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Another Alphabet senior executive leaves over sexual harassment claims

Google parent Alphabet on Wednesday confirmed that an executive accused of sexual harassment left the company without an exit package as tension over its handling of such matters heightened.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/1 21:38:41

New York City tightens Halloween security one year after deadly truck attack

New York City stepped up security for the annual Halloween parade on Wednesday, a year after the holiday was scarred by a terror truck attack which claimed eight lives and injured a dozen in lower Manhattan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 10:12:56

Trump says US could send up to 15,000 troops to US-Mexican border

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that up to 15,000 military personnel could be sent to the southern border with Mexico to help defend against a caravan of Central American migrants.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 8:52:48

N.Korea readying nuclear site for inspectors: Yonhap

South Korea's spy agency has detected signs that Pyongyang is preparing to allow international inspectors to visit its nuclear and missile test sites, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/31 22:43:42

2nd migrant caravan gets moving in south Mexico

Another migrant caravan like the one that has infuriated US President Donald Trump and fueled his anti-immigrant message ahead of next week's election is on the move in southern Mexico.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/31 21:48:41

Honoring the dead

A man takes out “bread of the dead” from an oven on Tuesday in Mexico City. Pan de muerto, also called pan de los muertos or dead bread in Mexico, is a type of sweet roll traditionally baked in Mexico during the weeks leading up to the Día de Muertos, which is celebrated from October 31 to November 2 every year.
Source: VCG | 2018/10/31 21:38:41

Iran denies selling crude oil via Russia amid US sanction pressures

Iran's Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh on Wednesday denied that Russia sells Iran's crude oil in the international market in the face of US sanctions on Iran's energy exports.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 19:53:12

Trump hopes to end birthright citizenship; Chinese planning US births not worried

US President Donald Trump plans to abolish the right to citizenship for anyone born in the United States - guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution - with an executive order, he said in an interview excerpt released Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 16:28:40

NASA's spacecraft breaks record for closest approach to Sun

The United States space agency NASA announced Tuesday that its Parker Solar Probe has become the spacecraft which got closest to the Sun.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 13:56:38

Trump targets US birthright citizenship as midterm elections draw near

A week ahead of the midterm elections, US President Donald Trump is trying to bolster his anti-immigration platform by declaring a plan to remove the right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 11:57:18

Pompeo, Brazilian president-elect speak over phone on ties, Venezuela

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro over phone on Monday to discuss bilateral ties and collaboration on Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 23:54:23

US to deploy active-duty troops to deter migrant caravan

The Pentagon will deploy 5,200 active-duty troops to the border with Mexico this week in order to deter members of a migrant caravan from illegally entering the United States, an air force general said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 14:37:53

US to deploy 5,200 active duty troops to southern border to deter migrant caravan

The Pentagon will deploy 5,200 active duty troops to the US-Mexico border this week in a bid to deter members of a migrant caravan from illegally entering the country, an official announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 9:51:44

Pompeo, Brazilian president-elect speak over phone on ties, Venezuela

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro over phone on Monday to discuss bilateral ties and collaboration on Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 9:40:31

Suspicious package for CNN intercepted in Atlanta -- statement

A suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted at a post office in Atlanta, US state of Georgia, the network announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 23:28:23

Celebration in Rio

Supporters of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro sing the national anthem outside his residence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday. Results of the presidential runoff election released Monday show Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party won about 55 percent of the vote.
Source: AP | 2018/10/29 23:03:42

China offers congratulations to Brazil president-elect

China on Monday offered congratulations to Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro after the far-right lawmaker won the Brazilian election.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/10/29 22:48:40

'America First' recalls global power rise

World War I sparked America's emergence as a global power, when it flexed its muscles to end the bloody stalemate in the trenches in Europe.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/29 22:33:40