NEWS

THE NORTHSTAR JOURNAL’S WEEK IN REVIEW  

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GLOBAL

ASIA

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rohingya Refugees Face Water Shortage As Wells Run Dry

Defiant Hun Sen Tells U.S. To Cut All Aid To Cambodia

Cambodia Top Court Dissolves Main Opposition CNRP Party

Tillerson Calls For Myanmar Rohingya Crisis Probe

Rohingya Villagers Tell Of Rape And Murder In Military Crackdown

North Korea Defector Who Crossed DMZ ‘Was Shot Five Times’

AFRICA

After The Mugabes, Which African Dynasties Remain?

Ruling Party Sacks Mugabe As Leader

Kenyan Police Fire Teargas To Break Slum Protests After Four Murdered

Madagascar’s ‘Worst Plague Outbreak’ In 50 Years

THE ARABIAN PENINSULA

Saudi Arabia, Arab Allies In Cairo Talks On Iran, Hezbollah

Yemen Crisis: Where Power Cuts Threaten Babies’ Lives
Millions May Die If Saudi Arabia Doesn’t Allow Aid To Yemen

Yemen’s Internally Displaced Persons Camp: A 24-Hour Walk To Safety

Cholera, Hunger And War Are Ravaging Yemen. What Role Does The U.S. Play?

MIDDLE EAST

Palestinians Say They Won’t Be Blackmailed By U.S. Move To Close PLO Office

Syria: Russia Blocks Extension Of Chemical Attacks Probe

Moment Iran-Iraq Quake Hits Darbandikhan Dam Control Room

Iran Earthquake Survivors Plead For Help As Death Toll Riseslebanon Is Caught Between Saudi Arabia And Iran, And Its People Have Had Enough
Powerful Earthquake On Iraq-Iran Border Kills Hundreds

EUROPE

Bosnia’s Silent Killer: The Coal Industry

Spain’s Attorney General dies in Buenos Aires

Britain To Submit ‘Brexit Bill’ Proposal Before December EU Meeting

Theresa May Accuses Vladimir Putin Of Election Meddling

Nationalists March On Poland’s Independence Day

Dashcam Captures Truck’s Near Miss With Child In Norway

RUSSIA

Kremlin Backs Media Opt-Out From Broadcasting Winter Games If Olympians Are Barred

The IOC Will Announce If Russia Is Banned From Winter Games In Early December

Loss-Making Energy Giant Gazprom Shells Out On Kremlin Charity Projects

5 Chechens On Hooliganism Charges Slit Wrists In Moscow Court

Russia’s UN Mission Trolls US As Syria Chemical Weapons Resolution Expires

S-Fest Brings The Best Of Snow And City Sports To Moscow

Russia Moves To Target Foreign Media In RT Registration Row

CANADA

Thousands Expected At Memorial For Fallen Police Officer In Abbotsford, B.C.

Mothers Send Pictures Of Fentanyl Victims To Justin Trudeau

 ‘Stone Cold Killer’: Video Captures Joshua Frank Confession Video

Calgary Mother Gets 3 Years In Prison For Son’s Strep Death

Shut Out: Lack Of Sign Language At Concerts Frustrates Deaf Canadiansvideo

New Hope Stirs In Northern Manitoba After Fairfax Joins Groups To Buy Churchill Railway

Charity With Ties To Trudeau Excluding Quebecers From Contestread

Bombardier Hiring 1,000 To Work On Global 7000 Business Jet

Documentary Retraces Edmonton Fur Trader’s Past Journeys In Canadian Arctic Video

Alex Trebek, Tragically Hip Receive Order Of Canada Read 342 Commentsvideo

Chicken Crosses B.C. Road, Stops Traffic  

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority Plans $7 Million Project In Light Of Increased Cruise Ship Traffic

Canada Seeks Updated Climate Change Predictions For New Building Codes

Views: Canada Doesn’t Need To Fight Every Wildfire

UNITED STATES

Dramatic Drone Footage Shows US Oil Leak

One In 20 Americans Is A Millionaire, But The U.S. Still Isn’t The Richest Country
Trump Has The Sole Power To Launch Nukes. Congress Could Change That
Hate Crimes Are Still On The Rise, FBI Says

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

Photos: Washington State Geology Like You’ve Never Seen It

Listen: Takeaways From ‘Return To The Salish Sea’

California Renewable Electricity A Decade Ahead Of Schedule

Federal Environmental Rollbacks Hit California Hard

Views: Vancouver’s Housing Crisis Solutions Miss Crucial Demographic

Western Washington Elects A Wave Of Female Mayors

Northwest Communities Seek To Build A ‘Green Wall Of Resistance’ Against Fossil Fuels

The Thin Green Line Goes To The Polls

Still A Bumpy Road Along The West Coast’s ‘Green Highway’

LATIN AMERICA

Chile Polls Pit Billionaire Against News Anchor

Chile Country Profile

Full Article Chileans Vote In Presidential Election

Caracas Mayor Flees Venezuela Undetected

Venezuela’s Debt: Default Or Pay?

 How The Cash-Strapped Live

Mexicans Restore Quake-Hit Waterfalls

Suspect In Mexican Migrant Killings Dies

Ex-Football Chief To Be Extradited To US

Former Leader Pinera Seen As Favorite As Chileans Vote For President

Argentina Says Signals Detected, Likely From Missing Submarine

OCEANA & POLYNESIA

Sydney Councillors Up In Arms Over Anti-Vaccination Promotion

‘I Was Treated Like A Perpetrator’: Woman Punched By Ballarat Officer Criticises Investigation

‘Government Is Under Threat’: Labor Sniffs Victory In Bennelong

Ministers At Odds Over Whether To Include Religious Protections In Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Greens Say ‘Huge Momentum’ After Win Will Boost Party’s 2018 Prospects

In The Red Corner: Horn Launches Labor’s Campaign, PM The LNP’s

‘Just Disgusting’: Outrage After Man Paints Over George Michael Mural

Botanical Art: Why Drawing Plants And Flowers Is Back In Fashion

Australians Decisively Support Same-Sex Marriage

TOPICAL

BUSINESS & TRADE

Slow Start To Fifth Round Of NAFTA Talks In Mexico City

Seattle City Council Passes Fees For Short-Term Rentals Like Airbnb

Uber Set To Sell $10bn Stake To Softbank

CLIMATE CHANGE & THE WEATHER

Pope Francis Denounces Climate Change Deniers

Is Grass-Fed Beef Better For The Climate? It’s Complicated

UW Climate Change Study Shows Effect On Mount Rainier Wildflowers

Oregon and Washington State Join North American Agreement On Climate Change

EMANCIPATION YET EVOLVING

48 Countries Are Ahead Of The U.S. In Closing The Gender Gap

Rep. Speier: Sexual Harassment Continues On Capitol Hill Because People Get Away With It

#Metoo: Women Who Are Sharing Stories In Washington State

Aly Raisman Opens Up About Sexual Abuse By USA Gymnastics Doctor

ESPIONAGE, TERRIORISM & WAR

“Leader” Of Catalan Terror Attacks Used To Be Informant For Spanish Intelligence Services

 How Did ISIS Fighters Escape From Raqqa?

IMMIGRATION/REFUGEES

How UW Students, Teachers Stepped In To Halt A Deportation (For Now)

THE RUSSIAN INVESTIGATION

Sessions Says He Did Not Lie Under Oath About Russia

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