Hong Kong police laid siege to a university, firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back protesters armed with petrol bombs and other homemade weapons from fleeing amid fears of a crackdown.
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U.S., South Korea resume defense cost-sharing talks amid protests of 'robbery'
South Korean and U.S. officials resumed talks on Monday to narrow a $4 billion gap in how much they want Seoul to pay for the cost of hosting the American military amid public protests of "highway robbery" against sharply increased U.S. demands.
Bloomberg admits he was wrong, apologizes for 'stop and frisk' - NY Times
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted he was wrong to support the "stop and frisk" police practice that ensnared disproportionate numbers of blacks and Latinos, apologizing to a largely African-American church on Sunday as he weighs a presidential bid.
SoftBank to create $30 billion tech giant with Yahoo Japan, Line Corp merger
Japan's SoftBank Corp plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $30 billion tech giant, as it strives better compete to with local rival Rakuten and U.S. tech powerhouses.
North Korea says no more talks with U.S. just so Trump can boast
North Korea said on Monday it was not interested in meaningless talks with the United States just so President Donald Trump had something to boast about, urging an end to what it called a policy of hostility if the United States wanted dialogue.
Saudi Aramco in race for IPO record with $1.7 trillion top value
Saudi Aramco is worth up to $1.7 trillion at the price range set by the oil giant on Sunday, below the $2 trillion sought by Saudi's crown prince but putting it in the running to become the world's biggest IPO.
Switching allegiances? Brexit stirs election doubts around England
Jules Wilde has never voted for Britain's Conservatives and would hate to do so at the Dec. 12 election, yet for the first time in his life, the 62-year-old carer is considering backing the governing party because of Brexit.
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