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China says willing to pay the price for new North Korea sanctions

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will pay the biggest price from the new United Nations sanctions against North Korea because of its close economic relationship with the country, but will always enforce the resolutions, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Reuters: ...

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Specter of coup, surge in violence haunt Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela appears to be sliding toward a more volatile stage of unrest after anti-government forces looted weapons during a weekend raid on a military base and frustration over what some see as an ineffectual opposition leadership boils ...

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Former Chicago professor accused of murder agrees to Illinois transfer

DUBLIN, Calif. (Reuters) – A former Northwestern University professor who led police on a week-long manhunt after he was accused of stabbing to death a Chicago-area man agreed on Monday to be transferred from California to Illinois to face a ...

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Funds target ‘unknown’ stocks as Wall Street cuts analyst jobs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With a nearly 30-percent gain in 2017, shares of industrial products maker Handy & Harman Ltd are outpacing hot stocks like Google-parent Alphabet Inc and Visa Inc. Yet few on Wall Street have ever heard of ...

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David Hasselhoff Raps About Guardians Of The Galaxy In This Music Video

David Hasselhoff Raps About Guardians Of The Galaxy In This Music Video

David Hasselhoff and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 go full 70s (and some 80s) together in this music video ahead of the film's blu-ray release. If you sat through the ending of the movie, you might ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan claims Germany abetting terrorists

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities. Reuters: World News

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Chicago sues Trump administration over sanctuary city plan

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago on Monday sued to prevent the Trump administration from enforcing new policies that would withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities that deny U.S. immigration officials access to local jails. Reuters: Top News

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Kenyans stockpile food, police get first aid kits ahead of vote

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Nervous Kenyans stockpiled food and water on Monday and police prepared emergency first aid kits as families headed to their ethnic heartlands on the eve of an election many fear could descend into violence. Reuters: Top ...

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Pence denies eyeing presidential bid amid distance with Trump over Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denied that he is preparing for a presidential election run in 2020, saying the suggestion is “disgraceful and offensive.” Reuters: Top News

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South Korea, U.S. agree to pressure North Korea, China hopes for North-South talks

SEOUL/MANILA (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, agreed to apply maximum pressure and sanctions on North Korea in a telephone call on Monday, while China expressed hope that North and South Korea could ...

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