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Trump's U-turn unlikely to conciliate NATO peers

US President Donald Trump is on his first overseas trip after taking office in January. What message will he send to NATO allies at a half-day summit to be held on Thursday has raised much speculation. But whatever the message is, it is unlikely to conciliate his NATO peers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 10:03:08

Trump arrives in Brussels amid protest against him

President Donald Trump arrived in Brussels here on Wednesday for his first trip to the European Union and NATO as the head of the United States and was met with protests against his fractious comments in the past.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 9:05:36

At least 10 killed in police operation in northern Brazil

Ten people, nine men and a woman, were killed on Wednesday during a police operation in the northern Brazilian state of Para, officials announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 9:05:21

8 officers, 7 inmates injured in prison riot in California

A "major riot" Wednesday morning at a state prison in Northern California has sent eight staff members and seven inmates into a hospital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 9:05:08

29th New York Fleet Week kicks off

USS Kearsarge, a Wasp-class multipurpose amphibious assault ship, is seen during the fleet parade on waters in New York, the United States, on May 24, 2017. The 29th New York Fleet Week kicked off here on Wednesday with the fleet parade.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:53:38

In maiden trip overseas, Trump eyes Mideast reset

As US President Donald Trump wrapped up his maiden trip to the Middle East, his intention to reset strained relationship between the US and the Muslim world was vividly revealed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:42:07

Trump's Rome visit gives real prize to Italy for bilateral ties

There were no indications US President Donald J. Trump might change his anti-immigration stance after Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni lobbied him Wednesday to do so, but even if no policy changes emerge from the second meeting between Trump and Gentiloni in five weeks, analysts said the top benefit could be a stronger relationship between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:26:28

Brazil corruption scandal threatens economic austerity reforms

Economic austerity reforms meant to put Brazil's recession-damaged economy back on the rails are in danger now that President Michel Temer is on the verge of being ousted in a corruption scandal, analysts say.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 0:33:40

Trump taps longtime legal adviser

President Donald Trump has tapped a longtime legal adviser to serve as his private attorney while a special counsel investigates whether his campaign worked with Russia in last year's election, a source familiar with the decision told Reuters Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/25 0:33:40

Deep social cuts expected

The White House delivered a proposed 2018 budget to Congress on Tuesday that would deeply cut programs for the poor and rural America, as well as diplomacy and foreign aid, while boosting defense and border security spending.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 23:33:39

Temer's advisor turns over money-filled briefcase to federal police

A adviser of Brazilian President Michel Temer has turned over to authorities a money-filled briefcase that he seemingly received from the owner of meat-packing giant JBS, federal police announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 11:50:12

Death toll in Venezuela protest climbs to 53 after 4 more die

Venezuela's prosecutor-general announced on Tuesday four people have been killed in the western state of Barinas during protests against President Nicolas Maduro, taking the death toll since April 1 to 53.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:34:16

Trump arrives Rome for meeting leaders of Italy, Vatican

US President Donald Trump arrived in Rome on Tuesday for meetings with Italian leaders and Pope Francis in Vatican City.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:30:15

US-Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem

The US relationship with Israel saw a major reset with US President Donald Trump's first visit to Israel, breaking with the last eight years of chilled ties under the Obama administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:27:57

Trump vows resolve against terrorism following Manchester bomb attack

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured British Prime Minister Theresa May that the resolve will "never waiver" in the face of terrorism, following a multiple-death bomb attack in Manchester.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:24:16

Trump administration unveils first budget with 3.6-trillion-dollar spending cut

The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled its first full budget that would cut 3.6 trillion US dollars in government spending over the next 10 years to balance the federal budget.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:20:52

Brennan warned Russia against election meddling

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he warned Russia against meddling in the presidential election during a call to the head of the Russian intelligence service on August 4, while he was testifying before the House intelligence committee on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Source: Agencies | 2017/5/23 23:38:40

Some drug rehab centers in California suspected of bilking insurance companies, exploiting addicts: report

An increasing number of unethical drug rehab centers in Southern California are taking the advantage of Obamacare and legal loopholes to exploit addicts and bilk insurance companies, according to a recent report by the Orange County Register.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 17:51:44