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(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
August 10, 2018 - 10:33 am
The Turkish currency plunged on Friday, raising questions about the country's financial stability, as investors worried about the president's unorthodox economic policies and a dispute with the United States that has led to sanctions.
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Canada Shooting
Keith Minchin/The Canadian Press via AP
August 10, 2018 - 9:14 am
Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said Friday at least four people have been killed and one suspect is in custody after a shooting.
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China Factory
Chinatopix via AP
August 09, 2018 - 6:07 pm
BEIJING (WCBS 880/AP) -- China’s threat to slap 25 percent tariffs on U.S. natural gas exports has several major projects in limbo. Bloomberg trade reporter Andrew Mayeda said natural gas sales with China is likely a more long-term play for the U.S., given that natural gas has to be developed and...
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Michelle Bachelet
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
August 09, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres selected Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high profile and often controversial job that has sparked criticism from governments targeted for rights abuses. The...
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South Korean Unification Minister
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File
August 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
or a third time, the leaders of North and South Korea will meet as negotiations for nuclear disarmament continue.
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Cellphone
Dreamstime
August 07, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Is China beating the U.S. to the punch on 5G technology?
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A staff demonstrates a new face recognition system used for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games during a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The NeoFace technology developed by NEC Corp. will be used across the Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 07, 2018 - 3:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. The NeoFace technology developed by NEC Corp. will be customized to monitor every accredited person —...
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Hiroshima Memorial
Shingo Nishizume/Kyodo News via AP
August 06, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Monday marks the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian Presidency Office via AP
August 06, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- President Donald Trump is reimposing many sanctions on Iran three months after pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. Trump ratcheted up pressure on the Islamic Republic despite statements of deep dismay from European allies, three months after he pulled...
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Indonesian earthquake
AP Photo/Adrial Pranandi
August 06, 2018 - 7:23 am
MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) -- A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 98 people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities said Monday that rescuers still hadn't reached some hard-hit areas and the death toll could climb. It was the second deadly quake...
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