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CORRECTED-K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game
LOS ANGELES, June 24 (Reuters) - K-Pop stars BTS have conquered the charts with their music and the box office with documentary "Burn the Stage: The Movie," and now they're aiming for mobile phones with the game BTS World.
UPDATE 1-U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision
UNITED NATIONS, June 25 (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important "to pursue peace efforts to realize the vision of two States, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."
UPDATE 3-Soccer-Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return
MONTPELLIER, France, June 25 (Reuters) - Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued.
UPDATE 8-US launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy
MANAMA, June 25 (Reuters) - The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict.
Hyundai dealers to offer customers Lyft rides through CDK app
June 25 (Reuters) - Hyundai dealers in the United States will offer Lyft Inc rides to customers getting their vehicles serviced at dealerships, the companies said on Tuesday, the latest in a string of partnerships by the ride services company.
France's Mirazur crowned world's best restaurant, Denmark's Noma is No. 2
SINGAPORE, June 25 (Reuters) - Mirazur, on the French Riviera, was crowned No.1 at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, lauded for its fresh and seasonal cuisine.
Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud -U.S. judge
NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks.
WRAPUP 6-Trump threatens 'obliteration,' Iran calls White House 'mentally retarded'
WASHINGTON/DUBAI, June 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked "anything American," in a new war of words with Iran which condemned the latest U.S. sanctions on Tehran and called White House actions "mentally retarded."
EXCLUSIVE-In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts
PARIS, June 25 (Reuters) - In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday.
UPDATE 3-Indonesia media exec says company talking to Disney; tycoon founder denies
JAKARTA, June 25 (Reuters) - The director of the investment arm of Indonesian media group Media Nusantara Citra (MNC)
said on Tuesday the group was in talks with Walt Disney Co on a possible investment by the U.S. media conglomerate, but the group's owner Hary Tanoesoedibjo denied talks were taking place.
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