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WSOC-TV Charlotte
SC governor announces new initiative to prevent sanctuary citieseffort regarding sanctuary cities on Monday during a press conference in Greenv
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 minutes ago
effort regarding sanctuary cities on Monday during a press conference in Greenville. McMaster was joined by members of the General Assembly to announce a new law enforcement initiative to ensure that no sanctuary cities are established in South... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Gov. McMaster, lawmakers propose plans to prevent sanctuary citiesGov. Henry McMaster and several members of the General Assembly are proposing f
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted an hour ago
Gov. Henry McMaster and several members of the General Assembly are proposing further changes to the state's immigration laws to prevent sanctuary cities from popping up in South Carolina. Appearing in the Upstate Monday morning, McMaster and seven... Read more
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The Herald News
House GOP leader announces run for R.I. Governorshe believes voters should choose her over Raimondo, she says: “Every year tha
The Herald News / Posted an hour ago
she believes voters should choose her over Raimondo, she says: “Every year that she has been governor, she has come to the General Assembly with more proposals on how to squeeze money out of ordinary Rhode Islanders. It’s been a toll. It’s been a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
N Carolina revenues slightly behind target through SeptemberCarolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators anticipated whe
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
Carolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators anticipated when forming the state budget last summer. A General Assembly staff report says taxes, fees and other revenues are $62 million short of the revenue target though the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
North Korea boasts of “fully fledged nuclear power" in open letter to TrumpCommittee before being sent to a number of Western countries. It was sent a we
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
Committee before being sent to a number of Western countries. It was sent a week after Trump addressed the United Nations General Assembly, saying “the United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Gov. McMaster, lawmakers propose plans to prevent sanctuary citiesGov. Henry McMaster and several members of the General Assembly are proposing f
FOX Carolina / Posted an hour ago
Gov. Henry McMaster and several members of the General Assembly are proposing further changes to the state's immigration laws to prevent sanctuary cities from popping up in South Carolina. Appearing in the Upstate Monday morning, McMaster and seven... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
N Carolina revenues slightly behind target through SeptemberCarolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators anticipated whe
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
Carolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators anticipated when forming the state budget last summer. A General Assembly staff report says taxes, fees and other revenues are $62 million short of the revenue target though the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 23 October 2017including caretakers and health personnel like nurses and doctors when he recen
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
including caretakers and health personnel like nurses and doctors when he recently travelled to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. According to the newspaper, two days after he staggered to the podium to deliver his speech, social media... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Who are the Rohingya Muslims? 7 things to know about the 'world’s most persecuted minority'during the Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Suu Ky
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
during the Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Suu Kyi has canceled plans to attend the U.N. General Assembly, with her country drawing international criticism for violence that has driven at least 370,000 ethnic... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
N Carolina revenues slightly behind target through SeptemberCarolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators anticipated whe
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
Carolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators anticipated when forming the state budget last summer. A General Assembly staff report says taxes, fees and other revenues are $62 million short of the revenue target though the... Read more
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Gulf News
Bin Huraiz elected to UIM Boardboth sustainable and cheaper on the pocket, is the need of the hour,” Bin Hurai
Gulf News / Posted 2 hours ago
both sustainable and cheaper on the pocket, is the need of the hour,” Bin Huraiz told Gulf News at the end of the 90th UIM General Assembly held in Budva, Montenegro, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, from October 15-22.“Our primary goal is to work... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Criticism mounts as Cambodia government moves closer to dissolving oppositionhave all voiced their concerns over Kem Sokha’s arrest ahead of next year’s gen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
have all voiced their concerns over Kem Sokha’s arrest ahead of next year’s general election and recently, at its annual general assembly in the Russian city of St Petersburg on Oct 18, the IPU, a group of some 173 parliamentarians from around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Combating Terrorism - Police Chiefs Build Cohesive Strategiescults keep perpetrating have been so nefarious that no one can remain indiffere
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
cults keep perpetrating have been so nefarious that no one can remain indifferent any longer. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on 22 September, 2017 in New York, President Paul Biya pointed out that the Boko Haram extremists have taken... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Oct. 23, 2017II Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japa
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
II Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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CBS News
Today in history: A controversial rape comment and a key Civil War battleII Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japa
CBS News / Posted 6 hours ago
II Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Apple CEO Cook, Emanuel have a podcast love festPriority — Leading our Nation" later in the day. *The week ahead: City and bud
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
Priority — Leading our Nation" later in the day. *The week ahead: City and budget hearings continue. On Tuesday, the General Assembly begins their three-day veto session at the Capitol. From the notebook *A ghost of a deadline: Republican... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Oct. 23: 241 U.S. service members killed in Beirut bombingII Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japa
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 hours ago
II Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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Reuters
Russia says Iraqi Kurds must act in concert with BaghdadMinister Sergei Lavrov arrives to attend a meeting of the parties to the Iran n
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives to attend a meeting of the parties to the Iran nuclear deal during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Lavrov said Russia would... Read more
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Times Leader
Today in historyof Leyte (LAY’-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Jap
Times Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
of Leyte (LAY’-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Oct. 23: 241 U.S. service members killed in Beirut bombingII Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japa
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
II Battle of Leyte Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Steve Bannon’s already murky Middle East ties deepenaccording to the Daily Beast. SCL had a $75,000 budget specifically for pushin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 hours ago
according to the Daily Beast. SCL had a $75,000 budget specifically for pushing social media during the United National General Assembly that included ad buys exhorting a boycott of Qatar on Facebook, Twitter, Google AdWords, YouTube and... Read more
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Island Packet
Steve Bannon’s already murky Middle East ties deepenaccording to the Daily Beast. SCL had a $75,000 budget specifically for pushin
Island Packet / Posted 7 hours ago
according to the Daily Beast. SCL had a $75,000 budget specifically for pushing social media during the United National General Assembly that included ad buys exhorting a boycott of Qatar on Facebook, Twitter, Google AdWords, YouTube and... Read more
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Reuters
Russia's Lavrov says Russia committed to Iraq territorial integrityon Monday. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov delivers remarks at a news
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
on Monday. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov delivers remarks at a news conference at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith Russia has economic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia's Lavrov says Russia committed to Iraq territorial integrity - RIA23, 2017 - 09:50 Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov delivers remarks at a
Swissinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
23, 2017 - 09:50 Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov delivers remarks at a news conference at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith Reformation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Aids Relief Body Targets Over 1,2 Million Peoplewhether they will stay or not. But I can't say what that really means for Tanza
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
whether they will stay or not. But I can't say what that really means for Tanzania now. But recently at the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary Tillerson announced the new PEPFAR strategy that outlined how we will reach epidemic control. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Africa eyes senior Trump envoy visit for US policy hintsin office, but said little about Africa until he held a lunch last month with n
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
in office, but said little about Africa until he held a lunch last month with nine leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. It was there he announced he would send Haley to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo to help... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Luther's example is still driving our faiththat continues to motivate and inspire the Church to faithful missional service
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
that continues to motivate and inspire the Church to faithful missional service and is central to all the work of the General Assembly and local congregations. The Presbyterian Church may have become more diverse in its congregational life... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Will we stand up for the victims?met. I should know. I wrote it. But it was ignored, and I haven’t yet received
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
met. I should know. I wrote it. But it was ignored, and I haven’t yet received a good answer as to why. It is time for the General Assembly to take a stand for the victims. An important change we can make is to begin manufacturing our own safe and... Read more
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EuroNews
Africa eyes senior Trump envoy visit for U.S. policy hintsin office, but said little about Africa until he held a lunch last month with n
EuroNews / Posted 11 hours ago
in office, but said little about Africa until he held a lunch last month with nine leaders on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. It was there he announced he would send Haley to South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo to help with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN and Its Agencies Need Overhaul - Foreign Minister Mzembiwhen he was still Minister for Tourism. This was despite his sterling performan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
when he was still Minister for Tourism. This was despite his sterling performance in helping Zimbabwe co-host the UNWTO general assembly in 2013. Dr Mzembi said President Mugabe remained committed to the fight against NCDs despite the... Read more
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Reuters
Africa eyes senior Trump envoy visit for U.S. policy hintsin office, but said little about Africa until he held a lunch last month with n
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
in office, but said little about Africa until he held a lunch last month with nine leaders on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. It was there he announced he would send Haley to South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo to help with... Read more
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Business Wire
Pixium Vision Establishes an Equity Line Financing with Kepler Cheuvreuxdelegated to him by the Board of Directors held on September 20, 2017 and in ac
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
delegated to him by the Board of Directors held on September 20, 2017 and in accordance with the 18th resolution of the General Assembly Meeting of the shareholders held on June 27, 20171, decided to enter into this equity line financing. As of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historyof Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Jap
Daily Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
of Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Today in Historyof Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Jap
The Middletown Press / Posted 12 hours ago
of Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow. In 1956, a student-sparked... Read more
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Reuters
Abe, Trump agree to raise pressure on North Korea: Japan governmentsecretary, said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Pri
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
secretary, said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Abe and Trump spoke by telephone after the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
GOP lawmaker considering challenging Rauner in primaryrejected him.” Even so, several GOP colleagues say privately that Ives is not
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 hours ago
rejected him.” Even so, several GOP colleagues say privately that Ives is not among the most collegial members of the General Assembly – a trait she may have acknowledged when she was asked on WJPF about the exodus of lawmakers that have... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rauner looks to Washington for the power to change pension benefits, weaken unionsStymied by a Democrat-controlled General Assembly and still in a contract dispu
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Stymied by a Democrat-controlled General Assembly and still in a contract dispute with the largest state employee union, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is looking to Washington for help advancing his agenda to weaken the influence of organized labor in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Wake up and start focusing on all those corrupt activities'party's provincial leaders have sent a letter to its branches guiding them on w
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
party's provincial leaders have sent a letter to its branches guiding them on who to nominate. The Gauteng ANC general assembly met earlier this month where it decided on the names that the provincial party would like branches to... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Expected to Announce Re-Election Bid Mondayreform, is expected to announce Monday that he will be running for re-election.
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 hours ago
reform, is expected to announce Monday that he will be running for re-election. The announcement comes the day before the General Assembly begins its Veto Session in Springfield. Rauner has already raised $70 million for his re-election bid, $50... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rauner looks to Washington for the power to change pension benefitsBy Kim Geiger of the Chicago Tribune Stymied by a Democrat-controlled General
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
By Kim Geiger of the Chicago Tribune Stymied by a Democrat-controlled General Assembly and still in a contract dispute with the largest state employee union, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is looking to Washington for help advancing his agenda to... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
IL: Will County Pushes for Control Tower at Lewis University Airportsaid. In addition to the county's efforts, state Rep. Margo McDermed, R-Mokena
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 hours ago
said. In addition to the county's efforts, state Rep. Margo McDermed, R-Mokena, sponsored a resolution passed by the General Assembly this spring, calling on Congress to construct an air traffic control tower or add Lewis to a federal pilot... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Lawmakers set to return Tuesday for veto sessionMedia Illinois Gun control, government transparency, student loan reform and m
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Media Illinois Gun control, government transparency, student loan reform and more could be on the table this week as the General Assembly begins the annual ritual of the fall veto session. Lawmakers are scheduled to return Tuesday for what is... Read more
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New Kerala
Kicking off 'Africa Week' at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent's potential - newkerala news #282497illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. A
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. Also addressing the inaugural event was UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčak, who said that in the past, Africa was expected to listen, and accept the ideas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rescinded Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa - NCD Alliance Responsediseases (NCDs), the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. With less
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diseases (NCDs), the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. With less than a year to go before a UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on NCDs, our focus needs to be firmly fixed on securing strong and courageous leaders... Read more
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EuroNews
China has opportunity to become new leader in international developmentambitions, has an opportunity to reinvigorate the conception and delivery of hu
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
ambitions, has an opportunity to reinvigorate the conception and delivery of humanitarian assistance. Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015, the SDGs outline a vision for global development that targets poverty, education, public health,... Read more
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Gulf News
Revolutionary Guards see its economic strength sappedin the economy, we must have free competition,” Rouhani told a group of news me
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
in the economy, we must have free competition,” Rouhani told a group of news media executives during his visit to the UN General Assembly in New York in September. “No institution can use its authority to derive a benefit. We must be open and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
WHO dumps dictator amid outcryunder his 37 years of authoritarian rule. media_cameraZimbabwe’s President Rob
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
under his 37 years of authoritarian rule. media_cameraZimbabwe’s President Robert Gabriel Mugabe addresses the UN General Assembly in New York. Picture: AFP/Jewel Samad Tedros said on Sunday his goal was “to build political leadership and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump is right: The US should leave UNESCOof extrajudicial executions during his term in the Cuban government, but in 196
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
of extrajudicial executions during his term in the Cuban government, but in 1964 proudly admitted on the floor of the U.N. General Assembly: "Yes, we have executed people; we are executing people and shall continue to execute people as long as it... Read more
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New Kerala
Kicking off 'Africa Week' at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent's potential - newkerala news #282431illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. A
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. Also addressing the inaugural event was UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčak, who said that in the past, Africa was expected to listen, and accept the ideas... Read more
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New Kerala
UN chief doing 'very spectacular job', says Trump - newkerala news #282109-- I just wish you luck because the potential that you have is really unlimited
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
-- I just wish you luck because the potential that you have is really unlimited," Trump said. Earlier, Trump had met Guterres at the White House in April and also held bilateral with him during the UN General Assembly session in New York last mo... Read more
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