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    Navigating a troubled era's choppy waters, world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations on Tuesday to grapple with climate change, regional conflicts and a dispute in the Middle East that could ripple across the entire planet.

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    France, Britain and Germany said on Monday it is clear Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities on Sept. 14 and called on Tehran to agree to negotiations on its nuclear and missile programs and regional security issues.


    Veteran U.K. tour operator Thomas Cook collapses after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for its more than 600,000 global vacationers are cancelled. Analysts say its failure comes from an inability to compete with services like Airbnb and online travel companies.


    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he discussed Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son in a call with Ukraine's president, but denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating him.


    Canada and nearly two dozen mainly European countries voiced concern on Monday at the UN over alleged torture, unlawful detentions and unfair trials of critics, including women activists and journalists, in Saudi Arabia.