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UK PM calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

UK PM calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said images from the United States of migrant children kept in cages were "deeply disturbing" and that she would press President Donald Trump on the issue.

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

The South Korean news agency said the suspension was likely to affect only major joint exercises, not more routine military training.

Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike near border

Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike near border

The US military said in Washington it had carried out a strike aimed at a senior militant figure in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar.

Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back', says US over G7 fiasco

Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back', says US over G7 fiasco

US President Donald Trump launched a Twitter broadside, taking exception to comments made by Justin Trudeau at a news conference.

US military operations against IS in Afghanistan to intensify

US military operations against IS in Afghanistan to intensify

The United States intends to step up military operations against Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan during a temporary ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, senior US officials said on Friday.

US considers sending warship through the Taiwan Strait

US considers sending warship through the Taiwan Strait

The United States is considering sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait, US officials say, in a move that could provoke a sharp reaction from Beijing at a time when Sino-US ties are under pressure from trade disputes and the North Korean nuclear crisis.

US says to boycott world disarmament body over Syria presidency

US says to boycott world disarmament body over Syria presidency

The United States said it would boycott Tuesday's session of the Conference on Disarmament to protest Syria last week ascending to the helm of the body.

Bill Clinton: private apology to Monica Lewinsky not necessary

Bill Clinton: private apology to Monica Lewinsky not necessary

Former US president Bill Clinton said he has not spoken to Monica Lewinsky since the revelation of their affair and that while he has apologised to her publicly he does not think a private apology is necessary at this point.

Trump probably can pardon himself, says Giuliani

Trump probably can pardon himself, says Giuliani

Asked whether Trump has the power to give himself a pardon, Giuliani said, "He's not, but he probably does."

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

China said on Thursday it wanted to avoid an escalation of trade tensions with the United States, as the two sides held new talks and Beijing decided to lower some tariffs.

Trump says North Korea summit could still go ahead

Trump says North Korea summit could still go ahead

North Korea, responding to Trump's abrupt cancellation of the meeting over "hostility" from Pyongyang, said on Friday that it is willing to talk to the United States "at any time."

US websites blacked out in Europe on 'Happy GDPR Day'

US websites blacked out in Europe on 'Happy GDPR Day'

The EU's flagship new data protection laws came into effect on Friday but hit an early hitch as several major US news websites were blocked to European users.