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UN goes virtual for its busiest week of the yearIn what is sure to be a United Nations General Assembly like no other, the UN's annual meeting of world leaders is forced to go mostly virtual because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Sept.)
Trump and other world leaders won't attend UNGA in person this yearThe U.N.'s annual meeting of world leaders will be almost fully virtual.
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Trump calls socialism "one of the most serious challenges" world faces"Socialism and communism are not about justice... they are about power for the ruling class," President Trump said in his address to the United Nations General Assembly. He declared that "America will..
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