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China made a risky choice revealing ambitions to surpass the U.S. in quantum computing and artificial intelligence, says former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

President Donald Trump went after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Tuesday for opening the door for more monetary stimulus in Europe, which would weaken the euro relative to the dollar.

Iran will surpass the internationally agreed limit on its low-enriched uranium stockpiles in 10 days, the country’s atomic energy body said Monday.

The attacks on a pair of tankers in the Gulf of Oman are likely the work of Iran, according to several analysts.

President Donald Trump said Friday that if Iran were to block the Strait of Hormuz, “it’s not going to be closed for long,” but he did not elaborate on whether the United States had an obligation to keep open the international shipping gateway, which is critical to the oil industry.

Oil prices climb after two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman and the Trump administration says Iran is to blame. Hadley Gamble reports from the United Arab Emirates.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks this morning on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route through which much of the world’s oil passes.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is still considering using sanctions to block a controversial pipeline that would increase natural gas flows from Russia to Germany.

Both the Chinese and Russian presidents presented an unified economic front during their latest meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia. Geoff Cutmore is in Russia for us and has more.

In an emotional speech outside 10 Downing Street, Theresa May says she has “done everything” she could to persuade MPs to back the withdrawal agreement she negotiated with the European Union.

Millions of Australian $50 bills have a typo on it which was overlooked by the country’s central bank before they were printed and circulated. Bill Griffeth explains and gets reaction from local Aussies.

China, which is the second biggest economy in the world, saw surprise drop in their exports last month. Eunice Yoon is in Beijing with more.

China’s president made an appearance at a global infrastructure event at Beijing and sent a strong message to the United States. Eunice Yoon is at the event with more.

The world’s largest collection of ocean trash is growing much faster than previously thought — and is now twice the size of Texas.

Saudi authorities have reportedly detained about two dozen military officials and several businessmen, widening a corruption investigation.