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Trump not yet'vindicated': US lawmakers

Several Republican lawmakers disagreed on Sunday with President Donald Trump's assertion that a memo released last week by the House Intelligence Committee vindicated him in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/5 23:08:40

Deadly head-on

An aerial view of an early morning train crash Sunday between an Amtrak train(bottom right), and a CSX freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, US. The Amtrak passenger train slammed into the freight train in the early morning darkness Sunday, killing at least two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people.
Source: IC | 2018/2/5 23:08:39

Party people

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump watch the Florida Atlantic University Marching Band perform prior to a Super Bowl party at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 22:58:39

No progress on US 'Dreamers'

The US Congress made no notable progress this week toward a deal on the status of 700,000 "Dreamer" immigrants, with President Donald Trump saying on Friday that one "could very well not happen" by a deadline next month.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/5 22:03:40

Super Bowl ads get mixed reviews

Advertisers tried to play up American values and not fumble the ball during Sunday's Super Bowl, yet one waded into controversy by using the voice of the late Martin Luther King.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 21:53:40

US railroad accidents in recent years

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said that the Amtrak passenger train appeared to be on the wrong track when it collided with a CSX freight train in the southern US state early Sunday, leaving at least two people dead and 70 injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/5 10:02:00

Trump claims GOP memo 'vindicates' him in Russia probe

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that a controversial memo attacking federal law enforcement written by congressional Republicans vindicates him in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/4 21:53:39

Bull run

Colombian bullfighter David Martinez is gored by a bull during his presentation in the second bullfight of the 27th Fair La Macarena on Saturday, in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/4 21:38:39

Mexico takes central American migrants into custody en route to US

Mexico has taken into custody more than 300 Central American men, women and children who were being smuggled to the United States without water or food, officials said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 21:33:40

Tiny Michigan town in water fight with Nestle

Global food conglomerate Nestle is in a battle with critics in tiny Osceola Township, Michigan where residents complain the Swiss company's water extraction techniques are ruining the environment.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 21:33:39

"Shared future for mankind" has global impact: Brazilian expert

Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision to build "a community with shared future for mankind" represents the significant global impact of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, a Brazilian expert on Chinese affairs has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 19:40:55

2 dies in train crash, derailment in southeastern US

At least two people died and 50 others were injured after an Amtrak passenger train collided with a freight train in the southeastern US state of South Carolina early Sunday morning, media reports said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 19:32:39

US Army researchers train robots with AI-powered new algorithms

US Army researchers, in cooperation with university scientists, have developed new techniques to train robots or computer programs to perform tasks under the guidance of a human instructor.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 22:45:52

Handgun in LA school shooting inside backpack when discharged: police

The handgun used in Thursday's shooting at the local Sal Castro Middle School was inside a backpack when it was fired, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 13:50:27

Brazilian court returns passport to ex-President Lula

A Brazilian court on Friday canceled a decision last week to confiscate the passport of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, to stop him from travelling abroad.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 10:47:21

US, Mexico agree to work together on bilateral security

The US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Friday met with his Mexican counterpart, Luis Videgaray and they agreed to continue cooperation on bilateral security.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 10:44:27

Venezuelan gov't condemns US meddling, says Maduro to run again

Venezuela's government on Friday condemned US meddling in its national affairs, and endorsed President Nicolas Maduro's reelection bid.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 7:25:12

Pentagon updates nuclear posture review seeking enhanced deterrent

The US Defense Ministry on Friday officially published the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), the guiding principle for the future US policy seeking enhanced nuclear deterrent which is already the world's most powerful.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 7:22:21