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US orders fleet-wide probe after 2nd collision

US Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift on Tuesday said divers have found human remains inside the USS John S. McCain, which collided with a merchant vessel this week.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 22:33:39

Malaysian says unidentified body found in search for missing US Navy crew

Malaysian Navy said Tuesday that an unidentified body was found in search for the missing crew of US guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain, which collided with a tanker near the Straits of Malacca a day earlier.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 22:13:47

Train crash in US city of Philadelphia injures 42

A high-speed train crashed into a parked unoccupied train early Tuesday in a station on the outskirts of the US eastern city of Philadelphia, injuring at least 42 people, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 20:12:51

Remains found in collided US destroyer

The US Pacific Fleet Commander Scott Swift said Tuesday evening that some remains of the sailors had been found in the US destroyer which collided with a merchant ship off the waters of Singapore a day ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 19:57:49

S.Korea, US reach no agreement in 1st special session of KORUS FTA

South Korea and the United States on Tuesday reached no agreement in the first special session of the Joint Committee under the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 18:20:27

LA jury orders Johnson&Johnson to pay 417-mln-USD compensation

A California jury panel on Monday ordered the world's largest health-care company, Johnson&Johnson, to award 417 million US dollars to a 62-year-old woman with ovarian cancer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 18:16:50

Brazilian gov't proposes privatization of Eletrobras

The Brazilian government proposed on Monday the privatization of the country's largest power company, Eletrobra, as the government has been struggling to tackle budget deficit.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 17:11:18

DPRK military says US drills could turn into war

The army of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Tuesday that US-South Korean military drills could result in a outbreak of war.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 17:04:52

Afghan president welcomes US new strategy on Afghanistan

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Gahni on Tuesday welcomed the new US strategy announced by President Donald Trump on Monday, the President Palace said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 17:01:16

Californians rush to save national monuments from Trump's "review list"

Californian residents are still sparing no efforts to rescue their monuments from elimination list as the Donald Trump administration is expected this week to release results of assessment for 27 national monuments on its "review list."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 16:59:15

Top US commanding generals hold press conference in S. Korea on DPRK issues

Top commanding generals of the United States on Tuesday held a rare press conference in South Korea to reaffirm US commitment to the defense of its ally, South Korea, against nuclear and missile threats from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 16:58:32

Trump says rapid exit from Afghanistan 'unacceptable'

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that a rapid exit of the US troops from Afghanistan was "unacceptable" and his new Afghanistan strategy will shift from a time-based approach to one based on conditions on the ground.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 13:32:03

Ukraine attaches great importance to US defense chief's visit: president

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday that his country attaches great importance to the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Defense James Mattis to Kiev, where he would hold talks with Ukrainian authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:39:08

Jordan, US discuss military cooperation, regional conditions

King Abdullah II of Jordan discussed with James Mattis, the US defence secretary, military ties between the two countries and regional issues on Monday, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:34:36

US Navy orders operational pause, comprehensive review after collision

The US Navy said on Monday that it had ordered an operational pause of its fleets globally and a comprehensive review of the US Pacific-based 7th Fleet after a collison of a US destroyer and a oil tanker near Singapore early Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:32:08

Mexico refining NAFTA objectives after first round of talks

Mexico is refining "bit by bit" its objectives ahead of the second round of talks for the the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation in September, Mexican Minister of Finance Jose Antonio Meade said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:30:24

Venezuela slams Colombia's decision to harbor ex-top prosecutor

Venezuela on Monday criticized neighboring Colombia for harboring its former prosecutor general Luisa Ortega, who fled the country last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:29:26

US workers see little hope for higher wages: survey

US employees see little chance for higher paychecks despite the unemployment rate hits the lowest level in 16 years, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:28:41