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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability

20 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response. | Video

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen

20 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if unhappy. | Video

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone

20 Jul 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again. | Video

WRAPUP 1-Washington, Tehran at odds over whether U.S. downed Iranian drone

19 Jul 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, July 19 The United States and Iran were at odds on Friday about a U.S. assertion that its Navy had brought down an Iranian drone in the Gulf, with Tehran showing video footage that it said disproved the incident even happened.

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says

19 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday.

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says

19 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says

19 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 19 The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday.

Iran floats offer on nuclear inspections; U.S. sceptical

19 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington.

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations

19 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States.

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf

19 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone. | Video

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