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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Puerto Rico, St. Croix devastated by powerful Hurricane Maria
Deadly Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country on Thursday after destroying buildings and knocking out power across the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico and St. Croix.
Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked
Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target U.S.-backed militias in Syria if Russian troops again came under fire, as the United States disclosed an unusual face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Russian generals meant to avoid such clashes.
Asia stocks edge lower, focus turns to China markets after ratings cut
Asian stocks slipped on Friday but showed signs of steadying as the dust began to settle after the Federal Reserve's hawkish policy statement, while investors looked to see how Chinese financial markets would react to a downgrade on the nation's credit rating.
Venture fundraising in yuan soars as investors target Chinese tech firms
China-focused venture capital funds are increasing their bets on local technology companies and a further opening of Chinese domestic capital markets, raising money in the yuan at the fastest pace in five years.
Equifax under pressure from banks to shape up
U.S. consumer credit reporting bureau Equifax Inc risks losing support from banks unless it can show its database on millions of borrowers is secure from another cyber-attack.
Navajo tribe says ready to sue Trump over changes to Utah monument
The Navajo Nation will sue the Trump administration if it tries to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, its top lawyer told Reuters on Thursday, ahead of the release of a broad government review of such sites across the country.
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