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China calls for open world economy but work remains on landmark trade pact
China will further open its economy in the face of rising protectionism, Premier Li Keqiang said as he arrived in Singapore on Monday for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders that will focus on speeding up work on a major new trade pact.
U.S. think tank says at least 13 undeclared missile bases identified in North Korea
A U.S. think tank said on Monday it had identified at least 13 of an estimated 20 undeclared missile bases inside North Korea, underscoring the challenge for American negotiators hoping to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.
Major UK companies preparing to microchip employees
British companies are planning to microchip some of their staff in order to boost security and stop them accessing sensitive areas.
IDF says it hit 70 targets in response to Gaza attacks, including 3 tunnels
The Israeli military threatened Hamas on Monday evening, in response to a barrage of more than 300 rockets and mortar shells fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip in the preceding hours, saying the terror group would 'feel the power of the IDF’s response in the coming hours.'
IDF gears up for more Gaza fighting in response to largest-ever barrage
The Israeli military deployed additional troops and tanks to the Gaza Strip border on Monday following the largest barrage of rockets and mortar shells fired at Israel from the coastal enclave in a single day.
Israeli strike levels headquarters of Hamas-affiliated TV station in Gaza
Israeli aircraft bombarded the Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV headquarters in Gaza City on Monday evening, destroying it, Palestinian news outlets said and video from the enclave showed.
Inside the United States
Death toll in Northern California wildfire rises to 42, as Trump OKs disaster declaration for Golden State
The death toll for the wildfires burning in northern California's Camp Fire rose to 42 people Monday night -- making it the deadliest wildfire ever in the state, officials said.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona US Senate Seat
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake.
Dow plunges by more than 600 points in massive market sell-off
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank by more than 600 points Monday, dragged down by a tumble in Apple and Amazon shares, mounting geopolitical concerns, and a strengthening dollar.
Incoming Dems Unveil Agenda for House Takeover, and It's Quite a Hit List
Democrats are wasting no time announcing their priorities when they take over the House of Representatives come January.