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UN Urges Countries to Prioritize Early Childhood Development - There is no period more critical in a child's development than the first 1,000 days of life, and yet 32 countries - including Bangladesh and the United States - lack three basic national policies to support parents of babies and young children, says a new United Nations report issued today.

UN Condemns Torture - The torture and ill-treatment of persons suspected of crimes is not only deeply wrong but, from an interrogator's perspective, also counterproductive, the United Nations human rights chief said today at an event held in New York.

Military Officials Outline Hurricane Relief Efforts - The numerous natural disasters of the past couple of weeks have cut a wide swath across the United States from Florida and the Caribbean region to the West Coast, Air Force Maj. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm, deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve told Pentagon reporters today.

Liberation From ISIS Underway in Iraqi Towns - Operations have begun to liberate western Anbar and Huwayjah, the last two areas in Iraq where the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria hold territory, said Army Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve.

Northcom Providing Disaster Relief Following Hurricane Maria - U.S. Northern Command is fully engaged with federal, state, and local mission partners as the command provides support to the response efforts for Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.

Southcom Commander: Military Hurricane Assistance Fast, Flexible - The strength and force of recent hurricanes in the Caribbean left historic levels of devastation on several island nations and territories in the region, said Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command.

National Guard Chief Observes Troops in Action Amid Hurricane Damage, Wildfires - As Army and Air National Guard troops worked in the hardest-hit areas of Florida, so too did guardsmen work amid a raging fire in Oregon, as observed by a National Guard Bureau team that traveled to both crises Sept. 16-17.

Kentucky Guardsmen Deploy to Caribbean for Hurricane Maria Relief - Seven special tactics airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing left here yesterday for the Caribbean, where they will open airfields so humanitarian aid can be delivered and residents can be evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the third major hurricane to hit the region in the past month.

Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Opens for Signature at UN - The worlds first legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons opened for signature today at United Nations Headquarters in New York at a ceremony at which speakers from international organizations, governments and civil society hailed this milestone in achieving a world free of such arsenals as well as the work that remains to be done.

UN: Not Enough New Antibiotics in the Pipeline - Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a United Nations report has found.

National Guard Plans Relief Efforts as Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico - National Guard troops and members of federal agencies throughout the Caribbean region are hunkering down and making disaster relief preparations as Hurricane Maria made landfall today in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, with winds of 150 mph, weather officials said.

UN: Over 40 Million People Caught in Modern Slavery - More than 40 million people around the world were victims of modern slavery - forced labour and forced marriage - in 2016, a United Nations study has found, revealing the true scale of such practices that disproportionately affect women and girls.

Secretary Mattis Issues Interim Guidance on Transgender Personnel Service - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has issued interim guidance on military service by transgender individuals based on direction received from a presidential memorandum, Defense Department officials said today.

Mattis: North Korea Sanctions Are Working - U.N. Security Council sanctions targeting North Korea missile and nuclear tests are working, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said yesterday during an informal briefing with members of the press.

Tennessee Air Guard Imagery Analysis Supports Hurricane Relief Effort - Members of the Tennessee Air National Guards 118th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group based at Joint Base Berry Field here are supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agencys relief efforts in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq - U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 94 strikes consisting of 126 engagements in Iraq and Syria over the last two days, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

U.S., Japanese, South Korean Aircraft Conduct Show of Force Flights - U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in a sequenced show of force over the Korean Peninsula yesterday in response to North Koreas Sept. 14 launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.

UN: Global Hunger Rising Again - The number of people hungry around the world is up for the first time in more than a decade, says a new United Nations report issued today, pointing to violent conflicts and climate change as the major drivers.

Rohingya Crisis One of the Fastest Growing in Recent Years - The humanitarian situation in parts of Bangladesh sheltering hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees continues to deteriorate, making the crisis one of the fastest growing refugee crises of recent years, according to the United Nations.

UN-supported Campaign to Immunize Rohingya Children - As thousands of Rohingya refugees - including many children - having fled violence in Myanmar continue to arrive in Bangladesh, a United Nations-supported vaccination campaign has been initiated to prevent the spread of potentially deadly diseases.

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