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Florida police braces for protests against speech of white nationalist

Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist, an event that prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in preparation for possible violence.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/19 22:18:40

Trump upsets family of slain US soldier

US President Donald Trump was snarled in fresh controversy Wednesday after he was accused of being disrespectful to a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger, as well as showing insensitivity to the grieving family.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/19 22:13:40

NFL believes players should start standing for anthem

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that the league believes players should stand for the national anthem but he stopped short of endorsing US President Donald Trump's demand that they be forced to do so.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/19 22:13:40

Cuba promotes organic coffee industry

A large number of farmers are now engaged in planting organic coffee in Guamuhaya mountains in the central Cuban province of Cienfuegos, 250 km southeast of the capital city of Havana.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 15:17:28

Trump scores against kneeling football players

The National Football League (NFL) reiterated Wednesday that all players "should" stand during open game anthems, siding with the White House in a war of words between the president and athletes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 13:48:16

Trump under fire over call to fallen soldier's widow

US President Donald Trump has come under fire after he reportedly told a widow of a fallen soldier that her husband "knew what he signed up for."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 13:22:21

Brazilian parliamentary commission rejects charges against Temer

The Commission of Constitution and Justice (CCJ) of Brazil's Chmaber of Deputies approved on Wednesday, by 39 votes to 26, a report that recommends the Chamber reject new charges against President Michel Temer for obstruction of justice and criminal association.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:52:27

Venezuelan ANC swears in new governors but opposition stays away

Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly (ANC) on Wednesday swore in the 18 loyalist governors who won their positions in Sunday's regional elections, while five opposition governors refused to take part
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:50:29

Cuban civil society condemns US embargo, setback in bilateral ties

Over 100 representatives from different institutions of Cuban civil society on Wednesday demanded US President Donald Trump to put an end to the economic embargo against Cuba and continue the process of normalizing ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:35:31

Manhunt underway after 3 killed, 2 wounded in US Maryland shooting

A manhunt was underway Wednesday for a gunman who killed three people and critically wounded two others at a granite business in US state of Maryland, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:33:39

Deadliest California wildfires displace 22,000 people, despite progress in containment

The deadliest California wildfires have rendered 22,000 people homeless since they broke out 10 days ago, despite major progress in bringing the statewide blazes under full control, fire authorities said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:29:41

3 killed, 2 wounded after shooting in US state of Maryland

Three people were killed and two others were wounded after a shooting at an office park in US state of Maryland, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 8:23:04

US senators strike deal to shore up Obamacare

Two US senators on Tuesday reached a bipartisan agreement to shore up Obamacare for two years by reviving federal subsidies for health insurers that President Donald Trump planned to scrap, and the president indicated his support for the plan.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/18 22:23:39

‘Strong message’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks at a press conference in the Miraflores Presidential Palace, Caracas, on Tuesday. Maduro said his socialist party’s victory in the regional elections had delivered a “strong message” to the US and its allies.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/18 22:18:40

Brazilian Senate reverses Supreme Court decision about senator's suspension

The Brazilian Senate voted on Tuesday to reverse a Supreme Court decision which determined the suspension of Senator Aecio Neves' mandate on corruption accusation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 13:37:56

Venezuelan voters send strong message to US leader: Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday the outcome of last weekend's regional elections had sent a strong message to US President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:55:07

Trump's wealth down 600 mln USD, drops 92 spots on Forbes list

US President Donald Trump's net worth has slid by 600 million US dollars to 3.1 billion dollars, the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans showed Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:13:59

Buenos Aires campaign

Argentina’s former president and Buenos Aires senatorial candidate for the Unidad Ciudadana Party, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, waves to supporters at Juan Domingo Peron Stadium in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires on Monday during the closure of her campaign ahead of Sunday’s legislative election.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/17 23:03:40