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U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. Photo: Bebeto Matthews / AP

"After a month of deliberations and negotiations, the [U.N.] Security Council on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution that would slash about $1 billion off North Korea's annual foreign revenue," the Wall Street Journal's Farnaz Fassihi reports:

  • "China and Russia ... ultimately endorsed the resolution, saying the rogue nation's recent provocations were unacceptable."
  • "U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley ... personally thanked China for helping move the resolution."
  • "The U.S., which had drafted and put forward the resolution, negotiated for more than a month with China."
  • "[R]esolution steps up trade restrictions with Pyongyang by aiming to cut off a third of its $3 billion annual export revenue ... bans countries from ... new joint ventures with Pyongyang."

Be smart: This looks like a big, unforeseen win for Trump. Stanford's Michael McFaul‏ — U.S. ambassador to Russia under Obama, and a persistent and influential Trump critic — tweeted: "This vote is a genuine foreign policy achievement. ... Well done Ambassador @nikkihaley."

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Why it matters: The reports paint a detailed picture of Facebook's efforts over the years to grapple with major problems — from hate speech to inciting violence — while continuing to pursue its business objectives.

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Americans wanting to help vulnerable Afghan refugees now have a new way to get involved through a new U.S. private refugee sponsorship program announced Monday.

  • Groups of at least 5 adults can apply, complete background checks and start fundraising the $2,275 per refugee required.

Why it matters: It’s a big shift in the U.S refugee process, which has long relied on non-profits.

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