South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1-billion battery designed to defend against North Korea.
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White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism
The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faced human rights criticism for its overture to Manila.
Tornadoes, storms kill nine in U.S. South
Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens of others, while high winds, falling trees and floods killed five others in neighboring states, according to news reports.
Iran's leader rebuffs Rouhani's detente policy ahead of vote
Iranians should not thank Hassan Rouhani's policy of detente with the West for any reduction in the threat of war, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, stepping up his criticisms of the president as elections approach.
Italy's Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win
Matteo Renzi, staging a political comeback less than five months after resigning as Italy's prime minister, easily regained the leadership of the ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday with an overwhelming victory in a primary election among party supporters.
Venezuela's Maduro sees local elections later in 2017
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday he expected delayed state polls to be held this year, although opponents have demanded a broader general election to replace him in protests that have sparked 29 deaths.
U.S.-led fight on ISIS has killed 352 civilians: Pentagon
At least 352 civilians have been killed in U.S.-led strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday.
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Australian state-owned power grid Endeavour Energy has attracted final bids from two consortiums comprised of local and foreign investors, according to two sources involved in the process.