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US concerned by Russian satellite's 'very abnormal behavior' - But now the U.S. is voicing concerns and claiming that threat is very real -- pointing in particular to a Russian satellite's "very abnormal behavior." The satellite, launched in October 2017, has displayed behavior "inconsistent with anything seen before from" the kind of satellite Russia has said it is, according to Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance Yleem D.S. Poblete. Instead, without saying it outright, Poblete implied that the object could be a weapon, but said the U.S. cannot know for sure.Parliament attacker was 29-year-old Briton who immigrated from Sudan - A driver arrested on suspicion of using his car to carry out a terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament was identified Wednesday as Salih Khater, a British citizen who immigrated to England from Sudan.Airstrike by U.S.-backed Saudi coalition on bus kills dozens of Yemeni children - Dozens of civilians, mostly children, were killed or injured in an airstrike on Thursday by U.S. allies on a bus in a crowded market in northern Yemen, according to health officials and international aid agencies.North Korea's foreign minister visits Iran after U.S. sanctions are reimposed - Iran and North Korea have maintained relations for decades. Tehran has previously warned Kim Jong Un's government not to trust the Trump administration.E.U. threatens firms that stop doing business with Iran over Trump sanctions - The move aims to signal to Tehran "that Europeans are serious" about trying to salvage the nuclear deal, an aide to the bloc's foreign policy chief said.Russia slams US sanctions against Iran, promises to save nuclear deal - The United States has reimposed sanctions against Iran, turning its back on the 2015 nuclear deal. Russia remains part of the accord and has said it will protect its economic relationship with Iran. However President Trump has said anyone doing business with Iran won't be doing business with the United States.U.S. will enforce sanctions against Iran, Pompeo says - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States will fully enforce sanctions against Iran, scheduled to be put back in place Monday.Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on the sidelines of weekend regional meetings in Singapore, saying Pyongyang had made clear its continued commitment to denuclearize.2 Blasts, a Stampede and a ‘Flying Thing’: Witnesses Tell of Attack on Maduro - Maduro was under attack in what the government said was an assassination attempt, the first such known use of drones against a head of state.82 dead, hundreds injured after powerful earthquake hits popular Indonesian tourist island - A magnitude-7.0 earthquake hit Lombok, Indonesia, a popular tourist destination known for mountains, beaches and surf.Bermuda Triangle mystery 'solved,' scientists say - Massive waves - and not aliens or other mysterious forces - are to blame for the disappearance of ships in the area known as the Bermuda Triangle, scientists said.Pope Francis declares death penalty inadmissible in all cases - Pope Francis has changed the teachings of the Catholic faith to officially oppose the death penalty in all circumstances, the Vatican has said.Pompeo Arrives In Malaysia After A Former Ruler Makes A Surprising Comeback - Major issues such as trade, security and China's expansion are up for discussion when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to Southeast Asia this week. On the first leg of his trip, in Malaysia, he'll be checking in on a new government for the first time.Who was buried at Stonehenge? New study sheds light - As one of the world's most famous prehistoric monuments, Stonehenge still holds many secrets despite centuries of study. For the first time, new research is lifting the veil on the people who are buried at Stonehenge.Sweden's tallest peak shrinks as extreme heat wave bakes Europe - 'Ridiculously warm' weather resulted in 13 feet of a mountaintop glacier melting in July.After 27 years, Greece and Macedonia have resolved their contentious ‘naming dispute.’ Here’s how. - After an astonishing 27 years at odds, in June, Macedonia and Greece reached a dramatic breakthrough in negotiations over what’s known as the Macedonia naming dispute.Where is Merkel? Germany hunts chancellor after holiday no-show - That question is preoccupying German media after the chancellor’s husband was spotted on holiday in northern Italy without his wife.Rex Tillerson stopped Saudi and UAE from 'attacking' Qatar - Former US Secretary of State reportedly prevented Saudi troops from attacking its Gulf neighbour, The Intercept reports.