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US aircraft dumps jet fuel on playground near LA, leaving 26 with minor injuries

An airplane returning to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Tuesday morning dropped jet fuel onto a school playground, leaving some people with minor injuries, according to local media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 9:24:11

US House will vote on Wednesday to send impeachment articles

The US House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, the Wall Street Journal and other US media have reported.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/15 8:36:44

Another mass grave found amid cartel strife

The bodies of at least 29 people have been unearthed from a mass grave on a property outside Mexico's western city of Guadalajara, the city's authorities said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 18:38:40

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He arrives in Washington DC for China-US 'phase one' trade deal

At the invitation of the United States, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He - Beijing's chief negotiator for the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue - arrives Monday in Washington to conclude a phase one trade agreement with Washington.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/14 11:04:07

US drops currency manipulation charge against China

The United States has dropped its designation of China as a currency manipulator, according to a report from the US Treasury Department released Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 7:40:11

US imposes fresh sanctions targeting Venezuela

The United States has imposed sanctions targeting seven Venezuelans, including the newly elected head of the country's parliament, the US Treasury Department announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 7:44:09

Canada mourns

Mourners place flowers by photos of Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS752 victims in front of the stage at the start of a memorial service in the Saville Community Sports Centre, Edmonton, Canada on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2020/1/13 23:33:40

5.0-magnitude quake hits 72km NW of Nikolski, Alaska -- USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted 72km NW of Nikolski, Alaska at 0307 GMT on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 14:44:05

Haiti marks 10th anniversary of deadly quake

Haitians on Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the destructive 2010 earthquake that toppled buildings across the island, killing more than 300,000 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 10:33:55

Alert of Canada's nuclear plant sent in error: authorities

An emergency alert of an unspecified incident at the Pickering nuclear generating station east of Toronto Sunday morning was sent "in error," according to Canada's Ontario Power Generation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 8:58:08

US to expel at least a dozen Saudi trainees

The US will expel at least a dozen Saudi military students accused of extremist links and child pornography, after an investigation into a shooting rampage by a Saudi officer in Florida, media reported Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/12 22:13:40

Emergency alert from Canada's nuclear power station in error

Pickering nuclear power station in Ontario, Canada issued an emergency alert in error Sunday morning, local power generating authority said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 21:53:09

Canada's Pickering nuclear power station issues emergency alert

Pickering nuclear power station in the Canadian province of Ontario issued an emergency alert Sunday morning, the provincial government said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 21:02:34

10 killed, flights grounded by US winter storms

At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/12 19:08:40

US denies Iraq's request for troop withdrawal

US State Department said Friday that any US officials going to Iraq would not discuss US forces withdrawal, rejecting the Iraqi government's earlier request that the two sides start to work on such a process.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/11 16:56:08

Cuba slams US extension of ban on flights to the island

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez condemned on Friday the US government's decision to ban charter flights from the United States to all Cuban destinations except Havana.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/11 15:55:06

Trump signs legislation to add 4.7 trln USD to national debt: watchdog group

US President Donald Trump has signed legislation that will ultimately add 4.7 trillion US dollars to the national debt from 2017 to 2029, according to nonpartisan watchdog group the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/10 17:05:26

US to join probe of Ukrainian plane crash in Iran: agency

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Thursday that it will join Iran's probe into the fatal crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/10 13:48:14