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September 10, 2018 | Via CNBC

North Korea Holds Military Parade Without Nuclear Missiles

North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its founding on Sunday with a military parade. The traditional ceremony was held without the usually included long-range nuclear missiles. President Trump called the reduced display a ‘big and very positive statement’ and described it as a sign of North Korea’s ‘commitment to denuclearize.’

September 10, 2018 | Via BBC

Alibaba Chairman and CBS CEO Announce Resignations

The executive chairman of successful Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Jack Ma announced plans to step down next year. CEO Daniel Zhang will replace him. Alibaba’s shares nearly doubled last year and it remains one of the world’s most valuable companies. The longtime chairman and CEO of CBS Leslie Moonves will resign amid sexual assault allegations.

September 10, 2018 | Via Reuters

Sweden’s Ruling Party Hits Election Low as Far Right Grows

Sweden may be headed for a hung parliament after Sunday’s election in which nationalist Sweden Democrats received boosted support, leaving the two main political blocs almost tied. The governing left-center party is slightly ahead of the anti-immigration party. The close results are likely to produce weeks of uncertainty before Sweden can form a workable government.

September 10, 2018 | Via ESPN

US Open Final Champions Named Amid Controversy

Saturday’s US Open Final turned controversial when Serena Williams accused umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism in a press conference following the match. Naomi Osaka won the match in two sets to become the women’s champion. Novak Djokovic won the men’s US Open Final for the third time and collected his 14th Grand Slam title.

September 10, 2018 | Via CNN

Venezuela Accuses US of Plotting Against President

Venezuela accused the US of plotting against its President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday. The Trump administration previously held meetings with Venezuelan military officers to discuss Maduro’s overthrow. US officials decided not to aid the coup plot and ‘declined to answer detailed questions’ about the discussions. Venezuela’s Foreign Minister cited ‘crude evidence’ of the plot.

September 10, 2018 | Via The Guardian

Paris Knife Attack & Fatal South Sudan Plane Crash

Seven people including two British tourists were injured in Paris on Sunday after being attacked by a man with a knife and iron bar. The suspect is believed to be an Afghan national. Terrorism is not suspected. Nineteen people were killed in South Sudan as a small passenger plane tried to land in thick fog.

September 10, 2018 | Via Reuters

Trump Suggests Ford and Apple Move Production to US Amid Tariffs

After President Trump suggested Ford start making its Focus Active in the US due to the administration’s high tariffs, Ford responded saying ‘it would not be profitable’ to build the car in the US. Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple should make products in the US to avoid the tariffs on Chinese imports.

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