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Latin America observes Day of the Dead

Countries across Latin America celebrated the Day of the Dead on Thursday, paying tribute to friends and family members who have passed away.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 13:51:49

No health attack occurs on US diplomats in Havana: Cuban FM

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said here on Thursday that no evidence of the alleged "attacks" against US diplomats at Havana embassy has been found, accusing the Trump administration of politicizing the incidents.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 13:51:29

Trump aims to halt diversity visas to fight terror, but experts have mixed views

Days after a Halloween terror attack that killed eight people, US President Donald Trump aims to shut down the US "diversity visa" program. But experts differ on whether the move will make the country safer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 11:05:48

Houston school district to cancel classes after Astros' World Series win

Houston Independent School District (ISD), Texas' largest school district, will cancel classes Friday so students can celebrate the Astros' World Series win, a senior official announced on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 10:42:03

DPRK criticizes US for flying B-1B over Korean Peninsula

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday blamed the United States for stirring regional tensions by flying its strategic bomber over the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 10:41:34

Trump to work with China to promote peace, prosperity: McMaster

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Thursday here that President Donald Trump looks forward to his upcoming visit to China and is ready to work with Beijing to promote peace and prosperity in the region and beyond.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 10:41:13

Day of Dead marked

People visit a cemetery during the Day of the Dead, in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, Nov. 1, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:37:13

US House Republicans unveil long-awaited tax cut bill

Republicans in the US House of Representatives on Thursday unveiled the long-awaited bill to overhaul the US tax code in decades by significantly cutting individual and corporate income taxes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:04:47

US considering relisting DPRK as state sponsor of terrorism: White House

The White House said on Thursday that the United States was considering relisting the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as a state sponsor of terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:00:38

Ban on RT, Sputnik shows Twitter controlled by US political power: Russian FM

Twitter's decision to ban advertising by Russia's RT television channel and Sputnik news agency shows the US authorities' control over the decision-making of the company, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:59:37

US Army, Navy cyber teams achieve full operational capability ahead of schedule: Pentagon

All of the US Army and Navy's Cyber Mission Force teams achieved full operational capability about one month ago, almost a full year ahead of schedule, the US Department of Defense said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:59:18

Suspect of deadly Walmart shooting arrested in US state of Colorado

A suspect of the fatal shooting that killed three people inside a Walmart supermarket in the US state of Colorado was arrested Thursday morning, local police confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:58:52

FBI widens labor leaders corruption probe to US "big three" automakers: report

US federal agents have expanded a corruption investigation first targeted at labor leaders in Fiat Chrysler to General Motors and Ford, the Detroit News revealed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:58:09

US top diplomat to accompany Trump in Asia trip

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will accompany President Donald Trump on his upcoming trip to Asia and he will make an additional stop in Burma, the US State Department said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:57:39

Trump picks Powell to lead Federal Reserve, policy continuity expected

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his nomination of Jerome Powell to chair the Federal Reserve, a replacement who is widely expected to stay on the course on monetary policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:55:48

Canadian Prime Minister to visit Vietnam and Philippines next week

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Thursday announced that he will visit Vietnam and the Philippines from November 6 to 14, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:54:50

Mexico City unveils earthquake alert app

Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera on Thursday unveiled an earthquake warning system that residents can download to their mobiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:54:36

Mexican students to receive IT training in China

Ten Mexican university students were set to travel to China on Thursday to receive two weeks of information technology (IT) training, the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:54:05