Morning Briefing, International

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Welcome back to your weekly international edition of the daily briefing, where we highlight a little of what's going on around the world.

First, from NCR:

Climate change in Vietnam causing farm failures

Detroit wraps up synod with plan to 'Unleash the Gospel'

And from Global Sisters Report:


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Sisters express cautious hope for immigrants as Trump administration continues 'Dreamers' program

Spirituality, ecology and science weave together to form Web of Life                   

Britain's PM Theresa May limps on:

The Guardian: The Queen's speech has made Brexit Britain an international laughing stock

Britain's May forced to drop key pledges in Queen's Speech

In Brussels, weakened May to outline guarantees for EU expats in Britain

Trump visit to UK will go ahead despite Queen's Speech omission, Boris Johnson says

PM admits: Other High-Rises Have Combustible Cladding

Parts far and wide:

Saudi king empowers young reformer son in succession shake-up

Turkey steps up support for Qatar, discusses Gulf tensions with Saudi leaders

US Navy destroyer collision site in Japan known for congested nighttime traffic

Scandal clouds outlook for Japan's Abe, Tokyo poll may give clues

South African Court Says Zuma No-Confidence Vote Can Be Secret

Washington roundup:

Senate healthcare bill expected to cut back Medicaid expansion

Canada's Trump Strategy: Go Around Him

Back in campaign mode, Trump hits on immigration and a border wall

Russian Hackers Targeted 21 Election Systems, Official Says

From Italy with love:

Italy to cut spending by €62.5bn over two years

Italy Investigates Foreign Ministry Hacking Attempt

Italy's right rehearses for potential return to center stage

Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer's, preserves memory, new study shows

Ideas for next week? Drop me a line:

[Joshua J. McElwee is NCR Vatican correspondent. His email address is jmcelwee@ncronline.org. Follow him on Twitter: @joshjmac.]

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