As private markets boom and more people cherish financial stability above political standing, Kim Jong Un's regime has struggled to recruit young laborers in recent years, defectors and human rights activists say.
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Asian shares near four-month high, buoyed by trade optimism
Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday, supported by hopes that Sino-U.S. trade talks were making progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks.
Americans among group arrested in Haiti with arsenal of guns: media
Haitian police arrested a group of foreign nationals, including five Americans, armed with semi-automatic weapons, Haitian newspapers reported on Monday, adding to uncertainty in the impoverished Caribbean country after days of anti-government protests.
Auto industry lines up against possible U.S. tariffs
The U.S. auto industry urged President Donald Trump's administration on Monday not to saddle imported cars and auto parts with steep tariffs, after the U.S. Commerce Department sent a confidential report to the White House late on Sunday with its recommendations for how to proceed.
No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Donald Trump for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, but the question may be moot: the U.S. president has been put forward by others for the prestigious award.
Former Trump adviser Stone apologizes to judge after photo post
President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone apologized on Monday after posting on Instagram a photo of the judge overseeing his trial for allegedly making false statements to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering.
Exclusive: Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights
Aiming to grant military families far greater say to challenge hazardous housing, the U.S. Air Force told Reuters Monday it will push Congress to enact a tenant bill of rights allowing families the power to withhold rent or break leases to escape unsafe conditions.
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