What is Trump’s message to the world? – Inside Story

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The United Nations hosts the 72nd General Assembly – a gathering of 193 members to discuss the most pressing problems of our time. It is US President Donald Trump's first. What is Trump's message to the world? Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Ian Williams – former president of the UN correspondents association; author of "Untold: A Guide to the UN Jeanne Zaino – political analyst; professor of political science and international studies at Iona College; specialist in US elections and political parties Evan Siegfried – political strategist; author of "GOP GPS: How to find the Millenials and Urban Voters the Republican Party Needs to Survive" – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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What does an African superhero look like? – The Stream

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This month, Marvel debuts its first ever Nigerian superhero, Ngozi. The 8-page comic, called “Blessing in Disguise”, is written by award-wining science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor. And while this may be the first of its kind for the comic powerhouse, it’s certainly not the first in Africa. For the past few years, African artists have been creating comics inspired by the world around them. “In general, the villains that inspire Western comics are based on Western history. If you look at a villain like Kingpin in Spiderman, it’s inspired by early organized crime and historic figures like Al Capone,” says South African comic creator Loyiso Mkize. “In Africa, that’s extremely un-relatable. We’ve never had crime syndicates like that or organizations like the FBI. Instead, we’ve had to identify villains like dictators, warlords, Somali pirates.” It’s a sentiment shared by Jide Martin, founder of Comic Republic in Nigeria. “I come from a country where corruption was a thing. I thought about what were the things that made me do the right thing,” says Martin. “I remember, when I had a tough decision, I thought, What would Superman or Batman do? Why not create characters that look like me and I could write some kind of moral lesson.” And that’s exactly what Martin, Mkize and others are doing. So what powers do African superheroes hold? Find out on this episode of The Stream. Join the conversation: TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AJStream FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AJStream GOOGLE+: http://google.com/+TheStream
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Fleeing Rohingya refugees hit by heavy flooding

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Rohingya refugees who have escaped violence in Myanmar and fled to Bangladesh are now having to deal with heavy flooding there.
Days of rain have flooded rice paddy fields, where thousands put up makeshift shelters.
Recently, a new UN camp has been set up bringing much-needed waterproof tents. Al Jazeera's Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Cox's Bazar, near the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe
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Niger: Thousands left without homes after severe flooding

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Tens of thousands of people have been left homeless in Niger after months of severe flooding.
Residents in the capital, Niamey, have criticised the authorities, saying that rebuilding efforts in flood-stricken areas have been slow.
At least 56 people have died in the flooding since the rainy season began in June. Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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Report highlights effects of gender stereotypes on health

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Across the world, children are subjected to gender stereotypes. A new global study has found the notion that men should be strong and women are weak is imposed on children before they reach adolescence.
This has important implications for countries trying to address issues of youth suicide, teenage pregnancy and HIV. Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Johannesburg, in South Africa. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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Hurricane Maria tears through Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria has made landfall in Puerto Rico. It is one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the island. The Category 4 storm is packing winds of 250 kilometres per hour, with officials warning of catastrophic damage. Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from San Juan. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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Iraq’s Kurdistan pushes ahead with referendum despite pressure

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Iraq's Kurdistan region is pushing ahead with an independence referendum next Monday despite pressure to call it off.
President Masoud Barzani remains defiant, but many Kurds are worried about the consequences of the vote. Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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US resettlement for refugees in Australian prison camps

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Dozens of refugees who spent years in Australian prison camps are finally being resettled in the United States.
However, around 2,000 of them will be left behind while government leaders decide their fate. Some face being sent back home to conflict zones. Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Sydney. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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Study finds that plane air causes illness

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A new study published by the World Health Organization says people who fly regularly may be at risk from breathing contaminated air.
UK-based airline, EasyJet, is trying out a new air filtering system, but it is not connected to the study's findings. Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone explains. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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Muslim Aid head talks about dire situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

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Al Jazeera speaks to Jehangir Malik, CEO of Muslim Aid, a UK-based organisation, about the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Malik has just returned from Sittwe in Rakhine and has seen the devastation wrought upon the Rohingya, where aid has been scaled down due to the security situation. Meanwhile, the northern part of Rakhine state is completely isolated with no aid making it through. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
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