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Iraq paramilitary force blames US for base attacks

Baghdad - Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary group said Wednesday it held the US responsible for a string of mysterious blasts in recent weeks at its bases, renewing fears of a possible proxy war.

Nothing new for US in Trump's Greenland ambitions

Washington - President Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland has been met with disdain -- but it follows a longstanding US tradition of expanding its frontiers through land purchases from foreign countries.

US, Mexico reach deal to end tomato tariffs

Mexico - The United States and Mexico said Wednesday they have reached a deal to end US tariffs on Mexican tomatoes, imposed amid a surge in trade tension between the neighbors.The US imposed the 17.

US takes aim at deadly Chinese fentanyl networks

Washington - The US Treasury took action Wednesday to crack down on Chinese traffickers of deadly fentanyl, sanctioning producer-exporters and warning banks on financial schemes used to distribute the synthetic opioid behind thousands of US overdose deaths.

US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children: DHS

Washington - President Donald Trump's administration announced Wednesday that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

IMF to Trump: It's not working

Washington - US tariffs on China won't fix the trade deficit, and neither will weakening the US dollar through interest rate cuts, International Monetary Fund economists said Wednesday.

Venezuelan officials discussed Maduro exit behind his back: Bolton

Washington - Venezuelan officials reached out to the US behind President Nicolas Maduro's back solely to discuss his exit from power and free elections, National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday.

Denmark stunned as Trump scraps visit over Greenland snub

Copenhagen - Denmark was left stunned Wednesday by Donald Trump's decision to postpone a state visit after the government told the US president its autonomous territory Greenland was not for sale.

Iran tanker too big to dock at Greek port: minister

Athens - An Iranian tanker that has sparked a diplomatic row pitting Tehran against Washington and London is too big to dock in Greece, the country's junior foreign minister said Wednesday."This is a very large crude carrier, it is over 130,000 tonnes...

China threatens sanctions on US firms linked to Taiwan warplanes sale

Bejing - China on Wednesday blasted a huge planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets.

Australia to join US in Gulf maritime security mission

Sydney - Australia will join the US-led mission to protect shipping through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Wednesday.

US, Venezuela in talks: presidents

Washington - US President Donald Trump and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday that talks between senior officials were underway, as the South American country struggles under the weight of US sanctions."We are in touch.

Trump scraps Denmark visit after Danes say Greenland not for sale

Washington - US President Donald Trump Tuesday postponed a planned visit to Denmark after Danish officials insisted its autonomous territory of Greenland was not for sale.

Trump offers to mediate 'explosive' Kashmir standoff

Washington - US President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir amid mounting international concern over a flare-up in violence between India and Pakistan in the divided region.

US urges UN to extend Iran arms embargo, travel ban

New York - The US urged the United Nations Tuesday to extend an arms embargo on Tehran that is due to expire next year as part of the embattled Iran nuclear deal.

US Taliban negotiator returning to Doha amid peace deal hopes

Washington - The top US negotiator on Afghanistan said Tuesday he was ready to conclude peace talks with the Taliban as he headed back to Qatar on a mission to end America's longest war.

US Taliban negotiator returning to Doha for more talks

Washington - The US State Department announced Tuesday that senior diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad is heading back to Qatar for more talks with the Taliban, as signs of a possible Afghanistan peace deal emerge.

French model tycoon at heart of Epstein scandal accusations

Paris - A formerly powerful French modelling tycoon has emerged as a key figure in the scandal surrounding US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide in jail while facing charges of sexually trafficking minors.

Canada manhunt suspects left final video message: report

Ottawa - Two teen murder suspects who led police on a manhunt through the Canadian wilds this summer recorded a video message before apparently taking their own lives, local media said Tuesday.Federal police would not confirm the video's existence.

Michael Jackson art show opens in Finland despite controversy

Apo - An exhibition of art inspired by Michael Jackson opened Tuesday in Helsinki with organisers insisting it was not a "celebration" of the singer, still dogged by abuse allegations a decade after his death.

'No request' from Iran tanker to dock in Greece: minister

Athens - Athens has received no request from the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya to dock in Greece, Merchant Marine Minister Ioannis Plakiotakis said Tuesday after a maritime tracker gave the ship's "reported destination" as the Greek port of Kalamata.

Russia and China blast US missile test

Moscow - Russia and China warned Tuesday that a new US missile test had heightened military tensions and risked sparking an arms race, weeks after Washington ripped up a Cold War-era weapons pact with Moscow.

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of HK discord campaign

Fpo - Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and sow political discord in the city.

Trump unsettles G7 with support for Russia return

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday gave a foretaste of his convention-wrecking diplomacy at next weekend's G7 by calling for Russia -- expelled from the group of democracies -- to be readmitted.

Epstein put assets in trust two days before suicide: report

New York - Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will two days before he died, putting his $578 million in assets into a trust with unnamed beneficiaries, the New York Post reported Monday.

Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'

Washington - American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory.

Controversial study links fluoridated water during pregnancy to lower IQ

Washington - A study published Monday linked consumption of fluoridated tap water during pregnancy to lower IQ scores in infants, a finding at odds with decades of public health messaging extolling the mineral's benefits in reducing cavities.

US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty

Washington - The US Defense Department on Monday announced the test of a medium-range ground-launched cruise missile, just weeks after tearing up the Cold War-era pact with Russia eliminating that class of nuclear-capable weapons.

International launch set for Disney+ streaming service

San Francisco - The Walt Disney Company said on Monday its streaming television service will debut in November in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands.

US gives Huawei 90 day reprieve on ban

Washington - The Trump administration gave Huawei Technologies a 90-day reprieve Monday from a ban on doing business with US companies, as high-stakes trade talks between Washington and Beijing struggle to show gains.
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