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Pompeo meets Pakistani FM on Afghanistan, ties

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday, discussing Afghanistan and bilateral ties, according to a statement released by the US State Department.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/18 15:58:27

New migrant caravan from Honduras nears Mexico's southern border

A new migrant caravan that left Honduras on Wednesday is nearing Mexico's southern border, the Mexican Interior Ministry said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/18 15:29:08

4 people die in Utah home shooting

Four people were shot dead Friday at a residence in Grantsville, a town of about 10,000 people in the state of Utah, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/18 12:54:04

Canada Post unveils Year of Rat stamps and collectibles in Toronto

Canada Post unveiled the Year of the Rat stamps and collectibles in celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of the Rat on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 23:19:19

Brazil's economic activity up 0.18 pct in November

Brazil's economic activity index rose 0.18 percent in November compared to October, the Central Bank of Brazil said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 18:34:27

China and South American region eye cooperation in science and technology

When a project develops new technologies, lasts more than 30 years, and is realized with two completely different countries located on the antipodes of the globe, a "community of shared future" is created. That is the case with CBERS, the China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program that recently put its sixth remote sensing satellite in orbit.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 19:08:40

US chief justice lobs an 'OK Boomer' in age discrimination case

Chief Justice John Roberts cracked up the normally somber US Supreme Court on Wednesday by dropping an "OK Boomer" reference while hearing a case involving age discrimination in the workplace.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 15:58:40

US House Speaker Pelosi announces 7 impeachment managers

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday announced seven impeachment managers who will present case against President Donald Trump at the upcoming Senate trial.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 11:54:40

Iran says considers 'possible' US electronic interference as cause of downing Ukrainian plane by 'mistake'

A possible disruption in Iran's radar network by the US electronic interference may have caused the operator to mistake the Ukrainian passenger plan for an incoming American cruise missile.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:20:57

US House sends Trump impeachment articles to Republican-led Senate

The US House of Representatives officially sent impeachment articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday evening to allow a trial to get underway.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:15:09

Two female US astronauts complete spacewalk, replacing batteries

Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, replacing batteries on the station's port truss.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:08:28

US House speaker Pelosi signs Trump impeachment articles ahead of delivery to Senate

US House speaker Pelosi signs Trump impeachment articles ahead of delivery to Senate.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 6:41:50

Trump trial likely to begin 'next Tuesday'

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/15 23:13:40

FAA looks into Delta fuel dump

A Delta Airlines jet making an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport dumped fuel on the playground of an elementary school in the flight path on Tuesday, inflicting minor injuries on 17 children and nine adults, local and federal authorities said.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/15 18:48:40

Microsoft, NSA fix security loophole

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday rolled out an important security fix after the US National Security Agency tipped off the company to a serious flaw in its widely used Windows operating system, officials said.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/15 18:43:41

Mexico's sale of presidential 'pride of a nation' plane fails to take off

Mexico's president said on Tuesday the government has so far failed to sell his predecessor's luxury $130 million plane that he has slammed as a trapping of power and opulence of an out-of-touch ruling elite.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/15 17:23:40

Ecuador receives advance royalties from Chinese mining group

A Chinese mining consortium on Tuesday delivered 15 million U.S. dollars in advance royalties to the Ecuadorian government.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 14:11:11

NASA to announce name for Mars 2020 rover in March

NASA will announce the name for its next Mars rover in March, according to a latest release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 14:06:14