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Medical marijuana woos four-legged fans

The black labrador, tail wagging, laps up the liquid tincture owner Brett Hartmann squirts into her mouth, a remedy he uses morning and evening to help alleviate Cayley's anxiety.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/20 18:38:40

US official hopes to conclude NAFTA renegotiation by year-end

US Secretary of Commerce Department Wilbur Ross said on Monday that he hoped renegotiation on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could be done by the end of this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 17:16:35

"Extraordinarily foolish" for US to nix NAFTA, says Nobel laureate

Nobel Prize winner and renowned economist Joseph Stiglitz said Monday it would be "extraordinarily foolish" for the United States to walk away from or weaken the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 17:00:08

Spotlight: CPC helps forge closer ties with LatAm, say Ecuadorian analysts

In the lead up to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Ecuadorian political observers on Monday praised the initiatives and decisions the party has taken in recent years to promote economic and social development.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 16:26:52

Nearly 1,300 children killed by guns in US every year: study

Nearly 1,300 children died and 6,000 were treated for gunshot wounds in average each year in the United States, according to a latest study on gun violence and children published on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 16:06:05

Cuba blasts Trump's turnaround as "childish"

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez lambasted the US turnaround on his country during a visit to Austria on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 15:35:59

Cuba blasts Trump's turnaround as "childish"

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez lambasted the US turnaround on his country during a visit to Austria on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 15:04:24

FBI announces 40,000-USD reward for arrest in kidnapping of Chinese scholar

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Crimestoppers jointly announced on Monday a 40,000 US dollar reward for information leading to an arrest of any individual involved in the apparent kidnapping of 26-year-old Yingying Zhang, a visiting Chinese scholar from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 14:16:28

Data of nearly 200 mln voters leaked by US analytics company

The detailed data of nearly 200 million US registered voters were leaked online, local media reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 14:15:18

Racism found to be factor aggravating treatment-resistant asthma in US

A new study indicates that racial discrimination experienced by African-American children and young adults exacerbates a type of asthma known to be resistant to standard treatment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 8:29:21

Trump welcomes Panamanian president, hails bilateral ties

US President Donald Trump held talks with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela at the White House on Monday, hailing the "very strong" relationship between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 8:27:57

US university student released by DPRK dies

Otto Warmbier, a US college student who was released by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) less than a week ago, died on Monday, his parents said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 6:04:43

US Navy probes deadly destroyer-cargo ship collision

A probe into the crash between a US navy destroyer and a Philippine-flagged cargo ship was under way Monday, as the names of seven American sailors who died were made public.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/19 23:28:39

US school faces backlash for inviting Dalai Lama to speak

The University of California San Diego (UCSD) faces the possibility of losing more Chinese students over time after the 14th Dalai Lama delivered a commencement speech at the university on Saturday despite strong objections from Chinese students, according to an overseas study consultancy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 23:03:40

Six top advisors resign from Trump HIV/AIDS panel

Six top health advisors have resigned from Donald Trump's advisory council on HIV/AIDS, complaining that the US president doesn't really care about combatting the illness.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/19 22:33:40

US-led coalition downs Syrian warplane in "flagrant aggression"

The US-led coalition shot down a Syrian warplane carrying out a combat mission against the Islamic State (IS) group in Raqqa on Sunday, the Syrian army said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 11:44:50

Cuban private sector dismisses fears of Trump's restrictions

The Cuban business community has reacted to the rollback of American policy toward Cuba by US President Donald Trump in a largely unconcerned manner.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 9:04:09

US military shoots down Syrian government fighter jet

A US military aircraft shot down a Syrian government fighter jet on Sunday shortly after the Syrian plane bombed US-backed fighters in northern Syria, the US military said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 9:01:50