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Trump says not to rule out military option in Venezuela

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not rule out a "military option" in Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/12 7:32:15

Trump says US military "locked and loaded" on Korean peninsula nuclear issue

US President Donald Trump said Friday that the US military was "locked and loaded" to deal with the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula amid escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/12 0:58:35

Calling for calm

A cardboard cutout of US President Donald Trump is shown during a protest outside the White House against escalating threats of military action in North Korea on Thursday in Washington, DC. Recent reports of advances in North Korean nuclear technology and escalating verbal threats between North Korea and the US have dominated the news for the past few days (see story on page 3).
Source: CFP | 2017/8/11 22:48:39

US confirms airstrikes in Somalia as senior Al-Shabaab leader killed

The US military has confirmed it conducted two new airstrikes against Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia which Mogadishu authorities said killed a senior militant leader.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 19:35:57

US efforts on DRPK nuclear issue "diplomatically led": Pentagon chief

The US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that the US efforts to deal with the Korean peninsula issue was "diplomatically led," warning that war with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) would be "catastrophic."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 11:38:54

Trump's spat with powerful GOP leader could backfire

US President Donald Trump is involved in a tit-for-tat spat with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and experts said that will prevent the GOP from passing any important legislation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 11:34:46

BearWalk escort, a safety assurance for UC Berkeley students

While it can be a big success to get admitted to the University of California, Berkeley, one of the world's leading universities located in northern California, safety has always been a top concern among new students and their parents.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:22:40

8.3 million US households had worst case housing needs: study

A newly released study showed that 8.3 million households had worst case housing needs in the United States in 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:20:25

Free textbooks to save US college students 145 million dollars

Nearly 1.5 million US college students are expected to save an estimated 145 million US dollars in the coming academic year by using free textbooks.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:19:29

Trump intensifies attacks at McConnell over health care failure

For a second consecutive day, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to fire at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a protracted GOP failure to repeal and replace the country's current health care system.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:18:27

Trump says maybe his warning to DPRK "wasn't tough enough"

US President Donald Trump on Thursday escalated his threat to the Democratic People' s Republic of Korea (DPRK), saying maybe his previous warning "wasn't tough enough."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:18:07

Trump moves to declare opioid crisis national emergency

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said his administration is drafting up paperwork to officially declare the opioid crisis a national emergency.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:17:13

NAFTA offers great potential for growth if updated, says Mexico

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has "very great" potential to expand benefits for its members and their productive changes, if Mexico can avoid a return to trade tariffs, said Mexican officials on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:16:35

Investigation reopens against Brazilian former president Lula

An investigation into former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reopened by Brazilian prosecutors on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:14:18

Cuba investigates ‘incidents’ concerning US diplomats in Havana

Cuba said on Wednesday it was investigating allegations by the US that unspecified "incidents" caused physical symptoms in Americans serving at the US Embassy in Havana, after two Washington-based Cuban diplomats were expelled.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 23:23:40

Staying safe

Fishermen push a boat away from the sea in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Franklin, in Veracruz, Mexico on Wednesday. Franklin will likely strengthen into a hurricane when it makes landfall again on Mexico’s eastern coastline, forecasters said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 22:53:40

Venezuela suffers new sanctions

The US imposed new sanctions on Venezuela on Wednesday, targeting members of a assembly installed last week to bolster what Washington calls the "dictatorship" of President Nicolas Maduro.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 22:53:39

America’s opioid emergency

When 55-year-old Sheila Bartels left her doctor's office in Oklahoma, she had a prescription for 510 painkillers.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 22:38:39