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Britain calls them nerve agent hit men. Russians ask whether they are gay.

The Russian television presenter who interviewed them said they didn’t hit on her but that she’s past “hitting-on age.”

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US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions

The United States is calling an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council in response to what it says are efforts by some countries “to undermine and obstruct” sanctions against North Korea

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Syria criticizes event on UN body investigating crimes

Syria is sharply criticizing an upcoming event about the U.N. investigative body that is assisting in documenting serious crimes committed during the seven-year Syrian conflict, including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity

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AP WAS THERE: 2013 typhoon kills thousands in Philippines

AP WAS THERE: 2013 typhoon kills thousands in Philippines

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Moon faces toughest challenge yet in 3rd summit with Kim

South Korean President Moon Jae-in faces his toughest challenge yet in his third summit with Kim next week in Pyongyang

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The Latest: Typhoon Mangkhut slams into Philippines

Philippine forecasters say Typhoon Mangkhut has slammed into the country’s northeastern coast

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Stolen cash: Scottish isle reports first crime in 20 years

The peace and tranquility on the island of Gigha off the western coast of Scotland has been shattered by a burglary said by locals to be the first serious crime in about 20 years

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Abe aims to rewrite Japan constitution as he seeks 3rd term

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is vying for a third three-year term as ruling party leader, extending his stay in power to work on his long-cherished ambition — to revise the country’s constitution

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N. Korea says U.S. ‘smear campaign’ over hacking undercuts Trump-Kim accord

At the same time, the two Koreas opened their first joint liaison office in the North.

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