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Puerto Rico's recovery, Facebook's election pledge, history of Tiki bars Puerto Rico faces a long road to recovery after being battered by Hurricane Maria. Also, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un continue to trade insults and threats. Plus, a conversation with South African body positive activist Lesego Legobane.
Trump tightens the economic noose on 'Rocket Man' and encourages his friends to go to Africa 'to get rich' President Donald Trump announces a new set of sanctions on North Korea, while South Korea says it?s resuming aid to the North. We hear how Africans are reacting to Trump?s comment that his friends are going to the continent to get rich. Plus, the global effort to get more girls interested in shark science.
Mexico City reeling from earthquake, Miami immigrants help neighbors after Hurricane Irma Central Mexico is still reeling after Tuesday's major earthquake. We hear how immigrant communities are trying to put their lives back together after Hurricane Irma. And a new statue in Moscow pays tribute to the inventor of the AK-47.
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North Korea accuses US of declaring war But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".
German election: Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters The German chancellor is set for a fourth term despite losing a million votes to nationalists.
Iraqi Kurdistan votes in independence referendum Kurdish areas vote on whether they want to break away from Iraq, despite Baghdad's opposition.
The NFL vs. Trump: Can you be fired for a peaceful protest?
President Trump called on the NFL to fire players who did not stand during the national anthem.
It's expensive to launch a new restaurant ? so these guys did fried chicken and donuts instead
Mike Solomonov and his restaurant partner Steven Cook opened Federal Donuts with a group of friends. They didn't expect it'd actually be successful.
Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions on 8 nations
These new rules will go into effect on Oct. 18.
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