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South Korea's Park Says Would Wait For Court To Uphold Impeachment

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, engulfed in an influence peddling scandal, said if she was impeached she would wait for a court to uphold the decision, an official of her party said on Tuesday, signaling a political crisis could drag on for months.

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Rouhani Says Iran Will Not Let Trump Rip Up Nuclear Deal

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he would not let U.S. President-elect Donald Trump rip up a global nuclear deal, warning of unspecified repercussions if Washington reneges on the agreement.

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UK Not Ruling Out Continued Budget Payments After Brexit: Hammond

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond visits the Lyell Centre for Natural Environment Research, at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jane Barlow/Pool

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday that the government would not rule out the possibility of continuing to make payments into the European Union budget once it leaves the bloc in order to maintain good access for its exporters.

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China Urges U.S. To Block Transit By Taiwan President

China called on the United States on Tuesday not to let Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen transit there when she visits Guatemala next month, days after President-elect Donald Trump irked Beijing by speaking to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent.

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Father Jailed For Life For Leaving Son In Hot Car While Sexting A Woman

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A father has been jailed for life without the possibility of parole after he left his son to die in a hot car.

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Senior British Minister Seeks To Calm China Concerns On Brexit

Pic: ReutersA senior British cabinet minister sought on Tuesday to assuage concerns in China about market access in the wake of the Brexit vote, pointing to Hong Kong's success as a trading hub as proof of Britain's commitment to keeping its doors open to global business.

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Court Upholds Deportation Order For Thai Teenager Born And Raised In Japan

TOKYO: A Thai teenager born and raised in Japan lost an appeal on Tuesday against a lower court ruling that upheld his deportation order, highlighting the country’s deep reluctance to accept foreigners even as its population ages and shrinks.

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Japan PM's Pearl Harbor Visit Won't Be For Apology: Spokesman

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor this month, the first by a Japanese leader, will not be to apologize for the Japanese attack 75 years ago that drew the United States into World War Two, Abe's top aide said on Tuesday.

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U.S. Seeks To Reassure Beijing After Trump Call With Taiwan Leader

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The White House said on Monday it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader last week, which the Obama administration warned could undermine progress in relations with Beijing.

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Traffic At Tuas Checkpoint Improves After Early Morning Accident

Pic: The Sun DailySINGAPORE: Traffic flow at Tuas Checkpoint has improved after an accident which killed a man and injured two others this morning.

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