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Gunman kills five, self in a series of shootings in SoCal

An unidentified gunman shot and killed his wife and four other people in a series of shootings on Wednesday in Southern California before taking his own life, police said.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/13 21:18:40

Florence haunts S.Carolina residents

For people in South Carolina, Hurricane Florence is playing a scary game of cat and mouse.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/13 21:13:40

Feature: US East Coast braces for fearsome Hurricane Florence

September is usually one of the best months to visit Wilmington, a seaside city with pearly white beaches and colorful beach houses.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/13 17:49:46

President Trump authorizes sanctions against U.S. elections meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on Wednesday to punish any foreign interference in U.S. elections, a latest attempt by the administration to show its resolution to fight against elections meddling, said U.S. officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/13 11:28:45

President Trump authorizes sanctions against US elections meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on Wednesday to punish any foreign interference in U.S. elections, a latest attempt by the administration to show its resolution to fight against elections meddling, said U.S. officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/13 10:26:56

Trilateral NAFTA deal to be reached soon: Mexican economy chief

Canadian and US negotiators could soon reach a deal that would save the trilateral nature of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/13 8:42:04

Egg & spoon

A girl plays the traditional egg-and-spoon race during an event with female members of the Military Police of Public Order in Tegucigalpa, on Tuesday. The murders of women in Honduras have left an estimated 15,174 children orphaned in the last 12 years, according to an investigation by human rights organizations released on Tuesday during a forum.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 22:33:42

US to miss Paris accord target

The US will fall short by a third on its commitment under the Paris climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report released Wednesday in San Francisco.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 22:33:40

US loses role as Middle East peace mediator

Twenty-five years ago, then US president Bill Clinton looked on as Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shook hands on the White House lawn, sealing the Oslo accords.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 19:13:42

US identifies two sets of Korean War remains, says Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis revealed on Tuesday that the United States has identified two sets of Korean War remains among those that had been returned by Pyongyang over a month ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 13:52:22

US-backed forces enter final phase in fight against IS, says Pentagon

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has kicked off the final phase of its campaign against the Islamic State (IS) militants, said the Pentagon on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 13:51:51

U.S. commemorates Sept. 11 attacks with memorials

Americans commemorated Sept. 11 attacks on Tuesday with solemn memorials in major cities, and a presidential tribute to the victims 17 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 12:13:50

US commemorates Sept. 11 attacks with memorials

Americans commemorated Sept. 11 attacks on Tuesday with solemn memorials in major cities, and a presidential tribute to the victims 17 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on US soil.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 8:31:09

8 major polls show Trump's popularity sinking amid controversies over book, op-ed

US President Donald Trump's approval ratings declined in eight major polls amid bitter controversies over a New York Times op-ed written by an anonymous self-described senior White House official and a new book by Watergate reporter Bob Woodward describing White House chaos.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 8:12:37

Spotlight: Over 1.5 mln US East Coast residents relocated as Hurricane Florence approaches

More than 1.5 million residents along the US East Coast are under mandatory evacuations as Category 4 Hurricane Florence is approaching, the authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 2:39:57

ICC 'undeterred' after threat

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday it would "continue to do its work undeterred" a day after US National Security Adviser John Bolton threatened sanctions if the tribunal investigated US activities in Afghanistan.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 22:53:41

US braces for powerful Hurricane Florence

Powerful Hurricane Florence was tracking towards the US East Coast Tuesday, prompting authorities to order upwards of one million people to evacuate the path of the extremely dangerous storm forecasters said could soon intensify.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 22:23:39

Trump to speak at Flight 93 crash site on 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

US President Donald Trump will speak during a ceremony held at the Flight 93 National Memorial here, marking the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 13:51:54