October 18, 2018

Trump threatens to summon military to close US-Mexico border in response to migrant caravan – Washington Post


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Trump threatens to summon military to close US-Mexico border in response to migrant caravan
Washington Post
President Trump threatened Thursday to summon the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border and upend a trade deal, expressing mounting frustration with a large caravan of migrants from Honduras that has been making its way toward the United States.
Trump threatens to call US military to close southern border as 4000-strong migrant caravan pushes northFox News
Trump Threatens to 'Call Up the US Military' If Mexico Doesn't Stop MigrantsWall Street Journal
Trump threatens military blockade at the border as Honduran caravan approachesWashington Examiner
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October 18, 2018

South Korea’s Moon passes on invitation from North Korea for pope to visit – Yahoo News


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South Korea's Moon passes on invitation from North Korea for pope to visit
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president's office said he had relayed an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the pope to visit. Moon, who is Catholic, also asked Pope ...
Ease or Squeeze? US, Seoul Wrangle Over North Korea PolicyWall Street Journal
North and South Korea want a no-fly zone over the DMZ, but the US is pushing backBusiness Insider
Commentary: Europe's North Korea momentReuters
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October 18, 2018

Biden doesn’t want Democrats to impeach Trump – NBCNews.com


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Biden doesn't want Democrats to impeach Trump
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Former Vice President Joe Biden cautioned Democrats about pushing impeachment against President Donald Trump if they win back the House in November. "I hope they don't. I don't think there's a basis for doing that right now," Biden told CBS “This ...
Joe Biden slams Trump's 'love affair' with dictatorsWashington Examiner
Biden hopes Democrats don't impeach Trump right awayCNN
Joe Biden, 75, doesn't mind if you think he's too old to take on Trump, a fellow septuagenarianWashington Post

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October 18, 2018

China’s weak currency is helping it in the trade war — but Beijing doesn’t want it to fall further – Washington Post


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China's weak currency is helping it in the trade war — but Beijing doesn't want it to fall further
Washington Post
BEIJING — Locked in an increasingly rancorous trade war, the United States and China don't see eye to eye on many economic issues. A notable exception: the Chinese currency. The Chinese yuan, also called the renminbi, fell to its lowest point in 21 ...
China's currency falls; Novartis deal; Oil prices slipCNN
China's Yuan Sinks Further After US Currency ReportU.S. News & World Report
Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure ChinaNew York Times
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October 18, 2018

Return to Rakhine: ‘Genocide never happened in this country’ – CNN


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Return to Rakhine: 'Genocide never happened in this country'
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Rakhine State, Myanmar (CNN) As our convoy of white jeeps rattles along the dirt roads through a vast landscape of fertile farmland, it's hard to see any physical evidence of the 392 villages that were burned down in Myanmar's Rakhine State, other than ...
'We are afraid': Rohingya stuck in no man's land unmoved by Myanmar's offer to returnCBC.ca
With a seat on the UN Security Council, what can key ASEAN member Indonesia do to solve the Rohingya crisis?Dhaka Tribune
Myanmar and the limits of pan-IslamismThe Hindu

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October 18, 2018

50 Years After Tet Offensive, a Marine Receives the Medal of Honor – New York Times


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50 Years After Tet Offensive, a Marine Receives the Medal of Honor
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump awarded the Medal of Honor on Wednesday to a Marine who saved the lives of numerous fellow soldiers during one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War, when he repeatedly charged into enemy fire and carried ...
Medal of Honor: Trump awards nation's highest military honor to Vietnam veteranUSA TODAY
Retired Marine, Who Fought in Vietnam, Receives the Medal of HonorTIME
The 300th Marine is bestowed Medal of Honor, for 'unmatched bravery' in Hue CityMarine Corps Times
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October 17, 2018

Mexican government sends federal police to intercept caravan of US-bound migrants – USA TODAY


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Mexican government sends federal police to intercept caravan of US-bound migrants
USA TODAY
MEXICO CITY — The government of Mexico dispatched two 727 Boeing planes filled with federal police officers to its southern border with Guatemala on Wednesday to intercept a caravan of Central American migrants who are trying to reach the U.S. border.
Honduran migrant caravan grows to 4000 amid spike in US border crossingsNBCNews.com
Mexico warns migrant caravan to avoid deportation after Trump threatThe Hill
Honduras Migrant Caravan: 2000 Hondurans Head Toward US Border Despite Donald Trump's ThreatsNewsweek
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October 17, 2018

Medal of Honor: Trump awards nation’s highest military honor to Vietnam veteran – USA TODAY


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Medal of Honor: Trump awards nation's highest military honor to Vietnam veteran
USA TODAY
Tom Vanden Brook and David Jackson, USA TODAY Published 2:08 p.m. ET Oct. 17, 2018 | Updated 6:04 p.m. ET Oct. 17, 2018. CLOSE. President Donald Trump awarded Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley with the nation's highest military honor for his heroism ...
'He was always leading': Vietnam veteran receives Medal of HonorCNN
Retired Marine receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam actionsWashington Post
Marine veteran, 80, receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam braveryFox News
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October 17, 2018

In apology to its women, Norway confronts a dark past – Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)In apology to its women, Norway confronts a dark pastMinnesota Public Radio News (blog)During World War II, when the Nazis invaded Norway, Heinrich Himmler encouraged soldiers to get Norwegian women pregnant. He though...
October 17, 2018

Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China – New York Times


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Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Fresh off securing trade agreements with South Korea, Canada and Mexico, President Trump is embarking on a new plan: refashioning the Trans-Pacific Partnership to his liking through a flurry of bilateral trade deals. Mr. Trump, who pulled ...
Treasury again skips labeling China a currency manipulatorCNN
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your DayBloomberg
US doesn't call China 'currency manipulator' but keeps it on a watch list with Germany, Japan, othersCNBC
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