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One man killed in shooting with police in US northwest city

One man was killed in a shooting with police Monday morning after a chase and car crash in Seattle, Washington state, on the US northwest coast, police authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/20 10:51:12

Trump convoy driver detained after firearm found in baggage

A driver for the White House press pool was briefly detained Monday after a firearm was found in his personal baggage as he tried to enter a secured area, the US Secret Service said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/20 3:24:35

Magnitude-6.0 quake strikes southern Mexico

A magnitude-6.0 quake struck 43 km east of Mexico's southern Oaxaca state at a depth of 10 km at 0656 GMT, the country's National Seismological Service reported early Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/19 18:14:02

China offers to send experts to repair vandalized terracotta warrior statue in US

The Chinese custodians of a 2,200-year-old statue of the world-renowned terracotta warriors on loan to a US museum are calling for the man accused of stealing the statue's thumb to be punished by the full extent of the law.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/19 16:14:59

Vancouverites celebrate multiculturalism as they welcome Year of the Dog

Thousands of Vancouver residents lined the streets of the city's historic Chinatown to welcome the Year of the Dog at the annual Chinese Lunar New Year Parade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/19 9:20:12

42 million Mexicans feel 7.2-magnitude quake off southern coast

As many as 42 million people living in southern and central Mexico felt the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit the region late Friday afternoon, Mexico's National Autonomous University (UNAM) said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/18 10:50:56

Death toll in helicopter crash in southern Mexico rises to 13

Thirteen people were killed after a military helicopter crashed in southern Mexico following an earthquake in the region, prosecutors in the state of Oaxaca said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/18 9:05:47

FBI says US man stole thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior statue

Federal authorities have said that a US man stole late last year a thumb of a Chinese terracotta warrior statue being displayed at a Philadelphia museum in state of Pennsylvania.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/18 9:02:54

2 killed in Mexico helicopter crash, senior officials on board survive

A helicopter carrying Mexico's interior minister and the governor of Oaxaca state crashed on Friday, killing at least two people on the ground, according to officials on board.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 15:48:35

US President Trump sends Chinese New Year greetings

US President Donald Trump issued a statement on Friday, sending greetings and best wishes for a Happy Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 12:57:18

US national flags at half mast to mourn victims of Florida shooting

A US national flag flies at half mast near the Lincoln Memorial to mourn the victims of a mass shooting in a South Florida high school, Washington D.C., the United States, on Feb. 16, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 11:48:40

Strong earthquake hits Mexico

A powerful earthquake has shaken southern Mexico on Friday afternoon as people fled out of buildings in capital Mexico City when the ground was shaking.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 9:45:19

33 killed in traffic accidents over carnival holidays in Ecuador

A total of 33 people were killed and another 291 injured in 383 traffic accidents over the carnival holidays in Ecuador, the Ministry of Transport and Public Works said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 13:55:54

Trump says making schools safer will be top priority after Florida shooting

US President Donald Trump said here that making schools and students safer will be a top priority during a national address on Thursday, after a mass shooting at a Florida high school killed 17 people and wounded 14 others one day ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 13:35:29

Landmarks wear red for Chinese New Year around globe

Global landmarks are celebrating the Chinese New Year by turning red, a color symbolizing good luck and happiness, as Chinese communities mark the Spring Festival around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 13:22:01

US tourism industry to attract more long-haul Chinese visitors: marketing expert

US tourism operators are building out programs for longer-staying Chinese visitors who, instead of just shopping, tend to have a deeper experience of American culture and society, said a senior marketing expert.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 12:25:44

Egypt offers condolences over Florida deadly high school shooting

Egypt offered Thursday its condolences to the United States for the victims of the recent shooting at a high school in the state of Florida that left at least 17 students dead and dozens injured, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 11:44:00

Mass shooting at Florida school kills at least 17, suspect in custody

At least 17 people were killed and over a dozen others were wounded after a 19-year-old gunman opened fire Wednesday at a high school in the US state of Florida, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/15 16:40:06