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US white nationalist convicted of murder in deadly Charlottesville car assault

A US white nationalist who drove a car into a group of peaceful counterprotesters against a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last year was found guilty on Friday of first-degree murder.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/8 8:45:38

Trump says to nominate Heather Nauert as next ambassador to UN

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, succeeding outgoing Nikki Haley.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/8 8:20:47

John Kelly expected to resign as White House chief of staff

John Kelly is expected to resign as US President Donald Trump's chief of staff in coming days, CNN reported on Friday citing unnamed sources.
Source: Reuters | 2018/12/7 23:53:43

Former Fox News anchor nominated as new UN ambassador

US President Donald Trump has decided to pick State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the ambassador to the United Nations, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing three sources.
Source: Reuters | 2018/12/7 22:33:44

White House chief of staff expected to resign soon: report

White House chief of staff John Kelly is expected to resign in the coming days, local media reported Friday morning, quoting sources familiar with the West Wing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 22:13:24

No device found at CNN's New York offices after bomb threat

New York police found no explosive devices in the US broadcaster CNN's offices after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 17:30:11

S.Korea, US to negotiate cost-sharing for US Forces Korea

South Korea and the United States will hold the 10th round of negotiations next week on how to share costs for US troops stationed in South Korea, South Korea's foreign ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 14:57:07

CNN says its New York offices evacuated due to bomb threat

US broadcaster CNN said its offices in New York City were evacuated Thursday night due to a bomb threat.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 13:17:28

US stops refueling assistance to Saudi-led coalition "some weeks ago": Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Thursday that the US military had already stopped refueling the Saudi-led coalition's aircraft engaged in Yemen conflict "some weeks ago," according to a Pentagon statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 10:24:35

Trump to pick State Department spokesperson as next UN envoy - report

US President Donald Trump will pick State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert as the next US ambassador to the United Nations, reported US media citing sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 8:52:57

US Congress approves two-week spending bill to avert gov't shutdown

The US Congress on Thursday approved a two-week spending bill to avoid a partial federal government shutdown, delaying a potential fight over the proposed US-Mexico border wall until later this month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 8:19:43

Former US President George H.W. Bush laid to rest in Texas

In a drizzling rain, former US President George H.W. Bush was buried Thursday at his family plot behind the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 8:03:06

U.S., allies conduct observation flight over Ukraine: Pentagon

The U.S. Department of Defense said on Thursday that the United States and its allies conducted an observation flight over Ukraine earlier that day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 7:58:37

UNGA fails to adopt US drafted resolution condemning Hamas

The UN General Assembly on Thursday failed to adopt a U.S. drafted resolution condemning Hamas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 7:54:22

No chumminess between Trump, ex-US presidents at funeral

US President Donald Trump joined the group of living ex-US presidents on Wednesday to commemorate the life of former president George H. W. Bush, but in a service characterized by emotion and good feeling, warmth between the current and former occupants of the White House was decidedly absent.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/6 21:53:42

Cuba scraps key business restrictions after backlash

Havana on Wednesday announced it was scrapping some tough new restrictions on the private sector that had been set to take effect at the end of this week and had caused concerns among entrepreneurs.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/6 21:18:42

After the blast

Dominican firefighters, police officers and rescuers search for victims at the scene of an explosion that took place at a plastics factory in Santo Domingo on Wednesday. An explosion in the factory left three dead and several injured, according to information from the authorities and the affected company.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/6 21:03:41

US lawmakers push GM to reconsider layoff plans

US lawmakers on Wednesday pressed General Motors (GM) to reconsider its plans to close several factories and cut up to 14,000 jobs, urging it not to follow through on the decision.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/6 16:00:27