New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict.
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Chinese bank may face U.S. action in North Korean sanctions probe: Washington Post
A U.S. judge has found three large Chinese banks in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into North Korean sanctions violations, the Washington Post reported, adding one of them could lose access to the U.S. financial system.
Trade stress, Iran tensions hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves
European shares were spooked by Iran tensions and trade jitters on Tuesday, while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve inflated gold to six-year highs and stoked demand for safe-harbor currencies like the yen and Swiss franc.
Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump has recently spoken privately about withdrawing from the defense treaty with Japan as he is of the view that the postwar pact treated the United States unfairly, Bloomberg reported late on Monday.
Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration
Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border into the United States, the head of the Mexican Army said on Monday.
Hong Kong activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20
Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million ($640,500) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controversial extradition bill on the agenda at the G20 summit.
Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan's home cost $3 million
The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was $3 million, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers.
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Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across the U.S.-Mexico border.
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