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Trump stands with Saudi crown prince as Senate threatens countermeasures: reports

U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly said on Tuesday that he would stand with Saudi Arabia's crown prince despite the death of a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 7:45:13

CIA director briefs House on Khashoggi's death, little effect reported

CIA Director Gina Haspel on Wednesday briefed some U.S. House leaders on the death of a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. However, her briefing has had little effect in changing the Representatives' minds, according to U.S. media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 7:31:04

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen sentenced to 3 years in jail

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for his role in making illegal hush-money payments to women to help Trump's 2016 election campaign and lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower project in Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 7:18:38

Huawei's CFO granted bail in Vancouver

Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was granted bail after hearings concluded Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 2:09:19

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen sentenced to 3 years in jail

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former long-term personal attorney, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a series of crimes, including campaign finance violations, tax evasion and lying to Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 1:23:56

Trump stands with Saudi crown prince as Senate threatens countermeasures: reports

US President Donald Trump reportedly said on Tuesday that he would stand with Saudi Arabia's crown prince despite the death of a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 13:20:27

Brazil church shooter has no criminal record: police

Brazilian police said they identified the gunman, who opened fire inside a church during midday mass on Tuesday and killed four people before committing suicide.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 13:18:50

US has no "moral authority" to criticize Cuba on human rights -- Cuban president

The United States has no "moral authority" to criticize Cuba on human rights because it politicizes the topic and has a double standard on the issue, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 11:32:27

U.S. returns 3 church bells to Philippines

After 117 years, the United States finally returned three original church bells taken by the American soldiers as war booty during the Philippine-American war in 1901.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 11:26:36

Trump approves strategy on combating WMD terrorism

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday approved the National Strategy for Countering WMD Terrorism, in a bid to counter extremist groups' attempt to use Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) against the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 9:14:53

US joins Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility

The United States joined an infrastructure facility targeting the Pacific region on Tuesday, said the State Department.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 9:07:33

At least 5 dead in fireworks blast in Mexico

At least five people were killed and nine injured Tuesday after a fireworks explosion outside a church in the central Mexican state of Queretaro, the local government said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 9:00:56

Five dead in church mass shooting in Brazil

A gunman shot and killed four people at a church in Brazil on Tuesday before turning the gun on himself, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 9:00:03

Trump says to let military build border wall if Democrats reject funding

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will have the military build his promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border if Democrats in Congress block the legislation approving the funding for the project.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 8:45:13

Statue walkabout

The Fearless Girl Statue stands at its new location facing the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. The 1.2-meter bronze statue was unveiled in lower Manhattan, New York, the US on Tuesday. The statue was removed November 5 from its Bowling Green location opposite Wall Street's iconic Charging Bull monument.
Source: VCG | 2018/12/11 21:23:40

Animal rights protest

Animal rights activists from Veddas hold dead animals at a gathering to protest the treatment of animals in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Monday. Veddas is the most active grass-roots animal rights organization in Brazil.
Source: IC | 2018/12/11 21:08:40

Trump approves strategy on combating WMD terrorism

US President Donald Trump on Monday approved the National Strategy for Countering WMD Terrorism, in a bid to counter extremist groups' attempt to use Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) against the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 10:46:50

Wall Street's "Fearless Girl" relocated in front of NYSE

"Fearless Girl," a celebrated bronze statue located in New York City's Financial District, was unveiled at her new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Monday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 8:43:04