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Interpol picks South Korean as president, Russia criticizes Western pressure 7:17am EST

DUBAI (Reuters) - International police body Interpol elected Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president on Wednesday, beating a Russian national whose candidacy had raised concerns in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin interference.  Full Article

World stocks try to find feet after tech-driven rout 7:37am EST 

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks steadied on Wednesday and Wall Street was set to open firmer after the previous session saw $1 trillion wiped off the value of leading tech shares, while oil prices staged a modest rebound after slumping to one-year lows.  Full Article  

China building on new reef in South China Sea, think tank says 3:52am EST 

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has installed a new platform on a remote part of the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea which could be used for military purposes, according to recent satellite images reviewed by a U.S. think tank.  Full Article