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US Bible museum hopes to skirt politics

Washington's new Museum of the Bible will take a leap of faith this weekend, opening its massive bronze, Latin-inscribed gates to visitors eager to browse ancient relics and interactive exhibits - as well as to critics skeptical of the institution's "non-sectarian" mission.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/16 23:13:39

China slams US report on State media

China on Thursday denounced a US congressional commission's report accusing its media of alleged involvement of spying activities in the US, and urged relevant parties to desist from making wrong statements on China and play a positive role in bilateral ties.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 22:53:40

New cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to Disneyland reported

Three more people were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after they visited Anaheim, Orange County in California on the US West Coast, bringing the total number of infected to 15, according to health officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 16:10:18

Trump's nationalist trade message will marginalize US

US President Donald Trump touted his America First idea and sent protectionist trade messages during his Asia visit, which ended on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 13:50:13

US Army acknowledges failure in reporting crime data to FBI

The US Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley said Wednesday that there are "gaps and failures" on the part of the service to report soldiers' criminal activities to the FBI.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 13:47:38

Profile: Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela will pay a state visit to China from Nov. 16 to 22 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 11:41:49

Cuban, foreign scientists deny "acoustic attacks" on US diplomats

Cuban and foreign experts on Wednesday offered scientific evidence denying the alleged "acoustic attacks" on US diplomatic personnel in the island, an incident which has harmed the relations between the two former Cold War foes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 11:31:18

House Democrats demand Trump impeachment hearings

A small group of House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment Wednesday against US President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 11:06:45

EU can serve as model for LatAm integration: UN official

The European Union (EU) no longer carries the commercial weight it used to in Latin America, but it can still serve as a model for regional integration, a United Nations official said in Lima on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:47:35

New knife law opens door for carrying large knives and machetes in Texas

Customers who stop by Easy Cash Pawn Jewelry & Gun here in Houston in US state of Texas are usually on the hunt for a new stereo, digital camera, microwave oven or a gun for home protection.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:47:16

Income of wealthiest one percent rises in Canada

The top one percent of Canadian tax filers held 11.2 percent of the country's total income in 2015, up from 10.3 percent in 2014, but 0.9 percentage points below the peak of 12.1 percent in 2006, according to Statistics Canada Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:45:41

Death toll rises to 6 in Tehama shooting after gunman's wife found killed

The death toll in mass shooting Tuesday near an elementary school in Rancho Tehama, a small rural community of California, rose to 6, local police confirmed Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:43:11

US Republican senator Johnson comes out against tax bill

US Republican senator Ron Johnson said on Wednesday that he won't vote for the current Senate tax bill, becoming the first GOP senator to formally oppose the legislation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:39:42

Four killed, nearly a dozen wounded in N.California mass shooting

Four people were killed and nearly a dozen wounded, including two children, when a gunman went on a rampage Tuesday, randomly picking his targets at a school and other locations in rural northern California.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/15 23:03:40

Pill with digital tracking sensor ensures patients are taking their meds

US regulators have approved the first pill that contains a digital tracking sensor to alert doctors and caregivers as to whether a patient is taking the medication as scheduled.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/15 22:48:40

California county extends state of emergency over hepatitis A

The Board of Supervisors of San Diego County has decided to extend the state of emergency over the hepatitis A outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 16:26:38

Trump's maiden Asia tour sparks debate

As Air Force One touched down at Joint Base Andrews in the US state of Maryland Tuesday night, US President Donald Trump ended his first Asian trip, also the longest one by an American president in the past 25 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 16:22:10

US House passes 700-bln-USD defense policy bill

The US House of Representatives easily passed a defense policy bill worth nearly 700 billion US dollars on Tuesday for the 2018 fiscal year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 13:59:52