News Headlines - 19 February 2017

‘Last Night in Sweden’? Trump’s Remark Baffles a Nation - The New York Times

Swedes reacted with confusion, anger and ridicule on Sunday to a vague remark by President Trump that suggested that something terrible had occurred in their country.

The Murky Future of Nuclear Power in the United States - The New York Times

But a remarkable confluence of events is bringing that to an end, capped in recent days by Toshiba’s decision to take a $6 billion loss and pull Westinghouse, its American nuclear power subsidiary, out of the construction business.

Iraqi forces launch large-scale push to retake western Mosul from ISIS | Fox News

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation on Sunday to retake the western half of Mosul and dislodge Islamic State militants. It is the latest phase in a 4-month-old offensive to retake Iraq’s second largest city.

Kim Jong Un’s nephew spurned Oxford place over death fears | Daily Mail Online

The nephew of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un turned down a place at Oxford University amid fears he could be murdered in the UK by the tyrant’s globe-trotting assassins, The Mail on Sunday has learned.

Workmen's cafe overwhelmed with customers after it is accidentally awarded a Michelin star

A workmen’s café in central France was overwhelmed with gourmet customers and TV crews after it was awarded a Michelin star — by mistake, it later turned out.









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