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An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Fist of the Fleet" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

The US is sending a ton of firepower to take on Iran — here’s everything headed its way

The US is sending a carrier strike group, a bomber task force, fighter jets, an amphibious landing ship, and a surface-to-air missile battery to check Iran.
US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping.

Trump says a trade deal with China is still ‘possible’ after Xi Jinping sent him a ‘beautiful letter’

The US increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products at 12:01 a.m. on Friday.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, who rejected Zarif's resignation on Wednesday.

Iran abandons key portions of nuclear deal and says it will go back to compliance only in exchange for help evading US sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced Wednesday that the country was scaling back its commitments to the 2015 international nuclear agreement.

Trump’s top trade negotiator confirms the China tariffs will increase on Friday, accuses Beijing of walking back on trade deal

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer confirmed that US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods would increase on Friday at 12:01 a.m. ET.
Britain's Prince William attends an ANZAC Day service in Auckland, New Zealand April 25, 2019.

Victims of the Christchurch massacre loomed large as Prince William joined New Zealanders and Australians commemorating Anzac Day

Anzac Day honors Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought a battle on the Gallipoli peninsula on April 25, 1915. Thousands were killed.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends a press conference on November 5, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wants Facebook, Google, and Twitter to help slow the spread of violent content online

Ardern said she and French President Emmanuel Macron would host a summit next month to encourage leaders to curb extremist content online.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 18: Israel Folau of the Wallabies runs the ball during The Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on August 18, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.

One of the world’s top rugby players is fighting to keep his job after saying that ‘hell awaits’ gay people

Israel Folau posted a graphic on Instagram last week saying that "hell awaits" homosexuals, drunks, and liars. Rugby Australia said it plans to sack him.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a welcome ceremony in Pyongyang.

South Korea’s president lost 12 of his teeth from stress — and it points to the country’s troubling work culture

South Korean President Moon Jae-in worked so hard that he lost twelve teeth due to stress, a South Korean ambassador told Business Insider Poland.
Copies of ballots papers and campaign posters for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party.

Israel is bracing for the final results in the country’s most closely watched election in decades – here’s everything you need to kn...

Israel headed to the polls Tuesday in a heated election pinning incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu against former Israeli Defense Forces chief Benny Gantz.