President Donald Trump targets Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions, taking a dramatic step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone.
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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 hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves
Asian shares were haunted by trade anxiety Tuesday while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve pushed down Treasury yields and the dollar, propelling gold to fresh six-year peaks.
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.
K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game
K-Pop stars BTS have conquered the charts with their music and the box office with documentary "Burn the Stage: The Movie," and now they're aiming for mobile phones with the game BTS World.
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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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