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September 19, 2017
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Trump's UN agenda, stubborn sexism in Germany and turning ice into music Today, with President Donald Trump at the United Nations, we look at how UN ambassador Nikki Haley became the voice of Trump's foreign policy. Also, Ho Chi Minh's complex relationship with the US before the Vietnam War. Plus, how to record melting ice and turn into music.
An attack in London, cruising the Northwest Passage and singing waitresses The London subway once again comes under attack, and officials suspect its terrorist related. Plus, melting ice means the Northwest Passage is now open to cruise ships. We'll look at the pros and cons. And, sure, nuclear weapons are a big sticking point in any negotiations with the North Koreans. But so too are a group of singing waitresses. Those stories, plus some new music from Kronos Quartet ? today on The World.
Coming together after Harvey, decision time on North Korea and Russian war games get too close for comfort In Houston, the cleanup effort is bringing divided communities together. Our reporter rides along with young Muslims who are volunteering throughout the city. Russia's military exercises in Belarus are a little too close for comfort in NATO countries. And, zero's our hero, and maybe a little older than we thought.
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Hurricane Maria 'devastates' Dominica: PM The category five hurricane has battered the island of Dominica and is now hammering Guadeloupe.
Hurricane Maria threatens British Virgin Islands The British Virgin Islands, still trying to get back on its feet after Irma, is now threatened by Maria.
Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi does not fear global 'scrutiny' In her first comments on the Rohingya Muslims crisis, Myanmar's leader says the violence is over.
Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open
The toy retailer is struggling with $5 billion in debt.
Ray Dalio on how to stress test your ideas and make better decisions
Some say his method is ruthless. He says it's honest.
Are stock payouts linked to high housing prices?
Glenn Kelman, CEO of the tech real estate site Redfin, believes reporting stock payouts properly could better distribute wealth.
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