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Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of North Korean leader
A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, or acquit them.

Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries
Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows in early trading on Thursday, while oil and precious metal prices also tumbled as Turkey's currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China fanned worries about global growth.

U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws
The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators, including a Pennsylvania lawmaker who has said he was raped by a priest as a child, to make it easier to prosecute such cases.

U.S. tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid
The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the Turkish lira.

Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide'
Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" that has been killing marine life along a 150-mile (240-km) stretch of the Gulf Coast, the head of a leading marine lab said on Wednesday.

Trump says his steel tariffs will save the U.S. industry: WSJ
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his tariffs on foreign steel are saving the U.S. industry and he predicted that in the future American steelmakers will mostly face domestic competition, the Wall Street Journal reported.

New Mexico compound member in U.S. illegally over 20 years: government
A Haitian woman who was charged with child abuse at a New Mexico compound has been taken into custody by immigration authorities after living in the United States illegally for over 20 years, federal officials said on Wednesday.

Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over 'persecution'

U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

SEC scrutiny of Tesla grows as Goldman hints at adviser role

Lula registers for Brazil race from jail as thousands rally

Exclusive: In Chinese port city, Japan's Toyota lays foundation to ramp up sales

Senate to consider massive spending bill, faces Trump objections