Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy North Korea’ In UN Speech: Here’s What We’re Reading

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Here’s what we’re reading today.

1. In U.N. speech, Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy North Korea’ and calls Kim Jong Un ‘Rocket Man’

“President Trump warned the United Nations in a speech Tuesday that the world faces ‘great peril’ from rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, and called on fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight to defeat what he called failed or murderous ideologies and ‘loser terrorists.’

‘We meet at a time of immense promise and great peril,’ Trump said in his maiden address to more than 150 international delegations at the annual U.N. General Assembly. ‘It is up to us whether we will lift the world to new heights or let it fall into a valley of disrepair.'”

Washington Post

+1: Trump uses Putin’s arguments to undermine the world – The Daily Beast

2. Equifax says 100,000 Canadians possibly affected by cyberattack

“The company said Tuesday the investigation is ongoing and it appears that the breached data may have included names, addresses, social insurance numbers and, in limited cases, credit card numbers.

“‘We apologize to Canadian consumers who have been impacted by this incident,’ Lisa Nelson, president and general manager of Equifax Canada, said in a statement.”

The Globe and Mail

3. Ottawa says $17.8 billion deficit for year smaller than expected

“Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government recorded a deficit of $17.8 billion in its first full fiscal year, beating budget projections by $5.3 billion largely on the back of lower-than-expected program spending, new figures show.”

Financial Post

4. Buildings collapse in Mexico City as powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake strikes

“The quake also comes on the 32nd anniversary of the powerful 1985 Mexico City earthquake that devastated the region, killing as many as 10,000 people.

“Earlier in the day, residents throughout the city had participated in preparedness drills to commemorate the disaster. Since the 1985 earthquake, most of the city takes parts in emergency drills in preparation for another powerful tremor.”

BuzzFeed News

5. Maybe women won’t date you because you’re awful

The Federalist says Trump is president because women won’t date conservatives. But I thought we were all fat, lesbian, abortion-loving sluts?”

The Daily Beast

+1: Inside Ilbe: How South Korea’s angry young men formed a powerful new alt-right movement – Mic