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US steel association files lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Section 232 steel tariffs

The American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) on Wednesday filed a suit at the US Court of International Trade challenging the constitutionality of the so-called Section 232 under which US President Donald Trump imposed a 25 percent tariff on imported steel.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 14:50:19

Trump says likely to meet Putin during Europe trip in July

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he will probably meet Russian President Vladimir Putin during his scheduled trip to Europe in July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 11:29:07

Trump backs Congress in passing legislation to deter foreign acquisitions of key technologies

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he supports Congress to pass legislation to protect key technologies from acquisitions of foreign entities, signaling that Washington will not roll out additional executive actions to limit foreign investments for the moment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 10:48:45

US Supreme Court Justice Kennedy announces retirement

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court's currently longest-serving member and second-oldest justice, announced on Wednesday that he is retiring.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 10:38:23

2018 Joint Conference of Canadian Confucius Institutes opens in Ottawa

2018 Joint Conference of Canadian Confucius Institutes opens in Ottawa Wednesday with the participation of nearly 40 representatives, including, Chinese and Canadian principals, presidents of 12 Confucius Institutes in Canada.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 10:30:30

Trump says likely to meet Putin during Europe trip in July

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he will probably meet Russian President Vladimir Putin during his scheduled trip to Europe in July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 10:28:10

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kennedy announces retirement

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court's currently longest-serving member and second-oldest justice, announced on Wednesday that he is retiring.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 9:20:02

Journalists remembered

Flowers and a sign reading “Not one more” are seen during the funeral of Ecuadorean El Comercio journalist Javier Ortega, photographer Paul Rivas, and driver Efrain Segarra in Cali, Colombia on Wednesday. The trio had been kidnapped and slain while covering a story on violence along the remote border with Colombia prompting both countries to send troops to hunt down the perpetrators. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/6/27 23:06:12

Ruling reunites kids, parents

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that US immigration agents could no longer separate immigrant parents and children caught crossing the border from Mexico illegally, and must reunite those families that had been split up in custody.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/27 22:58:42

Democrat Crowley ousted by political novice in US

The US Democratic Party was rocked to its core Tuesday as establishment congressman Joe Crowley – seen as a potential standardbearer – was ousted by a 28-year-old far-left political novice.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/27 22:58:41

US top court upholds Trump travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries and rejecting the argument that it represented unconstitutional religious discrimination.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/27 22:23:40

Shooting oneself in the foot?

America's Democrats - still reeling from Hillary Clinton's 2016 loss to Donald Trump - have yet to find the formula to combat the mercurial president.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/27 21:03:40

17 US states sue Trump administration over family separation policy

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Tuesday formally filed a multistate lawsuit against US President Donald Trump's "family separation" immigration policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 17:49:04

US protesters demand justice over police shooting of African American teen

Protesters returned to streets of downtown Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, a day after the funeral for Antwon Rose Jr, an African American teen shot dead by police last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 14:12:13

Brazil asks US to accelerate family reunification of separated children

Brazilian President Michel Temer Tuesday asked US Vice President Mike Pence to accelerate family reunification of 51 Brazilian children separated from their parents after entering the United States to seek asylum.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 11:46:41

People protest against Supreme Court's ruling regarding Trump's travel ban

People gather to protest Supreme Court's ruling regarding Trump's travel ban in front the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 26, 2018. U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled President Donald Trump's travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries is lawful.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 11:27:04

US calls for stronger int'l coordination to deny space to IS in Africa

Brett McGurk, US special envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State (IS), called Tuesday for stronger cooperation with African states to deny space to IS in the continent.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 10:36:28

U.S. Supreme Court backs Trump's travel ban on Muslim-majority countries

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries is lawful.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 9:47:38