NEWS

THE PAST WEEK’S HEADLINE NEWS AT A GLANCE

AROUND THE WORLD

The Deadliest Year Yet For Environmental And Indigenous Activists

There’s Literally A Ton Of Plastic Garbage For Every Person In The World

ASIA

China’s Second Quarter Growth Beats Expectations At 6.9%

The Seoul Train That Goes To The Border And Back

Come On A Tour Of The Village Dividing North Korea From The South

Shigeaki Hinohara, Japan’s Centenarian Doctor, Dies At 105

AFRICA

Ethiopia: The Hyenas Of Harar

$750m Of Congo Mining Revenue ‘Missing’

Africa Highlights: Zambia Sets Free Baboon Behind Power Cut, Guinea Mosques Hold Day Of Prayer For Buhari

MIDDLE EAST

UAE Denies Hacking Qatar News Agency

Iran Jails US National For 10 Years For Spying

Saudi Woman Arrested For Wearing Miniskirt Was Released

EUROPE

On The Front Line Of Ukraine’s Ceasefire

Hungary Backs Poland In Court Reforms Row

Five Ukraine Troops Die In Fierce Clash

RUSSIA

China In Baltic Navy Drill With Russia

Weekend in Moscow: Markets, Art and Hopscotch

Most Requests to Remove Online Content Come From Russia, Google Says

Rare ‘Putin Watch’ Fetches More Than $1 Mln at Monaco Auction

CANADA

37,000 Displaced And $80 Million Spent On Wildfires, So Far

Retailers Pull ‘Trapstik’ Wasp Trap From Store Shelves After Product Kills Birds

Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs, Wife And 1 Other Charged With Extortion

British Columbia Teen Becomes Youngest Canadian To Swim English Channel 

2 Canadian Cavalia Employees Jailed In China For Smoking Pot

2nd Man Charged In Assault Investigation Involving Toronto Police Officer

UNITED STATES

John McCain Has Been Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

The 5 Big Issues With Trump’s Putin Meetings

Hawaii Has An Emergency Plan For A North Korea Missile Attack

CASCADIA (Northern California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia)

Portland’s Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Limits Overturned

Indigenous Farm Workers Land New Contract In WA State

Washington Distracted Driving Law Starts Today: Answers To Common Questions

California Lawmakers Celebrate Bipartisan Cap-And-Trade Victory

LATIN AMERICA

Without Visas, Carnival Workers Are Trapped At Home In Mexico

The Battle For Venezuela, Through A Lens, Helmet And Gas Mask

Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil

OCEANA & POLYNESIA

New York Times Australia

PM May Be Open To Shorten’s Call For Fixed, Four-Year Parliamentary Terms

Momentum To Settle Same-Sex Marriage Debate Before Next Election, Dutton Says

Brisbane Welcomes Sailors As USS Ronald Reagan Arrives

WA Premier Calls For National Pozieres Day

Clean-Up Underway Across New Zealand’s Storm-Battered South Island

TOPICAL

BUSINESS & TRADE

Audi In Emissions Fix For 850,000 Cars

California Votes To Extend Cap-And-Trade Climate Law To 2030

What Will Service Work Look Like Under Amazon?

CLIMATE CHANGE & THE WEATHER

Four Kinds Of Bacteria Capable Of Reversing Climate Change

Video: Talking About Climate Change With Al Gore

What California’s Big Vote On Climate Change Policies Means

This Could Be The Next Big Strategy For Suing Over Climate Change

Methane Seeps Out As Arctic Permafrost Melts

ESPIONAGE, TERRIORISM & WAR

German Teenager Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS Is Found In Iraq

Hezbollah And Syrian Army Attack Islamists On Lebanon Border

Iraq’s Hardball Tactics To Root Out ISIS

IMMIGRATION/REFUGEES

PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside Tacoma’s Immigration Jail

Illegal Border Crossings By Asylum Seekers Decline In Manitoba But Spike In Quebec

TRUMP & COMPANY

This Expert On Presidents’ First Years Gives Trump A D-Plus

Sean Spicer Resigns As White House Press Secretary

Can President Trump Pardon Himself?

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