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Iranian FM slams Trump's threats to "decertify" nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Saturday lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his recent threats to "decertify" the Iranian nuclear deal, Tasnim news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:30:03

Trump's attack on NFL triggers firestorm

The National Football League (NFL)'s controversy with US President Donald Trump isn't going away. On the contrary, it could scorch to other fields as more sports stars and media involved in it.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:29:26

UN welcomes US decision to lift sanctions on Sudan

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Sudan on Saturday welcomed the US decision to lift the economic sanctions on Sudan, vowing to cooperate with Sudan and international partners to achieve stability in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:27:55

Official name list of death in Las Vegas mass shooting released

The Clark County Coroner Thursday night released an official list of 59 decedents from Sunday's mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:39:33

California files lawsuit against Trump administration's new rules for birth control

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Friday afternoon against the federal government's Interim Final Rules issued in the morning allowing employers to interfere with birth control insurance for employees.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:34:01

Family of Las Vegas mass shooting victim sues to freeze gunman's assets

The family of a 56-year-old man who was killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting filed a lawsuit Friday asking for a freeze of the shooter's assets.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:31:40

US to limit access to contraceptives

The US government said Friday that it will limit access to contraception drugs, raising a debate between liberals and conservatives over women's rights.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:29:01

Heavily armed counter-terrorism units become new attraction in NYC's Times Square

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas in the US state of Nevada, the New York Police Department has dispatched additional counter-terrorism units to Times Square, one of the world's most visited tourist attractions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 9:52:27

US approves possible 15-bln-USD sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia

The US State Department has approved on Friday a possible 15-billion-US dollar sale of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems to Saudi Arabia, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 9:51:59

Authorities start new campaign to retrieve key information of mass shooting in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMDP) and FBI Friday announced a new campaign to retrieve key information related to the mass shooting on Sunday as no evidence has shown the shooter's motive.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 9:51:12

Why do so many Americans have guns?

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in US history, people worldwide are asking why so many Americans are armed to the teeth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 9:49:30

US pro-gun group agrees to curb on gun device after Las Vegas shooting

The most prominent US gun lobby group on Thursday said it agrees to placing restriction on a device that accelerates gunfire, after a version of it was discovered in the arsenal of Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock, who was behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 15:59:05

Trump expected to decertify Iran nuclear deal soon: report

US President Donald Trump has planned to announce next week that he will "decertify" the landmark Iran nuclear deal, a move that could lead to the potential collapse of the agreement, according to media reports citing US officials on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 14:52:55

Brazilian Congress approves electoral reform in time for 2018 elections

The Brazilian Congress managed to approve a complex and controversial electoral reform Thursday in time for the measures to be in effect for the 2018 general elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 14:46:39

Vehicle related to Las Vegas mass shooting located by police

A vehicle connected to the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas was located in Reno, 760 km northwest of the US city where the tragedy occurred, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 12:22:04

Las Vegas gunman books hotel overlooking music festival in Chicago in August

Police in Chicago in the US state of Illinois are investigating into media reports that the Las Vegas mass shooting gunman reserved two rooms at a hotel overlooking Lollapalooza music festival crowds in downtown Chicago in early August.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 10:56:49

US House approves 2018 budget to pave way for tax reform

US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a budget resolution for fiscal year 2018 and paved way for the future passage of tax reform legislation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 10:44:01

Hurricane Harvey flooded 6 percent of Houston apartments: data

About 6 percent, or 43,000 units, of Houston's apartment supply were affected by Hurricane Harvey's flooding, local media Thursday quoted data from a real estate firm as saying.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 10:09:52