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US State Department denies reaching final conclusion on Khashoggi's death

The U.S. State Department said here on Saturday that the country has not made a final conclusion on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/18 7:43:51

Suspect arrested for murder of LA-based Chinese-language publication chairman

Xie Yining, chairman of US-based Chinese-language newspaper The China Press, was shot dead in his office in Alhambra, California on Friday. One suspect was arrested later, local police reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/17 17:21:09

Over 1,000 people missing in wildfire in California: authorities

The number of people listed as missing in the wildfire in Northern California has jumped to over 1,000, authorities said on Friday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 11:10:53

White House agrees to temporarily return CNN reporter's press pass

The U.S. White House said Friday it will "temporarily reinstate" CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass in response to Federal Judge Timothy Kelly's order, while insisting that "there must be decorum at the White House."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 8:39:27

Federal judge orders White House to return CNN reporter Acosta press pass

Federal judge Timothy Kelly on Friday ordered the White House to return CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass after CNN filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several top White House aides over the dispute.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 2:35:40

US prepares Assange indictment

US prosecutors have obtained a sealed indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose website published thousands of classified US government documents, a US federal court document showed on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/16 22:28:40

Lucky ones

Michael John Ramirez hugs his wife Charlie Ramirez after they manage to recover items from their destroyed home, after the Camp fire razed through Paradise, California on Thursday. The number of people missing in the fire soared to more than 600 on Thursday as the remains of seven additional victims were found by rescuers.
Source: VCG | 2018/11/16 22:23:41

Sheriff says 63 killed, over 600 missing in wildfire in California

The death toll from the wildfire in Northern California has increased to 63, while 631 others were listed as missing, authorities said on Thursday evening.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/11/16 16:48:29

Trump accuses Mueller's team of "threatening" people in Russia probe

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday accused on Twitter that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team was "threatening" people to cooperate in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 8:31:48

Trump-Kim meeting likely after New Year

US President Donald Trump and South Korean Leader Kim Jong-un will likely meet again after New Year, the US vice president said Thursday, but insisted his government would not repeat past mistakes where "promises are broken."
Source: AFP | 2018/11/15 22:05:24

Victory smiles

Newly elected members of the House of Representatives Abigail Spanberger (center) (D-VA), Mikie Sherrill (left) (D-NJ) and Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) take a selfie in front of the U.S. Capitol following an official class picture of new representatives in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. Newly elected members of the House were in Washington this week for orientation meetings.
Source: VCG | 2018/11/15 22:05:24

Cuba protests, to pull doctors from Brazil

Cuba announced Wednesday it will pull thousands of its doctors out of Brazil in response to president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's "direct, contemptuous and threatening" remarks about its medical aid program.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/15 20:58:41

US may recall troops from border

The number of US troops at the border with Mexico may have peaked at about 5,800, the US commander of the mission told Reuters, noting he would start looking next week at whether to begin sending forces home or perhaps shifting some to new border positions.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/15 20:28:41

Death toll from California wildfire reaches 56

A total of 56 bodies had been found in and around the town of Paradise ruined by a raging wildfire in Northern California, local authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 17:32:54

White House confirms leaving of Trump's senior aide after showdown with Melania

The White House said on Wednesday that a senior aide of U.S. President Donald Trump will leave her current post after Trump's wife Melania said earlier that the official did not deserve to work for Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 10:48:45

Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporter Acosta

President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday that it has "broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists" as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN over the revocation of its reporter Jim Acosta's press pass.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 8:27:27

Study shows US war cost since 9/11 may top 6 trillion dollars next year

The United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend an estimated 5.9 trillion dollars on the war on terror through Fiscal Year 2019, including direct war and war-related spending and obligations for future spending on post 9/11 war veterans, according to a study released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 8:10:57

CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defense

A federal judge was set to hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against Donald Trump's administration alleging the White House violated correspondent Jim Acosta's constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/14 22:08:40