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Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to international levels: Maduro

August 13, 2018 - 10:00pm
Venezuela's heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due to fuel smuggling, President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised address on Monday.
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China to 'comprehensively' assess new U.S. defense act

August 13, 2018 - 9:10pm
China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it will comprehensively assess a new U.S. defense act that strengthens the role of a key committee tasked with reviewing proposed foreign investment, and called for fair treatment of Chinese investors.
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Judge orders home detention for Australian archbishop over sex abuse cover-up

August 13, 2018 - 8:59pm
A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home.
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New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for future attacks: prosecutors

August 13, 2018 - 8:50pm
A 3-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets for them to attack, prosecutors said on Monday.
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China says will conduct 'comprehensive assessment' of U.S. defense policy bill

August 13, 2018 - 8:44pm
China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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Asia tries to find its footing after Turkish tremors

August 13, 2018 - 8:36pm
Asia share markets tried to regain their footing on Tuesday as tremors from the collapse of the Turkish lira ebbed a little and Wall Street proved resilient to the shockwaves.
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Icahn reverses position on Cigna-Express Scripts deal

August 13, 2018 - 8:33pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday that he no longer intended to solicit proxies to vote against the $52 billion Cigna-Express Scripts deal, a turn around from his position last week when he urged the health insurer's shareholders to vote against it.
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Nvidia rolls out new chip technology for filmmakers

August 13, 2018 - 8:24pm
Nvidia Corp on Monday released a new generation of chips aimed at helping expand its business among movie makers and other graphics professionals.
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Manafort trial moves to defense as prosecutors wrap up

August 13, 2018 - 8:04pm
U.S. prosecutors on Monday rested their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony alleging how he evaded taxes and defrauded banks, with the defense set to decide on Tuesday if it will call any witnesses.
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Australian archbishop avoids jail over sex abuse cover-up

August 13, 2018 - 7:56pm
A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, avoided jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home, according to Australian media.
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'When can we meet?': Koreans divided by war find little peace 65 years later

August 13, 2018 - 7:37pm
Retired South Korean farmer Hwang Rae-ha would love to see his mother again, but nearly 70 years after he last set eyes on her, he says he would settle for a photograph.
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As Canada faces rising gun violence, tighter laws are a tough sell

August 13, 2018 - 6:56pm
Rising violence in Canada has prompted calls for the federal government to tighten gun laws but tougher regulations could cause a political backlash in a country where 2 million people are licensed to own a firearm.
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Boy at New Mexico compound died in ritual ceremony, prosecutors say

August 13, 2018 - 6:49pm
A 3-year-old boy whose remains were found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died during a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," other children living there told investigators, a prosecutor said in court on Monday.
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Florida man charged in 'stand your ground' shooting

August 13, 2018 - 6:14pm
A Florida man was charged with manslaughter on Monday in a fatal shooting during an argument about a parking spot, a case that made headlines when police initially declined to arrest him due to the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law.
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Major Tesla owner Fidelity trimmed stake last quarter: SEC filing

August 13, 2018 - 6:10pm
Major Tesla Inc shareholder, Fidelity Investments, cut its stake in the electric automaker by 21 percent during the second quarter, before Chief Executive Elon Musk announced his plan to take the company private earlier this month.
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Cuba begins public debate on modernizing Cold War-era constitution

August 13, 2018 - 5:58pm
Cuba on Monday began a rare public discussion to overhaul its Cold War-era constitution, a process the government is calling participatory democracy at its best and opponents are branding a fraud.
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Prosecutors rest case against Manafort on trial's 10th day

August 13, 2018 - 5:52pm
U.S. prosecutors on Monday rested their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony alleging how he avoided taxes on at least $16 million of income and lied to banks to maintain an extravagant lifestyle once his work for pro-Kremlin politicians in Ukraine dried up.
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Keeping Tesla shares may not be an option for some big funds

August 13, 2018 - 5:48pm
Elon Musk wants to take Tesla Inc private, but some of his big investors may not be able to follow.
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U.S. economy seen strong in 2018, to slow in 2019: CBO

August 13, 2018 - 5:35pm
U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration's 3 percent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional researchers projected on Monday.
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Bill asks Pentagon to examine more options for stopping North Korean missiles

August 13, 2018 - 5:32pm
A bill signed by President Donald Trump on Monday asks the Pentagon to pursue more options for defeating U.S.-bound North Korean missiles by using radar and more missiles to spot and shoot down inbound threats.
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