A string of raids across China has disrupted parts of the informal network of brokers, charities, and middlemen who help people escape from North Korea.
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Wall St. set for muted open; Fed meet in focus
Wall Street's main indexes were set for a subdued opening on Monday, following two straight weeks of gains, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year.
Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, drawing Western concern
Iran said on Monday it would breach internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium in 10 days -- a move likely to worsen already high tensions with Washington -- but it added European nations still had time to save a landmark nuclear deal.
Pfizer bolsters cancer portfolio with $10.64 billion deal for Array
Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would acquire Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash to beef up its cancer portfolio as it faces rising generic competition for its blockbuster drugs.
Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM
Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest.
Wife of former Nissan boss Ghosn urges Trump to help her husband
The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister at a summit of world leaders later this month.
Guatemala election headed for runoff, former first lady Torres leads
Guatemala's presidential election appeared to be headed for a runoff as partial results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres an early lead but far short of the majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival.
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U.S. regional bank Prosperity Bancshares Inc said on Monday it would buy Plano, Texas-based peer LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc for $2.1 billion that would create the second-biggest bank by deposits in the state.
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