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Trump defends “America first” foreign policy at UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump gave his first speech to UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Here is the speech in full, as prepared for delivery.

  • Merkel wins fourth term, hard right gains foothold in parliament

    Merkel wins fourth term, hard right gains foothold in parliament

    Public: 9/25/2017 8:32:47 AM

    Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's election on Sunday (September 24th), but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard right AfD, the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II.

  • 'The man who saved the world' passes away in Russia

    'The man who saved the world' passes away in Russia

    Public: 9/19/2017 4:48:16 PM

    Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has passed away aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday (September 19th).

  • Hurricane Maria heading for Caribbean: US forecasters

    Hurricane Maria heading for Caribbean: US forecasters

    Public: 9/18/2017 8:36:43 AM

    Maria became a hurricane on Sunday (September 17th) as it barrelled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometres per hour winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.

  • EU contaminated eggs scandal spreads to 45 countries

    EU contaminated eggs scandal spreads to 45 countries

    Public: 9/6/2017 1:58:33 PM

    A scandal involving eggs tainted by the insecticide fipronil has spread to 45 countries worldwide, including 19 beyond the European Union where the scare began, a top EU official said on Tuesday (September 5th).

  • Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

    Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

    Public: 8/31/2017 12:22:29 PM

    Tropical Storm Harvey spun across southeast Texas into Louisiana on Wednesday (August 30th), sending more people fleeing for shelter after swamping Houston with record rains and flooding that killed at least 35 people and drove tens of thousands from their homes.

  • Hurricane Harvey damage estimated at USD42b

    Hurricane Harvey damage estimated at USD42b

    Public: 8/30/2017 8:38:19 AM

    Damages from Hurricane Harvey could put it among the top five most costly U.S. storms ever, with failing dams and levees driving up loss forecasts, current data modeling showed on Tuesday (August 29th).

  • British Princes mark anniversary of Princess Diana's death

    British Princes mark anniversary of Princess Diana's death

    Public: 8/30/2017 8:23:43 AM

    Princes William and Harry will pay tribute to their mother Princess Diana on Wednesday (August 30th), a day before the 20th anniversary of her death.

  • Houston races to rescue flood victims before storm's return

    Houston races to rescue flood victims before storm's return

    Public: 8/29/2017 10:44:41 AM

    Rescue teams in boats, trucks and helicopters scrambled on Monday (August 28th) to reach hundreds of Texans marooned on flooded streets in and around the city of Houston before monster storm Harvey returns.

  • Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide

    Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide

    Public: 8/29/2017 9:42:14 AM

    A landslide struck about 34 homes in southwest China on Monday (August 28th), killing two people and leaving another 25 missing in the latest natural disaster to hit the country, state media reported.

  • Devastation as Harvey floods Houston

    Devastation as Harvey floods Houston

    Public: 8/28/2017 12:26:54 PM

    Catastrophic flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Houston on Sunday (August 27th), forcing residents of the fourth most populous U.S. city to flee their homes in boats or hunker down in anticipation of more days of "unprecedented" rainfall.

  • Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

    Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

    Public: 8/24/2017 9:17:43 AM

    The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 on Thursday (August 24th) after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.

  • 24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

    24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

    Public: 8/23/2017 8:33:16 AM

    More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross on Tuesday (August 22nd).

  • Spain rescues nearly 600 migrants at sea in one day

    Spain rescues nearly 600 migrants at sea in one day

    Public: 8/17/2017 11:25:57 AM

    Spanish coastguards rescued nearly 600 people from 15 boats and a jet ski on Wednesday (August 16th) in the waters between Morocco and Spain, a route increasingly used by migrants trying to reach Europe.

  • Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods

    Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods

    Public: 8/16/2017 8:55:24 AM

    Sierra Leone's President issued a desperate appeal for help on Tuesday (August 15th), a day after flooding ravaged the country's capital, killing more than 300 people and leaving hundreds more missing.

  • Australia to build world’s largest single-tower solar thermal power plant

    Australia to build world’s largest single-tower solar thermal power plant

    Public: 8/15/2017 9:26:13 AM

    South Australia Governor Jay Weatherill on August 14 announced plans to build the biggest, single-tower solar thermal power plant with a proposed output of 150 megawatts.

  • Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

    Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

    Public: 8/14/2017 4:51:59 PM

    Elephants helped rescue hundreds of tourists from a flooded jungle safari park in Nepal, officials said on Monday, as the death toll from flash floods and landslides after four days of heavy rain rose to 70.

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