The additional troops the United States ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," the secretary of state said.
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Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, will be released soon, an Iranian maritime official said on Sunday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.
Eyes on U.S. prize, Primark considers Central American suppliers
Confident it can crack the $300 billion U.S. clothing and shoes market where many other foreign retailers have failed, Britain's Primark is ready to raise its bet on the country by securing new sources of fast fashion in central America.
Canada's Trudeau pledges lower taxes, cellphone costs as blackface scandal hits him in polls
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went on the offensive on Sunday, promising to cut middle-class taxes and slash cellphone costs if re-elected after polls showed he took a significant hit when photos emerged last week of him in blackface.
Asian shares gain on better Sino-U.S. trade tone, oil climbs
Asian shares started higher on Monday on hopes of an interim Sino-U.S. tariff deal after the two countries described their talks as "productive" and "constructive", while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained elevated.
Israel's Arab party support pushes Gantz ahead of Netanyahu
Israel's Arab-dominated Joint List party moved on Sunday to back the center-left bloc of Benny Gantz, who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing alliance, to form a new government.
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