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The General Who Went to War On Suicide

The Washington Post
Terrifying images revealed in declassified nuclear test videos uploaded to YouTube

The Washington Post
Navy officers convicted of corruption in ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal haven’t lost their pensions

Reuters News Agency
After Katrina, New Orleans learns to live with water

The Christian Science Monitor
Kellyanne Conway’s husband has been tapped for a big post at the DOJ - More

The Washington Post
Sean Spicer had another very bad week

The Associated Press
Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

Reuters News Agency
Trump urged to back up or back off wiretap claim - More

The Associated Press
Former dairy farmer leads Trump-Russia investigation

The Washington Post
Intelligence chairman: Justice report shows no evidence for Trump’s claims of wiretapping

The Independent
MI5 veteran Jeremy Fleming ‘to take over embattled GCHQ’

BBC News
Orly airport attacker phoned father to say ‘I screwed up’

Reuters News Agency
Paris airport attacker’s body will be tested to learn if he was drunk or high

Bloomberg News
Macron Pledges to Restore Military Service for French Youth

Politico Magazine
The Leader of the Free World Meets Donald Trump

Reuters News Agency
Merkel: We want open markets, free trade, no barriers

Fortune Magazine
Germany Hits Back at President Trump’s Claim That It Owes U.S. ‘Vast Sums’ of Money - More

Reuters News Agency
Turkish president accuses Germany of supporting group blamed for failed coup

Bloomberg News
‘Anonymous’ Joins Hacker Army Targeting Central Banks for Cash

The Associated Press
Three suicide bombers kill four in northeastern Nigeria

BBC News
Don’t forget us, says Chibok schoolgirl as third year of captivity approaches

The Associated Press
Syrians finding refuge in Africa as war at home grinds on

Reuters News Agency
Rebels attack Syrian government forces east of Damascus

The Associated Press
Israeli coalition crisis raises threat of new elections

Reuters News Agency
Iraqi forces close in on Mosul mosque as residents flee - More

BBC News
Piecing together the horror of Kabul’s brutal hospital attack

ABC News
Three U.S. soldiers wounded by Afghan soldier

The Washington Post
What Afghan deportees face after years as refugees in Pakistan

The Associated Press
Malaysia hunting for more N. Korean suspects in Kim’s death

Reuters News Agency
Duterte welcomes prospect of ICC case, says ‘brutal’ war on drugs to go on

Bloomberg News
‘America First’ Trump Play Opens Door for EU-China Trade Detente

Reuters News Agency
Smoothly but warily, U.S. and China stick to script in Tillerson visit - More

The Associated Press
North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

The Christian Science Monitor
How is Japan readying itself against an unpredictable North Korea?

The Sydney Morning Herald
ANU report confirms long hours at work are displacing time for sleeping and eating

The Sydney Morning Herald
AFP ‘sold me out’: Australian terror suspect

Bloomberg News
Trump Sets Terms for Nice-Looking Wall Impervious to Pick Axes

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