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Each of our Dispatches so far has offered a unique take on an often fleeting moment in a highly particular place. But common themes like sex and migration have emerged, too. Kim Jong Un says his relationship with Donald Trump is ‘special’. Kim Jong Un has praised his “special” relationship with US President Donald Trump, with one of North Korea’s most respected diplomats telling state media the two leaders maintain “trust in each other.”. The Week in Arts Alicia Keys, Mark Morris and an Expanded MoMA. The singer headlines Tidals benefit concert in Brooklyn; and the Museum of Modern Art debuts its larger, more diverse collection. Netflixs Top 10 Original Movies and TV Shows, According to Netflix. The streaming giant had been hush-hush about how many people watch its original content. Until now. China confirms reports that 39 dead in truck in U.K. are Chinese Global Times. China’s foreign ministry has confirmed reports that 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were Chinese, the Global Times said in a tweet on Wednesday. Nissans Crisis Goes Much Deeper Than Carlos Ghosn. Two insiders who brought down Carlos Ghosn were involved with improper payments, an inquiry found. The companys full board never heard about it.

Scientists say a rainy end to summer and start of autumn has created perfect conditions for fungi. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) said the damp summer and wet autumn weather has meant many highly unusual species of fungi have been spotted at its gardens around the UK. Schiphol airport closed briefly on security threat. Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport was closed briefly as police investigated a suspicious situation. Julie Noce reports. SoftBank adds to financial burden with $10 billion WeWork deal. SoftBank Group Corp’s financial strains escalated on Wednesday as it agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over office-space sharing startup WeWork, knocking the Japanese tech conglomerate’s already weakened shares. Rugby World Cup 2019 New Zealand coach Steve Hansen laughs off ‘spying’ claims. NIK SIMON IN TOKYO All Blacks coach Steve Hansen dismissed English accusations of spying as ‘clickbait’ and revealed he had ‘a bit of a giggle’ about it in a text exchange with Eddie Jones. Body of missing man, 33, found after his car was discovered bogged in remote bushland. Matthew Shane Boyd’s body was foundin Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region on Thursday. You Cant Stand in Louisiana and See a Glacier. A photographer pairs images to show troubling similarities between threatened environments. Adorable moment a kangaroo is rescued from a backyard swimming pool by firefighters. The adorable marsupial had been swimming laps to cool off from the heat in Camden, south-west of Sydney on Wednesday. China Sharpens Hacking to Hound Its Minorities, Far and Wide. New, more sophisticated attacks are targeting Uighurs phones even iPhones and even abroad, security researchers say. They warn that foreigners could be next. Turkey, Google, Brexit Your Thursday Briefing. Google39;s quantum achievement. Kimono runway show lights up Tokyo fashion week. Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment.

Obama, Clintons, Pelosi to speak at late congressman Cummings’ funeral. Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, along with former presidential candidate and Senator Hillary Clinton, are among a who’s-who list of the Democratic Party slated to speak on Friday at the late Congressman Elijah Cummings’ funeral. ‘Shy and awkward student’ told to pay 250 to schoolgirl after he touched her arm and waist. Jamie Griffiths, fromKnutsford, Cheshire, faced a potential jail sentence after he was convicted of two charges of sexual assault by Manchester Magistrates. Trumps War on the Deep State Turns Against Him. The impeachment inquiry is in some ways the culmination of a battle between the president and the government institutions he distrusted and disparaged. A Hawaii Home for Islamic Art Widens Its Scope. At the Shangri La museum in Honolulu, curators are redefining their vision of the genre and reaching out to new visitors (and visiting artists). Summers The Euro is worth saving. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers speaks with Reuters Chrystia Freeland about the European Union’s chances for survival during a discussion at The University of Western Ontario. Zuckerberg says Facebook considered banning political ads. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).