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    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will open the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council hold a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations as world leaders tackle a wide range of crises and challenges on the second day of their annual gathering.

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  • Cuba again denies role in ‘health attacks’ on US diplomats

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Cuban government on Tuesday again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American diplomats in Havana.

  • The Latest: Trump says US shouldn’t be taken advantage of

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):

  • Trump, the “America First” president, goes to the UN

    NEW YORK (AP) — Elected on the slogan “America First,” President Donald Trump is making his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly.

  • US senators call for lower tariffs on pecan exports to India

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several U.S. senators are urging federal trade officials to take action to lower tariffs on pecan exports to India in hopes of helping growers in a number of pecan-producing states.

  • Trump and Macros take spotlight at UN but challenges are key

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations — but it’s the tough global challenges from the nuclear threat in North Korea and the plight of Myanmar’s minority Muslims to the spread of terrorism and the impact of climate change that will dominate discussions.

  • APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said Monday, following violence against protesters during Erdogan’s visit to Washington this spring.

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  • How Trump’s advisers schooled him on globalism

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