Not a JokePJ Media
HuffPost -Vanguard -Hindustan Times -gulfnews.com
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Newsweek

Turkey Bans LGBT Activism In Capital City Ankara, Citing 'Public Security' And 'Sensitivities'
Newsweek
Turkey has banned all forms of public LGBT activism in its capital city of Ankara — because it said such demonstrations are a threat to “public security” and “public sensitivities.” The governor's office in Ankara issued the sweeping ban Sunday ...
Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functionsBBC News
Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, exhibitionsReuters
Turkey bans all LGBTI events in Ankara, citing securityFox News
New York Post -The Hill -euronews -SBS
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Philly.com

Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about four hours on Sunday over a pair of corruption scandals surrounding the long-ruling Israeli leader. It was the sixth time police have questioned Netanyahu over the two ...
Israeli Police Resume Interview of Netanyahu in Corruption ProbeU.S. News & World Report
Police interrogate Netanyahu for 4 hours in graft probesThe Times of Israel
Police investigating corruption arrive at home of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuThe Independent
The Sun Daily -Ynetnews -Haaretz -European Jewish Press
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Reuters

UK commits billions to 'industries of future' to ward off Brexit shocks
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday announced 4 billion pounds of spending on research and development and regional growth strategies, setting out plans to help the economy grow after Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister ...
Theresa May to offer more in Brexit divorce dealThe Times
Britain to submit "Brexit bill" proposal before December EU meetingNasdaq
Cabinet ready to back May's increased Brexit bill offerFinancial Times
The Guardian -The Straits Times -Telegraph.co.uk -Daily Mail
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Los Angeles Times

US Says PLO Office Must Close After Palestinians Call To Prosecute Israel
NPR
A U.S. State Department official announced that the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must shut down, saying the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling on the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israel authorities. MICHEL ...
Palestinians say they won't enter peace talks if US shutters DC officeThe Hill
Israel, US Deny Report Claiming Trump Will Recognize Palestinian StateBreitbart News
Israeli Officials Abuzz Over Report On Trump's Peace PlanForward
AOL -Fox News -Business Insider -Los Angeles Times
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New York Times

Top Russian Official Tried to Broker 'Backdoor' Meeting Between Trump and Putin
New York Times
WASHINGTON — A senior Russian official who claimed to be acting at the behest of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia tried in May 2016 to arrange a meeting between Mr. Putin and Donald J. Trump, according to several people familiar with the matter.
Did Putin get taken for a ride?Washington Post
Russia looks to prospect of future without Vladimir Putin as sources say he has considered quittingBusiness Insider
Kushner failed to disclose outreach from Putin ally to Trump campaignNBCNews.com
Salon -Forbes -Seattle Times -Toledo Blade
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The Hill

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'We still need your help' in Puerto Rico
The Hill
Lin-Manuel Miranda wants President Trump to make up for a "lost weekend" delaying disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The "Hamilton" playwright and actor headlined the Unity March for Puerto Rico in Washington, D.C., on Sunday. Miranda told The ...
You are not forgotten': Lin-Manuel Miranda, thousands march for Puerto Rico recovery helpNBCNews.com
Puerto Rico Unity March draws demonstrators in rally for disaster aidWashington Post
Puerto Rican march in DC protests hurricane relief effortABC News
HuffPost -Orlando Sentinel -Tampabay.com -WJLA
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Bloomberg

China's Top Economic Risk? Education.
Bloomberg
Chinese President Xi Jinping recently laid out a bold vision for transforming his country into a fully developed economy by 2050, with a particular emphasis on spurring innovation and technology. Given China's current level of human capital -- and some ...
Beyond Trump-Xi Bond, White House Looks to Toughen China PolicyWall Street Journal
Will the US and China coexist in a changing world?Daily Times
Did the US play a role in China's long-term market reform plans? Wait for the policy detailsSouth China Morning Post
China.org.cn
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WRAL.com

Greece floods death toll rises to 20 with discovery of body
WRAL.com
ATHENS, Greece — Authorities in Greece say that the body of an 83-year-old man has been found in the Athens suburb of Mandra that was struck by flash flooding, raising the overall death toll to 20. The body was dug out from debris on Sunday several ...
Istanbul to draw lesson from flooding in AthensHurriyet Daily News
Drone footage shows devastation of Athens floodingeuronews
Death toll in Greek floods rises to 19Gears Of Biz
Business Insider
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Deutsche Welle

Israel's president denies pardon for manslaughter soldier Elor Azaria
Deutsche Welle
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has denied a request to pardon Elor Azaria, who is currently serving an 18-month prison sentence. Azaria was convicted of manslaughter after killing a wounded Palestinian attacker. Israel Berufungsgericht bestätigt ...
Israel denies pardon for soldier who killed wounded attackerWHIO
Rivlin rejects pardon request from Hebron shooterThe Times of Israel
Israeli president rejects request to pardon soldier for killing PalestinianXinhua
The Daily Star -The Sun Daily -Middle East Monitor
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The Spokesman-Review

When food is used as a weapon
CBS News
This month Saudi Arabia tightened a stranglehold on the neighboring country of Yemen and 7 million people face starvation. The Saudi blockade is an escalation in Yemen's civil war. The United Nations says the war has now become a "man-made ...
Famine, cholera, and civilian casualties: The crisis in YemenAxios
11 family members killed in Saudi-led airstrike in north YemenXinhua
The Saudi-US War on Yemen Is Killing 130 Children a Day and Other Bleak StatisticsCommon Dreams
Ekklesia -Reliefweb
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The Standard

Post-Election Unrest In Kenya Also Stems From Tribe Tensions
NPR
Violence has been on the rise in Kenya on the eve of an important Supreme Court ruling about that country's presidential election. Facebook; Twitter; Email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox every Sunday, these are the ...
Eyes on Supreme Court as it delivers verdict on presidential petitionsThe Standard
Key issues judges are set to rule on in repeat election caseDaily Nation
Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Monday in petition caseKenya Broadcasting Corporation
KDRTV Kenya News -Capital FM Kenya -TUKO.CO.KE
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WPLG Local 10

Protesters gather near Libyan Embassy in Paris
WPLG Local 10
(CNN) - Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following a news investigation into migrant auctions in Libya. "We have to mobilize. We can't let this kind of thing happen," one protester told France 24 at the rally Saturday ...
French police use tear gas to disperse protest against slave auctions in Libya (VIDEO)RT
Interior Ministry official warns of promoting "slave market" existence in south Libya as authorities' probe beginsThe Libya Observer
African Union calls for Libya 'slave market' probeNews24
Middle East Eye -Morocco World News -The New Arab (blog) -Sudan Tribune
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CNN

Trump's elephant trophy reversal comes as a surprise to administration employees, interest groups
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's move late Friday night to postpone a decision to allow the import of elephant hunting trophies from two African countries came as a surprise not only to interest groups, but also the US Fish and Wildlife ...
Trump calls elephant hunting a 'horror show' and suggests he'll enforce a ban on trophy importsWashington Post
Why Can't We Protect Elephants?New York Times
Trump dubs elephant trophy practice a 'horror show,' suggests he won't lift banThe Hill
Politico -HuffPost -ABC News -New York Post
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Reuters

China proposed three-phase plan for Rohingya issue
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has proposed a three-phase plan for resolving the Rohingya crisis, starting with a ceasefire, that has won the support of Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Foreign Ministry said. Rohingya refugees walk towards a refugee camp after ...
Bangladesh says it's in talks with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation dealBusiness Insider
Rohingya crisis: Rape victims face shame and ongoing trauma as they plead for justiceABC Online
China, Myanmar vow to further promote ties, cooperationXinhua
The Japan Times -South China Morning Post -The National -kgw.com
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Reuters

With little movement, NAFTA talks said to run risk of stalemate
Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement appeared to be in danger of grinding to a stalemate amid complaints of U.S. negotiators' inflexibility, people familiar with the process said on Sunday. Flags are pictured ...
Mexico Said to See US Nafta Cars Idea as Completely UnworkableBloomberg
NAFTA talks creep forward in MexicoThe Globe and Mail
Ex-Mexican president tells Trudeau: Don't betray us on NAFTAToronto Star
CTV News -The New Paper -Los Angeles Times -Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
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NPR

Deadly Violence Spirals In Nairobi Ahead Of Court Ruling On Presidential Win
NPR
Kenya's opposition leader is asking for "international intervention" as violence is escalating in the country's post-election crisis. Overnight into Sunday at least four people were killed in an "area that's opposition heavy," reports NPR's Eyder ...
Kenya's Odinga calls for international help in deadly crisisWashington Post
Clashes as 4 bodies found in Nairobi slumCitizen
Raila Odinga mourns supporters who died during his return from USThe Standard
Xinhua -New York Times -Hindustan Times -CNN
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Crux: Covering all things Catholic

In Mass for the poor, Pope says everyone is a 'beggar,' calls indifference a 'great sin'
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
Pope Francis caresses a woman's face as he arrives for a lunch at the Vatican Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Medichini.) Pope Francis talked about the need to do good rather than just refrain from doing bad in his homily today at the ...
Pope Francis: the poor are our 'passport to paradise'Catholic News Agency
Helping the poor is a 'passport to paradise,' Pope saysAOL
Pope devotes Mass to poor, calls indifference a 'great sin'ABC News
Vatican Radio -America Magazine -Sky News Australia -News-Press Now
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New York Times

Robert Mugabe, in Speech to Zimbabwe, Refuses to Say if He Will Resign
New York Times
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe, 93, who ruled Zimbabwe with an iron grip until the military placed him under house arrest last week, stunned the nation on Sunday night by refusing to say whether he would resign. Many political observers and fellow ...
What is the extent of China's influence in Zimbabwe?BBC News
President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resignReuters
AP News in Brief at 6:04 pm ESTWashington Post
NPR -Los Angeles Times -The Atlantic -U.S. News & World Report
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Irish Times

Miriam Lord: Adams tugs the heartstrings in 'end of an era' speech
Irish Times
It was never going to be business as usual at this year's Sinn Féin ardfheis. Martin McGuinness gone. Gerry Adams finally letting go. Will it ever be business as usual again? The procedural end of the event went ahead in accordance with the clár, but ...
Gerry Adams is both an asset and an achilles heelIrish Examiner
Search for new Sinn Féin leader begins after Gerry Adams steps downThe Guardian
Doherty rules himself out of the race to take over Sinn FéinThe Times
Independent.ie -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -the Irish News -BreakingNews.ie
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New York Times

China Envoy Discusses 'Situation of the Korean Peninsula' With North
New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — A special envoy from President Xi Jinping of China discussed regional and mutual concerns with senior North Korean officials in Pyongyang on Saturday, the North's state media said. The trip by the special envoy, Song Tao, to the ...
What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North KoreaWashington Post
Surgeons Remove Worms, Parasites From N. Korean SoldierU.S. News & World Report
Japan Wants War With North Korea's Kim Jong Un, Not Dialogue, New Poll ShowsNewsweek
Voice of America -CNBC -The Hankyoreh
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The Boston Globe

Saudi Arabia wants resolute anti-Iran stand from Arab League
The Boston Globe
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir (right) talked with United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash (center) during meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Sunday. Associated Press November 19, 2017.
It's a new world — where Israel shares intelligence with the SaudisThe Jerusalem Post

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The Boston Globe

Saudi Arabia wants resolute anti-Iran stand from Arab League
The Boston Globe
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir (right) talked with United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash (center) during meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Sunday. Associated Press November 19, 2017.
It's a new world — where Israel shares intelligence with the SaudisThe Jerusalem Post

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