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Abe, Trump agree to action against North Korea

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Seoul, Jul 31 (AP) - The Latest on North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch (all times local):
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he and President Donald Trump have spoken by phone and agreed to take further action against North Korea following its latest missile launch.
Abe told reporters after the call Monday morning Asia time that Trump pledged to "take all necessary measures to protect" Japan and that Abe praised his commitment to do so.
Abe said Japan would...
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Chinese president oversees military parade in show of might

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Beijing, Jul 31 (AP) - China's military has the "confidence and capability" to bolster the country's rise into a world power, President Xi Jinping said Sunday as he oversaw a large-scale military parade meant to show off the forces at his command to foreign and domestic audiences.
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Many Venezuelans skip polls to protest govt vote

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Caracas, Jul 31 (AP) - Venezuelans stayed away from the polls in huge numbers Sunday in a show of protest against a vote to grant President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialist party virtually unlimited powers in the face of a brutal socio-economic crisis and a grinding battle with its political...
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Judge allows Chicago-area sweetened beverage tax to begin

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Chicago, July 29 (AP) - A lawsuit challenging a penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages sold in the Chi-cago area was dismissed Friday by a judge who also dissolved a temporary restraining order that had stopped it from being implemented.
The tax originally was to take effect July 1 but the...
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Troops deploy in Rio de Janeiro amid increasing violence

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Rio De Janeiro, July 29 (AP) - Thousands of soldiers began patrolling Rio de Janeiro on Friday amid a spike in violence in Brazil's second-largest city.
The deployment of 8,500 soldiers, plus hundreds of police and highway patrol officers, is aimed at fighting organized crime gangs, which control...
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