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Hopes of finding Argentine submarine fade

The search for an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic for one week reached a "critical phase" on Wednesday as the 44 crew members on board could be running low on oxygen, a navy spokesperson said.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/23 22:38:39

US welcomes Rohingya refugee repatriation between Myanmar, Bangladesh: Tillerson

The United States supports the Myanmar government's commitment to creating the conditions necessary for all Rohingya refugees to return to their homes safely and voluntarily, and welcomes the recent exchanges between Myanmar and Bangladesh on repatriation, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 14:54:11

Two more former Rio governors arrested over several allegations

Former governors of Rio de Janeiro state Anthony Garotinho and Rosinha Garotinho were arrested on Wednesday for accusations of corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 11:43:03

Ecuador tells Assange not to make inflammatory statements

Ecuador on Wednesday demanded that the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who has been under asylum at its embassy in London since 2012, abstain from making statements that could affect the country's foreign relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 11:42:33

US man pardoned after serving 38 years in prison for wrong conviction

California Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday released an order to pardon 70-year-old Craig Richard Coley who was wrongfully convicted of homicide in 1980 and has since stayed behind bars.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 11:04:07

Cuba, DPRK vow to strengthen ties amid escalating tensions with US

Cuba and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday vowed to strengthen ties amid escalating political tensions with Washington.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 10:36:30

South Sudan slams US threats of sanctions over stalled talks

South Sudan on Wednesday said the United States should consider giving peace talks more time rather than threaten more sanctions on both warring parties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:15:10

Child sex trafficker in US sentenced to 472 years in prison

A convicted child sex trafficker from the US state of Colorado was sentenced to 472 years in prison on Tuesday, the longest sentence for a human trafficking case in the history of the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:10:46


Malvina Vallejos, the sister of missing submariner Celso Oscar Vallejos, hangs a message for the 44 crew members of the Argentine submarine outside Argentina’s Navy base in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, on Tuesday. An international search mission for the missing Argentine submarine entered its sixth day Tuesday as uncertainty over the fate of its 44 crew members gave way to rising anguish for families troubled by earlier false hopes. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 23:18:39

US officials say Tillerson broke child soldiers recruiting law

A group of about a dozen US State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by Reuters.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/22 22:43:40

Trump to expel 59,000 Haitians

President Donald Trump faced a backlash Tuesday over his tough immigration policies after announcing that 59,000 Haitians who took refuge in the United States following the 2010 earthquake must return home.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 22:38:40

US Navy aircraft with 11 on board crashes into ocean near Japan

A US Navy aircraft with 11 people on board has crashed into the ocean near Okinawa, Japan, the US Navy said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 17:42:58

At least 2 missing after US military cargo aircraft crashes southeast off Okinawa

At least two people were missing after a US C2 cargo aircraft crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa, according to local media on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 16:19:28

US Navy says an aircraft with 11 crew crashes near Japan

US Navy said Wednesday that a seventh fleet aircraft with 11 crew has crashed into the ocean near Okinawa, Japan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 16:18:39

Calculations behind Trump's support for controversial Moore

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday voiced his support for Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, a bombastic evangelical Christian who has been accused of serious sexual misconduct by at least nine women but denied all of them.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 14:06:27

New York City's terror attack suspect indicted on 22 murder, terrorism charges

The suspect in New York City's deadliest terror attack since 9/11 was indicted Tuesday on murder and terror-related charges, said the US Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 14:06:04

Brazilian president nominates new cities minister

Brazilian President Michel Temer Tuesday announced the appointment of Federal Representative Alexandre Baldy as the country's new minister of cities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 13:07:58

Harvard faces probe over alledged race-biased admissions

The US Justice Department is investigating complaints accusing Harvard University's intentional discrimination against Asian-Americans by limiting the number of Asian students who are admitted, it was reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:25:51