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Canadians at crossroads to stem spread of COVID-19: health official

Canadians will decide whether there is a second wave of COVID-19 as the country is at a crossroads in its fight against the pandemic, according to the projections by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/23 9:14:05

US COVID-19 deaths surpass 200,000: Johns Hopkins University

US COVID-19 deaths surpass 200,000: Johns Hopkins University
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 23:46:01

US economy to recover provided 'safe' from virus: Powell

The US economy will only recover from the coronavirus downturn when people feel safe to resume their normal activities, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said in remarks released on Monday ahead of a congressional testimony.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/22 19:58:41

US hits 200,000 virus deaths

The US registered 200,000 COVID-19 deaths on Monday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump will stay in office.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/22 15:23:41

US-born giant panda cub turns one month old

A giant panda cub born in the Smithsonian's National Zoo here turned one month old on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/22 13:44:42

US announces Iran sanctions as its unilateral attempt at UN widely ignored

The United States on Monday announced fresh sanctions and measures against entities and individuals related to Iranian nuclear and conventional weapons programs, a move to support its self-claimed UN snapback sanctions widely ignored by the international community.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/22 10:24:51

Trump says considering five women for Supreme Court vacancy

US President Donald Trump said he would rather see a full Senate vote on his nominee before Election Day, a move intended to cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/22 10:07:22

Canadian police investigate poison-laced letter sent to Trump

Canadian police have begun an investigation after a woman in Canada allegedly sent a letter containing the poison ricin to US President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/22 9:59:47

Wildfire near Los Angeles grows to over 100,000 acres

The Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest near Chinese communities continued scorching to 105,345 acres (426.3 square kilometers) with only 15 percent containment as of Monday noon, according to the latest update from the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LAFD).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/22 9:45:59

Mexico seizes ship, warehouse and trucks involved in hydrocarbon theft

Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had confiscated a vessel in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz and a warehouse in neighboring Tabasco along with storage tanks and trucks used by criminal groups to steal, transport and store hydrocarbons.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/21 18:28:40

Amgen drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer patients: study

An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation shrank tumors in 32 percent of advanced lung cancer patients and 7 percent of those with colon cancer, according to data from an early-stage trial presented on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/21 18:18:40

Trump's court push is abusive: Biden

White House hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday branded US President Donald Trump's moves to fill a Supreme Court vacancy less than two months before the US presidential election an “abuse of power,” as some of the president's own party also objected.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/21 15:43:40

Universities in US Midwest support Chinese students, scholars and faculty

The University of Chicago (UChicago) has been working with international students, including those from China, to provide the support they need on visas and other issues, recognizing that students have a wide variety of circumstances and needs, according to a statement from the university.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/21 10:33:19

In California, Wi-Fi minivans help disadvantaged students

A minivan with a Wi-Fi router attached to the dashboard and a satellite antenna on the roof is helping 200 disadvantaged students in Santa Ana, close to Los Angeles, cope with the rigors of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/20 18:23:40

Sudden Supreme Court vacancy a new 'wild card' in US presidential race

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has injected a volatile new element into the last stretch of a turbulent US presidential race, potentially shifting the focus away from the coronavirus pandemic and the stagnant economy into a political battle over her successor.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/20 17:58:40

Next Justice likely to be a woman

US President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to quickly nominate a successor, likely a woman, to replace late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, only a day after the death of the liberal stalwart.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/20 17:28:41

Two killed, 14 wounded in shooting at US party: police

Two people were killed and 14 wounded early Saturday in a shooting at a backyard party in Rochester, New York state, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/19 22:16:57

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, the Supreme Court said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/19 14:02:11