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U.S. bans luxury exports to NKorea, sets money talks

The United States on Friday banned exports of iPods and other luxury items to North Korea, even as it set a date for talks on resolving a dispute over other U.S. financial curbs on the communist state. The related moves added to a flurry of diplomatic activity that U.S. and other officials say could lead to an agreement under which the North halts operations at its Pyongyang nuclear complex in return for energy aid and the release of some portion of $24 million frozen in a Macau bank. Full Story

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