Asia Pacific

US, S Korea defence talks collapse amid backlash over bill demand

Negotiators left table after just one hour as South Korea faces backlash over US demand for more money for troops.

US, S Korea defence talks collapse amid backlash over bill demand

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Film studios may soon be able to buy theatres if rules change

A 70-year-old antitrust settlement currently bars Hollywood studios from owning theatres.

Film studios may soon be able to buy theatres if rules change

Human Rights

Palestinians slam US policy reversal on Israeli settlements

US says it no longer considers Israeli settlements illegal, drawing sharp criticism from Palestinians, rights groups.

Palestinians slam US policy reversal on Israeli settlements

United States

US House exploring if Trump lied in Mueller investigation: Report

Legislators are examining if Trump's written answers to federal investigators were untruthful, a House lawyer said.

US House exploring if Trump lied in Mueller investigation: Report

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US grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

The extension's goal is to reportedly minimize disruption for Huawei's customers who operate networks in rural US.

 US grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

North Korea

North Korea says no more talks with US just so Trump can brag

Pyongyang comments came after US president called on leader Kim Jong Un to 'act quickly' and hinted at another meeting.

North Korea says no more talks with US just so Trump can brag

Iran

Iranian commander chides US for 'failed plot' citing protests

Situation 'calmer' after days of violent demonstrations, government says, as militia leader blames US for unrest.

US & Canada

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

The shield disappeared from a home in a village of the Acoma Pueblo tribe after a break-in four years ago.

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

Child rights

US has world's highest rate of children in detention: UN study

More than 100,000 children are being held in migration-related detention in the US, a new UN study finds.

US has world's highest rate of children in detention: UN study

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Brake defect leads to recall of nearly 400,000 Nissan vehicles

Nissan: 'The brake fluid leak may potentially create an electrical short ... which may lead to a fire.'

Brake defect leads to recall of nearly 400,000 Nissan vehicles

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US may impose sanctions on Egypt over Russian fighter jet deal

Washington may impose sanctions on Egypt under a US law which targets purchases of military equipment from Russia.

US may impose sanctions on Egypt over Russian fighter jet deal

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Reality pays: Coty makes $600m bet on Kylie Jenner beauty brands

Coty will hold 51 percent of Jenner's business, valuing her company at about $1.2bn.

Reality pays: Coty makes $600m bet on Kylie Jenner beauty brands

Opinion

Is a resolution of the GCC crisis imminent?

The September 14 attack on Aramco has forced Saudi Arabia to revise its policies towards the region and the GCC.

Ibrahim Fraihat

by Ibrahim Fraihat

Ibrahim Fraihat

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US military spending: Many Americans now believe less is more

Higher percentage show preference for non-military solutions like trade, investment, and diplomacy in a divided world.

US military spending: Many Americans now believe less is more

United States

'Condemned': The fate of an Iraqi refugee deported from the US

Once part of US-trained SWAT teams in Iraq, Hussein Yasser Hassan got asylum in America but is now running for his life.

'Condemned': The fate of an Iraqi refugee deported from the US