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President Trump says Yellen, Cohn are contenders for next Fed Chair

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and the White House National Economic Director Gary Cohn are among contenders to lead the central bank next year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 6:59:12

Trump says won't let Syria's Assad get away with "horrible" actions

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't let Syrian President Bashar al-Assad get away with the "horrible" actions he has done.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 6:58:52

US House passes bill imposing tougher sanctions on Russia, Iran, DPRK

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that will slap tougher sanctions on Russia, Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 6:58:26

Trump renews attacks on attorney general

US President Donald Trump resumed his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, calling his onetime ally "very weak" in pursuing intelligence leaks and for failing to go after former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her email.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/25 23:33:40

Driver charged as death toll climbs to 10 among Texas truck migrants

A survivor of a horror truck journey in which 10 migrants suffocated to death has told how travelers took turns breathing through a tiny hole in a desperate bid to stay alive, US investigators said.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/25 22:33:40

DPRK denounces CIA director's threat to remove its supreme leadership

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Tuesday denounced the recent threat made by Mike Pompeo, director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), to "remove the supreme leadership" of the DPRK.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 18:11:23

US activists stress need to build anti-THAAD solidarity with S.Koreans

A delegation of US peace activists, who were on a five-day trip to South Korea, stressed the need to build solidarity with the people of South Korea to stand up against the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interception system in the South Korean territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 16:52:07

Trump pressures GOP to pass healthcare bill, but experts say it's long shot

US President Donald Trump is turning the screws on Congress in a bid to pressure them into passing a healthcare bill before they recess in August. But experts said it's a long shot.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 13:00:05

California girl arrested after livestreaming deadly car crash

An 18-year-old girl living in California was arrested Monday after livestreaming on social media when she was driving, causing a deadly car crash.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 12:59:41

17 hikers rescued in US flooding mountain

Crews rescued 17 hikers stranded by floods in a canyon near Tucson, a city in southern Arizona, 800 km southeast of Los Angeles in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 10:44:31

US suffers third worst wildfire year in decade

Year to date, 2017 is the third-worst year in the past decade in terms of fire coverage for the United States, which has been suffering more than 35,000 wildfires.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:39:30

UAE, US review cooperation in combating extremism, terrorism

Army leaders of the United Arab Emirates and US reviewed their cooperation in the military and defense fields on Monday, UAE state news agency WAM reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:38:37

White House Senior Advisor Kushner admits to four Russian meetings, denies collusion

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner on Monday denied having colluded with the Russian government despite four meetings with Russian nationals during the campaign and the transition period.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:38:03

Human trafficking tragedy claims 10 lives in Texas trailer

One more person has died after more than 30 people were found in a tractor-trailer parked outside a Walmart in San Antonio in the southern US state of Texas, making the death toll to 10, officials confirmed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:33:25

Trump son-in-law denies Moscow collusion

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner said Monday he had contacts with Russian officials four times but denied any collusion to help his father-in-law Donald Trump win the presidency, US media reported.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/24 23:28:40

Shootout at Mexico City market kills two, injures 10

At least two people were killed and 10 others were injured on Sunday in a shootout in the wake of a street fight at a local market in Mexico City.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 14:53:37

Death toll raises to 9 in Texas' trailer incident, all adult males: official

Nine immigrants have died after they were trapped inside a tractor-trailer at a Walmart parking lot at southern Texas City of San Antonio, officials confirmed Sunday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 10:05:10

Stanford researchers call for healthy behaviors plus healthy thoughts

Two Stanford University researchers have found that adults in the United States who believed that they were less active than their peers died younger than those who believed they were more active, even if their actual activity levels were similar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 8:02:47