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UK, US want ambitious trade deal after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday that she and US President Donald Trump wanted an ambitious trade agreement after Brexit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/5 7:46:58

Judge rejects halting border wall funds

A US federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/4 21:28:39

Judge denies El Chapo's request for better prison conditions

A New York judge on Monday denied a request by convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for better prison conditions, saying he poses an escape risk.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/4 19:48:42

US Congress passes $19b relief bill

The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package on Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico to California.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/4 19:48:40

China issues warning over traveling to US

One day after China issued a warning over studying in the US, two of the country's key ministries on Tuesday issued another alert over travel to the US, the latest measure to counter the negative consequences Chinese people are facing after the escalation of the US-initiated trade war, which has spread beyond broad economic measures to target the technology, education and tourism sectors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 19:08:40

US House of Representatives to hold contempt vote on attorney general

US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform said Monday it will consider whether Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross showed contempt for Congress in a controversy regarding the 2020 census.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 14:07:48

Swedish court rules against detaining Julian Assange

A Swedish court ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be detained for alleged rape, the country's prosecution authority said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 12:12:16

US president in UK for state visit as protests planned

US President Donald Trump arrived in London on Monday to start his three-day state visit to Britain as widespread protests against him are set to take place.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 9:51:17

Trial of Zhang Yingying's case begins with jury selection

Trial of Brendt Christensen, accused kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, began on Monday morning at a Federal courthouse in Peoria, US state of Illinois.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 9:35:23

Protests, pomp as US president in UK for state visit

US President Donald Trump was greeted with a royal family welcome and protests after he arrived in London on Monday for a three-day state visit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 9:08:54

At least one person injured in shooing at shopping mall near Los Angeles

A shooting occurred Monday afternoon at a shopping mall in Torrance, a city located 35 kilometers south of Los Angeles downtown, and at least one person was injured, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 7:50:32

Boeing finds wing defect, including some from 737

Boeing announced Sunday that some of its medium-haul 737s, including the 737 Max 8, could have a defective wing part, but that there had been no reports of flight issues linked to the defect.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/3 21:08:40

Mexico begins immigration talks with US

Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by US President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high-level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/3 21:03:41

Energetic move

It's a tall order indeed: How do you make aging, energy-hungry skyscrapers more efficient and less polluting? The city of New York, the historic capital of the skyscraper, is determined to do so by requiring the enormous buildings to drastically curtail their energy consumption.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/3 17:43:39

Defense chiefs of S.Korea, US hold talks over Korean Peninsula security situations

The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States held talks in Seoul Monday over security situations on the Korean Peninsula, according to South Korea's defense ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/3 15:30:09

White House economic adviser Hassett to step down "shortly": Trump

Chairman of White House Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett will step down "shortly," US President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/3 11:11:31

US ready for unconditional talks with Iran: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Switzerland on Sunday that Washington is ready for unconditional talks with Tehran, according to a press release issued by the State Department.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/3 10:28:41

Some Boeing 737 jets equipped with faulty parts: US aviation regulator

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Sunday revealed a new problem involving the grounded Boeing 737 MAX planes.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/3 10:16:07