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Posted Friday, September 15, 2017 by WLRH News

The first annual Do What You Love concert is this Sunday (9/17) at 4 at the Flying Monkey Theatre at Lowe Mill. This charity event will help support the Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.

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Crafts and culture from more than twenty-five countries will be on display at the eighth annual International Festival of North Alabama this Saturd

The Monte Sano Art Festival returns to Monte Sano State Park this weekend (9/16, 9/17).

Valley Conservatory's fourth annual Early Music Festival is this Sunday (9/10) at St. Mary of the Visitation Church in Downtown Huntsville.

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President Trump and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres shake hands during a meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York on Monday. Trump will address the General Assembly on Tuesday.

In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump will defend his "America First" creed as a basis for countries to cooperate without losing sight of their own self-interest.

Dozens of camps have sprouted in Bangladesh since the Rohingya have begun arriving.Michael Sullivan / NPR

Over 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in just the past three weeks. Aid agencies and the Bangladesh government are struggling to cope.

Nikol Szymul staffs a reception desk at Amazon offices in downtown Seattle. Online retail powerhouse Amazon is searching for a second headquarters location, which an official from Toronto has called "the Olympics of the corporate world."

Atlanta, Denver and other cities are making their cases for the online giant to locate its second headquarters in their area. At stake: up to 50,000 well-paying jobs and billions in investments.

A camp where more than 1,300 women and children, all foreign nationals and believed to be relatives of Islamic State militants, were kept on the outskirts of Mosul. They have been moved by Iraqi officials, to the concern of aid agencies.

"These women and children are extremely vulnerable. Regardless of what their family members may be accused of, they have a right to protection and assistance," says the Norwegian Refugee Council.

Dorothy Boddie runs the outreach ministry at Allen Chapel AME, one of the Capital Area Food Bank's nonprofit partners. The D.C.-area food bank is part of a growing trend to move toward healthier options in food assistance, because many in the population it serves suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.

D.C'.s Capital Area Food Bank is part of a growing trend to move toward healthier options in food assistance, because many in the population it serves suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.

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