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Trump, in UN debut, urges the world body to reform

(AP) — President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first moments at the world body to urge the 193-nation organization to reduce...

Sanctions won’t stop us, warns North Korea

BBC:-North Korea has warned that more sanctions and pressure will only make it accelerate its nuclear programme. In a strongly worded statement, the foreign ministry called a new round of...

LGBT activist shot dead by police

BBC:-University police in the US state of Georgia have shot and killed an LGBT student activist, sparking a state investigation. Police encountered Scout Schultz outside a campus dormitory in Atlanta...

Tanzania: 20 arrested for ‘homosexuality’

AFP:-Twenty people have been arrested on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar for alleged homosexuality, a police official said Saturday, in the latest crackdown on the country’s gay community. “They are implicated...

Man dies in haunted house attraction

HONG KONG (AFP) - A man has died in a haunted house attraction called "Buried Alive", as Hong Kong's largest amusement park prepared to kick off its annual Halloween festival. The 21-year-old...

Iceland government collapses over paedophile furore

BBC:-A furore over a paedophile's links to PM Bjarni Benediktsson has led to the collapse of Iceland's ruling coalition. The Bright Future party said it was leaving the three-party coalition...

Convicted cheating Pastor wins new trial

Toronto Sun:-TORONTO - The cheating pastor convicted of manslaughter in the 2011 drowning of his pregnant wife has won a new trial and the victim’s family is left reeling with shock. Philip...

British teen dies after eating own hair

Toronto Star:-A British teenager who had been eating her hair for years died last week after a hairball caused her stomach to become infected. According to the Skegness Standard, 16-year-old Jasmine...

British Prime Minister scolds Trump over terror tweets

BBC:-British Prime Minister Theresa May has rebuked US President Donald Trump for suggesting suspects in Friday's London train blast were known to police. "I never think it's helpful for anybody...

UN calls for a global ‘New Deal’ for world economy

(AFP) - The world economy, stunted by years of austerity and growing inequality, needs a global "New Deal", inspired by policies that helped Europe rebound after World War II,...