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Turkey Says Will Respond if U.S. Imposes More Sanctions

Turkey on Friday threatened to respond if the United States levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor, which has sparked a diplomatic standoff and battered the Turkish currency. 

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Turkey Crisis Risks Souring Military Ties with US

The crisis in US-Turkish relations, which already has put Turkey's economy under massive strain, also risks souring military ties between the two NATO allies, unleashing unknown geopolitical consequences.

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Trump: Reining In Iran

From the time of his electoral campaign, Donald Trump was one of the biggest opponents of Iran and the hard-won nuclear agreement, which he tore up in May.

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US 'Firing at Itself' with Trade Measures, Says China

China lashed out at the US Thursday, the day before a trade war is set to erupt between the world's top two economies, saying that Washington is effectively "firing at itself".

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Washington Hails Renegotiation of Trade Deal with S. Korea

The White House late Tuesday hailed the successful renegotiation of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, which they said expanded U.S. access to the South Korean auto market while limiting US imports of Korean steel and aluminum.

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China Threatens U.S. with Tariffs, Says 'Not Afraid of Trade War'

China warned the United States on Friday that it was "not afraid of a trade war" as it threatened tariffs on $3 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation over President Donald Trump's moves against Chinese imports.

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U.S. Pushes Russia on Syria as U.N. Warns of 'Dangerous Moment'

The United States has urged Russia to use its leverage over Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to end the war as the U.N. envoy warned of a "worrying and dangerous" moment in the nearly seven-year conflict.

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U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats following Mysterious Attacks

The United States ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats on Tuesday, accusing Havana of failing to protect their U.S. counterparts from harm in a series of mystery "attacks" on their health.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, however, that Washington would maintain diplomatic relations even though the size of the U.S. mission in Havana would be reduced to a minimum.

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Divided U.S. Embraces Floods as Chance to Pull Together

After a polarizing election and a swirl of controversies that further highlighted their deep divides, Americans have embraced the Texas floods as a rare opportunity to pull together as one.

Since unleashing on Friday night, monster storm Harvey has managed to not only halt normal life in Texas but also silence much of the rancor that has pervaded public discourse since Donald Trump came to power.

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Egypt Criticizes U.S. Decision to Cut Aid

Egypt on Wednesday criticized a U.S. decision to reduce financial aid and withhold some military assistance as a "misjudgment" of strategic ties between the two allies.

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