Monthly Archives: October 2018

Emotional Australian PM says sorry to victims of institutional child abuse

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison broke down in tears Monday while making a national apology to thousands of victims of child sexual abuse in institutions in a scandal which has spanned decades.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison broke down in tears Monday while making a national apology to thousands of victims of child sexual abuse in institutions in a scandal which has spanned decades.
Emotional Australian PM says sorry to victims of institutional child abuse

Why is Trump ditching a decades-old arms control treaty with Russia?

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President Donald Trump said Saturday that the he intends to withdraw the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing Russia’s violations of the treaty and China’s missile arsenal as reasons for ditching the accord.
President Donald Trump said Saturday that the he intends to withdraw the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing Russia’s violations of the treaty and China’s missile arsenal as reasons for ditching the accord.
Why is Trump ditching a decades-old arms control treaty with Russia?

World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

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A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the completion of the longest sea-crossing bridge ever built, nine years after construction began.
A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the completion of the longest sea-crossing bridge ever built, nine years after construction began.
World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

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President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.
President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.
Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Thousands in a migrant caravan are waiting to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat

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Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically charged, US-bound caravan.
Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically charged, US-bound caravan.
Thousands in a migrant caravan are waiting to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat

Saudi authorities claim he died in a fist fight at the country's consulate in Istanbul

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Saudi Arabia has confirmed the death of missing Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in an announcement on Saudi state TV.
Saudi Arabia has confirmed the death of missing Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in an announcement on Saudi state TV.
Saudi authorities claim he died in a fist fight at the country's consulate in Istanbul

Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbor Bridge to kick off Invictus Games

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Prince Harry opened the fourth annual Invictus Games in style on Friday afternoon, climbing Australia’s iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge along with a number of veterans and competitors from the upcoming event.
Prince Harry opened the fourth annual Invictus Games in style on Friday afternoon, climbing Australia’s iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge along with a number of veterans and competitors from the upcoming event.
Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbor Bridge to kick off Invictus Games

How the Khashoggi disappearance is playing out in Riyadh

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With every claim from Turkey detailing more lurid details in the alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s media bends further forward — risking a face plant in its efforts to kowtow to a different reality.
With every claim from Turkey detailing more lurid details in the alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s media bends further forward — risking a face plant in its efforts to kowtow to a different reality.
How the Khashoggi disappearance is playing out in Riyadh

Tokyo 2020 Olympics venues linked to earthquake safety data scandal

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A major Japanese hydraulics company has admitted to doctoring earthquake safety data for buildings across the country, including some venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
A major Japanese hydraulics company has admitted to doctoring earthquake safety data for buildings across the country, including some venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics venues linked to earthquake safety data scandal

Facebook builds a 'war room'

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How is Facebook fighting election interference? CNN’s Laurie Segall gets a look inside the company’s war room, a hub that aims to prevent interference ahead of the midterms.
How is Facebook fighting election interference? CNN’s Laurie Segall gets a look inside the company’s war room, a hub that aims to prevent interference ahead of the midterms.
Facebook builds a 'war room'