Top Headlines From Around the World

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Middle East

Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote
Al Arabiya, Website of Al Arabiya News Channel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

US warns Kurdistan referendum will ‘increase instability’
Al Arabiya News, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Pakistan Tries to Fool U.N. with Gaza Photo as Fake Conflict Images Fill Web
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Russia blames US policy for Valery Asapov's death
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Horesh to invest NIS 200m in Dalia power plant
Globes, Israel's Business Arena, Rishon Le-Zion, Israel.

Kirkuk governor declares overnight curfew after Kurdish independence vote
Iran Daily, English-language, reformist, Tehran, Iran.

Activist convicted of UK terror offence for refusing to unlock phone
The Daily Star, English language newspaper, Beirut, Lebanon.

Why state-seeking Palestinians oppose Kurdish independence vote
The Jerusalem Post, Independent, Jerusalem, Israel.

Not just a retirement home, it’s a one-stop shop for Jewish seniors in St. Louis
Times of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.



North Korea accuses US of declaring war
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

James Norton hoping to kick off Hollywood career, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

NZ Mum creates 50 healthy school lunches for under $100
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.



Indonesia, Colombo plan to share gender-responsive planning
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Cross-Strait Youth Short Firm Competition festival opens
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lee Seung-woo Debuts in Italian League
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Pakistan slams India for using photograph gaffe to 'divert attention' from held Kashmir
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Any claim of declaring war on North Korea absurd, White House reject claims
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Super Cruise: Semi-autonomous Cadillacs for hands-free freeway trips dealership-bound
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

'Big bird' strikes bigger bird, tearing hole in underbody
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

White House defends Trump over NFL row
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Today's cartoons: The illustrated news
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

‘Our Top Priority is to Achieve Peace’
The Irrawaddy, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.



5 Pointed Responses from Players and Coaches to Trump's Racist Jeremiad Against Black Athletes
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, California, U.S.

Chester and Marco told by police brass to “cool off”
Amandala Newspaper, Belize City, Belize.

With little government aid and no insurance, there's a steep price for disaster in Mexico
Business Insider, New York, N.Y, U.S.

'The scale is just vast': Authorities, aid workers in Bangladesh overwhelmed by Rohingya refugees
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Outrage in Guyana as Missing Teen Found Sodomized and Murdered
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

Frantic 911 calls released in off-duty cop's death
Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Top Cruz aides signal he's amenable to a deal on Obamacare repeal
Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, U.S.

Barbara Blaine, founder of priest-abuse victims group SNAP, dies at 61
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Protesters, beware: Americans adore the flag
New York Post, New York, NY, U.S.

Asian shares droop, yen gains as Korean tensions rise
Reuters, Business News, New York, NY, U.S..

North Korea says U.S. 'declared war,' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers
Reuters, World News, New York, NY, U.S.

Denver city government is five years into a hiring blitz. Can taxpayers afford it?
The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Congress Introduces Automatic Voter Registration Legislation
The Leadership Conference, U.S. Civil and Human Rights Coalition, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Warriors’ Steve Kerr praises NBA schedule changes, addresses Charles Barkley’s criticisms
The Mercury News, San Jose, California, U.S.

City’s 90th birthday bash is a bust — a bust of founder Columbus Tustin, that is
The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, California, U.S.

A.J. Buckley balances acting and entrepreneurship
The Vancouver Sun, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Senate GOP effort to unwind the ACA collapses Monday
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Watchdog: U.S. coalition needs better intel to avoid civilian deaths in Syria
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Nigeria's Ogba Zoo attack: Three policemen killed
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Nearly 50,000 flee amid Bali volcano fears
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

New aid plan needed for South Sudan
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sudan welcomes removal from revised U.S. travel ban
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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