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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 1947 file photo, Secretary-General Trygve Lie, left, and Andrew A. Cordier, his executive assistant, check their lists following the vote on the Palestinian partition question by the United Nations General Assembly delegates meeting at the Queens Museum in New York. Oswaldo Aranha of Brazil, president of the General Assembly, awaits their verdict on the crucial vote to set up independent Jewish and Arabic countries. The Israeli ambassador to the United Nations and the Queens Museum both say a ceremony will be held Nov. 29, 2017 on the 70th anniversary of the vote. The agreement comes after museum officials initially reneged on plans for the event. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman, File)

Israel, NYC museum agree on event to mark 1947 UN vote

- Associated Press


Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, left, next to Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, shakes hands with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, next to Defense Secretary James Mattis, at the start of a Security Consultative Committee meeting, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

U.S., Japan discuss North Korean threat

- Associated Press







Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford meets with the Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Gen. Fan Chanlong at the Bayi Building in Beijing, China, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Gen. Joseph Dunford: War would be ‘horrific’ but North Korea nukes ‘unimaginable’

- Associated Press



In this photo released by Kremlin press service on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin rests after fishing during a mini-break in the Siberian Tyva region, a few days ago. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Putin’s popularity at home doesn’t translate abroad

- The Washington Times

California Editorial Rdp

- Associated Press


Congolese President Joseph Kabila is accused of slow-walking the election process to keep his hold on power. (Associated Press/File)

Congo tensions rise as Kabila government postpones presidential vote



West Virginia editorial roundup

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