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Business · New York

Hyundai recalls 239,000 cars for exploding seat belt parts

70% Center coverage: 77 sources
Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode. Three injuries have been reported. The recall includes 2019-2022 Accents, 2021-2023 Elantras and 2021-2020 Elantra HEVs. Hyundai is expected to notify owners by July 15.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden pushes economic, security aims as he ends South Korea visit

71% Center coverage: 48 sources
President Joe Biden wraps up a three-day trip to South Korea. He met with troops at Osan Air Base, where thousands of U.S. and South Korean service members monitor the rapidly evolving North Korean nuclear threat. Biden emphasized his global mission to strengthen the American economy by convincing foreign companies to launch new operations in the United States.See the Story
Videos · Washington

Biden greets Kim Jung Un, but says US 'prepared' for North Korea weapons test

47% Right coverage: 34 sources
Biden says he is "not concerned" about the risks of a fresh weapons test while he is in the region. He has spent two days with South Korea's newly elected President Yoon Suk-yeol. The pair say they are looking at expanding the "scope and scale" of joint military exercises.See the Story
Asia · Seoul

South Korea, U.S. security advisers hold talks after N.Korea fires salvo of missiles

Coverage: 32 sources
North Korea test-fires what appears to be an ICBM, South Korea says. U.S. officials had warned North Korea could conduct a long-range missile launch during Biden's Asia trip. North Korea has conducted 17 rounds of launches this year. In March, it tested an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time in five years.See the Story
Business · Washington

Biden Highlights Hyundai Announcement of $10B US Investment

55% Center coverage: 31 sources
Hyundai's investment includes $5.5 billion for an electric vehicle and battery factory in Georgia. Biden: "Electric vehicles are good for our climate goals, but they're also good for jobs." Hyundai CEO Euisun Chung says company will spend another $5 billion on artificial intelligence for autonomous vehicles and other technologies.See the Story
Business · Seoul

Samsung commits US$356 billion in investments with 80,000 new jobs

37% Center coverage: 11 sources
The new figure is an increase of more than a third over its investments spent over the past five years. The tech giant is South Korea's largest conglomerate and its overall turnover is equivalent to one-fifth of the national GDP. The 80,000 new jobs would be created in core businesses including semiconductors and biopharmaceuticals.See the Story
Business · Seoul

Hyundai Motor Group to invest $5 billion in U.S. up to 2025

54% Right coverage: 13 sources
The investments will be made by 2025, paying for activities in robotics, urban air mobility, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Hyundai Motor Group, which houses Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Corp, on Friday announced plans to invest $5.5 billion in Georgia. It did not say where in the United States the additional $5 billion would be invested.See the Story
Asia · Seoul

South Korea strongly condemns North Korea's missile launch “for serious provocation”

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off of its eastern coast on Wednesday. The U.S. and South Korea together launched some live-fire missiles of their own. The launch was to demonstrate the ability of the combined force to respond quickly to crisis events, the Pentagon said.See the Story
Military · Washington

US Condemns North Korea Missile Launches, Urges 'Dialogue'

67% Right coverage: 6 sources
U.S. condemns North Korea for what it said were three ballistic missile launches. State Department spokesperson: "We call on the DPRK to refrain from further provocations" The relatively muted reaction comes after days of public warnings by the United States. The Biden administration has repeatedly called for dialogue with North Korea, but has seen no enthusiasm in return.See the Story

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