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Trump administration plans to raid migrant families for deportation in 10 US cities: reports

The Trump administration is expected to launch raids on up to 2,000 migrant families facing deportation orders in up to 10 US cities including Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago and Miami, local media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 8:16:17

Firefighters responding to massive fire at US refinery following explosions

Firefighters are responding to a massive fire at a refinery in Philadelphia, US state of Pennsylvania, following a series of explosions early Friday morning, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 19:31:36

Cuba slams inclusion in US human trafficking blacklist

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday rejected his country's inclusion in a US blacklist of the worst offenders of human trafficking.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 18:21:17

US governor criticizes federal court decision in favor of Trump's abortion policy

Governor Jay Inslee of the US State of Washington on Thursday criticized a decision by a federal court of appeals that supports President Donald Trump's policy over abortion.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 17:56:59

Apple recalls older version of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops over safety concern

Apple Inc. said Thursday it is launching a "voluntary" recall of some of its older generation of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops out of concerns about a possible overheating of batteries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 17:02:29

Mexican airline offers migrants one-dollar fares to return home

Mexican airline Volaris on Thursday launched a promotion that offers Central American migrants one-dollar fares, plus tax, to return home.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 13:36:48

US Senate votes to block arms sale to three Arab countries

The US Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration's effort to complete 22 arms sale to three Arab countries without congressional review.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 11:12:32

Rubio's anti-China strategy remains futile

US Republican Senator Marco Rubio is a Cuban American who lies about his family history and life experience, as well as being a politician who is against China on everything.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/21 1:42:20

Mexico first to ratify USMCA trade deal

Mexico on Wednesday became the first country to ratify the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) agreed late last year to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the behest of US President Donald Trump.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/20 20:03:41

Moon memories

(From left) Historian Douglas Brinkley, Astronauts Chris Cassidy (US), Paolo Nespoli (Italy), Tracy Caldwell-Dyson (US), Koichi Wakata (Japan), and Oleg Kotov (Russia) participate in a panel discussion during the JFK Space Summit, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, the US on Wednesday.
Source: VCG | 2019/6/20 19:58:42

New York to get one of world's most ambitious carbon reduction plans

New York state lawmakers on Wednesday passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and gasoline cars will be phased out by 2050.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/20 19:28:40

Iran downs US "spy" drone: IRNA

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday downed a US "spy" drone in the southern Hormozgan province, official IRNA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/20 18:38:34

US Senate to vote to block arms sale to 3 Arab countries

The US Senate will vote on Thursday to block the Trump administration's effort to complete arms sale to three Arab countries without congressional review, Senator Robert Menendez said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/20 14:06:13

Canadian PM to meet US president over trade issues

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that he will meet US President Donald Trump in Washington Thursday to mainly discuss trade issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/20 10:38:54

Dems furious over Trump migrant vow

Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of the country's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president was fear-mongering ahead of his re-election campaign launch.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/19 21:08:41

US authorities seize 16 tons of cocaine in historic drug bust

US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tons of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/19 21:08:41

Trump says "most likely" to nominate Esper for defense chief

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he would likely nominate Mark Esper as acting defense secretary to replace Patrick Shanahan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 16:55:09

Facebook delves into Cryptocurrency

Facebook unveiled plans Tuesday for a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, pledging to deliver stable virtual money that lives on smartphones and could bring over a billion “unbanked” people into the financial system.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/19 16:33:40