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Zimbabwe's president Mnangagwa makes changes to his cabinet

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday made minor changes to his cabinet to ensure compliance with constitutional, gender and other requirements.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 7:37:54

US Senate narrowly passes Republican tax bill

The US Senate on Saturday morning narrowly passed the Republican bill to overhaul the tax code in decades, moving one step closer to the first major legislative victory of the Trump administration and congressional Republicans.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 7:18:21

Man killed in quarrel in US city of Detroit

A man was shot and killed inside a hotel in Detroit in US state of Michigan early Saturday, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 7:18:05

US stocks waver amid tax reform expectations, political uncertainty

US stocks have fluctuated for the week, as investors mainly focused on a political uncertainty and awaited a Senate vote on tax reform.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 0:11:02

Trump calls reports on Tillerson's leaving "fake news"

US President Donald Trump on Friday denied media speculation that the White House plans to oust State Secretary Rex Tillerson, calling the reports "fake news."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 12:08:49

Venezuelan gov't, opposition meet to resolve political crisis

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition parties arrived in the Dominican Republic on Friday for two days of dialogue to resolve the country's political crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 12:06:36

Reports of active shooter near White House unfounded: police

Police in Washington D.C. said on Friday that the report of an active shooter blocks away from the White House was unfounded.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 7:14:19

Flynn pleads guilty to making false statement to FBI as White House downplays implication

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Friday pleaded guilty to lying regarding improper contacts with Russian officials, as the White House said the charges implicated no one else in the White House.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 7:08:53

Former US national security adviser Flynn pleads guilty to making false statements to FBI

Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Friday pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding his improper contacts with Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 1:02:34

US stocks drop after former US national security adviser Flynn pleads guilty

US stocks dropped around mid-session on Friday after report showed former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding his improper contacts with Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 1:00:52

Search for sub ended

Argentina's navy on Thursday formally ended its search for survivors from the San Juan submarine, two weeks after the vessel went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew aboard.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/1 22:43:40

Trump considering Tillerson ouster: US officials

US President Donald Trump is considering a plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, whose relationship has been strained by the top US diplomat's softer line on North Korea and other differences, senior administration officials said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/12/1 22:43:40

Former US base worker sentenced to life in prison for murder of Okinawa woman

A former US Marine and civilian base worker was sentenced to life in prison Friday for raping and murdering a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa in April last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 19:40:48

Brazilian gov't banned by court from advertising social security reform

A federal court in Brazil Thursday announced the pause of an advertising campaign rolled out by the government to promote the country's controversial social security reform bill.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 16:16:37

Argentine Navy calls off rescue operation for missing submarine crew

Argentina's Navy ended a rescue operation on Thursday for the ARA San Juan submarine's 44-member crew, some two weeks after the vessel went off the radar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:49:19

Magnitude 4.1 quake hits eastern US state of Delaware

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit the eastern US state of Delaware on Thursday, the US Geological Survey reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:48:57

Canadian lawmaker makes statement in parliament on Japanese atrocities during WWII

Canadian lawmaker Jenny Kwan on Thursday made an open statement in parliament on the Nanjing Massacre and other Japanese atrocities committed during World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:45:30

Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of certain cluster bombs

The Pentagon has withdrawn a plan to ban the use of certain cluster bombs that are widely seen as a hazard to civilians, Pentagon spokesman Tom Crossen said in a statement on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:38:53