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EU ministers agree terms of 'painful' Brexit divorce

  European ministers signed off Britain’s draft divorce deal on Monday as they launched a “painful” final week of negotiations...

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Nissan chairman Ghosn arrested in Japan

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, one of the world’s best-known businessmen, was reportedly under arrest in Japan on Monday in a...

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China's youth embrace street dance amid hip-hop crackdown

  In China, where children are often saddled with a packed schedule of extracurricular activities before they even enter grade...

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Chemical weapons watchdog divides world powers

World powers traded accusations of hypocrisy in bitter clashes on Monday over the global chemical weapons watchdog’s new ability to...

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Olympic Comm. warns Taiwan against name-change

The International Olympic Committee has warned Taiwan that it could lose its right to compete if it tries to change...

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China expands ban on waste imports

  China will expand its ban on imports of solid waste, local media reported Monday, almost a year after its...

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US Army unfurls miles of fencing along border with Mexico

  They started work in the cool of the morning and moved quickly, uncoiling reel after reel of vicious-looking fencing...

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Hong Kong democracy leaders plead not guilty in Umbrella Movement trial

Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners pleaded not guilty on Monday to public nuisance charges over their involvement in massive...

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North Korea defector soldier is general's son: report

  The North Korean soldier who defected to the South in a hail of bullets last year is a general’s...

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Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

  The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history rose further on Sunday to 77, the...

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New tech regulation 'inevitable': Apple CEO says

  Apple CEO Tim Cook predicts that new regulations of tech companies and social networks to protect personal data are...

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US to make final conclusions on Saudi killing in days: Trump

  The United States will make final conclusions by early next week over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald...

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British PM takes pot-shot at plotters

  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday told the plotters planning to overthrow her that their alternative Brexit plans...

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Undersea gas fires Egypt's regional energy dreams

  Egypt is looking to use its vast, newly tapped undersea gas reserves to establish itself as a key energy...

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