World U.S. Strike in Mosul Ignited ISIS Munitions, Killing Civilians, Probe Finds 2017-05-26T03:15:02.000000000-04:00 A U.S. airstrike on a suspected Islamic State fighting position in March unintentionally killed more than 100 civilians, most of whom died as a result of a secondary blast from munitions packed into a residential area by extremists, a military investigation concluded. Le Pen Wavers on Euro as Parliamentary Election Looms 2017-05-26T03:08:43.000000000-04:00 Opposition to the euro is wavering inside France’s far-right National Front party due to infighting over whether its signature policy is to blame for Marine Le Pen’s failed presidential bid. Trump Tells NATO to Pay Up for Military 2017-05-26T03:03:07.000000000-04:00 President Donald Trump issued tough new spending demands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization while withholding public support for a core tenet of the security alliance that an attack on one member nation is an attack on all. China Hitches Yuan to the Dollar, Buying Rare Calm 2017-05-26T02:49:56.000000000-04:00 China’s central bank appears to have effectively pegged the Chinese yuan to the dollar in recent weeks, a policy twist that has helped stabilize the currency in a year of political transition. Trump Calls for Intelligence Review After Manchester Leaks 2017-05-26T02:49:03.000000000-04:00 President Donald Trump said Thursday he has ordered a review of leaks of sensitive information within his administration following concerns from British officials about intelligence sharing with the U.S. Islamic State Linked to Indonesia Suicide Bombing 2017-05-26T02:33:22.000000000-04:00 A deadly suicide bombing in the Indonesian capital has been linked to Islamic State, adding to a growing body of evidence that the Middle East-based terrorist group is making inroads into Muslim-majority areas of Southeast Asia. Trump and Macron Display White-Knuckle Diplomacy 2017-05-26T01:56:21.000000000-04:00 Before President Trump’s first overseas trip, some European officials prepped for unexpected greetings from the U.S. leader. On Thursday, French President Macron appeared to get the upper hand. Beijing Protests U.S. Patrol in South China Sea 2017-05-25T23:58:03.000000000-04:00 China vowed to further build up military capabilities after a U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near a Chinese-built artificial island in the South China Sea, the first such patrol under President Donald Trump. Turkey and EU Pull Relations Back From the Brink But Tensions Remain 2017-05-25T21:59:27.000000000-04:00 Top European Union leaders and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, meeting Thursday for the first time in almost two years, stepped back from what had appeared to be imminent confrontation and agreed to reset relations. Beijing on the China-U.S. Trade Relationship: It's All Good 2017-05-25T09:12:09.000000000-04:00 China’s assessment of the trade relationship with the U.S.: The imbalance isn’t that bad, job losses at U.S. steel mills aren’t China’s fault and Beijing’s yuan interventions benefit the U.S.