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Links for International News of the Day

Links for International News of the Day

We hope the Links for International News of the Day will help you stay abreast of happenings in the broader world that may affect your corner of it.

China

China detains former U.S. Air Force pilot flying for FedEx. Wall Street Journal.

U.S.

New Jersey man charged with helping Hezbollah plot terror attacks on U.S. landmarks. NBC News.

U.S. expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN in New York. BBC.

U.S. Military vows to defend U.S. elections. Voice of America.

Election security funds passed by Senate seen as welcome first step. The Hill.

Alien enthusiasts begin arriving for ‘Storm Area 51’ Voice of America.

Artist brings 800-pound opioid spoon to Johnson & Johnson’s doorstep. Fox News.

Iran

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if U.S. retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings. Fox News.

U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack. Reuters.

U.S. Military presenting range of options to Trump on Iran. Times of Israel.

House Armed Services panel gets classified briefing on Saudi attacks. The Hill.

Pompeo: ‘Important information’ for Trump after Mideast talks on Saudi oil field attacks. Voice of America.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities: Twitter. Reuters.

Saudi-led coalition launches military operation north of Hodeidah in Yemen. Reuters.

United Nations

As chance of Trump, Rouhani meeting at U.N. fades, talk turns to Security Council. Reuters.

Iran says its foreign minister will be attending the U.N. meeting in New York amid visa doubts. CNBC.

Ukraine

Whistleblower complaint about Trump involves Ukraine, say people familiar with the matter. Washington Post.

Whistleblower complaint, reportedly on Trump ‘promise’ to foreign leader, touches off DC firestorm. Fox News.

Israel

Netanyahu’s chief rival, Gantz, rejects PM’s appeal for unity government in Israel. Fox News.

Gantz says he, not Netanyahu, should lead Israeli unity government Voice of America.

Canada

Justin Trudeau blames privileged upbringing for wearing blackface as new video as third racist incident emerges. Fox News.

Canada’s Justin Trudeau cannot say how often he wore blackface. BBC.

Weird jokes, objectionable attire trip up Canada’s Trudeau again. Reuters.

Tunisia

Ben Ali: Tunisia’s ousted ex-president dies in exile aged 83. BBC.

Nabil Karoui: Tunisia candidate to stay in jail. BBC.

Iraq

Iraq sentences Islamic State’s woman chemical weapons expert. Voice of America.

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