SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON - Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship, USS John S. McCain, collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore, the U.S. Navy said. This is the second accident involving U.S. Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months.
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Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse
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U.S., South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions
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In Montana’s Indian country, tribes take opposite sides on coal
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Asian shares fragile as Trump turmoil, Korea tensions weigh
Asian shares were fragile on Monday as investors remained unconvinced about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda, even as the departure of his controversial policy strategist raised hopes of some progress.
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Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.