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Trump claims 'very good' ties with Tillerson, himself tougher than else on DPRK

US President Donald Trump said here Wednesday that he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have "a very good relationship," adding he is tougher than anybody else on the nuclear issue concerning Pyongyang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 13:33:01

Man pleads not guilty to charge of kidnapping resulting in death of Chinese scholar

An American pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charge of kidnapping resulting in death of a Chinese scholar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 11:33:55

Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, to be secretary of Homeland Security.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:47:02

US Climate Mayors calls for climate action to save Clean Power Plan

Climate Mayors, a coalition of mayors across the United States, called for climate action, the Mayor's Office of Houston, Texas, said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:46:00

Brazilian court blocks assets of former president Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) on Wednesday blocked assets belonging to the former president, Dilma Rousseff, for her alleged role in a 2006 deal when oil giant Petrobras acquired a refinery in Pasadena city in the US state of Texas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:43:58

Death toll climbs to 21 in California wildfires

The series of deadly wildfires in northern California have claimed 21 lives, Californian Governer's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) told a press conference in Sacramento in northern San Francisco Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:42:11

Most Americans say Trump comments making DPRK nuclear issue worse: poll

With tensions running high on the Korean Peninsula, a majority of Americans say that US President Donald Trump's war of words with Pyongyang is making the situation worse, a new poll said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:30:22

US exit from nuclear deal to complicate conflicts in region

Iran is prepared to counter the US President Donald Trump's plan to possibly "decertify" the international nuclear deal sealed in July 2015, which would add new dimensions to the conflicts in the Middle East region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:29:55

President Trump to name new Homeland Security secretary

US President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House chief of staff John Kelly, to be Homeland Security secretary, media reports said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:29:13

Trump blasts NBC over nuclear arsenal report

US President Donald Trump lashed out at US television network NBC on Wednesday over its report that the commander-in-chief had sought a dramatic increase in the country's nuclear arsenal.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:26:47

67 deaths from West Nile virus reported in US

A second death case from West Nile virus (WNV) has been reported in the Midwest State of Iowa, thus bringing the total number of WNV fatalities to 67 across the US this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:24:15

17 killed in north California wildfires: latest report

Two more fatalities confirmed by the Sonoma County Coroner's Office Tuesday night brought the total death toll to 17 in the north California fire, sheriff officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 0:00:35

NFL asks players to stand for anthem

The National Football League said Tuesday it wanted players to stand during the US anthem as it attempts to quell the controversy that has dogged the sport since the opening weeks of the season.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/11 21:53:40

Trump ‘jokes’ about IQ test

Donald Trump's feud with top diplomat Rex Tillerson burst back into the open Tuesday, after the US president joked that he and his Secretary of State should compare IQ scores.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/11 21:53:40

Trump dismisses rift with WH Chief of Staff Kelly as 'fake news'

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said reports of a widening rift with his Chief of Staff John Kelly are "fake news."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/11 13:31:58

Brazil's parliament investigation report recommends rejecting Temer charges

Brazil's lower house of parliament was advised Tuesday to reject the charges of obstructing justice and criminal association facing Brazilian President Michel Temer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/11 13:31:00

57 people formerly declared missing in north California wildfires found alive

The number of people previously declared missing in massive wildfires in north California has been cut to about 180 after 57 were found alive, an official said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/11 11:24:05

Mexico will only stay in NAFTA based on national interest, says FM

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Tuesday that Mexico will only remain in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), currently under renegotiation, if it is in its national interest.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/11 11:23:17