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US Justice Department to turn over Mueller report evidence

The chairman of the US House Judiciary Committee said on Monday that a deal had been reached between his panel and the Justice Department to turn over the underlying evidence of the Mueller report, avoiding a scheduled contempt vote for now.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/12 9:40:17

Dividing wall

Aerial view of the US-Mexico border fence in Playas de Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico on Monday. US President Donald Trump renewed his threat Monday to impose tariffs on Mexico as controversy erupted over what the countries' new migration deal is, which the Mexican government admitted would be reviewed in 45 days.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/11 21:43:42

Pentagon releases renegotiated price of F-35

The Pentagon announced Monday that it has renegotiated the price of the F-35 stealth warplane - the most expensive weapons system in US history - on the occasion of a $34 billion order.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/11 21:38:41

Rouhani: EU should withstand US economic terrorism against Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Europe should withstand the US economic terrorism against Iran and fulfill its commitment under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/11 21:34:18

Protest beam

The plan of action was nothing new; its outcome was.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/11 21:18:40

Zarif: Trump's economic war cause of all tensions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message pointed to his frank talks with his German counterpart, saying Trump's economic war is the cause of all tensions.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/11 20:41:28

Canada announces plans to ban single-use plastics starting from 2021

Canada will ban single-use plastics from 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday, declaring it a “global challenge” to phase out the plastic bags, straws and cutlery clogging the world's oceans.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/11 19:33:41

Brazil graft leak downplayed

Leaked documents showing Brazilian anti-corruption investigators conspired to keep leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of the 2018 presidential race ignited a firestorm on social media Monday, but analysts downplayed the potential fallout.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/11 19:33:40

NY Times to cease political cartoons

The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologizing for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deemed anti-Semitic.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/11 19:33:40

Brazilian president expresses trust in justice minister

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro expressed his trust in Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Monday, following the leakage of several conversations involving the minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 17:19:58

US, Mexico to seek regional strategy to curb immigration if bilateral plan fails

Mexico and the United States will seek a regional immigration strategy involving other Latin American countries if a bilateral plan to stem the flow of migrants to the United States is ineffective, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 13:58:26

Pompeo to visit Japan, S.Korea on denuclearization in late June

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to visit Japan and South Korea in late June to discuss denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, said the US State Department on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 11:02:57

Former Hungarian PM warns of negative effects of US-China trade conflict

Former Hungarian Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy has warned of the negative effects of the US-China trade conflict, saying it is a "very bad" thing for all.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 10:20:38

Helicopter crash-lands on top of Manhattan high-rise, killing pilot

One person was killed after a helicopter made a force landing onto the roof of a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan of New York City Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 9:30:04

Trump says tariffs "will be reinstated" if Mexico fails to pass immigration deal

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that tariffs on Mexican goods "will be reinstated" if Mexico's Congress doesn't approve an immigration deal between the United States and Mexico.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 9:03:31

No expansion yet of US-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal

US-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/10 18:28:40

Former US President Carter shares experience about China with Trump

Former US President Jimmy Carter said at a Sunday gathering that he shared his experience in dealing with China with President Donald Trump in a recent letter.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/10 13:53:44

US, French warships conduct drills in Andaman Sea

US Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer and French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle recently conducted a joint drill as they sailed through the Bay of Bengal, the US Navy said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/10 11:05:04