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North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children
North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children.
Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked
Russia warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, which it said on Thursday had already happened twice.
Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated: Rouhani
Iran's president said on Thursday its nuclear accord with world powers cannot be renegotiated, after the Trump administration warned it was weighing whether the deal signed by its predecessor served U.S. security interests.
Maria drenches Dominican Republic after hammering Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria lashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds and headed northwest in the Caribbean on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to the entire island.
S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks
S&P Global Ratings downgraded China's long-term sovereign credit rating on Thursday, less than a month ahead of one of the country's most sensitive political gatherings, citing increasing risks from its rapid build-up of debt.
Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division
Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure.
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