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Mattis to embark on 1st S. America trip

The Pentagon said on Thursday that US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will embark Sunday on his first trip to South America.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 5:58:48

No to abortion

Pro-abortion activists react outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires on Thursday before senators rejected the bill to legalize abortion. Argentine senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women's rights groups after the bill was approved by Congress' lower house in June. Thirty-eight senators voted against the bill, with only 31 in favor.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 22:53:40

Argentina rejects legal abortion

Argentine senators rejected a bill to legalize abortion after an impassioned debate ran into the early hours of Thursday, pushing back against a groundswell of support from a surging abortion rights movement.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/9 22:08:42

US camp suspect trained kids for school shootings: prosecutors

A man arrested in a raid on a squalid compound in New Mexico was training children living there to carry out school shootings, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 21:58:40

New US sanctions "unfriendly," says Kremlin

The US decision to impose new sanctions on Russia is an unfriendly move and inconsistent with the constructive atmosphere created after the recent Putin-Trump meeting, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 20:00:20

Kremlin confirms Trump's letter to Putin handed through diplomatic channels

A letter from US President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been handed to the Russian side through diplomatic channels, but the Kremlin has not read it yet, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed Wednesday.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2018/8/9 18:31:31

New York City to limit for-hire vehicles

New York City Council passed regulations on for-hire vehicle industry on Wednesday, placing a year-long cap on the number of for-hire vehicles on the road.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 14:01:19

Canadian PM vows to "stand up" in escalating dispute with Saudi Arabia over human rights

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada will always stand up for human rights, as the dispute over the issue with Saudi Arabia escalated.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 14:00:21

Canadian PM vows to "stand up" in escalating dispute with Saudi Arabia over human rights

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada will always stand up for human rights, as the dispute over the issue with Saudi Arabia escalated.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 11:58:56

Myanmar opens new int'l border gates with India

Myanmar has opened two new international border check points with India at Tamu and Reedhorda to facilitate travel on both sides, Myanmar News Agency reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 9:55:55

Iran's Rouhani calls US "unreliable" state

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the United States has become an "unreliable" state in the eyes of the international community, which honors none of its commitments, according to Press TV.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 9:55:22

6 killed in traffic accident in Canada

Six people were killed and two wounded in a multi-vehicle collision in Alberta, Canada, Tuesday night, according to CTV Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 7:05:00

US sanctions on Iran strain frayed relations with European allies

Europe appears to be on a collision course with Washington, after Brussels urged European businesses to push ahead with investment in Iran, in defiance of new US sanctions on the Middle Eastern country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:58:40

Brazil's jailed ex-President Lula leads election poll in Sao Paulo

Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, presidential candidate of the Workers' Party (PT), leads a pre-election poll in the state of Sao Paulo on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:57:53

Trump's legal team responds to special counsel's terms for interview

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that they have responded to the latest proposal from special counsel Robert Mueller over a potential interview with the president as part of the wide-ranging Russia probe.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:57:40

White House confirms Trump's "letter of introduction" sent by senator to Putin

The White House on Wednesday confirmed that US President Donald Trump's "letter of introduction" was sent by a US senator to Russia's top leader Vladimir Putin.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:24:22

US, Turkish senior diplomats meet amid Brunson brawl

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on Wednesday met with Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal as the two sides' diplomatic wrangle over an American pastor remains unsolved.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:24:05

US judge orders to preserve evidence related to Aeromexico plane crash

A US judge has issued an order requiring Aeromexico and its regional airline Aeromexico Connect to preserve evidence from a plane crash last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:22:26