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Trump meets with Kissinger on Russia, Syria

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday met with former secretary of state Henry Kissinger to discuss Russia and Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 13:06:13

Trump's dismissal of FBI director sparks media, political firestorm

US President Donald Trump's dismissal of James Comey from the post of FBI director has sparked a major media firestorm and much disagreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 13:04:48

Violent anti-gov't protests in Venezuela raise death toll to 39

The latest wave of violent anti-government protests in Venezuela raised the death toll to 39 on Wednesday, prosecutors said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 10:11:38

US president expresses desire to improve relations with Russia

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday emphasized his desire to build a better relationship between the United States and Russia, the White House said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 7:48:14

President Trump invites new S. Korean president to visit US

US President Donald Trump invited newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Washington at an early date and Moon accepted the invitation, the White House said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 6:12:02

Trump fires intelligence head

US President Donald Trump defied a storm of criticism Wednesday over his firing of FBI director James Comey, inviting Russia's foreign minister to the White House even as Democrats demanded an independent probe of Moscow's alleged meddling in the US elections.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/10 23:33:39

Brazil on edge as ex-president Lula, judge meet in court

When Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Judge Sergio Moro meet for the first time in a courtroom on Wednesday, the contrasts - and the stakes - could hardly be greater.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/10 23:28:39

Scene of a tragedy

A woman looks at debris after a fatal accident in a warehouse storing fireworks in San Isidro, Mexico, on Tuesday. After someone threw a firecracker on to the fireworks which were being stored ahead of a local saints day on May 15, the pile exploded on Monday night, killing 14 people, including five children, and injuring 30, local authorities said.
Source: IC | 2017/5/10 23:03:40

You’re fired!

A copy of US President Donald Trump’s letter terminating the services of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/10 21:13:39

US Senate confirms FDA chief

US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Scott Gottlieb as the new chief of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 13:26:57

Death toll from Mexico fireworks explosion rises to 14

The death toll from a fireworks explosion in central Mexico on Monday night has climbed to 14 with 22 more injured, the state government of Puebla announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 7:57:51

Netanyahu meets US army leader to enhance military ties

United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot in Jerusalem on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 7:49:27

US Senate panel approves Trump's nominee for ambassador to China

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday easily approved Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to be the next US ambassador to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 7:47:12

US looks forward to working with new South Korean president: White House

The White House said Tuesday the US looks forward to working with South Korean President-elect Moon Jae-in to strengthen the alliance between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 7:46:21

Trump approves plan to arm Syrian Kurds

US President Donald Trump has approved a plan to arm Syrian Kurds, a key force in the fight against the Islamic State (IS), the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 6:25:42

US state lawmaker commits suicide following drunk driving arrest

A state representative of Michigan was found dead from an apparent suicide Tuesday, hours after he was released from detention following drunk driving, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 6:25:23

Tunnel collapses at Washington state nuke site

A section of an underground storage tunnel in a plutonium uranium extraction (PUREX) plant collapsed at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation early Tuesday morning, prompting authorities to declare emergency at the Washington state site.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 6:24:45

Violence erupt in US airport as stranded travelers vent anger at airline

Fist fights erupted in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Monday evening as canceled Spirit Airline flights angered hundreds of stranded travelers, according to cell phone footages surfaced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 6:23:35