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US blacklisting 28 more Chinese entities interfering China’s internal affairs: Chinese FM

The U.S. Commerce Department said Monday that it was putting 28 Chinese entities on a U.S. trade blacklist. A filing showed that the U.S. was adding the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's Public Security Bureau and 19 subordinate government agencies to...

US economy suffers from trade friction with China

The U.S. stock slumped on Friday after China announced to impose additional tariffs on U.S. imports worth about 75 billion dollars in response to the newly announced U.S. tariff hikes on Chinese goods. A total of 5,078 U.S. products will...

Guatemala avoids Trump threat of sanctions with new migration deal

The Trump administration has grappled with a surge of mainly Central American migrants claiming asylum at the United States' southern border with Mexico, an influx that has made it difficult for Trump to restrict immigration as he promised when...

U.S. Justice Department approves Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The companies have agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to Dish Network Corp in order to move ahead with the merger, which was announced in April 2018 and was previously valued at $25 billion. But the deal...

U.S. reinstates death penalty after 16 year break

"Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation adopted by the people's representatives in both houses of Congress and signed by the President," Attorney General William Barr said in a statement in which the government immediately scheduled the...

Sixteen U.S. Marines arrested for alleged involvement in ‘illegal activities’

In a press release, the Marine Corps said that the Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton in California based on information gained from a previous human smuggling investigation. The statement added that in addition to the Marines arrested, eight others...

Three bombs kill 15 in Afghan capital as U.S. general visits

Eight employees of the ministry of mines and petroleum were killed and 27 wounded in an attack on their bus, ministry officials said in a statement. Five women and a child were among the dead. Minutes after the blast,...

China and U.S. trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai July 30-31

It would mark the first face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Chinese trade teams since presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at a G20 summit in Japan to revive talks to end their year-long trade war. The governments of the...

Under U.S. House questioning, Mueller sometimes stumbles

Two hours into the first hearing, focused on possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, Mueller appeared to become more settled and confident. But on several occasions he had to ask lawmakers to repeat their frequently convoluted questions. Republican...

“They throw us in the streets” – migrants face hardened policies on both sides of U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. President Donald Trump has made slashing illegal migration numbers a hallmark of his presidency and 2020 re-election bid. Mexico struck a deal on June 7 with the United States to avert threatened tariffs by making progress in reducing the...
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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISIS

SAN ANTONIO — 22-year-old Cost resident Jaylyn Christopher Molina, aka Abdur Rahim, admitted to conspiring to provide material...
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Harris County Public Health Expands Vaccine Registration Process

HOUSTON - Starting on Tuesday, January 26th, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) will launch anew COVID-19 Vaccination Portal for residents who...

Detectives investigate a body found on Albert Drive

HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating after a body was found near the Humble area. The discovery...

Kallas becomes Estonia’s first female PM as new government takes oath

Kaja Kallas of the centre-right Reform party took oath as Estonia's first female prime minister on Tuesday (January 26) after being officially...

Microsoft earnings in spotlight for signs of business recovery, Xbox growth

When Microsoft reports earnings on Tuesday (January 26), investors will be looking for signs that big businesses are still investing in cloud...