North Korea destroys South Korean liaison office in 'terrific explosion'

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 10:19
North Korea blew up an office set up to foster better ties with South Korea on Tuesday in a "terrific explosion" after threatening action if North Korean defectors went ahead with a campaign to send propaganda leaflets into the North.
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Trump to sign police reform executive order on Tuesday

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 10:17
U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday that will seek to improve how police officers treat African Americans and others by improving credentialing, training and mental health resources, administration officials said.
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Wall Street surges after record rise in May retail sales

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 09:50
U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday after a record rise in May retail sales revived hopes of a swift post-pandemic economic rebound, with sentiment also lifted by data showing reduced COVID-19 death rates in a trial of a generic steroid drug.
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U.S. says in 'close coordination' with South Korea after North Korea destroys liaison office

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 09:50
The U.S. government is in "close coordination" with South Korea after North Korea destroyed an inter-Korean liaison office on Tuesday, a senior Trump administration official said.
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Man shot in New Mexico protest over conquistador sculpture

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 09:47
A man was shot and wounded on Monday during a protest near a museum in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said, where demonstrators were reported to be trying to tear down a sculpture of a 16th-century Spanish conquistador.
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Stock tear higher on record U.S. retail sales rebound

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 09:37
Global stocks were back firing on all cylinders on Tuesday as a record rebound in U.S. retail sales and fresh support from the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan reignited risk appetite after a bumpy few days.
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U.S. retail sales post record increase; big hole remains

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 09:25
U.S. retail sales increased by the most on record in May after two straight months of sharp declines as businesses reopened, offering more evidence that the recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic was over or drawing to an end.
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Dexamethasone trial result most important so far, says English health chief

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 09:24
England's Chief Medical Officer has hailed a finding that steroid drug dexamethasone can save the lives of those severely ill with COVID-19 as the most important trial result so far, as scientists seek effective treatments for the new disease.
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Armed French police sent into Dijon to quell ethnic gang violence

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 08:50
Armed police were sent into a suburb of Dijon in eastern France to restore order after score-settling between rival gangs resulted in a fourth night of street violence.
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China military demands India stop all provocations, return to dialogue

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 08:45
China's military on Tuesday demanded that India immediately stop all infringements and provocative actions against China and return to dialogue to resolve their disagreements, following reports of a border clash.
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India says officer, two soldiers killed in 'violent faceoff' on border with China

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:27
An Indian officer and two soldiers were killed in a "violent faceoff" with Chinese troops on the contested border, the Indian Army said on Tuesday, reporting the first casualties in decades to result from a clash between the nuclear-armed neighbours.
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Chinese military suffers casualties in clash with India - Global Times editor

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:27
The Chinese military suffered casualties in a border clash with Indian soldiers, the editor-in-chief of China's Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday.
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North Korea blows up liaison office on its side of border with South

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:23
North Korea blew up an office set up to foster better ties with South Korea in its border town of Kaesong on Tuesday after it threatened to take action if North Korean defectors went ahead with a campaign to send propaganda leaflets into the North.
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Armed French police deploy in Dijon to quell ethnic gang violence

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:14
Armed police were deployed in part of Dijon, eastern France, after violence erupted between rival gangs for a fourth night running.
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Social media companies distrusted by most Americans on content decisions: Poll

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:09
Most Americans do not trust social media companies to make the right decisions about what should be allowed on their platforms, but trust the government even less to make those choices, according to a poll released on Tuesday by Gallup and the Knight Foundation.
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Hong Kong leader says opponents of security law are "enemy of the people"

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:07
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday urged opponents of Beijing's plan to impose national security legislation in the financial hub to stop "smearing" the effort, saying those who did were "the enemy of the people".
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Stimulus splurge restarts stocks rally

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 05:02
The global stocks rally was back on track on Tuesday, with more support from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan helping end a bumpy few days for financial markets.
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China foreign ministry says unaware of reported border clash with India

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 04:13
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Tuesday he was not aware of any incident on the border with India after the Indian army said one of its officers and two soldiers were killed in a "violent faceoff" there.
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Next LGBTQ rights legal battle looms after Supreme Court victory

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 03:52
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling protecting LGBT rights in the workplace sets the stage for another major legal fight over the scope of religious-rights exemptions to certain federal laws that could dilute the landmark decision's impact.
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Pompeo to meet Chinese delegation in Hawaii this week

World News - Tue, 2020-06-16 03:35
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet a Chinese delegation at a U.S. military base in Hawaii this week to discuss bilateral ties that have soured deeply since the start of the year, sources familiar with the matter said.
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