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October 18, 2017
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King of spies, fires in Spain and Portugal, Johnny Clegg's final journey The story of the spy who helped the US target bombs during the Korean War. Plus, California's not the only place battling wildfires. Parts of Portugal and Spain are on fire, too. And just how advanced is the scanning tech keeping our ports safe?
Attack in Mogadishu, Iraqi troops take Kirkuk and Truman's grandson This weekend's terror attack in Somalia's capital takes a toll on Minnesota's Somali American community. We'll check in with the Twin Cities. Also, how dubbing became part of the art of movie-making in Germany. And Harry Truman's grandson plays the former president on stage.
Trump's Iran strategy, the Weinstein scandal and Che's Irish roots President Donald Trump unveils a new Iran strategy, saying he won't certify the Iran nuclear deal. Then we meet a Muslim American comedian, who finds out his image was used as part of Russian election meddling. Plus, we take a look at Che Guevara's Irish roots.
World Headlines
Trump denies 'insensitive' remarks to soldier's widow The president says he has proof he did not make insensitive remarks to a slain soldier's wife.
Xi Jinping: 'Time for China to take centre stage' The president tells the Communist Party congress it is time for China to "take centre stage".
Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees to US Roselyn Akombe says she fears for her life ahead of next week's presidential election re-run.
Federal Judge In Maryland Blocks Trump's Latest Travel Ban Attempt District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote, "This Preliminary Injunction is granted on a nationwide basis and prohibits the enforcement of Section 2 of Presidential Proclamation 9645 in all places."
Houston Reservoirs Have Finally Discharged All Of Hurricane Harvey's Floodwater In late August, Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston. In mid-October, the city's two large federal reservoirs are finally back to empty.
If A Pile Of Poo Has An Emoji, Shouldn't A Mosquito Have One Too? There are 2,666 emojis for tweeting and texting. A mosquito is not one of them. Global health campaigners are trying to change that.
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