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US suffers third worst wildfire year in decade

Year to date, 2017 is the third-worst year in the past decade in terms of fire coverage for the United States, which has been suffering more than 35,000 wildfires.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:39:30

UAE, US review cooperation in combating extremism, terrorism

Army leaders of the United Arab Emirates and US reviewed their cooperation in the military and defense fields on Monday, UAE state news agency WAM reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:38:37

White House Senior Advisor Kushner admits to four Russian meetings, denies collusion

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner on Monday denied having colluded with the Russian government despite four meetings with Russian nationals during the campaign and the transition period.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:38:03

Human trafficking tragedy claims 10 lives in Texas trailer

One more person has died after more than 30 people were found in a tractor-trailer parked outside a Walmart in San Antonio in the southern US state of Texas, making the death toll to 10, officials confirmed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:33:25

Trump son-in-law denies Moscow collusion

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner said Monday he had contacts with Russian officials four times but denied any collusion to help his father-in-law Donald Trump win the presidency, US media reported.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/24 23:28:40

Shootout at Mexico City market kills two, injures 10

At least two people were killed and 10 others were injured on Sunday in a shootout in the wake of a street fight at a local market in Mexico City.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 14:53:37

Death toll raises to 9 in Texas' trailer incident, all adult males: official

Nine immigrants have died after they were trapped inside a tractor-trailer at a Walmart parking lot at southern Texas City of San Antonio, officials confirmed Sunday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 10:05:10

Stanford researchers call for healthy behaviors plus healthy thoughts

Two Stanford University researchers have found that adults in the United States who believed that they were less active than their peers died younger than those who believed they were more active, even if their actual activity levels were similar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 8:02:47

No let-up

A protester throws a stone at the police during a march on Saturday towards the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ). Thousands rallied against President Nicolas Maduro and his call for Constituent Assembly in Caracas. The Legislative power, controlled by the opposition, appointed Friday a parallel supreme court, claiming the TSJ judges had been illegally appointed. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/7/24 0:43:40

More muscle

US Marine One sits on the flight deck during the commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford in Norfolk, Virginia, on Saturday. The carrier weighs 100,000 tons, and can reportedly be used for 20 years without needing to refuel, which President Trump says will make America’s enemies “shake with fear.”
Source: AFP | 2017/7/23 23:38:40

Full ‘power to pardon’: Trump

US President Donald Trump declared that he has "complete power to pardon" on Saturday, as his administration confronts ongoing investigations of possible ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/23 23:38:40

Venezuelan opposition readies fresh 48-hour strike

Venezuela's opposition has called a fresh 48-hour general strike against embattled President Nicolas Maduro's plans to have the constitution rewritten giving him broader powers.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/23 22:23:40

US Congress agrees on Russia sanctions bill

US Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday, in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/23 22:23:39

Eight bodies found inside tractor-trailor in Texas Walmart parking lot

Eight people were found dead Sunday inside a truck in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas in what police said appeared to be "human trafficking crime."
Source: AFP | 2017/7/23 22:13:40

Next-generation US carrier commissioned as Trump promises more defense budget

The US Navy commissioned United States Ship (USS) Gerald R. Ford, the newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, at a naval base in Virginia on Saturday, as President Donald Trump promises more budget to beef up defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 16:09:14

US lawmakers reach deal on new sanctions against Russia, Iran, DPRK

US Republicans and Democrats on Saturday have reached agreement on a bill that would include new sanctions against Russia, Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 10:54:11

Most Americans say Trump Jr. meeting Russian lawyer inappropriate: poll

A majority of US voters say that it was not appropriate for one of US President Donald Trump's sons to accept an offer to meet with a Russian lawyer who promised "damaging information" about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 7:19:39

UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Jerusalem violence

The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday morning to discuss the violence unfolding in Jerusalem, diplomats said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 7:18:56