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North Korea tests rocket engine: U.S. official6/22/2017 9:29:14 PMWASHINGTON - North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque6/22/2017 6:31:57 PMMOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq - The leaning al-Hadba minaret that towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq's prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the city.U.S. on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones: source6/22/2017 9:47:45 PMWASHINGTON - The United States is on track to announce plans to supply India with 22 Guardian drones in a deal worth more than $2 billion, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday.Russia's Lavrov says new U.S. sanctions harm ties with Washington6/22/2017 4:35:47 PMMOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson on Thursday that new sanctions imposed by Washington on Russia would damage relations between the two countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.In Brussels, weakened May offers EU expats a 'fair' deal6/22/2017 9:35:24 PMBRUSSELS - Theresa May offered fellow EU leaders a "fair" deal on Thursday for compatriots living in Britain after Brexit, though her peers are likely to push for more from a prime minister weakened by an electoral misfire two weeks ago.Cuba says regional marijuana liberalization is fueling trafficking6/22/2017 9:19:18 PMHAVANA - The liberalization of marijuana laws is fueling drug trafficking but Cuba will not follow the trend of loosening restrictions on marijuana, a government official said on Thursday.Australia to send surveillance planes to help Philippines fight militants6/22/2017 9:57:27 PMSYDNEY - Australia's defense force said on Friday it will send two military surveillance aircraft to assist Philippine soldiers fighting Islamist militants, as the archipelago nation battles to regain control of its southern city of Marawi.House of Saud unites behind king's son - for now6/22/2017 7:58:53 PMDUBAI - The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia has ended two years of speculation about a behind-the-scenes rivalry near the pinnacle of royal power, but he still has to win over powerful relatives, clerics and tribesmen.U.S., Europeans to meet next week on aviation security6/22/2017 8:47:40 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. technical experts will hold more talks in Brussels next week in an effort to avert expanding a ban on in-cabin large electronics like laptops to airports in Europe and other regions, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief said on Thursday.France's Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy6/22/2017 8:43:32 PMPARIS - President Emmanuel Macron is starting to realign France's foreign policy, setting out plans to be less interventionist in conflicts abroad and putting his country's national security at the heart of diplomacy.