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Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea For the White House, the budding détente scrambles its strategy of pressuring the North, with sanctions and threats of military action, to give up its nuclear arsenal.
New York Times | 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Asia and Australia Edition: Winter Olympics, California, C.I.A.: Your Thursday Briefing Here's what you need to know to start your day.
New York Times | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
North and South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics The agreement is a milestone in inter-Korean sports relations, and Seoul has said in the past it hoped such a move could contribute to a political thaw.
New York Times | 12 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tillerson warns military action on NK unless diplomacy works VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday that if North Korea does not choose to negotiate on giving up its nuclear weapons that pose a growing threat to the United States it could trigger a military response.
Yahoo! News | 22 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Larry Nassars Victims Get Their Day In Court: Little Girls Dont Stay Little Forever Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor,listened to more than a dozen of his sexual abuse victims read impact statements in an East Lansing, Michigan, court on Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | Jan 16, 2018 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals.
Yahoo! News | Jan 16, 2018 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Huge Oil Tanker Spill in East China Sea Stirs Environmental Fears The disaster is considered the worst oil spill in decades, which Greenpeace says is posing a threat to “an important spawning ground” for fish and several whale species.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2018 04:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kazakhstan Cheers New Alphabet, Except for All Those Apostrophes A switch from the Cyrillic to Roman script is wildly popular in Kazakhstan. But in a country where almost nobody challenges the president, his policy on apostrophes is being assailed from all sides.
New York Times | Jan 15, 2018 9:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US carnage at Aussie Open as Venus exits When Venus Williams won her semifinal at last year's Australian Open, her joy was there for all to see.
CNN.com | Jan 15, 2018 5:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange One of the floors at the Jakarta stock exchange building collapsed Monday, according to an employee.
CNN.com | Jan 15, 2018 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend