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A new warning to North Korea, Mexico City quake, Modi's army of internet trolls President Donald Trump uses his first speech to the UN General Assembly to send another strong warning to North Korea. Also, how Alaska sells its wild salmon in the global economy. And remembering the Russian engineer who may have saved us from an accidental nuclear war
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.
World Headlines
Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school, with many trapped in the rubble.
Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico "Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."
Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.
33: Equifax and the future of your data
Ever heard the one about the frog in a pot of boiling water?
Why we still don't grasp racial economic inequality
A new study from Yale suggests some Americans are more blind to economic inequality than others.
Mortgage lenders lower barriers for those with student debt
New rules can help those with high student debt still qualify for a mortgage.
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