North Korea condemns sanctions, but seen open to talks with U.S.

World News - 2 hours 32 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, hours after it accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions.
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South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'

World News - 2 hours 36 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea.
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Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue after U.N. ceasefire call

World News - 3 hours 48 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran said attacks would continue on rebel-held areas near Damascus, where clashes were reported on Sunday between insurgents and government forces despite a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across Syria.
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Cisco says most network gear needed for 5G is ready now and can cut costs

World News - 4 hours 30 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Cisco Systems said on Sunday it aims to disrupt the wireless radio access market led by Huawei , Ericsson and Nokia by backing challengers who make more flexible software versions of traditional mobile gear.
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China sets stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely

World News - 4 hours 52 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.
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North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions as officials gather for Olympic ceremony

World News - 6 hours 5 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday accused the United States of trying to undermine an improvement in inter-Korean relations, while South Korean protesters tried to block senior North Korean officials on their way to the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony.
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Iran says attacks on 'terrorists' in Damascus suburbs to continue: agency

World News - 6 hours 7 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Sunday that attacks will continue on Damascus suburbs held by "terrorists", but elsewhere Iran and Syria will respect a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce to allow aid access and medical evacuation, Iranian news agencies reported.
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Olympics: Disappointing U.S. to look at itself, and others, for answers

World News - 7 hours 32 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Having fallen way short of their Olympic medal target, the U.S. team said on Sunday it would take a hard look at what went wrong in South Korea, and a long look at who fared well.
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Bank of America takes aim at gun-making clients

World News - 9 hours 54 min ago
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp on Saturday became the latest financial heavyweight to take aim at gunmakers, saying it would ask clients who make assault rifles how they can help end mass shootings like last week's massacre at a Florida high school.
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Storms dump rain across U.S. Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 23:42
(Reuters) - A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area that has already seen evacuations because of high water.
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Florida students take on NRA, set eyes on midterm elections

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 23:20
(Reuters) - In the week since 17 of David Hogg's classmates and teachers were gunned down in Florida, he and his fellow high schoolers have launched a movement that reshaped the gun control debate almost overnight and may influence the U.S. midterm elections.
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Democrats' memo charges Republicans trying to undermine Russia probes

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 22:47
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
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U.N. Security Council demands truce as air strikes batter Syria's Ghouta

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 17:10
BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Saturday demanded a 30-day truce across Syria as rescuers in the country's eastern Ghouta region said bombing had not let up long enough for them to count bodies during one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war.
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Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 16:42
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.
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With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 15:11
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
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At least 14 dead in attack on Yemen counter-terrorism base

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 15:06
ADEN (Reuters) - At least 14 people were killed and 40 wounded when Islamist car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a counter-terrorism unit in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, security and medical sources said.
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China's Geely makes $9 billion Daimler bet against tech 'invaders'

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 14:47
BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Daimler in a $9 billion bet by its chairman that he can access the Mercedes-Benz owner's technology in the growing battle for the future of automotives.
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With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge acquisitions'

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 11:54
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy, and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
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Dozens killed or wounded in south Yemen suicide attacks: witnesses

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 11:46
ADEN (Reuters) - Dozens of people were killed or wounded in two suicide car bombings in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Saturday, witnesses and local medics said.
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U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'

World News - Sat, 2018-02-24 10:35
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.
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