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Eight found dead in truck at US Walmart car park

Twenty others were in critical or serious condition, some believed to be suffering heatstroke or dehydration, and taken to hospital.

Police did not say where the vehicle came from, but confirmed that the driver was in custody.

They are investigating a possible people-smuggling offence.

The US immigration department is trying to establish the victims' status.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said in a media briefing that the bodies were discovered after a call from a Walmart employee, who had been approached by someone from the truck asking for water.

Time to work 'constructively' with Russia, Trump says

He tweeted that Mr Putin "vehemently denied" interfering in the US election at their first face-to-face encounter at the G20 on Friday.

But Mr Trump's position contrasts with some of his own senior officials.

And he is facing criticism from within his party after revealing a proposal to partner with Russia on online security.

He tweeted that he and Mr Putin had discussed forming "an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking and many other negative things will be guarded and safe", prompting derision on social media and from the Republican Party.

Revised Trump travel ban kicks into effect

It means people without close family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry.

Who is affected?

Iran blames US for creating ISIS

"That (the) US arms a terrorist group is what causes instability," Khameini wrote on Twitter Monday. "Who created ISIS? The US!"

He added that while US President Donald Trump accuses Iran of supporting terrorists, "terrorism in this region has American roots."

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US signs $110bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia

The agreements included an $US110bn arms deal, which the White House described as the single biggest in US history.

Mr Trump and his wife Melania were greeted in the Saudi capital by King Salman on Saturday morning local time.

The eight-day trip comes as Mr Trump faces uproar at home following his sacking of FBI director James Comey.

It will also take in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Brussels, the Vatican, and Sicily.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the arms deal was aimed at countering the "malign" influence of Iran.

Sources: Trump shared classified info with Russians

Two former officials knowledgeable of the situation confirmed to CNN that the main points of the Post story are accurate: The President shared classified information with the Russian foreign minister.

The President did not directly reveal the source of the information, but intelligence officials told CNN that there is concern that Russia will be able to figure out the highly sensitive source.

Missing US teen refuses to return home from the Netherlands

Margaret Lee flew from Tennessee to Amsterdam to meet someone she had been chatting with online.

The 16-year-old was arrested by Dutch police in the city of Zwolle over the weekend on suspicion of identity theft.

Police say she used her sister's passport to leave the country after hers was confiscated by her family.

Ms Lee ran away from her home in Clarksville on 1 April, according to the Montgomery County Sheriffs office.

She then flew to Amsterdam, via Iceland, by herself.

Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel

The helicopter carrier Izumo is escorting a US supply vessel within Japanese waters.

The US ship is heading to refuel the naval fleet in the region, including the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group.

North Korea has threatened to sink the Carl Vinson and a US submarine, amid rising tensions in the region.

It also carried out a failed missile test on Sunday, despite repeated warnings from the US and others to stop its nuclear and missile activity.

Trump barks, but struggles to find his bite

Whether it's unfair Chinese trade practices, the North American Free Trade Agreement he's dubbed a "disaster" or Iran's destabilizing actions, Trump has kept up much of his bold campaign rhetoric.

US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'

"We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocative, destabilizing actions and rhetoric, and to make the strategic choice to fulfill its international obligations and commitments and return to serious talks," Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said. "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to US national security."