Despite tensions with their now nuclear-armed neighbor, South Koreans have become increasingly indifferent to the threat of war, with surveys showing fewer people expect a conflict now than a quarter of a century ago.
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Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts
Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead.
Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of U.S. regulation
Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements, giving a concession to U.S. lawmakers who have threatened to regulate the world's largest social network over secretive ads that run during election campaigns.
Asia stocks slip, yen and franc rise as North Korea moots H-bomb test
Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Japan court rules Tepco liable over Fukushima: media
A court in Japan on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) to pay compensation to a group of former Fukushima residents, the second such ruling following the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported.
Boeing boosts Southeast Asia order forecast on strong demand
Boeing Co said on Friday it had increased its 20-year forecast for Southeast Asian demand by 460 aircraft, the largest jump of any global region, as low-cost carriers make travel more accessible.
Apple's iPhone 8 sees muted launch in Asia
Apple Inc's launch of iPhone 8 kicked off in a less lively mood in Asia, versus previous debuts, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X due out in early November.
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Spanish police on Friday detained a man they said had a close relationship with a number of those involved in last month's attacks in Barcelona when militant Islamists used a van to hit pedestrians and carried out a follow-up attack, killing 16.