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Palestinian Harvard student says US nixed visa after social media search

Palestinian Harvard student says US nixed visa after social media search

A Palestinian teenager admitted to Harvard University said he was detained for hours at Boston's airport and refused entry into the United States

US warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

US warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said

Trump says China trade deal coming, Beijing calls for resolution of dispute

Trump says China trade deal coming, Beijing calls for resolution of dispute

US President Donald Trump on Monday predicted a trade deal with China after positive gestures by Beijing, calming global markets that have been roiled by new tariffs from the world's two largest economies.

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of US government

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of US government

More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program

US 'prepared to engage' with N. Korea in nuclear talks: envoy

US 'prepared to engage' with N. Korea in nuclear talks: envoy

The United States is ready to sit down with North Korea to resume long-awaited working-level nuclear talks, a US envoy said Wednesday.

Gibraltar says unable to meet US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar says unable to meet US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar refused a US request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law.

Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

A last-minute US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker preparing to leave Gibraltar after weeks of detention cast doubt over its departure on Saturday

US to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones

US to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones

The Trump administration on Tuesday delayed imposing a 10% import tariff on laptops, cell phones, video game consoles and a wide range of other products made in China, in an abrupt pull-back from a hardline stance on Chinese trade.

Trump says N. Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'

Trump says N. Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'

President Donald Trump said on Friday he had just received a "very beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him.

China says US currency manipulator labelling could cause chaos in financial markets

China says US currency manipulator labelling could cause chaos in financial markets

China's central bank said on Tuesday that Washington's decision to label Beijing as a currency manipulator would "severely damage international financial order and cause chaos in financial markets".

US, S. Korea defy North's warnings, start joint drills

US, S. Korea defy North's warnings, start joint drills

Seoul and Washington began annual joint military exercises on Monday, defying warnings from Pyongyang that the war games will jeopardise nuclear negotiations