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Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe case

Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from the ongoing Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/30 10:06:50

US sanctions 'to hurt Venezuelans'

China warned on Tuesday that US sanctions against Venezuela's state oil company will hurt the livelihood of ordinary people and complicate the situation in the crisis-hit country.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/1/29 22:13:41

Drug crackdown

This undated handout photo released by the Peruvian Ministry of Defense on Tuesday shows an army helicopter flying over an area known as Laguna Pacora, in northern Amazon jungle, Peru, during the destruction of three cocaine labs and four collection centers.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/29 22:13:40

Newly discovered iPhone FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop

A newly discovered FaceTime bug lets people hear and even see those they are reaching out to on iPhones even if the other person hasn't answered their phone.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/29 22:08:42

Torch march

Hundreds of people participate in the traditional March of the Torches, a pilgrimage from the steps of the University of Havana to the Martian Forge – where Jose Marti was imprisoned and forced to perform forced labor – in Havana, Cuba on Monday. The annual march takes place in honor of national hero Jose Marti on January 28, the day of his birth.
Source: IC | 2019/1/29 22:08:41

Early bird

Early 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced herself to American voters Monday by drawing a sharp contrast with Donald Trump, offering a robust defense of her progressive positions a day after formally declaring her White House bid.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/29 21:18:42

Graft on rise in US: watchdog

The US last year slid down the rankings of a global corruption index as the country's system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump's watch, Transparency International (TI) said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/29 19:18:40

US slaps sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil firm

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on a state-owned oil firm in Venezuela, the latest move of the Trump administration to mount pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the opposition.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 16:26:26

35-day gov't shutdown costs U.S. economy 11 bln USD: budget office

The record-long federal government shutdown cost the U.S. economy approximately 11 billion U.S. dollars, a report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 13:51:54

Death toll from Brazil dam disaster hits 65

The death toll from Brazil's mining dam collapse in southeastern Minas Gerais state has reached 65, local authorities said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 10:39:36

Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of the Union address on Feb. 5

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to deliver the State of the Union address on Feb. 5, according to her deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 10:17:09

Open again

People stroll along the National Mall near the US Capitol while the US government prepares for a temporary three-week reopening on Sunday in Washington, DC. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2019/1/28 22:28:00

Venezuela's fate should 'be decided by its own people'

Venezuela's internal affairs must and can only be chosen and decided by its own people, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday, following the political crisis in the South American country that its President Nicolas Maduro claims is a coup d'etat being led by the US.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2019/1/28 21:53:40

Storm's aftermath

Cuban police cordon off a street in the tornado-hit Luyano neighborhood in Havana on Monday. A tornado hit several neighborhoods in Havana overnight, disrupting electrical power and damaging buildings and cars, with no clear reports of casualties thus far.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/28 21:53:40

Brazil dam death toll rises to 58

Brazilian rescuers searched into the night on Sunday for hundreds of people missing after a burst mining dam triggered a deadly mudslide, as the death toll rose to 58 and was expected to keep climbing more than two days after the disaster.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/28 20:13:40

Venezuela's Maduro tours military amid mounting pressure

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday visited a military base in the northern state of Carabobo, exhorting the audience, "Traitors never, loyal always," televised images showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/28 17:01:51

Brazilian president heads to Sao Paulo for scheduled surgery

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro traveled on Sunday to Sao Paulo, where he is scheduled to undergo a reverse colostomy on Monday, official sources said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/28 12:04:41