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Chinese new subway cars start operation in US Boston

New subway cars built by a Chinese company for Boston residents started their first run in the US city of Boston on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 12:22:16

Cuba blasts "aggressive and arrogant" US behavior

Cuba's Foreign Minister said on Wednesday that the international community is challenged with "the aggressiveness and arrogance" of the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 11:12:53

Trump promises energy projects during Pennsylvania factory visit

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised to announce more energy projects during a visit here, as he sought to draw support from hundreds of workers at a local factory.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 8:34:55

5.8-magnitude quake hits Socorro Island, Mexico: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted 262 km northeast of Socorro Island, Mexico at 21:35:19 GMT on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 7:47:12

At least 6 police officers shot in US city of Philadelphia

At least six police officers were wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the US city of Philadelphia, according to local officials, but none are believed to have life-threatening injuries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 7:36:17

Mexico, US to exchange information on El Paso shooting

Mexico said on Tuesday it had agreed with the United States to exchange information regarding the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, which killed 22 people.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 21:48:42

Colombian atrocity

Colombian indigenous people attend the funeral of Kevin Mestizo, one of two members of the Nasa ethnic group Indigenous Guard killed by unknown assailants during an attack last weekend, in Toribio, Cauca department, Colombia on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 21:43:39

Facebook paid contractors to listen to users' conversations: report

Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection practices.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 18:08:42

Poem jibe brings heat on chief of immigration

Acting US immigration chief Ken Cuccinelli came under fire Tuesday for twisting the words of a famed poem that appears on a plaque at the Statue of Liberty.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 18:08:41

Climate denial skewing media

Climate deniers have garnered far more media attention than prominent climate scientists over the years, fuelling public confusion and slowing the response to global warming, researchers reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 18:08:41

NASA descends on island nation's lava fields to prepare for Mars mission

To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 17:43:40

Macri vows to win second term amid fears

Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/13 20:48:40

US would enthusiastically support a UK choice for no-deal Brexit: Trump adviser

The United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, US national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday during a visit to London aimed at reassuring Britain over UK-US ties.
Source: Reuters | 2019/8/13 19:43:42

Barr questions Epstein death

US Attorney General Bill Barr pledged Monday to pursue any co-conspirators of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, saying there were "serious irregularities" at the jail where the disgraced financier died of an apparent suicide.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/13 19:43:41

'Dumped like a dog by almost everyone,' is Steve Bannon still influencing the White House?

Bannon's objective is to ratchet up trade war at a time when US-China relations come under growing strain
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 18:58:40

Riled Cuban hero says cold war back to haunt relations with US

Fernando González, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), is no doubt the best person to talk about the relations between Cuba and its old foe, the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 18:38:40

States vow legal action over weakened US wildlife act

The Trump administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the US Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species.
Source: Reuters | 2019/8/13 17:58:40

US delegation arrives in Turkey to prepare for agreed Syrian safe zone

A US delegation Monday arrived in Turkey to prepare for a Joint Operations Center on the planned Syrian safe zone, Turkish Defense Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/13 7:30:40