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Top U.S. General to Meet South Korean Leader Amid Tensions

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The following is an excerpt from Heejin Kim | August 13, 2017 | Bloomberg.com |

The U.S.’s top general plans to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday, just days after his counterpart Donald Trump said military options …

North Korea Is Threatening to Attack Guam. Why Guam?

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The following is an excerpt from Abigail Abrams | August 10, 2017 | Time.com |

North Korea’s announcement this week that it is preparing plans to fire four missiles near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam has heightened the tensions …

US Report Confirms 2016 As Warmest Year On Record

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The following is an excerpt from BBC.com | August 10, 2017 |

A report compiled by a US government agency has confirmed that 2016 was the warmest year on record and the third year in a row of record global …

Galaxy S8 vs. OnePlus 5: Is It Worth Going Cheaper?

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The following is an excerpt from Lynn La | August 10, 2017 | CNET.com |

For years, Samsung has dominated the Android phone market and it's easy to understand why. With its latest Galaxy S8 flagship, it delivered yet another …

US Investigating After Diplomats Fall Sick In Havana

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The following is an excerpt from AFP.com | August 11, 2017 |

US and Canadian officials were investigating Thursday after diplomats posted to Havana fell ill, amid reports that they may have been targeted by a mysterious sonic weapon.

US …

“Diversity” Is Not Enough

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The following is an excerpt from Jamelle Bouie | August 9, 2017 | Slate.com |

Americans have never ceased arguing over the merits of inclusion and diversity, but two recent events have reinvigorated those debates. And unexpectedly, they have also …

FBI Raided Manafort Home As Part Of Russia Probe

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The following is an excerpt from Daniella Diaz and Evan Perez | August 9, 2017 | CNN.com |

Washington (CNN)FBI agents raided a home of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort last month, a source familiar with the …

Why More Workers Are Copying Trump’s “Working Vacation”

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The following is an excerpt from AIMEE PICCHI | August 9, 2017 | CBSNews.com |

Americans are hitting the beach, seeing the sights and otherwise heading out on their summer vacations. But that doesn't necessarily mean they're taking a break …

WAR IN IRAQ, ISIS CRISIS FUELS BRAIN DRAIN, MAKING LIFE HARDER FOR THOSE LEFT BEHIND

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The following is an excerpt from PETER SCHWARTZSTEIN | August 9, 2017 | Newsweek.com |

It’s been 12 years since Omar Hassan Majed fled Baghdad, but it sometimes feels as if he never left home.

Hustling from room to room …

Facebook Messenger Bots Help Monitor Kenya Election Violence

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The following is an excerpt from Katie Collins | August 8, 2017 | CNET.com |

Facebook Messenger bots are used for everything from ordering food to reading news to booking flights. In the hands of crisis-mapping platform Ushahidi, they're also …

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