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Mexico, Brazil start new round of talks to expand economic trade

Representatives of Mexico and Brazil on Monday began a sixth round of negotiations to increase economic and commercial exchange, said the Ministry of Economy of Mexico.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 11:51:09

Orlando marks first anniversary of US worst mass shooting

The city of Orlando in southeastern US state of Florida on Monday marks the one year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub terror attack, the country's worst mass shooting in which a gunman killed 49 and injured more than 50 others.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 8:12:32

Trump says to hold press conference on counter-IS fight in two weeks

After months of silence on his plan to defeat the Islamic State (IS), US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would hold a press conference on the counter-IS campaign in two weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 7:33:01

Trump soon expected to target Obama's legacy in US-Cuba ties

After targeting his predecessor Barack Obama's legacies in global trade and climate change, US President Donald Trump is soon expected to announce a new Cuba policy to roll back at least parts of Obama-era's opening with Cuba.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 7:31:50

White House defends Trump's travel ban after second setback from appeals court

The White House on Monday defended President Donald Trump's travel ban shortly after a second federal appeals court ruled to uphold the block of the travel ban.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 7:30:43

Puerto Ricans vote for becoming 51st US state

Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to become a US state in a non-binding referendum - but the result was marred by an extremely low turnout after opposition parties called for a boycott of the poll.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/12 23:23:39

Maduro to contact pope over child protesters

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday he would ask Pope Francis to persuade opponents that children should not participate in violent protests that have rocked the country, as both sides of the conflict seek help from the Catholic Church.
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/12 23:03:39

Trump administration lacks clarity of deadline for debt limit increase: report

The Trump administration hasn't publicly said when the federal government would run out of cash, which could complicate the administration's efforts to convince US Congress to raise the debt limit sooner rather than later, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/12 8:58:34

Mexican military searches for 7 missing soldiers swept up in mudslide, 2 killed

Mexico's military is searching for at least seven missing soldiers swept up in a mudslide that killed another two, Defense Minister Salvador Cienfuegos said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/12 8:57:59

White House denies Trump rethinking his UK visit

The White House on Sunday denied a Guardian report that suggested that US President Donald Trump was considering postponing his first state visit to Britain over concerns about potential large protests.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/12 8:57:32

US Senate Democratic leader invites Trump to testify about his interactions with Comey

US Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday invited President Donald Trump to testify before the Senate about his interactions with former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) James Comey.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/12 8:57:12

Trump's state visit to Britain in doubt after Guardian uncovers Trump's reluctance

The US President Donald Trump's state visit plan to Britain rattled media's nerves again on Sunday after British newspaper the Guardian uncovered a so-called phone call content between Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May, in which the US billionaire-turned politician said he doesn't want to go ahead with UK visit if there were large-scale public protests.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/12 8:44:17

Sessions next in scandal spotlight

Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as US attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week when he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/11 21:58:40

Pizza record delivered

Volunteers celebrate their Guinness World Record attempt for the Longest Pizza in Fontana, California, on Saturday, as they await confirmation of their record. The pizza was planned to be 2.13 kilometers to break the previous record of 1.8 kilometers set in Naples, Italy in 2016.
Source: IC | 2017/6/11 21:48:39

World's longest pizza breaks Guinness Records in US

Volunteers work on a pizza as they broke the Guinness World Records title for the longest pizza with a length of 1.32 miles (2.13 kilometers) in Fontana, the United States, June 10, 2017. The last longest pizza measured 1,853.88 meters and was achieved by Napoli Pizza Village, in Naples, Italy, May 18, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/11 21:29:15

Speaking out

A woman flashes a sign during a rally in support of Muslims rights outside city hall on Saturday in New York City. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/6/11 21:28:39

US-backed forces capture third neighborhood from IS in Syria's Raqqa

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured on Sunday their third neighborhood in the Islamic State (IS) group's de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria, less than a week since they started operation to liberate the city from IS, activists reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/11 18:52:31

Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

The US Defence Department confirmed on Saturday that three US soldiers were killed and another wounded in eastern Afghanistan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/11 7:47:30