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Bolton meets visiting Brazilian FM on Venezuela

US National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday that he has just met with visiting Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at the White House to discuss issues related to the situation in Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 12:49:20

Trump tells US Congress he'll get border wall built

US President Donald Trump said he will get a US-Mexico border wall built when delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night, as he's trying to strike a unifying tone facing a divide Congress and a bitter fight over the wall funding.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 11:31:53

Trump pledges to work with Congress to pass infrastructure legislation

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged to work with Congress to pass an infrastructure bill for renovating the country's aging roads, bridges, airports and others.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 11:07:54

Death toll from Brazilian dam collapse hits 142, with 194 missing

The death toll from the collapse of a tailings dam in Brumadinho in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais reached 142 on Tuesday, with 194 people still missing, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 10:38:39

Trump, facing divided Congress, calls for unity, bipartisan cooperation

US President Donald Trump called for unity and bipartisanship in his State of the Union address Tuesday night facing a divided Congress after two years of bitter partisan fight and heightening political polarization that have largely dominated Washington.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 10:35:35

Lunar New Year celebrations fill NYC's Times Square with joy

New York City's Times Square became a sea of red on Tuesday as a series of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations took place here to mark the first day of the Year of the Pig.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 10:23:27

Spotlight: Trump to stress unity in State of the Union address amid divided Congress, border wall fight

US President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House of Representatives at 9 p.m. EST (0200 GMT) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/5 21:24:01

Russia to respond adequately to US INF withdrawal: FM

Russia will give an adequate response to the U.S. withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty but will not shelve proposals aimed at stopping the arms race, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/5 10:43:08

Bukele declares victory in El Salvador's presidential race

Nayib Bukele declared victory in El Salvador's presidential elections on Sunday after securing a decisive lead over his two main rivals.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 13:49:16

Trump unwilling to commit to making Mueller report public

In an interview with CBS News that aired Sunday, US President Donald Trump refused to commit to making special counsel Robert Mueller's final report public.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 13:13:32

Presidential elections begin in El Salvador

The presidential elections in El Salvador began Sunday morning with the opening of more than 9,000 polling stations throughout the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 10:42:06

Pentagon to send 3,750 more troops to US-Mexico border

The Pentagon announced Sunday that it is deploying 3,750 more active-duty troops to the US-Mexico border for three months to support border agents.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 9:50:37

2 killed in small plane crash in S. California

Two people were killed and two others were hospitalized on Sunday after a small plane crashed in Orange County in Southern California, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 9:44:41

Trump names Ronny Jackson as chief medical adviser despite misconduct allegations

US President Donald Trump has named Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson as assistant to the president and chief medical adviser, the White House announced Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 22:34:30

Cuban FM slams intervention, calls for mobilization to defend Venezuela

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Saturday called for mobilization to defend Venezuela and "stop the imperialist intervention in Latin America."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 22:33:55

Car crash kills 5 children in US state of Maryland

Maryland authorities are investigating a crash that killed five children and injured two adults Saturday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 14:20:57

Maduro proposes early parliamentary elections as possible solution to Venezuelan crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Saturday proposed holding early elections for the National Assembly as a possible solution to the country's political crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 12:39:52

Maduro calls on Venezuelan opposition leaders to abandon "road to intervention"

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday called on leaders of opposition parties to abandon "the road to US intervention" and find a solution to the country's political crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 12:36:59