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Lake Ontario Journal: Hunting for a Canadian Legend: the Avro Arrow Jet Fighter 13 Sep 11:21pm Updated Lake Ontario Journal: Hunting for a Canadian Legend: the Avro Arrow Jet Fighter
Production of a Canadian supersonic jet fighter, was abruptly canceled almost 60 years ago. But the plane’s legend has grown ever since.
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13 Sep 10:22pm Updated ISIS Convoy Reportedly Crosses Syria, at Russia’s Request
An Islamic State convoy of buses with fighters and family members aboard finally gets to ISIS territory in eastern Syria, after Russia asks American planes to stay away.
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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Rohingya, United Nations: Your Thursday Briefing 13 Sep 9:05pm Updated Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Rohingya, United Nations: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Myanmar Leader Cancels U.N. Trip Amid Outcry Over Rohingya Slaughter 13 Sep 8:04pm Updated Myanmar Leader Cancels U.N. Trip Amid Outcry Over Rohingya Slaughter
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate exalted for defying tyranny, decided against traveling to the United Nations for the annual General Assembly.
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13 Sep 7:25pm Pakistan Tells Doctors Without Borders to Pull Out of Tribal Areas
The medical humanitarian organization was ordered to stop its work and leave Pakistan’s tribal areas that border Afghanistan, ending its 14-year stay in the region.
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Russia’s War Games With Fake Enemies Cause Real Alarm 13 Sep 7:24pm Updated Russia’s War Games With Fake Enemies Cause Real Alarm
Joint Russian and Belarusian military exercises will target fictional countries that look an awful lot like the Baltic States.
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Brazilian Art Show Sets Off Dispute That Mirrors Political Battles 13 Sep 6:25pm Brazilian Art Show Sets Off Dispute That Mirrors Political Battles
An exhibition was abruptly shut down after protests, including some from those who demanded the impeachment of Brazil’s president last year.
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Florida, Bernie Sanders, Aung San Suu Kyi: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing 13 Sep 6:16pm Florida, Bernie Sanders, Aung San Suu Kyi: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Mattis Heads to Mexico Amid Strain Over Disaster Condolences and Aid 13 Sep 6:11pm Mattis Heads to Mexico Amid Strain Over Disaster Condolences and Aid
Mexico rescinded an offer of aid for American hurricane victims, saying it needed to pay for earthquake recovery. But its reversal also came after President Trump stayed quiet over the disaster.
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Sewer in London’s East End Menaced by Giant Fatberg 13 Sep 5:36pm Updated Sewer in London’s East End Menaced by Giant Fatberg
It will take an eight-member team three weeks to dismantle and remove the 140-ton mass of disposable wipes and grease.
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E.U. Leader Suggests Simplifying How the Bloc is Run 13 Sep 5:36pm Updated E.U. Leader Suggests Simplifying How the Bloc is Run
Addressing the European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker proposed streamlining the leadership of the 28-nation bloc — an idea that could in theory eliminate his own job.
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Gay Parents Become Activists in Australian Marriage Debate 13 Sep 5:01pm Updated Gay Parents Become Activists in Australian Marriage Debate
Supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage claim to have the best interests of children at heart as they campaign during a national vote by mail.
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Arms Control Experts Urge Trump to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal 13 Sep 4:00pm Updated Arms Control Experts Urge Trump to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal
More than 80 nuclear nonproliferation specialists issued a statement urging President Trump to respect the accord, which he has hinted he would scrap.
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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Cancels U.N. Trip Amid Outcry Over Rohingya Slaughter 13 Sep 2:55pm Updated Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Cancels U.N. Trip Amid Outcry Over Rohingya Slaughter
The de facto leader of Myanmar, once exalted for defying tyranny in her home country, decided against traveling to the United Nations for the annual General Assembly.
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Christopher Columbus Statue in Central Park Is Vandalized 13 Sep 1:55pm Updated Christopher Columbus Statue in Central Park Is Vandalized
An 1892 bronze statue of Columbus was found covered with graffiti, its hands painted red.
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Forced Searches of Phones and Laptops at U.S. Border Are Illegal, Lawsuit Claims 13 Sep 12:46pm Updated Forced Searches of Phones and Laptops at U.S. Border Are Illegal, Lawsuit Claims
Activists consider the searches a violation of First and Fourth Amendment rights, while United States officials say they are rare and lawful.
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As German Election Looms, Politicians Face Voters’ Wrath for Ties to Carmakers 13 Sep 9:24am Updated As German Election Looms, Politicians Face Voters’ Wrath for Ties to Carmakers
A diesel emissions crisis has put the spotlight on links between the auto industry — responsible for Germany’s most important export — and the country’s leaders.
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North Korea Resumes Work at Nuclear Test Site, Analysts Say 13 Sep 8:59am Updated North Korea Resumes Work at Nuclear Test Site, Analysts Say
The analysts, who gave no indication that another test was imminent, also said that the North’s Sept. 3 test may have been much more powerful than previously estimated.
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South Korea Plans ‘Decapitation Unit’ to Try to Scare North’s Leaders 13 Sep 1:34am Updated South Korea Plans ‘Decapitation Unit’ to Try to Scare North’s Leaders
The government is pouring money into strategies and weapons it hopes will act as a deterrent against Kim Jong-un, the nuclear-armed dictator across the border.
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Europe Edition: Florida, Rohingya, Emmanuel Macron: Your Wednesday Briefing 13 Sep 12:43am Europe Edition: Florida, Rohingya, Emmanuel Macron: Your Wednesday Briefing
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