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Redacted Mueller report to be released Thursday, says U.S. Justice Department

A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation is expected to be released Thursday morning, the U.S. Justice Department said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 13:48:39

Trump says Boeing should overhaul 737 Max planes

US President Donald Trump lambasted the Boeing 737 Max plane on Monday, saying it should be improved with unspecified new features and given a new name.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/15 21:38:40

Case against 'vulgar' streetwear trademark goes to US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Monday took up the government's refusal to register a trademark by a clothing line named “Fuct.”
Source: AFP | 2019/4/15 20:28:42

Moreno defends Assange asylum withdrawal from Ecuadoran Embassy

Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno on Sunday defended his decision to overturn Julian Assange's asylum status, claiming in an interview with the Guardian newspaper that the WikiLeaks founder had tried to set up a “center for spying” in Ecuador's London embassy.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/15 20:28:40

Top Democrat orders safety review for Omar

The top Democrat in the US Congress ordered a safety review for a Muslim lawmaker and her family Sunday after accusing President Donald Trump of putting her in danger by tweeting a video of her spliced with footage of the 9/11 attacks.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/15 20:23:43

Trump campaign raises over 30 mln USD in first quarter: reports

The re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump raised more than 30 million US dollars in the first quarter of 2019, CNN reported on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 15:01:53

Trump has 10 days to hand over tax returns

Democratic lawmakers on Saturday gave tax authorities a final deadline of April 23 to hand over US President Donald Trump's tax returns, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was considering.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/14 22:28:41

Cuban president accuses US of financial persecution

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel accused the Trump administration on Saturday of dragging relations with the US to their worst level in decades and called on Cubans to strengthen the country's defenses and economy.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/14 22:28:41

World's largest plane makes first test flight

The world's largest airplane - a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines - made its first test flight on Saturday in California.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/14 18:18:39

Line of fire

A line of fire goes down the hill near a residential area in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco state, Mexico on Saturday. The fire in the protected area of “La Primavera” woods was being combatted by firefighters and the nearby population remained under alert.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/14 18:13:40

Gay mayor to launch US presidential bid

Pete Buttigieg, the gay, liberal mayor of a small American city in the conservative bastion of Indiana, was expected to officially launch his presidential bid Sunday, joining a crowded field of Democrats vying for their party's nomination in 2020.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/14 18:13:40

Gains and pains

As a professional woman in her late 30s, Kate Packard was keen to start investing. Like many novices, her enthusiasm took a knock when she hit a wall of impenetrable jargon - and was all but killed off by "mansplaining" from the men around her.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/14 17:33:40

Death toll from Rio building collapse rises to 7

The number of deaths from the collapse of two buildings in a poor area in west Rio de Janeiro increased to seven, after two people who had been hospitalized died, Brazil's Fire Department said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 17:10:24

Trump says 3rd summit with DPRK's Kim "would be good" in fully understanding each other's stand

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that his possible third summit with Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), would be good in that both Washington and Pyongyang could fully understand their stands on a group of issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 13:22:20

World's largest airplane flies for first time

The world's largest airplane, developed by aerospace venture Stratolaunch, flew into the air on Saturday for its first flight test.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 8:06:13

China-Canada co-production film Iron Road to be screened in Toronto

The National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) is to feature the first China-Canada co-production film "Iron Road" in Toronto next week, according to XINFLIX Media Inc. on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 7:41:55

US imposes fresh sanctions on 4 Venezuelan companies, 9 vessels

US Department of the Treasury on Friday announced sanctions against four oil companies and nine of their vessels to step up pressure on Venezuela and Cuba.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/13 16:06:03

Venezuelan gov't endeavours to stabilize electricity system

The Venezuelan government set up working groups on Friday to implement a "strategic plan" to stabilize and boost the National Electric System (SEN).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/13 16:05:36