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Venezuela's neighbors on alert

Brazil will send troops to its border with Venezuela on Monday after residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima drove out Venezuelan immigrants from their improvised camps, amid growing regional tensions.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/19 21:53:39

Trump says US ends Syria development fund, urges "rich countries" to pay instead

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States has ended the development fund for Syria, urging "rich countries" to pay instead.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 8:36:19

US to "redirect" Syria stabilization fund amid speculation of retreat

The US State Department on Friday said that the fund of some 230 million US dollars targeted to support the stabilization initiative in Syria has been ordered to be redirected, ramping up speculation that it would withdraw from the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:55:44

Russia accuses US of violating int'l law over diplomatic disputes

Russia has sent a note of protest to the US State Department over Washington's continuing breach of international law with regard to Russian diplomatic and consular missions in the US territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:54:45

Trump says to attend Paris parade in November

US President Donald Trump said Friday that he would attend a celebration in Paris this November marking the end of World War I, a day after the Pentagon announced it was postponing a military parade planned in Washington D.C. about the same time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:43:49

Canada opposes Libyan court's sentence of 45 former regime supporters to death

Canadian Embassy to Libya on Friday announced Canada's opposition to a Libyan court's sentence of 45 supporters of former regime to death over killing demonstrators in 2011.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:40:30

Trump says former campaign chief Manafort "good person"

US President Donald Trump on Friday defended his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as a "good person", as a jury at a Virginia federal court entered the second day of deliberations in Manafort's bank and tax fraud trial.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:38:55

Oregon man gets 25 years in prison for child sexual abuse after fleeing to China

A man from the west US state of Oregon has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for child sex abuse after he was brought back from China, an Oregon TV news outlet reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:15:11

US to end fund on Syria stabilization initiative

The US State Department on Friday said that the fund of some 230 million US dollars targeted to support the stabilization initiative in Syria would be withdrawn.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:14:39

Silk Road myths come to light in Canada

2018 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) kicked off in Toronto Friday with all-new and more diverse programming than ever before.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 6:36:15

Trump's military parade plan delayed

A military parade requested by US President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until at least next year, the Defense Department said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/17 22:58:40

California's agricultural trade groups urge US gov't to end tariff standoff

Agricultural trade groups in California Thursday expressed concern over the trade frictions caused by the White House and urged the US government to stop the disputes.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 20:08:00

Hundreds of US newspapers slam Trump's "Fake News" attack in coordinated editorials

Hundreds of US newspapers on Thursday published coordinated editorials to fight back against President Donald Trump's "Fake News" attack on the country's media outlets.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 18:43:37

Trump's plan for military parade postponed until next year: Pentagon

US President Donald Trump's plan for a military parade in Washington D.C. has been postponed until at least next year, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 15:10:41

Heavy rains kill 2, damage 135 homes in Mexico City

Torrential rains in Mexico City's outlying areas have claimed two lives and damaged 135 homes, local authorities said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 11:03:35

Trump's military parade estimated to cost 92 mln dollars

U.S. President Donald Trump's military parade is estimated to cost 92 million dollars, according to a CNBC report on Thursday, quoting an anonymous U.S. defense official.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 9:55:55

US Treasury chief threatens more sanctions on Turkey if pastor not released

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the United States would slap more sanctions on Turkey if a detained American pastor was not released.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 9:14:47

Ramen noodles worth nearly 100,000 dollars stolen in US state Georgia

The police in southern US state Georgia are probing into a theft case in which a tractor trailer was stolen with ramen noodles worth nearly 100,000 dollars it contained.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:22:11