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Russia says North Korea summit undermines U.N., aggravates situation

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Russia hit out on Wednesday at a U.S.-led effort to increase international pressure on North Korea, saying it was making the situation worse and undermining the United Nations. Twenty nations hosted by the United States and Canada in Vancouver agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has refused to give up development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States in spite of increasingly severe U.N. sanctions, raising fears of a new war on the Korean peninsula.

Trump considers big 'fine' over China intellectual property theft

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President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (Jan 17) the United States was considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property, the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Nations to consider more North Korea sanctions, U.S. warns on military option

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Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it did not choose negotiations. A U.S.-hosted meeting of countries that backed South Korea during the 1950-53 Korea War also vowed to support renewed dialogue between the two Koreas "in hopes that it leads to sustained easing of tensions" and agreed that a diplomatic solution to the crisis was both essential and possible. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has refused to give up development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States in spite of increasingly severe U.N. sanctions, raising fears of a new war on the Korean peninsula.

Erdogan: NATO must take stance against US over border force

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on NATO to take a stance against the United States, a fellow ally, over its plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border security force in Syria.

IAAF wants to link Oregon meet to LA Olympics to grow sport

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Global athletics is hoping to link the 2021 world championships in Oregon to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics in a bid to maximize interest in the sport in the United States, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Trump administration bars Haitians from U.S. visas for low-skilled work

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Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake.

From: feeds.reuters.com

There’s evidence sanctions are ‘really starting to hurt’ North Korea, Rex Tillerson says

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States is receiving evidence that international sanctions are "really starting to hurt" North Korea, and praised China for putting pressure on Pyongyang.

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World entering ‘critical’ period with risk of DISASTER ahead - World Economic Forum warns

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WEAPONS of mass destruction are one of the biggest threats to mankind in 2018 as mankind enters a "critical period", the World Economic Forum has found as tensions escalate between the United States and North Korea.

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Trump administration bars Haitians from U.S. visas for low-skilled work

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Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake.

From: feeds.reuters.com

US troops will stay in Syria to counter 'strategic' threat from Iran

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January 18, 2018 8:19 AM
BEIRUT (WASHINGTON POST) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday (Jan 17) committed the United States to an indefinite military presence in Syria, citing a range of policy goals that extend far beyond the defeat of ISIS as conditions for American troops to go home.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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