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Brazil to field 13 candidates for Oct. presidential elections

Brazil's October presidential elections will see at least 13 candidates vie for the country's top job, recent primaries indicate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 11:49:06

Purdue University drops name of Papa John's founder from building

Purdue University in the United States has recently dropped the name of pizza chain Papa John's founder from a building at the school and offered to return the multi-million dollar funds associated with the naming, according to a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 11:48:39

Iran's president says U.S. to "regret" for re-imposing sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that the Iranians would make the United States regret for re-imposing sanctions against the Islamic republic.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 9:50:32

Canada-Saudi Arabia ties worsening

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday said Canada isn't backing down from its position that leads to diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 8:43:38

US re-imposes sanctions on Iran despite global outcry

Despite global outcry, the White House on Monday vowed to re-impose and fully enforce sanctions on Iran lifted under the Iran nuclear deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 8:40:02

Iran's president says US to "regret" for re-imposing sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that the Iranians would make the United States regret for re-imposing sanctions against the Islamic republic.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:22:11

US re-imposes Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

The United States would re-impose sanctions on Iran that had been suspended under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, the Trump administration said on Monday, in a bid to ratchet up pressure on Tehran.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:21:47

Pentagon bans GPS-enabled devices in deployed settings after secrets leaked

US Department of Defense on Monday said all military personnel are banned from using location-revealing devices while being deployed, after such devices shared the whereabouts of hundreds of soldiers on the internet.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:20:19

US softens rhetoric on Iran after sanctions to advance coercive diplomacy for more comprehensive deal

The United States on Monday managed to strike a more moderate tone toward Iran after it announced to sanction the country on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:18:37

Venezuelans rally in support of Maduro after failed assassination

Venezuelans rallied in support of President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, following a failed assassination attempt on his life over the weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:18:17

Venezuela identifies assailants in Maduro assassination attempt

Venezuela has identified the assailants captured in Saturday's failed assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro, Prosecutor General Tarek William Saab said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:18:02

US passengers sue Aeromexico for plane crash

Eleven US passengers who survived the crash of Aeromexico Flight 2431 filed separate lawsuits on Monday in Chicago against the Mexico-based airline.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:16:53

2016 Trump Tower meeting 'totally legal'

US President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his election opponent Hillary Clinton, saying it was “totally legal” and “done all the time in politics.”
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/6 22:28:41

Venezuela rounds up 'terrorists' for attack as opposition fears reprisals

Six “terrorists and hired killers” have been arrested in Venezuela accused of trying to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro in an alleged drone attack, the government said on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/6 21:58:42

Heat, wind pose menace to Northern California wildfires

With gusting winds, triple digit temperatures and almost zero chance of rain in Northern California this week, scorching weather poses a persistent threat to firefighters battling out-of-control blazes on parched land, officials said.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/6 20:08:40

US police say 11 children rescued from 'filthy' hideout

Police say 11 children ages one to 15 were rescued in the US state of New Mexico after officers raided a dilapidated compound occupied by armed men.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/6 20:03:39

Bolton denies U.S. involvement in Maduro assassination plot

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Sunday that there was no U.S. government involvement in the recent assassination plot against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 15:06:11

Maduro tweets thanks to world leaders for condemning assassination attempt

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tweeted thanks to foreign leaders who condemned Saturday's assassination attempt against him during a military speech.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 14:09:33