• The New Zealand prime minister is the first world leader to bring her baby to the UN - and the internet can't get enough

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, brought her newborn baby to the United Nations General Assembly - becoming the first ever world leader to do so.
    Ardern's partner, Clarke Gayford, traveled with her to New York to help care for the three-month-old.
    Photos of the leader with her baby are making an impact online.
    Ardern received praise from leaders like former US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power.
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made history on Monday evening when she became the first world leader to attend the United Nations General Assembly with her newborn...
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  • Fox News would prefer you didn't laugh at Trump

    Fox News would prefer you didn't laugh at Trump

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    And also that you not know others were doing so.
    Donald Trump likes to say in his very good and normal speeches that the whole world is laughing at us. Today, it certainly seemed as though the world was laughing at one of us in particular.
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  • The US was once a leader for healthcare and education - now it ranks 27th in the world

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    Associated Press/Ted S. Warren
    The US now ranks 27th in the world for its levels of healthcare and education, according to a new study.
    This represents a significant decline from 1990, when it ranked sixth.
    The nation has seen a marked decrease in educational attainment - partly the result of reduced and poorly allocated funds for elementary and high schools.
    By improving its education and healthcare policies, the US could see faster economic growth.
    US investments in healthcare and education haven't changed much in the last three decades - and it's putting the country far behind its...
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  • UN General Assembly Laughs as Trump Brags About His Administration

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump addressed the United Nations General Assembly Monday, forgetting one of the first rules of public speaking: know your audience.
    “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country,” Trump began, using the superlative language that typically elicits cheers at his rallies.
    The world's representatives, however, only laughed .
    “Didn't expect that reaction, but that's OK,” Trump added after a pause, eliciting more laughing and clapping from the audience.
    Trump bragged about his presidency at UNGA...
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  • Trump's North Korea policy has hurt the US military - and lives are at risk if his diplomacy fails

    Trump's North Korea policy has hurt the US military - and lives are at risk if his diplomacy fails

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's surprise concession to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was cancelling military drills the US and South Korea used to hold.
    But it has come back to bite the US military, by decreasing the readiness of the 28,000 troops South Korea.
    US Army General Robert Abrams, who is likely to be the next commander of the US forces in South Korea, said US military readiness in the country is down after missing a year of military drills.
    Abrams said he thought he could mitigate the loss, and expressed hope that diplomatic efforts could work.
    But the US hasn't gained much from...
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  • World leaders laugh as Trump claims his administration has accomplished more than any other in US history

    World leaders laugh as Trump claims his administration has accomplished more than any other in US history

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations General Assembly got off to a bit of an unusual start when world leaders and diplomats laughed as he claimed his administration has accomplished more than any other in US history.
    Responding to the laughs, Trump said, "Didn't expect that reaction, but that's OK."
    Trump has had a troubled relationship with the UN since entering the White House.
    He has characterized the institution at times as unnecessary and ineffectual.
    President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations General Assembly, or UNGA, in New York featured a moment when...
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