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Russian deputy FM says US military interference in Venezuela unacceptable

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Sunday that he will oppose any military interference in Venezuela in a meeting with US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams in Rome on Tuesday, Sputnik news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 22:28:46

Almost there

Former US vice president Joe Biden speaks at the First State Democratic Dinner in Dover, Delaware, on Saturday. Biden defended his progressive credentials against mounting criticism that he's too chummy with Republicans. In doing so, he accidentally said he's running for president.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 21:18:40

Venezuela launches drills to protect public services

Venezuela on Saturday launched civic-military exercises to protect the nation's public services in the wake of a recent purported sabotage of the electricity system.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 21:18:39

Meaty debate

Towering over a wooden podium in the Arkansas General Assembly this month, Republican representative David Hillman, a self-declared calf-roper, spoke of steak to pitch his latest bill.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/17 20:13:40

Spotlight: Trade tensions overshadow U.S. oil, gas industry

The fast-growing U.S. oil and natural gas industry, which is seeking export markets around the globe, are overshadowed as sticky trade tensions have added uncertainty and costs to U.S. businesses.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 10:39:55

US envoy to discuss Venezuela with Russian officials

The US envoy for Venezuela will meet with Russian officials on Venezuelan crisis, said the US State Department on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 7:46:14

Trump vetoes bill blocking his emergency declaration

US President Donald Trump Friday vetoed a bill blocking his emergency declaration on the border crisis, the first such move in his presidency.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/16 14:28:38

Facebook employs AI technology to remove "revenge porn" content

Facebook said Friday it is using technologies of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to detect and remove non-consensual intimate images, also known as "revenge porn," from its platform.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/16 8:14:47

Senate rebukes Trump on border emergency, president vows veto

President Donald Trump suffered an embarrassing defeat Thursday at the hands of US senators, including fellow Republicans, who voted to terminate his declaration of an emergency on the border with Mexico.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/15 21:43:40

Good outcomes hoped for China-US trade consultations: Chinese Premier

Good outcomes are hoped to be delivered out of the economic and trade consultations between China and the United States, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 14:58:06

U.S. Senate votes to block Trump's border emergency declaration

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 59-41 in favor of blocking President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 9:07:52

Trump questions Britain's handling of Brexit, eyes bilateral trade deal

US President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned Britain's handling of the Brexit while voicing his anticipation of a big trade deal with the country in the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 8:00:49

Chinese violinist Angelo Xiang Yu awarded New York prestigious career award

Chinese violinist Angelo Xiang Yu is among the 2019 recipients of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Development Grants, the Avery Fisher Artist Program announced here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 8:00:20

US oil, gas companies need to change business models for investment returns, experts say

Many US oil and gas companies need to adjust their business models to improve investment returns, investors and industry insiders have said at the ongoing CERAWeek conference held.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 2:57:49

'Brain orgasms'?

Tapping fingernails triggering goosebumps, whispers sending shivers down the spine: The brain-tingling world of autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) has the internet clamoring for sounds that feel good.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/14 21:28:40

NASA downbeat over future of new rocket

The US space agency NASA on Wednesday cast a shadow on the future of its new heavy-lift rocket, the SLS – acknowledging development delays on a project that is already years behind.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/14 18:38:46

Young computer engineer sees great opportunity in Cuba

In the past, each time when Cuban Mario Lombao had an assignment to complete, he had to assemble and disassemble an old computer, whose components were kept in a box full of apples.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 17:46:42

US unilateral policies draw wide condemnation: human rights report

The unilateral policies by the United States have drawn wide condemnation, according to the Human Rights Record of the United States in 2018 released by China on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 15:22:09