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Trump's offer sparks doubts

Democrats responded skeptically on Monday to US President Donald Trump's declaration that he might be willing to testify in his impeachment inquiry and also said they were examining the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election interference probe.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/19 21:03:41

Environmentalists, NGOs lament Bolsonaro's policies in the Amazon

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp increase under the leadership of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/19 17:53:41

Pompeo says US no longer considers Israel's West Bank settlements against int'l law

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the US government will no longer consider Israel's West Bank settlements "inconsistent" with the international law, a move that may further dim the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 10:38:10

Trump says he will "strongly consider" testifying in House impeachment inquiry

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that he will "strongly consider" giving written or in-person testimony in the ongoing House impeachment inquiry.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:54:14

3 dead, including suspect, in shooting at US Oklahoma Walmart

Two men and a woman were fatally shot, including the suspected gunman, on Monday morning outside a Walmart store in Duncan, midwestern US state of Oklahoma, local police confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:29:18

Four killed in California backyard shooting

Four people were shot dead and six others wounded while watching a football game in the backyard of a central California home on Sunday, police said.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 20:18:39

4 people shot dead in California shooting incident

Four persons were killed and other six were wounded in a mass shooting incident at a backyard family gathering Sunday in Fresno of California, 350 km north of Los Angeles, local police confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 17:01:10

Yoga school invites people to play with goats when practicing yoga

Yoga school invites people to play with goats when practicing yoga
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 15:38:17

At least 9 people shot in California shooting incident

At least 9 people shot in California shooting incident
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 14:26:57

Highlights of 2019 Toronto Santa Claus Parade in Canada

Highlights of 2019 Toronto Santa Claus Parade in Canada
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 11:10:36

Aide admits Ukraine call restriction

A top US official restricted access to the summary of Donald Trump's Ukraine call that triggered an impeachment probe, fearing it would damage the president, testimony released Saturday showed.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/17 22:18:40

Scarier than fiction: climate worry driving 'cli-fi' boom

Imagine a world where storms inundate coastal megacities, entire species become extinct in the blink of an eye, and conflicts are fought over dwindling natural resources. Not so difficult in 2019, perhaps.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/17 17:43:39

Syrian president says US presence in Syria to generate resistance

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the US military presence in Syria would generate a resistance until its withdrawal from the country, state news agency SANA reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 9:02:32

Former US ambassador to Ukraine testifies over House impeachment inquiry

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday testified to the House Intelligence Committee in an ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 8:38:08

US, China should manage disagreements for world's future: Kissinger

The United States and China should make efforts to manage current difficulties in bilateral ties for the benefit of both peoples and the future of the world, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 7:14:18

Roger Stone found guilty of lying to Congress, witness tampering linked to Trump's 2016 campaign

Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, was on Friday found guilty in federal trial on all counts including lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing a Congressional committee proceeding.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 7:03:05

Two killed in California school shooting; teen in custody

A teenage boy gunned down fellow students at a California high school on his 16th birthday Thursday, killing two and wounding another three before turning the pistol on himself.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/15 21:53:40

Pentagon's Esper says S.Korea should pay more for American military

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing US troops in the country and to maintain an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan that Seoul is about to let lapse.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/15 21:48:40