U.S. does not respect international law, atmosphere not right for talks: Iran's U.N. envoy

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 17:29
Iran's United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as "really dangerous" and not the right atmosphere for talks.
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Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:41
An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic.
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Beauty retailers fall after Amazon opens store for professionals

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:40
Shares of a number of specialized beauty retailers fell on Monday after Amazon.com Inc said it had started selling beauty products used by licensed stylists, barbers and beauticians.
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Global stocks mostly flat ahead of G20; dollar slips

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:19
Global equity markets traded mostly flat on Monday as investors awaited U.S.-China trade talks the end of this week at the G20 summit, and the dollar fell to three-month lows on bets the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates more than once this year.
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Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:14
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans.
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S&P edges lower as healthcare shares fall

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:07
The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the technology sector, while investors looked to U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this week.
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Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, other top officials

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:53
U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monday, looking for a fresh blow to Iran's economy after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone.
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U.S. doesn't respect international law: Iran's U.N. envoy

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:52
Iran's ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday the latest U.S. sanctions against Iran showed that Washington does not respect international law and called for dialogue on regional security.
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Vietnam jails American for 12 years on charge of attempting to overthrow state

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:51
A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a U.S. citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial that lasted just half a day, his lawyer said.
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Iran's Zarif says 'B-Team' wants war, not diplomacy, with Tehran

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:40
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a tweet after U.S. imposed new sanctions on Tehran, said on Monday hawkish politicians close to U.S. President Donald Trump were thirsty for war rather than diplomacy.
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Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:37
Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people convicted of certain crimes involving firearms.
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Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 15:09
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Eldorado Resorts takes on bigger rivals with $8.5 billion Caesars buy

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 14:46
U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy rival Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts.
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Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested: government

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 14:23
The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.
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New lawyer for ex-Trump adviser Flynn says she may need more time to prep for sentencing

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 14:12
U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 13:55
Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators.
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Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran, including supreme leader

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 12:41
U.S. President Donald Trump imposed new U.S. sanctions on Iran on Monday following Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone and said the measures would target Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 12:39
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions.
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Mnuchin says Trump order will lock up billions more in Iranian assets

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 12:34
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Monday the new executive order signed by President Donald Trump will lock up billions of additional dollars in Iranian assets, squeezing the country further amid escalating tensions with Washington.
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U.S. Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 12:30
Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people convicted of certain crimes involving firearms.
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