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Climate change prompts residents in northwestern US to support tidal energy

A new survey found that residents in the US Pacific northwest state of Washington, who believe climate change is a problem and see economic, environmental and/or social benefits to using tidal energy, are more likely to support such projects.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/11 7:46:45

US religious leaders denounce billboard considered to incite hate

Interfaith leaders in the central US state of Indiana on Friday jointly denounced what appeared to be an anti-Muslim billboard and called for religious tolerance and understanding.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 11:47:12

Brazil's electoral court votes against nullifying Temer's presidency

Brazil's top electoral court on Friday voted against a decision that could have potentially stripped Brazilian President Michel Temer of his presidency.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 9:35:39

US experts warn of health risks in quitting Paris climate accord

American experts have warned that US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord will pose a big threat to public health.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 7:24:56

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level"

US President Donald Trump on Friday accused Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level," urging the Gulf Arab country to stop the funding.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 7:20:57

Trump affirms commitment to NATO's mutual defense clause

US President Donald Trump said on Friday for the first time that he was committed to the NATO charter's Article 5 on mutual defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 7:18:48

First of 7 Brazil judges backs ruling to nullify Temer presidency

A key Brazilian judge on Friday backed a ruling that could strip Brazilian President Michel Temer of his presidency.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 7:17:05

Comey a ‘leaker,’ says Trump

US President Donald Trump called James Comey a "leaker" on Friday, the day after his former FBI director accused him in a US Senate hearing of lying and trying to quash an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/10 0:43:40

US Senate hearing sheds light on Trump-Comey interactions

Former Director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) James Comey on Thursday told Congress the contents of his interactions with US President Donald Trump since election day, amid concerns that Trump tried to interfere with an ongoing probe on Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 13:29:54

US House passes bill to roll back financial regulations

US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act established after the 2008 financial crisis to prevent another meltdown.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 13:04:20

Costa Rica, Mexico jointly arrest 5 members of child pornography ring

Costa Rican police Thursday arrested five members of a criminal gang dedicated to producing child pornography in a joint operation with Mexican counterparts, the country's judicial research bureau OIJ announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 11:41:00

No terror link in explosion at US Embassy in Ukraine: police

There is no reason to believe that the blast of an explosive device in the US Embassy compound here early Thursday was a terror act, Ukraine's National Police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 9:19:20

Fire breaks out at US biodiesel plant

A fire broke out at a biodiesel facility on Thursday in the US state of Wisconsin, causing damage but no injuries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 8:41:02

Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

Former Director of Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) James Comey said Thursday that he was confused over the circumstances under which he was fired.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 8:40:12

Bus crash in US state of Georgia kills one

A bus carrying students crashed near Atlanta, Georgia Thursday afternoon, killing one and injuring at least 10, according to local media. The bus, carrying student missionaries of a church, crashed around 3:30 p.m. local time along Camp Creek Parkway of the city, multiple news outlets cited police sources as saying.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 8:38:15

US attack by white phosphorus on Raqqa kills tens of civilians

Tens of civilians were killed on Thursday when the US-led airstrikes targeted Syria's northern city of Raqqa with white phosphorus, pro-government Sham FM radio reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 8:37:29

Ex-FBI chief accuses Trump of defaming him, lying

Former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday accused the Trump administration of defaming him and telling lies about the agency, but declined to offer his opinion on whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct justice by asking him to drop an investigation into the former national security advisor.
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/8 23:53:39

Comey says Trump did not order the FBI to drop investigation on Flynn

Former Director of Federal Bureau of Investigations James Comey said Thursday during a Senate hearing that Trump in his words did not order the FBI to drop the investigation on former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/8 23:35:20