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Trump’s ironic North Korea threat, Two key reasons many Trump threats have fallen flat, White House chief of staff’s Mexico comments: ‘fake news’?, Follow Australia and Indonesia to tackle modern slavery, Sanitized Caribbean cruises: At what cost?

A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 2, 2017 weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

Oops! Johnny Depp Reportedly Knew It Was Illegal To Smuggle His Dogs Into Australia Back In 2015

Is this one of the lies to authorities we’ve been hearing so much about with Johnny Depp??? Legal documents obtained by People allege that the former managers who worked with Depp — The Management Group (TMG) — apparently confirm that the actor himself was “fully aware” that he was illegally bringing his dogs into Australia(…)

Australia Will Pay $52.7 Million to Settle a Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Abuse on Manus Island

Australia’s federal government has agreed to pay about $ 52.7 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by asylum seekers who say they suffered physical and psychological harm while in detention at offshore immigration facilities on Manus Island. ABC News reports that the payout will go to more than 1,900 asylum seekers who brought(…)

Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set ‘dangerous precedent,’ Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action

A roundup of global commentary for the May 8, 2017, weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories