The Sift -> Trump: U.S. won’t hesitate to destroy North Korea

The Sift -> Trump: U.S. won’t hesitate to destroy North Korea

The Sift
 
Tuesday
Sept. 19
 
Here’s what we’re Sifting today

UN
President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and did not hold back his rhetoric on North Korea. The president warned if North Korea does not clean up its behavior, the United States will not hesitate to attack. “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to …
President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and did not hold back his rhetoric on North Korea. … MORE
Georgia Tech
A small but violent protest rocked the Georgia Tech campus in midtown Atlanta Monday night when about 50 angry demonstrators marched to the campus police station and burned a patrol vehicle. … MORE
Iraq Syria
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday marked up and passed unanimously a critical humanitarian package for genocide survivors in Iraq and Syria. … MORE
Wheaton College
Illinois prosecutors have charged five members of the Wheaton College football team with aggravated battery, mob action, and unlawful restraint following a 2016 hazing incident. … MORE
St. Louis
Protesters gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis Monday night and chanted, “Free our people,” in support of those arrested Sunday night when vandalism accompanied anti-police demonstrations. … MORE
Sessions
The Trump administration on Monday appealed a federal injunction limiting its executive order to punish so-called sanctuary cities. … MORE
Toys R Us
Toys R Us announced late Monday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to ward off creditors owed $5 billion. … MORE
Maria
Hurricane Maria lashed the Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 storm, causing what the island’s prime minister described as “mind-boggling” devastation. … MORE
McCain
The Senate passed its annual defense spending package Monday night, revealing broad support for increased military funding. … MORE
DACA
Six immigrants who are participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program sued the Trump administration Monday over its decision to end the Obama-era rule that protects them from deportation. … MORE
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