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The United Nations General Assembly's annual debate session opened on September 19 with the Rohingya crisis, the Syria war and the UN's own performance in focus.
The move came as China warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula was escalating out of control and the war of words between Pyongyang and Washington continued.
The now Category 5 storm pummels the tiny island nation of Dominica en route to the US Virgin Islands and possibly Puerto Rico.
The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 allows for increased spending on new F-35 fighter jets, ships and M1 Abrams tanks, raises military pay by 2.1 percent and authorises nearly $5 billion for Afghanistan security forces.
Even though the US attended a meeting in Montreal on the agreement, the Trump administration says it intends to withdraw from the Paris accord.
As president-elect, Trump slammed the world body as an “underperformer.” His administration proposes a reduction in its financial support for the UN and its agencies.
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