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Hong Kong's fish are eating plastic - and people could be too

BBC News - June 17, 2018 - 8:15pm
A lot of Hong Kong's fish contains tiny bits of plastic that could end up on your plate.
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Gang shootout at New Jersey arts festival kills one, injures 22

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 8:14pm
(Reuters) - A suspected gunman was shot dead and 22 people were injured on Sunday after a dispute among rival gangs erupted into gunfire at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey, officials said.
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Syria state media says U.S. bombs Syrian positions; U.S. denies report

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 7:57pm
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area.
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The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

BBC News - June 17, 2018 - 7:32pm
One US citizen warns of the consequences of a visit to a forbidden area in North Korea.
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New Colombia president may seek to revise rebel peace deal

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 7:31pm
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that will reassure investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels.
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The bigger Cryptocurrencies get, the worse they perform: BIS

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 6:41pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of people using them, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS)said on Sunday in its latest warning about the rise of virtual currencies.
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Pro-business candidate wins Colombian presidential election

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 6:22pm
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that reassured investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels.
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Select few emerging Asian economies comfortable with Fed hikes

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 5:15pm
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Higher U.S. rates are rattling many emerging markets in much the same way past tightening cycles did, but the Federal Reserve's hawkishness could also bring cheer for a small group of Asian economies that wouldn't mind seeing their currencies weaken.
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Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 4:59pm
ELIZABETH, N.J. (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers joined hundreds of protesters outside an immigration detention facility in New Jersey on Sunday for a Father's Day demonstration against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 1:32pm
KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended its own ceasefire with the militants by 10 days.
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Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

BBC News - June 17, 2018 - 1:10pm
A spokesman rules out extending a ceasefire declared for Eid, despite calls for peace talks.
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Boat caught in Europe's migration spat brings hundreds to Spain

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 1:06pm
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe's failure to agree on immigration.
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S Korea players swap shirts to fox rivals

BBC News - June 17, 2018 - 12:17pm
South Korea's coach says he made his players wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse opponents who he says cannot tell them apart.
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Trump-Kim summit: Korea war veteran's question for US president

BBC News - June 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
US president says "mothers and fathers" of missing soldiers called him asking about their remains.
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Crisis averted? Minister says migrant row with Merkel can be overcome

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 11:45am
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Sunday a row between his Bavarians and Chancellor Angela Merkel is serious but can be overcome, a signal that he may compromise to avoid a full-blown German coalition crisis.
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Suspect dead after 20 hurt in shooting at New Jersey arts festival

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 9:31am
(Reuters) - A suspected gunman was fatally shot after multiple people opened fire at an all-night arts festival in New Jersey, wounding 20 people including a boy who is in critical condition, authorities said on Sunday.
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Taliban, roaming Afghan cities amid Eid euphoria, say ceasefire ends at midnight

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 9:28am
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrated their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight (1930 GMT).
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Bavaria piles pressure on Merkel for EU migrant deal to avert crisis

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 9:27am
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies denied a newspaper report on Sunday that they will give her two weeks to deliver a European solution on migrant policy before defying her by starting to turn away refugees at the border.
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Three decades on, Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 8:35am
PRESPES, Greece/ BITOLA, Macedonia (Reuters) - Greece and Macedonia defied protests and set aside three decades of dispute on Sunday as they agreed on a new name for the Balkan state, potentially paving the way for Macedonia's admission to the European Union and NATO.
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Saudi-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport

Reuters News - June 17, 2018 - 8:17am
ADEN (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition conducted air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport on Sunday to support forces trying to seize control from Iran-aligned Houthi fighters, who are facing their biggest challenge in the war, Saudi and Houthi-run media reported.
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