May 24th, 2010
06:16 AM ET

World update: U.S., China discuss N. Korea

An update from London on some of the international stories we expect to develop on Monday:

U.S., China begin talks: China and the United States began off two days of high-level talks Monday - with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asking Beijing to support sanctions against North Korea. Full story

Emergency in Jamaican capital: Authorities declared a state of emergency in Kingston after gang members supportive of an alleged drug lord attacked police stations and blockaded a large swath of the city. Full story

BA cabin crew begins strike: Workers began a five-day strike Monday after talks with the airline over pay and working conditions failed over the weekend. Full story

Obama backs S. Korea on ship sinking: U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday directed military commanders to work with South Korean troops "to ensure readiness and to deter future aggression" from North Korea. Full story

Probe into plane crash: Investigators have continued sift the wreckage of a plane crash in southern India that killed 158 of the 166 people on board. Full story

Prince "had no knowledge" of ex-wife’s alleged offer: Britain's Prince Andrew Monday "categorically denied" knowing anything about his ex-wife's alleged offer to sell access to him after a British tabloid newspaper released what it says is a video of her doing so. Full story

MMR jab medic banned: UK doctor Andrew Wakefield, who suggested a link between autism and the MMR vaccination, has been prohibited from practising as a doctor by medical authorities.

Mourinho admits Real Madrid move likely: The Inter Milan coach says he is likely to take over at the Spanish icons in an attempt to become the first coach in history to win the Champions League with three different clubs. Full story

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