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Trump says US reaches agreement with Mexico to avert tariffs

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country has reached a signed agreement with Mexico to avert the threat of tariffs on all Mexican imports.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 9:21:31

Tariff threats drive wedge between US, Mexico, amid talks

The United States continued talks with Mexico on Thursday amid US President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on its southern neighbor. If tariffs take effect, that could impact both economies and drive a wedge between Washington and its third largest trading partner, experts said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 17:17:04

Mexican president calls for event for dignity amid tariff threats from Washington

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called for a massive event on the weekend "in defense of the country's dignity" and in favor of friendship with the United States amid tariff threats from Washington.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 14:05:44

White House says still moving forward with tariffs on Mexican imports

The White House said on Thursday that it's still planning to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports Monday as the talks with Mexican officials over immigration continued.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 12:25:10

Peruvian president wins confidence vote over anti-graft reforms

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra Wednesday won a confidence vote for his government in the Congress, a significant step forward in pushing his anti-graft reforms.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 18:01:23

New caravan of Central American migrants moves into Mexico

An estimated 600 Central American migrants made their way in a caravan on Wednesday from the Mexico-Guatemala border to the nearby city of Tapachula, according to reports from the Mexican police.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 16:32:04

US visitors disappointed with Trump measures as last cruise leaves Cuba

As the last US cruise ship sailed away from here Wednesday after new regulations by Washington banned this type of travel to the Caribbean nation, many were left wondering what's next for the former Cold War enemies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 16:17:45

Trump says progress made in US-Mexico talks "not nearly enough"

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the progress which has been made in US-Mexico talks on tariffs and immigration is not enough, renewing his threat to impose a 5-percent tariff on all imported Mexican goods next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 12:44:50

Explosion in US state of New Mexico injures 12 firefighters

Twelve firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage facility the US state of New Mexico Wednesday, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 10:16:15

US announces 840 mln dollars in investment to refurbish nearly 400 airports

The US Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday that the Federal Aviation Administration will award 840 million U.S. dollars in airport infrastructure grants to fund 432 renovation projects in 381 airports across 47 states.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 8:34:03

Arrests at US southern border skyrocket in May

US law enforcement officials apprehended more than 130,000 people trying to cross the border illegally in May, the highest monthly total on the southern border in 13 years, according to official figures released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 8:30:26

Mexican officials in crucial Pence meeting

Mexican officials were seeking to persuade the White House in talks hosted by US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/5 20:28:41

International talents contribute to American competitiveness, economic growth: US business leader

International students in the United States help enhance US competitiveness and economic growth, a US business leader told Xinhua on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/5 18:52:32

US govt bans cruises to Cuba

The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on US travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its government to reform.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/5 18:13:41

Adam Smith would be disappointed at US officials' hypocritical practices

“The greatest improvements in the productive powers of labor, and the greater part of the skill, dexterity, and judgment, with which it is anywhere directed or applied, seem to have been the effects of the division of labor.”
Source: People's Daily | 2019/6/5 17:29:16

Jury selection to finish next week in Zhang Yingying's case: judge

A jury should be formed early next week, according to a federal judge in charge of the trial of Brendt Christensen, the accused kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/5 11:55:59

Trump's tariffs threat against Mexico bears no relation to immigration problem: US scholar

The tariffs threat against Mexico made by the US President Donald Trump "bears no relation to the problem of immigration," Clifford Cobb, editor-in-chief of American Journal of Economics and Sociology, told Xinhua in an interview Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/5 10:40:26

Russian FM says Trump's tweet on Russian pullout from Venezuela not true

The statement by US President Donald Trump about Russia notifying him that it had withdrawn its staff from Venezuela is a fake, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/5 10:33:05