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S.Korea, DPRK to hold working-level talks on aviation cooperation

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks on aviation cooperation later this week.
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CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defense

A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against Donald Trump's administration alleging the White House violated the correspondent's constitutional rights.
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After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future

Even as top makers like Apple and Samsung unveil new handsets with new features and improved performance, smartphone sales have flattened with most major markets largely saturated.
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'Incomparable' US$50m pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

An exceptionally rare pink diamond of nearly 19 carats fetched US$50 million at auction in Geneva Tuesday,  setting a new per-carat record for a stone of its kind.
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'As extraordinary as characters he created'

As a writer and editor, Lee was key to the ascension of Marvel into a comic book titan in the 1960s when he created superheroes who would enthrall generations of young readers.
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Thailand waives visa-on-arrival fee to woo foreign tourists

Thailand on Tuesday announced to grant a visa-on-arrival fee waiver for tourists from 21 countries and regions.
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Wildfire deadliest in California history, 42 killed: sheriff

A devastating blaze in northern California has become the deadliest wildfire in the history of the state, with 42 people killed, a sheriff said Monday.
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Stan Lee, Marvel legend and father of superheroes, dies at 95

Lee, the face of comic book culture in the United States, died early Monday in Los Angeles after suffering a number of illnesses in recent years.
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Nationalism is betrayal, says Macron at WWI ceremony

French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers killed during World War I, holding a ceremony in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.
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Woman charged over Australia fruit needle scare

Police said a 50-year-old woman was arrested and charged Sunday with seven counts of contaminating goods "following a complex... and extensive investigation."
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