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Venezuela 'ready for aid,' says Maduro after Red Cross meeting

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday the country was ready to receive international aid following a meeting in Caracas with the global Red Cross chief.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/10 22:33:41

NY orders vaccination drive to fight measles outbreak

New York's mayor declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to fight a measles outbreak concentrated in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/10 19:13:40

US returns two artifacts taken from Mexico sites

The US returned two ancient figurines to Mexico on Tuesday. They were seized from the home of an amateur archeologist who died in 2015 with a collection of 42,000 artifacts, many of them taken illegally.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/10 19:08:41

Canadian PM says plan to sue opponent for lying in politics

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that his plan to sue opposition Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer is about making sure there are consequences for lying in politics.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 15:00:01

7 dead after heavy rains in Rio

At least seven people were dead due to heavy rains since Monday in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the state civil defense agency said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 13:52:53

Mueller report to be redacted, released "within a week": US Attorney General

US Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report from the Russia probe "within a week" at a hearing in Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 23:47:48

Head of US Secret Service Randolph Alles to quit job: White House

The head of the US Secret Service, which guards President Donald Trump and visiting heads of state, is stepping down, the White House said Monday in the administration's latest sign of turbulence.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/9 21:33:42

Limping deal

More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/9 21:18:40

Two astronauts complete third 6.5-hour spacewalk this year: NASA

Two flight engineers from the United States and Canada completed the third spacewalk of this year out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to upgrade the space lab's power capability.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 10:10:35

U.S. Secret Service chief to step down: White House

The White House said Monday that Randolph Alles, director of the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) "will be leaving shortly."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 10:01:37

Trump announces designation of IRGC as foreign terrorist organization despite Iran's denouncement

US President Donald Trump said here on Monday that the United States designated Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a "foreign terrorist organization" (FTO), a move that will further worsen US-Iran relations and is expected to complicate the Middle East situation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 8:50:40

US Homeland Security chief resigns

South Korea's new ambassador to China, Jang Ha-sung, vowed to maintain close strategic communication with China to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue and achieve permanent peace during his inauguration at the South Korean Embassy in Beijing on Monday, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/8 21:38:40

US urges halt to Libya offensive

The US on Sunday appealed for an "immediate halt" to a military offensive by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, as fighting raged near Tripoli despite a UN call for a cease-fire.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/8 21:08:40

Freak accident?

Handout photo released on Sunday shows a ferry boat that crashed into a bridge pillar, causing a partial bridge collapse in the Moju river, in Para, Brazil. Governor Helder Barbalho told reporters that witnesses saw two small cars fall into the water from the accident, which occurred on a highway leading to the port city of Belem, the state capital.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/8 21:03:40

Chinese American organization condemns increasing racial profiling in US

The Committee of 100 (C100), a prominent Chinese American organization, on Sunday condemned the growing racial profiling against Chinese Americans in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 14:58:51

Opposition leader says Canadian PM's lawyer threatens him with libel suit over SNC-Lavalin scandal

Canada's opposition Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said on Sunday that a letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's lawyer threatened him with libel suit over SNC-Lavalin scandal.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 11:23:09

Spotlight: Analysts see U.S. threat of expelling Turkey from NATO over S-400 deal as bluff

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's suggestion that Turkey would need to leave NATO if it buys Russian S-400 air defense system is no more than a bluff, but Washington would economically pressure Ankara to drop the deal, analysts told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 11:21:53

Trump says secretary of homeland security to step down

US President Donald Trump Sunday tweeted that Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen "will be leaving her position".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 8:01:21