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Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 08:46:06 -0400

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In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing's claims in South China Sea

Thu, 25 May 2017 05:23:00 -0400

A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategic waterway since U.S. President Donald Trump took office.

US looking into upping sanctions on Iran, Treasury head says

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:25:00 -0400

US Treasury chief Steve Mnuchin said the Trump administration was exploring ways to increase financial pressure on Iran, Syria and North Korea Thursday, days after President Donald Trump launched a blistering verbal offensive against Tehran during a trip to the Middle East.

Manchester bomber recently visited Libya, a terrorist hotbed for jihadi training

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:08:00 -0400

European authorities say Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi recently visited Libya, a chaotic warring country where the Islamic State group has beckoned foreign fighters to train and link up with the larger battle in its home base of Syria.

British police make sixth arrest after Manchester bomb attack

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:02:00 -0400

British police arrested a sixth person, a woman, in connection with Monday's suicide bombing in Manchester, following searches in the north of the city.

Islamists Warn 'We Have More', Killing 22 at Ariana Grande Concert in UK

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:39:00 -0400

Leaders in the U.K. increased the country's terror threat level following the attack Monday at the Manchester Arena. British Prime Minister Theresa May says it is a 'proportionate and sensible response' to the suicide bombing.

Administration Proposes Steep Cuts to Account That Funds U.N. Regular Budget

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:19:00 -0400

The U.S. is the largest contributor by far to the United Nations and many other international organizations, and cuts in the administration's proposed FY 2018 budget are designed to prod other nations to pay a bigger share, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.

WannaCry attack: Suspicion around North Korea deepens

Wed, 24 May 2017 04:17:00 -0400

More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month.