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US vice president arrives in Belgium to reassure allies

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived here on Sunday afternoon, the second stop of his European tour to reassure USworried allies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:54:18

Southern California hit by strong storm leaving 5 dead

Southern California region in western United States was hit by a massive Pacific storm during last weekend, which was described by weather service as the strongest in years, leaving at least 5 dead.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:48:15

Several hundred rally downtown Chicago for anti-Trump protest

Hundreds of protesters rallied at downtown Chicago on Sunday afternoon to express their displeasure with the Trump administration's court-paused travel ban, its policies on immigrants in the United States without legal permission.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:46:44

No sanctuary

Said Gonzalez shout at a march to the First Unitarian Church in Denver, Colorado on Saturday in support of Jeanette Vizguerra, an undocumented Mexican national, who has taken sanctuary in the church. Vizguerra is facing deportation and has been living in the church since Wednesday when she avoided a scheduled meeting with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials for fear of immediate detention and deportation.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 22:58:39

Remembering history

US Vice President Mike Pence (second from left) stands behind the gate with the infamous phrase “Work sets you free” during a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, near Munich, Germany on Sunday, one day after he attended the Munich Security Conference.
Source: AP | 2017/2/19 22:58:39

Venezuela, US clash over political prisoners

Venezuela and the US locked horns again over political prisoners held by Caracas, including a jailed opposition leader whose supporters took to the streets of the capital Saturday to demand his release.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 22:43:39

Deadly journey

A bus that overturned sits idly, leaving at least 19 of the 40 passengers dead and more than 20 injured, near the town of Uspallata in the Argentine province of Mendoza on its way to Chile, early Saturday.
Source: CFP | 2017/2/19 22:38:40

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

An unmanned SpaceX spaceship carrying food and equipment to the astronauts living at the International Space Station is poised to blast off from a historic NASA launch pad on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 22:38:39

Bus overturn kills at least 19 in central Argentina

At least 19 people were killed and 21 injured in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday when a bus heading to neighboring Chile overturned in central Argentina's Mendoza province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 9:52:48

US VP reassures Europe about transatlantic bond

US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that his country will "strongly support NATO" as European members of the military alliance are worried about security uncertainties arising from possible change in US policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 21:13:21

US Treasury Secretary calls Chinese counterparts to foster strong Sino-US ties

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held separate phone calls with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, Minister of the Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs Liu He, People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, and Chinese Minister of Finance Xiao Jie on February 17, 2017, according to a press release from the US Treasury Department.
Source: | 2017/2/18 13:25:04

Trump touts "America first" agenda in visit to Boeing factory

During a visit to a Boeing plant on Friday, US President Donald Trump once again touted his "America first" agenda, vowing to bring jobs home and level the playing field for American workers by stopping "foreign cheating."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:38:28

Trump on Twitter calls five US major media organizations "enemy of American people"

US President Donald Trump on Friday slammed the country's five mainstream media organizations as "the enemy of the American people".
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:36:52

US stresses transatlantic bond as Munich Security Conference opens

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday reassured European leaders that the transatlantic bond is "the strongest bulwark against instability and violence" amid ongoing security uncertainty concerns after US President Donald Trump took office.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 7:59:52

German defense minster calls for responsible US involvement in world security

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said during her opening speech at the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC) here on Friday that the world needed a globally committed and responsible United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 7:54:59

Bolivia seizes arsenal of weapons from US

Bolivia's customs office (ANB) announced Friday that it had seized and decommissioned an arsenal of weapons in the city of Santa Cruz, including assault rifles, side-arms and other military hardware.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 7:51:50

Turkey, US reiterate consensus on struggle against terror groups

The US Chief of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford met with his Turkish counterpart Gen. Hulusi Akar on Friday at the Incirlik air base in southern Adana province of Turkey for talks before the new US administration draws up a new anti-Islamic State (IS) strategy in the Middle East.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 6:36:55

Iran says troops deployment to Syria by US to help extremism

Deployment of troops by the United States to Syria to fight the terrorist groups in the country would adversely fan flames of extremism in the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 6:36:10