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Honduras braces for 1,900 migrants deported from Mexico

Honduras is preparing for the arrival this week of at least 1,900 nationals deported from Mexico for trying to enter illegally on their way to the United States, the Honduran ambassador in Mexico City said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 9:09:25

Trump impeachment trial formally starts in Senate

The impeachment trial against US President Donald Trump kicked off Tuesday in the Senate as the chamber debated, and would later vote on, a resolution stipulating rules guiding the process.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 7:53:39

1st case of novel coronavirus reported in US

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Tuesday that the first case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been reported in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 5:43:01

Mexican troops fire tear gas to repel border-storming migrants

Hundreds of Central Americans from a new migrant caravan tried to storm into Mexico Monday by fording the river that divides the country from Guatemala, but National Guardsmen fired tear gas to force them back.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 19:58:40

Wasted relief supplies stir public unrest

Protests broke out in earthquake-hit Puerto Rico on Monday as a judicial investigation was opened into the weekend discovery of unused emergency supplies leftover from the devastating Hurricane Maria.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 19:13:41

F1 rookie Latifi takes race number from area code

Canadian Formula One rookie Nicholas Latifi has made the call and will race with the number six on his car in a nod to the telephone area code of his home city Toronto.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/21 16:18:40

3 rockets land near US embassy in Iraq's Baghdad

Three Katyusha rockets on Monday landed near the US embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:59:00

Trump's lawyers urge Senate to reject impeachment, acquit him speedily

US President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday argued that Trump had done nothing wrong, urging the Senate to reject the impeachment articles approved by Democratic-led House of Representatives last month and acquit the president speedily.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:31:49

2 female NASA astronauts complete spacewalk to upgrade battery

Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, upgrading the battery for one channel on one pair of the station's solar arrays.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 7:44:47

Two police officers killed in Hawaii shooting

At least two police officers in Honolulu, Hawaii, were killed Sunday morning in an apparent shooting, according to local law enforcement sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 8:48:47

Trump lawyers present defense

US President Donald Trump's legal team on Saturday presented its line of defense for his upcoming impeachment trial, a process they dismissed as unconstitutional and “dangerous.”
Source: AFP | 2020/1/19 22:13:40

Lipstick to learning: indigenous women using businesses to end violence

Cosmetics brands and a program are built, aiming at helping at-risk youths after losing three close friends to murder and suicide, and last year set up a consultancy to help indigenous women through education
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/19 17:33:40

Trump legal team slams House Democrats' impeachment move

The White House legal team on Saturday slammed House Democrats' impeachment effort against President Donald Trump as "brazen and unlawful" in its first formal response.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 7:54:01

US imposes sanctions on Iran's IRGC general

The US State Department said Saturday that it had imposed sanctions on a brigadier general of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 7:52:37

Four killed in Utah shooting: police

Four people were killed and another wounded in a shooting at a home in Utah on Friday night, with the suspect taken into custody, police and media reported.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/18 21:08:44

Boeing finds 'minor' new 737 MAX software glitch

Boeing said Friday it discovered a new flaw in the software on the grounded 737 MAX aircraft, but hopes to resolve the matter shortly so that it does not further delay the plane's expected return to service.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/18 21:08:43

Trump adds legal heavyweights

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/18 21:08:42

Trump warns Iranian supreme leader to be 'very careful with his words'

US President Donald Trump fired back Friday evening at Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who earlier had mocked him as a "clown" - then in a subsequent tweet Trump said Iran's leaders "should abandon terror and Make Iran Great Again!"
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/18 20:06:47