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South Sudan says US sanctions emboldening rebels to stall at peace talks

US sanctions on the South Sudanese government are emboldening rebels to stall at peace talks, a South Sudanese official said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/26 23:39:04

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Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at a New York City police department precinct to turn himself in to face multiple charges related to allegations of sexual assault on Friday. According to reports, Weinstein is facing charges of first-degree rape and third-degree rape in one case, and first-degree criminal sex act in another case.
Source: VCG | 2018/5/25 22:48:40

China calls on DPRK, U.S. to continue efforts for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

China said Friday that it hoped the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States would cherish the recent progress and continue to address mutual concerns via dialogue and push for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 21:31:04

Second woman survivor of plane crash dies in Havana

Another Cuban woman survivor of the plane crash a week ago died at a Havana hospital, local media reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 19:59:51

2 suspects detonate bomb in Ontario restaurant injuring at least 15

Two unidentified men bombed an Indian restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga on Thursday, leaving at least 15 people injured, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 17:41:12

US Officials Warn They Can't Get Kaspersky Software Off Gov't Networks - Reports

The US government's effort to ban Kaspersky Lab, the Russian security software protecting its networks from malicious viruses, seems to have hit a major snag.
Source: Sputniknews.com | 2018/5/25 16:22:52

US sanctions 9 individuals, entities related to Iranian airlines

The United States on Thursday sanctioned nine individuals and entities for allegedly "procuring export-controlled, US-origin goods for sanctioned Iranian airlines," and designated them as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 10:33:47

Mexico won't bow to pressure on NAFTA: gov't

Mexico will not negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) under pressure, presidential spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 10:08:50

Venezuela's Maduro sworn in to second term, proposes pardon for violent protestors

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, who was sworn in to a second term on Thursday, proposed a pardon for political protesters serving jail sentences for violence.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 10:00:08

Cuba finds data recorder from plane crash in Havana

Cuban authorities have found the data recorder from the plane crashed near the Havana international airport last week, killing 111 people, an official said in a statement late Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 9:55:33

Trump sends letter to Kim, says Singapore meeting will not happen

US President Donald Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s top leader, Kim Jong Un, saying that his planned meeting with Kim in Singapore on June 12 will not happen.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 23:52:43

Trump orders probe into autos

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has instructed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to consider initiating a national security investigation into automobile imports, a protectionist move that's likely to spark widespread opposition from American trading partners.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 23:18:40

Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter violates Constitution: judge

A US judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/24 22:58:40

Theater catastrophe

A man attempts to help a victim in the rubble minutes after the collapse of the old Parravicini movie theater building, in Tucuman, Argentina on Wednesday. At least one man was killed Wednesday when the old theater that was under renovation collapsed in the downtown area, police said.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/24 22:48:40

'Stormy' contribution

Stormy Daniels, the porn star currently in legal battles with US President Donald Trump, stands next to West Hollywood Mayor John J. Duran after being presented with the key to the city for her contribution to the #resist movement, at a ceremony in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday.
Source: VCG | 2018/5/24 22:38:40

US Department of Commerce to appeal case of wrongfully charged scientist

A group of US lawmakers sent a letter to the US Department of Commerce (DOC) on Wednesday calling for an apology for the wrongful treatment of Chinese American hydrologist Sherry Chen.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 19:32:37

Trump asks to consider national security investigation into automobile imports

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has instructed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to consider initiating a national security investigation into automobile imports, a protectionist move that's likely to spark widespread opposition from American trading partners.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 15:36:25

Trump says meeting with DPRK's Kim "will absolutely happen"

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his meeting with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s top leader, Kim Jong Un, "will absolutely happen."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 9:46:10