A.M. Links: Trump Speaks at U.N. Today, Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, Hurricane Maria Heads for Puerto Rico


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    President Donald Trump will speak at the United Nations today.

  • "US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe."
  • Toys 'R' Us has filed for bankruptcy.
  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis: The North Koreans "are intentionally doing provocations that seem to press against the envelope for just how far can they push without going over some kind of a line, in their minds, that would make them vulnerable."
  • Officials in Puerto Rico are urging residents to evacuate as Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm, closes in.

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