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South Korea Leader Urges Denuclearization Steps From North

BEIJING — South Korea’s president on Wednesday urged Pyongyang to show a plan for concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing to discuss the outcome of his summit with President Donald Trump.

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Trump Says Would Back Both House Immigration Bills As Separation Crisis Grows

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WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration’s separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Japan's World Cup Win Over Colombia Lifts Mood After Quake

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japan on Wednesday basked in the glow of its World Cup soccer team’s historic win over Colombia, a victory that has lifted the nation’s mood after an earthquake struck its second-biggest metropolis Osaka.

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Taliban Kill 30 Afghan Soldiers And Take Base In First Major Attack Since Ceasefire

KABUL- Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor said, their first major attack since a ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

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Hollywood Producers Speak Out Against Fox Over Immigration Stance

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Some powerful Hollywood producers and directors have criticized Twenty-First Century Fox Inc over its news commentators’ support for the U.S. immigration crackdown that separates children from their parents, with one award-winning producer threatening to take his work elsewhere.

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Fox News Host Laura Ingraham Faces Backlash For Calling Child Immigrant Detention Facilities 'summer Camps'

Pic: ReutersFox News host Laura Ingraham faces a backlash after comparing immigrant detention facilities where children are being held on the US border as “summer camps.”

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Indonesia Lists 180 Missing On Doomed Ferry, Launches Underwater Search

TIGARAS, Indonesia - The death toll from an Indonesian ferry disaster could top 180, as authorities raised an estimate of the number of people missing two days after the wooden tourist boat sank in a lake formed in the crater of an ancient volcano.

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Fans Grieve As Detectives Search For XxxTentacion’s Killers

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.  — For hours, the fans came in a steady stream to mourn and pay their respects at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was gunned down, some leaving behind expressions of sympathy along a fence and on the sidewalk.

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Israeli Jets Hit Gaza Hamas Positions After Militants Fire Rockets

JERUSALEM: Israeli jets struck 25 Islamist Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Wednesday after militants launched rockets and mortar shells at Israeli territory, the military said.

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Indonesia Revises Up Number Missing In Sumatra Ferry Sinking To 180

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TIGARAS PORT: Indonesia’s search and rescue agency has revised up the number of passengers missing after a ferry sank in Lake Toba on Sumatra island this week to 180 from around 130 estimated earlier, an official from the agency told Reuters this morning.

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