Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO

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Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said.
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Exclusive: Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 23:56
In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world's second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over.
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Nissan pours cold water on hopes for quick fix to Renault strain

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 23:31
Nissan Motor on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick-fix to its strained relations with France's Renault SA, saying inequality between the partners could unravel their two-decade-old automaking alliance.
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Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 22:15
The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter.
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Trump 'comfortable with any outcome' from pivotal Xi talks: official

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 21:50
U.S. President Donald Trump views this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a chance to see where Beijing stands on the two countries' trade war, and is "comfortable with any outcome" from the talks, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.
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Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 21:40
President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, the White House told the panel's chairman on Monday.
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Bernie Sanders calls for canceling $1.6 trillion in student loan debt

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 21:38
U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going beyond proposals from his Democratic White House rivals.
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Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 21:18
U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. intelligence agency chief

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 21:15
The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley told Fox News in an interview on Monday.
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Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 20:46
U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for a resumption of talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program.
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Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 billion judgment

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 20:30
Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents.
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At U.N., Iran says atmosphere not right for U.S. talks, U.S. pushes diplomacy

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 20:09
Iran's United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as "really dangerous" and not the right atmosphere for talks.
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Russia warns of repeat of 1962 Cuban missile crisis

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 19:57
The U.S. deployment of land-based missile systems near Russia's borders could lead to a stand-off comparable to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Monday.
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Trump looks to 'maintain his engagement' in meeting with China's Xi at G20

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 19:23
President Donald Trump considers his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan this week an opportunity to "maintain his engagement" and see where China is on their trade dispute, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.
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Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan's home cost 2.4 million pounds

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 19:14
The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was 2.4 million pounds ($3 million), Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday.
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Boris Johnson says he is serious about 'no-deal' Brexit threat

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 18:35
Seeking to regain momentum in his bid to become the next prime minister of Britain, Boris Johnson said on Monday he was seriously prepared to take the country out of the European Union in October even if a deal with the bloc had not been reached.
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House Democrats probe Trump's overhaul of security clearance process

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 18:12
A U.S. congressional committee on Monday demanded documents from the Trump administration relating to its overhaul of the background check process that determines who can handle America’s secret information.
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Beyond the rainbow: Same-sex weddings are mainstream 50 years after Stonewall

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 17:46
Kimberly Bailey, owner of The Butter End Cakery in Los Angeles, loves taking wedding cake orders from LGBTQ clients because their design requests are often more creative than straight couples.
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Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 17:42
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone.
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S&P 500 slips as healthcare drags, investors eye G20 summit

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 17:33
The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the technology sector, while investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit this week.
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