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Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. | Video

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WASHINGTON President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that U.S. ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. | Video

Qualcomm says Apple to stop paying royalties, cuts profit forecast

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Exclusive: Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

WASHINGTON He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon, and is surprised how hard his new job is. | Video

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More Americans say race relations deteriorating: Reuters poll

WASHINGTON Tiffany Cartagena said she was eating with her mixed-race girlfriend at a restaurant in Ohio last month when she heard nearby diners remark about the "monkey" at the next table.

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Google's search for non-ad revenue puts spotlight on cloud, Pixel

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Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

GRADY, Ark. Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a cheerleader.

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Exclusive: Trump spurns Taiwan president's suggestion of another phone call

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday spurned the Taiwanese president’s suggestion that the two leaders hold another phone call, saying he did not want to create problems for Chinese President Xi Jinping when Beijing appears to be helping efforts to rein in North Korea. | Video