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Cuba guarantees protection of foreign investors amid US hostility

The Cuban authorities said on Friday that Cuba will protect foreign entrepreneurs whose interests may be affected by US hostility against Cuba.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 13:35:22

Turkey urges US to lift all trade barriers

Turkey on Friday welcomed Washington's decision to halve tariffs on steel imports, and urged the United States to remove all trade obstacles.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 7:27:47

Crowded field

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the official dedication ceremony of the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island on Thursday in New York City. De Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump.
Source: IC | 2019/5/17 22:13:43

Judge to consider bid to block Trump's wall fund

US President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico was set to face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups were expected to ask a federal judge to block the funding.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/17 22:13:41

Trump delays auto tariffs, orders further negotiations

US President Donald Trump on Friday delayed the imposition of additional tariffs on imported autos and auto parts for 180 days, and ordered further negotiations to "address the national security threat."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 21:29:19

US businesses vexed by possible tariff hikes against EU

US companies and interest groups representing a wide range of industries have been lining up to air their grievances over the potential tariffs Washington is threatening on imports from the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 17:50:40

F-16 military fighter jet crashes into California building

An F-16 fighter jet returning to March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley of California crashed into a building after its pilot was ejected, local media quoted base officials as saying on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 17:23:39

US soybean futures edge higher amid short-covering, US planting concerns

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean futures closed higher on Thursday, as short-covering and US planting concerns are supportive to the oil seed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 14:52:19

UN calls for restraint amid Iran-US tensions

The United Nations on Thursday called for "maximum restraint" from all parties amid heightened tensions between Iran and the United States and in the Gulf region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 14:47:52

US Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen to be Justice Department's new NO.2

The US Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, succeeding Rod Rosenstein, who left the Justice Department last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 14:46:50

Journalist killed in Mexico after receiving threats

A Mexican journalist was killed Thursday outside a bar in the coastal city of Playa del Carmen in the southeastern state of Quintana Roo after receiving threats, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 10:54:29

US soybean futures trim gains as investors take short positions

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean futures edged higher on Wednesday, as short-covering continued to support the soybean market.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 10:53:38

Trump unveils plan for immigration reform

US President Donald Trump unveiled a plan on Thursday to reform the nation's immigration system, intended to favor high-skilled immigrants and restrict family-based migration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 9:17:33

Trump withholds from further escalating tension with Iran

US President Donald Trump on Thursday held back from further escalating tension with Iran.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 8:19:40

New York Mayor de Blasio joins 2020 presidential race

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, despite a panning by US media and polls which suggest he faces a tough fight.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/16 21:38:40

Mexico City extends pollution alert and cancels school

Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day Wednesday, urging people to stay indoors, canceling school and moving the semifinals of the first-division soccer league to another city.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/16 19:38:41

Brazilian ex-president Temer released, corruption trial ahead

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was released from preventive arrest on Wednesday and will await trial for corruption in freedom.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 17:28:55

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: poll

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination since he entered the race last month, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 17:27:56