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Washington's top diplomat came to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy.
A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said.
Huge explosions sparked at a warehouse for dangerous material in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin have killed at least seven people and injured hundreds, officials and state media outlets said Thursday.
The U.S. doesn't plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the American Embassy in Havana on Friday, illustrating a shift in U.S. policy from the island's opposition to its government.
If the U.S. walks away from the nuclear deal with Iran and demands that its allies comply with sanctions, a loss of confidence could threaten the dollar's position as the world's reserve currency.
Ministers from the 12 nations negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would stretch from Japan to Chile, fell short of a deal at talks last month on the Hawaiian island of Maui, despite early optimism.
Chinese hackers have been accessing the private emails of top U.S. national security and trade officials since April 2010, according to a new report.
President Barack Obama is trying to win over enough of his fellow Democrats to block Republican efforts to pass a "resolution of disapproval" that could cripple the deal, which is designed to curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting of economic sanctions.
The United States sent six F-16 jets and about 300 personnel to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Sunday, the U.S. military said, after Ankara agreed last month to allow American planes to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants from there.
U.S. President Barack Obama's hopes of preserving the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers were dealt a setback on Thursday when Chuck Schumer, one of the top Democrats in the U.S. Senate, said he would the oppose the agreement.
Obama administration officials told lawmakers on Wednesday that sanctions relief under the Iran nuclear deal will not be allowed to be used to bankroll terrorism and said the sanctions can be "snapped back" quickly if Tehran violates the agreement.
A Boeing 777 wing segment discovered on the island of Reunion is the first real breakthrough in the search for the plane that disappeared 17 months ago.
The President spoke at American University amid a furious lobbying effort in Congress to secure the enough support to ensure survival of the deal, which was reached July 14 between Iran and six world powers.