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Chinese tourism exhibit shines at prominent US travel show

An exhibition showcasing China's tourist and cultural attractions became the highlight of the 16th New York Times Travel Show held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, which concluded on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/28 9:09:29

US govt agencies gear up to restart operations after bill ending shutdown passed

US government agencies that had largely shuttered operations for five weeks during a budget standoff said on Saturday they were moving swiftly to resume operations and compensate employees for missed paychecks.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/27 20:13:40

Spirited homily

Pope Francis presides over an evening vigil with young people at the Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City, on Saturday. The Pope winded up a global gathering of young Catholics on Sunday with a giant open-air mass for hundreds of thousands of pilgrims before leaving Panama.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/27 20:08:40

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela

The top United Nations political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/27 20:03:39

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela

The Top United Nations political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/27 7:27:40

Trump signs bill to temporarily end gov't shutdown

The U.S. federal government reopened late Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ratified a bill funding the government for three weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 16:54:38

Mexico willing to mediate "peaceful" solution for Venezuela: president

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that his country is willing to help mediate a "peaceful" solution to Venezuela's political crisis "as long as both parties request it."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 13:19:44

US economy lost at least 6 bln USD during gov't shutdown, says S&P

The US economy was shaved off at least 6 billion US dollars by the record long government shutdown, S&P Global Ratings said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 13:15:23

Trump signs bill to temporarily end gov't shutdown

The US federal government reopened late Friday after US President Donald Trump ratified a bill funding the government for three weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 12:43:20

Boeing delivers first two KC-46 airbone refueling tankers to US Air Force

The first two KC-46 airbone refueling tankers made by top US aircraft manufacturer Boeing left for McConnell Air Force Base in midwestern US state of Kansas on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 9:37:36

Stopgap bill clears House of Representatives, heads for White House

Following the US Senate, the US House of Representatives on Friday passed a stopgap bill that would fund the government for the next three weeks, and sent it to the White House for ratification.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 8:35:02

At least 7 killed, 150 missing in dam collapse in Brazil

At least seven people were killed, nine injured and at least 150 others are missing after a tailings dam collapsed Friday afternoon in southeastern state of Minas Gerais, the state government said Friday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 8:34:16

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone arrested in Russia probe

Roger Stone, a former campaign advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, has been arrested and charged as part of the ongoing Russia probe, according to an indictment unsealed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 8:13:25

US Senate kills two bills attempting to reopen government

The US Senate on Thursday blocked two bills attempting to reopen the US government, as both political parties struggle to reach consensus on ending the longest government shutdown in US history.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/25 15:13:36

Democrat-backed bill to temporarily open US government fails in Senate

A Democrat-backed bill to temporarily open the US government without funding a border wall requested by the White House failed to pass the US Senate on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/25 11:36:52

Death toll reaches 100 in Mexico pipeline blast

The number of fatalities in Mexico's tragic pipeline explosion has climbed to 100, the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/25 11:35:19

Unemployment benefits filed by federal workers spike during gov't shutdown

A total of 25,419 federal employees filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending Jan. 12, up from 10,454 in the previous week, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/25 11:31:30

4 killed, 2 injured in shooting in US state of Georgia

Four people were killed and at least two others injured in a shooting in the US state of Georgia, police said Thursday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/25 11:26:58