Trump threatens attacks on Iran in retaliation for strikes

World News - 7 hours 23 min ago
President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to attack Iran in retaliation for any strikes by Tehran "on anything American," after Iran said new U.S. sanctions precluded any diplomacy and called the White House actions "mentally retarded."
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New Istanbul mayor's star power could be a challenge for Erdogan

World News - 7 hours 34 min ago
Istanbul's new mayor now shoulders the expectations of Turkey's long-subdued opposition after he emerged from obscurity to deal President Tayyip Erdogan the biggest election blow of his career.
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Britain bans sales of tear gas to Hong Kong after violence at protests

World News - 7 hours 34 min ago
Britain banned sales of crowd-control equipment such as tear gas to Hong Kong on Tuesday and called for an investigation after police clashed with demonstrators opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.
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Hong Kong activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20

World News - 7 hours 35 min ago
Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million ($640,606) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controversial extradition bill on the agenda at the G20 summit.
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European watchdogs demand detail on Facebook's cryptocurrency

World News - 7 hours 43 min ago
Facebook's fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social media giant's Libra project.
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Panel calls for House to hold Trump officials in contempt over Census

World News - 7 hours 47 min ago
A U.S. House panel on Tuesday moved to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for defying lawmakers investigating whether the administration was seeking to discriminate against certain groups by adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
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Exclusive: Johnson courts financiers in race to become British PM - sources

World News - 7 hours 48 min ago
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Mueller's Russia report gets celebrity staged reading in New York

World News - 7 hours 50 min ago
Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is getting a star-studded staged reading on Monday.
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U.S. seeks funds for Middle East peace plan but details are vague and Palestinians unhappy

World News - 7 hours 52 min ago
The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain for the plan and Saudi Arabia, envisaged as one of its main bank-rollers, also indicated some reservations.
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U.S. relocates hundreds of migrant children from overcrowded border station

World News - 8 hours 2 sec ago
Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without adequate food and water.
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Timeline: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis

World News - 8 hours 2 min ago
Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to leave the European Union.
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Britain's new prime minister should take up position on July 24: spokesman

World News - 8 hours 28 min ago
Britain's new prime minister should take up his position on the afternoon of July 24, a spokesman for Theresa May said on Tuesday, fleshing out a succession triggered by her resignation after failing to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament.
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Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB

World News - 8 hours 29 min ago
Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentions could lead regulators to take a closer look at crypto assets, a G20 regulatory group said on Tuesday.
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With job intact, Nissan's CEO pins Renault alliance on mutual respect, flags inequality risk

World News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with France's Renault SA, saying inequality between the partners could unravel their two-decade-old automaking alliance.
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U.S. not where it needs to be on LGBT employment: Fed's Williams

World News - 10 hours 45 min ago
The United States is "not where we need to be" on increasing employment levels of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, a top economic policymaker said on Tuesday.
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UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan

World News - 10 hours 50 min ago
There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday.
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Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

World News - 10 hours 51 min ago
New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict.
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Iran to take new steps to reduce commitment to nuclear deal on July 7

World News - 10 hours 51 min ago
Iran will take new steps to reduce its commitments under its nuclear deal with world powers on July 7, the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said on Tuesday, according to the Fars news agency.
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Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan's home cost $3 million

World News - 10 hours 52 min ago
The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was $3 million, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers.
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Britain's new prime minister will be announced on July 23

World News - 11 hours 12 min ago
Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be announced as Britain's new prime minister on Tuesday July 23, the Conservative Party said on Tuesday.
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