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Cuba to respond to US expulsion of its UN diplomats, says FM

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez announced on Friday that Havana would make an appropriate and timely response to recent US actions, including the expulsion of two Cuban diplomats to the United Nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 11:25:12

US House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump administration to release whistleblower complaint

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday urged the Trump administration to release a whistleblower complaint on the president's alleged inappropriate interactions with a foreign leader, an issue that continued to stoke speculations in Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 9:41:52

Trump says US imposes sanctions on Iran's National Bank

Trump says US imposes sanctions on Iran's National Bank
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 22:46:10

Police hunt for two suspects in fatal shooting in Washington, DC

Police hunted for two suspects believed to be armed with an assault rifle on Friday after one person was killed and five were wounded in a shooting on the streets of Washington D.C., about three kilometers from the White House.
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/20 22:28:40

US files complaint against South Korea

US authorities for the first time filed a complaint against South Korea under environmental rules of the free trade pact between Seoul and Washington, over illegal fishing, the government announced Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/20 21:58:40

Trudeau apologizes again over more blackface cases

A contrite Justin Trudeau publicly apologized Thursday for his "absolutely unacceptable" behavior, as decades-old images showing the Canadian prime minister in blackface makeup rocked his re-election campaign.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/20 21:53:40

Pompeo favors 'peaceful resolution'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that US-allied Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates seem to wish to “fight Iran to the last American.”
Source: AFP | 2019/9/20 21:48:40

US gun reform legislation remains uncertain as bipartisan negotiations move slowly

Despite the increasing frequency of mass shootings which had shocked the country, gun reform legislation in the United States remains uncertain, as bipartisan negotiations are moving slowly in Washington.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 14:50:49

Facebook employee commits suicide at company headquarters

A male employee of Facebook Inc. died Thursday after jumping off from a building at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, a city in Silicon Valley, police authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 14:35:22

US first lady attends reopening of Washington Monument

US first lady Melania Trump, alongside a group of local elementary school students, helped cut the ribbon to reopen the Washington Monument on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 12:27:30

Gun violence costs US $229 billion per year: report

Gun violence costs the United States 229 billion US dollars annually, amounting to 1.4 percent of its gross domestic product, according to a report released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 11:58:51

Cuba rejects US expulsion of two diplomats as "unjustified"

Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Thursday slammed the US expulsion of two Cuban diplomats in the United Nations as "unjustified."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 11:34:03

One dead, five injured in Washington D.C. shooting - police

Several people were shot in northern Washington D.C. late Thursday night, according to a local media report.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 11:29:28

US gun manufacturer suspends production of AR-15 rifles for civilians

US gun manufacturer Colt announced on Thursday that it's suspending production of AR-15 and other long rifles for civilian use.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 11:21:38

Vaping backlash

Flavored vaping products containing nicotine are seen in a store in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. New York became the second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, following several deaths linked to vaping that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/18 20:33:40

UN Security Council extends mandate of Afghanistan mission

The Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for one year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/18 12:09:53

Two artists win case over gay wedding invitations

Two Arizona artists who refused to create invitations to same-sex weddings due to their Christian beliefs were within their legal rights, the US state's top court ruled Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/17 18:43:40

Trump defends Kavanaugh, again

US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/16 20:18:40