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The Upstart Saudi Prince Who's Throwing Caution to the Winds - New York Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:57

New York Times

The Upstart Saudi Prince Who's Throwing Caution to the Winds
New York Times
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, at the Future Investment Initiative last month in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Credit Tasneem Alsultan for The New York Times. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — With the tacit backing of his father, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old ...
What Can Saudi Arabia Really Do About Hezbollah?Bloomberg
Is Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman getting ready to lead a revolution from above?Fox News
Pat Buchanan: The rogue royal of ArabiaTribune-Review
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Australians Say 'Yes' to Same-Sex Marriage, Clearing Path for Legalization - New York Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:42

New York Times

Australians Say 'Yes' to Same-Sex Marriage, Clearing Path for Legalization
New York Times
People celebrated in Melbourne on Wednesday after Australians indicated in a survey that they would approve same-sex marriage. Credit Scott Barbour/Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia — A solid majority of Australians voted in favor of same-sex ...
Australians overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage, paving way for legislationReuters
Australians endorse gay marriage in postal surveyWashington Post
Australians Support Same-Sex Marriage in Survey, Paving Way for LegislationNBCNews.com
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Australians decisively support same-sex marriage - BBC News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:06

BBC News

Australians decisively support same-sex marriage
BBC News
Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll. The vote showed 61.6% of people favour allowing same-sex couples to wed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said. More than 12.7 million people - about 79 ...
'Australians have spoken in their millions,' says Turnbull after vote for same-sex marriage – politics liveThe Guardian
Australian Survey Says 'Yes' To Same-Sex Marriage, Country One Step Closer To EqualityHuffPost
Same-sex marriage vote result live: Yes vote wins postal surveyThe Australian
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Olympic weightlifter vows to auction gold medal to help Iran earthquake victims - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:58

Washington Post

Olympic weightlifter vows to auction gold medal to help Iran earthquake victims
Washington Post
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has reportedly agreed to make a one-of-a-kind donation to help his hometown of Kermanshah, Iran, recover from a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that left hundreds dead and thousand injured this weekend. On Tuesday ...
Iran to probe state-built homes destroyed by deadly quakeStars and Stripes
Death toll in earthquake at Iran-Iraq border rises to 530, more than 7000 injuredNew York Daily News
Sanctions on Iran make it difficult to donate after the devastating earthquake. Here's how you can help.PRI
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Libya coastguard seeks more EU aid to beef up fleet - Daily Mail

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:16

Daily Mail

Libya coastguard seeks more EU aid to beef up fleet
Daily Mail
The Libyan coastguard on Tuesday called for more European aid for its "obsolete" fleet, warning it would not otherwise be able to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean in 2018. The appeal came as the UN slammed as "inhuman" the EU's policy of helping ...

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UCLA players head home from China after arrest on shoplifting charges - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:54

Washington Post

UCLA players head home from China after arrest on shoplifting charges
Washington Post
BEIJING — Three UCLA men's basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China are on their way back to the United States, the university said Tuesday, after President Trump personally intervened in the case with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.
UCLA players returning to US after being detained in ChinaESPN
UCLA basketball players detained in China are headed homeLos Angeles Times
Trump in Asia kept one eye on re-election, with push for dealsChicago Tribune
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'We are going to kill you': Villagers in Burma recount violence by Rohingya Muslim militants - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:44

Washington Post

'We are going to kill you': Villagers in Burma recount violence by Rohingya Muslim militants
Washington Post
SITTWE, Burma — The Hindu woman wept as she vowed never to return home, where she said Rohingya militants slaughtered her son, daughter-in-law and three granddaughters in August. “They killed my family,” Halu Bar Hla, 70, said through tears, at a ...
India's Responses to the Complex Rohingya Crisis in MyanmarHuffPost
US Still Weighing Myanmar Sanctions, Official SaysBloomberg
UN warns of trafficking, sexual abuse in shadow of Rohingya refugee crisisUN News Centre
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UCLA players returning to US after being detained in China - ESPN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:31

ESPN

UCLA players returning to US after being detained in China
ESPN
UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who have been detained in China for the past week on suspicion of shoplifting, are headed back to the United States and are scheduled to arrive later Tuesday in Los Angeles, the Pac-12 confirmed.
Three UCLA basketball players returning home from ChinaUSA TODAY
UCLA basketball players detained in China are headed homeLos Angeles Times
UCLA Players Returning Home After Trump Asks Xi for HelpNew York Times
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With LiAngelo Ball and his teammates reportedly headed home, it's up to UCLA coach Steve Alford to bring the hammer - Yahoo News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:00

With LiAngelo Ball and his teammates reportedly headed home, it's up to UCLA coach Steve Alford to bring the hammer
Yahoo News
The Wall Street Journal, citing airline employees, reported the accused shoplifting basketball players were seen checking into a Delta flight from Shanghai to LAX late Tuesday local time. They had spent the previous week under Chinese detention ...

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Nine things we learned about Donald Trump during his Asia tour - Sky News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:21

Sky News

Nine things we learned about Donald Trump during his Asia tour
Sky News
The President avoids any major diplomatic incidents, but for the US position in Asia his 12-day tour has been less successful. 14:52, UK, Tuesday 14 November 2017. President Trump attended several summits during his Asia tour. Image: President Trump ...
President Trump abruptly concludes Asia tour: 'We've accomplished a lot'KTIC
The report card is in ... Trump's Asia trip has been a triumphThe National
Trump's biggest mistake in Asia: rejecting tradeAxios
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Mugabe allies hit out at Zimbabwe army chief - BBC News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:17

BBC News

Mugabe allies hit out at Zimbabwe army chief
BBC News
Allies of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe have warned the military chief against meddling in politics. Gen Constantino Chiwenga had said the army was prepared to intervene to end purges within the ruling Zanu-PF party. His comments came a week ...
Tanks seen heading toward Zimbabwe capital: witnessesReuters
Zimbabwe: Tanks Head for Harare as Robert Mugabe Row With Army Chief Fuels Coup RumorsNewsweek
Generals tell Mugabe to stop purge or face coupThe Australian
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Citigroup, UBS Are Among the Banks Most Exposed to Wealthy Saudi - Bloomberg

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:09

Bloomberg

Citigroup, UBS Are Among the Banks Most Exposed to Wealthy Saudi
Bloomberg
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Saudi billionaire and founder of Kingdom Holding Co. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd. Citigroup Inc. and UBS Group AG are among international banks managing the largest share of assets for wealthy Saudis, some of whom are ...
MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf mostly little changed, Dubai's GFH continues surgeReuters
The War That Would Transform Oil MarketsNasdaq
Trump Should Rein In Saudi PrinceNewsmax
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Russia's 'Evidence' That the US Is Helping ISIS Is Footage From a 2015 Computer Game - Newsweek

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:40

Newsweek

Russia's 'Evidence' That the US Is Helping ISIS Is Footage From a 2015 Computer Game
Newsweek
Russia's Ministry of Defense has provoked a torrent of mockery from its own followers after it published “irrefutable evidence” that the U.S. is in league with the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) that turned out to be footage from a 2015 video game ...
Russian Defense Ministry's 'Evidence' of US Aid to ISIS Shows Video-Game FootageDaily Beast
Russia says US providing cover for Islamic State in SyriaReuters
Russia uses video game footage to accuse US of aiding ISISThe Hill
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Trump says PH a 'strategic location' for any military posturing - Inquirer.net

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:27

Inquirer.net

Trump says PH a 'strategic location' for any military posturing
Inquirer.net
The Philippines is a strategic location for any military posturing, said President Donald Trump before leaving the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Manila. Trump cited the improving ties between the US and the Philippines after ...

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UN warns millions at risk in Yemen, urges Saudi coalition to open ports - Reuters

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:51

Reuters

UN warns millions at risk in Yemen, urges Saudi coalition to open ports
Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. aid coordinator called on the Saudi-led coalition to open all Yemen's seaports urgently on Tuesday, saying millions of lives were at risk. Cooking gas cylinders are lined up outside a gas station amid supply shortage in ...
Saudi Arabia to ease Yemen port blockade amid international outcryCNN
Saudi-led coalition bombs airport runway in Yemen's capitalFox News
UN dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen portDaily Mail
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UN rights chief: EU policy on migrants in Libya 'inhuman' - Fox News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:33

CNN

UN rights chief: EU policy on migrants in Libya 'inhuman'
Fox News
GENEVA – The U.N. human rights chief says the European Union policy of helping Libyan authorities intercept migrants on the Mediterranean and return them to Libya is "inhuman." Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein decried "unimaginable horrors" faced by 19,900 ...
People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400CNN
Two Dozen African Girls Dead at SeaNew York Times
The Libyan Coast Guard Prevented The Rescue Of Drowning RefugeesBuzzFeed News
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Aussie lawmakers debate laws for boycotters of gay weddings - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:44

Aussie lawmakers debate laws for boycotters of gay weddings
Washington Post
CANBERRA, Australia — Australian lawmakers who fear a national survey will reveal that most voters want marriage equality are moving to wind back anti-discrimination laws to reduce barriers for people who would boycott gay weddings. Almost 80 percent ...

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Trump's Asia trip was mostly free of incidents — until it wasn't - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:17

Washington Post

Trump's Asia trip was mostly free of incidents — until it wasn't
Washington Post
MANILA — President Trump departed for a five-country, 12-day swing through Asia facing one overarching question: Could he avoid what The Onion satirical website jokingly predicted would be a “bizarre, easily avoidable international incident”? The ...
Trump's embrace of Asia's red carpet overshadows resultsCNN
Trump heads home with 'America First' ringing in Asian earsReuters
Trump Chases US Arms Deals in Asia to Help Him Win Re-ElectionBloomberg
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After Nearly 2 Weeks In Asia, Trump Heads Home After 'Fruitful' Trip - NPR

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:00

NPR

After Nearly 2 Weeks In Asia, Trump Heads Home After 'Fruitful' Trip
NPR
President Trump waves goodbye as he enters Air Force One after participating in the East Asia Summit on Tuesday in the Philippines capital Manila. Trump finished a five-country trip through Asia visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the ...
The clown goes abroadWashington Post
Susan Rice: Trump Is Making China Great AgainNew York Times
Trump team hints of major announcement on North Korea this weekWashington Examiner
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Brexit: MPs set to do battle over EU (Withdrawal) Bill - BBC News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:56

BBC News

Brexit: MPs set to do battle over EU (Withdrawal) Bill
BBC News
MPs are set for hours of wrangling between now and Christmas as they debate the small print of the government's Brexit legislation. Labour and rebel Tory MPs are gearing up to inflict defeats on the government as they aim to get the European Union ...
UK Parliament to Get a Brexit VoteNew York Times
David Davis's Brexit vote offer fails to win over Tory rebelsThe Guardian
EU Withdrawal Bill: Tory revolt could force Theresa May into fresh U-turn over plans to put Brexit date into lawThe Independent
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