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Mexican cartels making 'mass quantities' of fentanyl pills: US

US authorities warned on Monday that "mass quantities" of counterfeit prescription drugs laced with the opioid fentanyl are being produced in Mexico for distribution in North America.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/5 20:48:41

UN says emissions caps can hardly hold back flooding

Just as an oil tanker steaming ahead at full speed cannot stop immediately, so the dramatic rise in sea levels will continue even if the world manages to slash greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2030, experts warned in a study published on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/5 20:33:40

Trump administration proposes to relax control over wastewater treatment

The Trump administration proposed on Monday to loosen regulations on how coal-fired power plants in the country dispose of waste laden with heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/5 8:11:40

US kicks off withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The United States began on Monday the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, according to a statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/5 7:50:00

Trump warns California he may withhold emergency aid

US President Donald Trump threatened once again on Sunday to withhold federal aid from California after its Democratic governor criticized his environmental policies.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/4 20:38:40

Protesters grip Santiago, Chile amid cancelation of conferences

Chile's withdrawal of its hosting of the 2019 APEC summit and the COP25 climate change summit shocked the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 19:43:39

NYPD sees significant rise in number of Asian American officers

NYPD sees significant rise in number of Asian American officers
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/4 10:00:14

Russia meddling documents released

US President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign, and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine, rather than Russia, was behind the cyber attack, documents from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe showed on Saturday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/3 21:48:40

Illegal loggers kill Amazon indigenous warrior who guarded forest

Illegal loggers in the Amazon ambushed an indigenous group that was formed to protect the forest and shot dead a young warrior and wounded another, leaders of the Guajajara tribe in northern Brazil said Saturday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/3 20:23:40

Amid climate worries, Mexico doubles down on fossil fuels

On the same September day that activist Greta Thurnberg gave a fiery speech in New York demanding world leaders tackle climate change, Mexico's president was touting achievements of a wholly different kind: increasing funding for oil production.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/3 17:38:39

People participate in Day of Dead Parade in Mexico

People participate in Day of Dead Parade in Mexico
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/3 11:48:50

White House prepared for impeachment, as inquiry moves fast

The White House on Friday said it is "prepared for an impeachment to happen," as top House Democrats were suggesting an inquiry into President Donald Trump could be expected to move into public hearings this month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/3 0:26:27

Trump impeachment public hearings expected in November: Pelosi

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that public hearings in an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump could be expected this month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/2 6:57:12

US impeachment of Trump fuels Chinese interest

The Chinese public has shown tremendous interest in the US Congress' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump as the proceedings took a remarkable turn on Thursday, with many viewing the dramatic episode as just pure entertainment, while others see it through the perspective of how it will impact trade negotiations between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/1 22:18:41

US economy adds 128,000 jobs in October, unemployment rate up to 3.6 pct

US employers added 128,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate was slightly up to reach 3.6 percent, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/1 21:05:08

US envoy for DPRK named as deputy secretary of state

US President Donald Trump nominated Stephen Biegun, US special representative for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), as deputy secretary of state, said the White House on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/1 13:22:52

Divided House approves rules for impeachment inquiry, uncertainties ahead

A divided US House of Representatives voted on Thursday approving a resolution designed to formalize proceedings of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, setting the stage for what they have called "the next phase" of the investigation, as well as for more political uncertainties and partisan clashes.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/1 7:39:26

US House of Representatives passes resolution formalizing Trump impeachment inquiry proceedings

US House of Representatives passes resolution formalizing Trump impeachment inquiry proceedings.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/31 23:41:36