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Brazil, Mexico vehicle trade agreement takes effect

The Brazilian government said a trade agreement with Mexico on light vehicles has taken effect on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 2:30:52

Mutual admiration

US President Donald Trump (right) meets with President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil at the White House on Tuesday. Trump heaped praise on Bolsonaro – and received plenty back – in announcing a special relationship that he said could even see the Latin American country join NATO.
Source: VCG | 2019/3/20 22:23:41

Judge orders arrest of ex-AG

A Guatemalan judge has ordered the arrest of former attorney general and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana on charges including embezzlement, the police said Tuesday, amid an escalating campaign on high-profile corruption and rights cases.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/20 18:58:41

California home sales in January plunge to lowest level since 2008

As economic and market uncertainties sent home sales in California in January to their lowest level since April 2008, business insiders say growth in the Golden State's housing market appears to be slowing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 17:45:51

US army denies killing civilians in Somalia airstrikes

The US army on Wednesday said no civilians have been killed in its airstrikes in support of the international effort to defeat al-Shabab fighters and help alleviate security challenges in Somalia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 17:45:21

Mexican economy slows down, no signs of recession: financial agency

Mexico's economy is slowing down but shows no signs of a recession, the Mexican Institute of Financial Executives (IMEF) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 16:40:29

US mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck wins Abel Prize for 2019

US mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck wins the Abel Prize for 2019 "for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equations, gauge theory and integrable systems," the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 15:47:08

Trump to receive Caribbean leaders: White House

US President Donald Trump will meet with several leaders of the Caribbean region on Friday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in the state of Florida, the White House said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 10:52:16

Bus crash in U.S. kills two

A bus overturned in the U.S. state of Virginia Tuesday morning, killing two people and injuring several others, according to local officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 10:20:20

Trump nominates former Delta executive to lead federal aviation authority

US President Donald Trump has chosen, Stephen Dickson, a former Air Force pilot and executive for Delta Air Lines, to be the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the White House announced on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 8:42:09

Pompeo eyes discussions about regional alliance, countering Iran in trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said recently that he would discuss the Middle East Strategic Alliance, energy and the "threat" of Iran during his upcoming trip to the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 0:44:49

Trump names veteran lawyer ambassador to Mexico

US President Donald Trump has nominated a veteran Washington lawyer as his first ambassador to Mexico, the White House Press Office said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/19 22:03:40

Russian, Iranian FMs agree to assist in settlement of Venezuelan crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif agreed on Tuesday to work towards a settlement of the Venezuelan crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 19:40:43

Boeing 737-800 Makes Emergency Landing in Russia, Engine Trouble Possible

A Boeing 737-800 aircraft made an emergency landing in the northwest of Russia, in the city of Syktyvkar on Friday. The regional transport office of the Russian Investigative Committee is looking into the incident, which may have involved engine failure, a representative of the committee told Sputnik.
Source: | 2019/3/19 18:18:29

US lawmaker sues Twitter for 250 mln dollars

A prominent US Republican lawmaker Monday filed a lawsuit against social media platform Twitter and several of its users for a total of more than 250 million US dollars.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 17:20:25

Pentagon seeks 23 bln USD for military intelligence program

The U.S. Department of Defense said Monday it had requested 22.95 billion U.S. dollars to fund its military intelligence program (MIP) in fiscal year 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 10:56:59

Bolsonaro cements ties with Trump

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in Washington on Sunday to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump and cement a budding conservative-populist alliance.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/18 21:18:40

Symposium held in San Francisco to explore application of Chinese medicine overseas

An international symposium was held Sunday to focus on the latest developments in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and explore ways to expand its application outside China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/18 20:19:35