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Taliban claims partial US withdrawal imminent
World2019-02-07 10:55February 21 2019 15:19:39

Taliban claims partial US withdrawal imminent

A Taliban representative says the U.S. has promised to withdraw half of its troops from Afghanistan by the end of April.

Trump appeals for unity in second State of the Union address
World2019-02-06 17:43February 21 2019 15:19:39

Trump appeals for unity in second State of the Union address

U.S. President Donald Trump has appealed for unity among Americans in his second State of the Union address on Tuesday evening at Capitol Hill, urging the two parties to work together and unite the nation.

San Diego mayor unveils plan to integrate immigrants
World2019-02-06 07:35February 21 2019 15:19:39

San Diego mayor unveils plan to integrate immigrants

San Diego plans to hire its first manager to lead an ambitious effort to welcome immigrants and refugees and integrate them into the community through education and job assistance, the city's Republican mayor said Monday, in sharp contrast to President Donald Trump's rhetoric.

Third of Himalayan glaciers can no longer be saved: study
World2019-02-05 19:20February 21 2019 15:19:39

Third of Himalayan glaciers can no longer be saved: study

One-third of Himalayan glaciers will melt by the end of the century due to climate change, threatening water sources for 1.9 billion people, even if current efforts to reduce climate change succeed, an assessment warns.

UN chief sends warm wishes in Chinese for Spring Festival
World2019-02-05 08:57February 21 2019 15:19:39

UN chief sends warm wishes in Chinese for Spring Festival

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent his warm New Year wishes to the Chinese people in Chinese on Monday, the day before the Spring Festival, calling on joint efforts to build a peaceful and prosperous world.

SpaceX successfully test-fires rocket engine Raptor
World2019-02-04 21:07February 21 2019 15:19:39

SpaceX successfully test-fires rocket engine Raptor

SpaceX has successfully finished the static fire test of Raptor engine designed to power rockets including Starship.

Kenyan President sends Lunar New Year greetings to all Chinese
World2019-02-04 21:06February 21 2019 15:19:39

Kenyan President sends Lunar New Year greetings to all Chinese

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday sent out a message to the Chinese people around the world celebrating the Lunar New Year.

Pentagon sending another 3,750 troops to Southwest border
World2019-02-04 08:59February 21 2019 15:19:39

Pentagon sending another 3,750 troops to Southwest border

The Pentagon said Sunday it will send 3,750 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to put up another 150 miles of concertina wire and provide other support for Customs and Border Protection.

Powerful storm hits Southern California, flooding highways
World2019-02-03 15:08February 21 2019 15:19:39

Powerful storm hits Southern California, flooding highways

The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders.

Experts see good news from latest round of China-U.S. trade talks
World2019-02-03 09:09February 21 2019 15:19:39

Experts see good news from latest round of China-U.S. trade talks

The latest round of China-U.S. economic and trade talks that just concluded on Thursday looks promising, U.S. experts have said

Suspected meteor explodes over western Cuba
World2019-02-02 14:55February 21 2019 15:19:39

Suspected meteor explodes over western Cuba

A suspected meteor exploded over western Cuba on Friday and rained debris on houses in and around the tourist town of Vinales, some 180 km west of Havana, local media reported.

Dumped puppy finds new home with the help of a catchy new name
World2019-02-02 08:58February 21 2019 15:19:39

Dumped puppy finds new home with the help of a catchy new name

A pint-sized puppy dumped at a nature reserve in England has found a new home thanks to an animal charity that came up with a clever name for the rescued pup.

Winter storm blamed for at least 3 upstate New York deaths
World2019-02-01 14:16February 21 2019 15:19:39

Winter storm blamed for at least 3 upstate New York deaths

A winter storm that delivered heavy snow and biting cold was blamed Thursday for at least three deaths and possibly a fourth, that of a homeless man whose frozen body was found in a suburban Buffalo bus shelter.

Death toll from Brazil dam collapse rises to 110
World2019-02-01 10:39February 21 2019 15:19:39

Death toll from Brazil dam collapse rises to 110

The death toll in the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais has risen to 110, with 238 still missing, the state civil defense authorities said on Thursday.

Cold snap leads to heavy snow falls across Europe
World2019-01-31 15:28February 21 2019 15:19:39

Cold snap leads to heavy snow falls across Europe

Cold snap leads to heavy snow falls across Europe

EU won't budge on Brexit deal as May seeks cross-party unity
World2019-01-31 15:27February 21 2019 15:19:39

EU won't budge on Brexit deal as May seeks cross-party unity

European Union leaders offered a united chorus of "No" on Wednesday to Britain's belated bid to negotiate changes to the Brexit divorce deal, with one official calling on British lawmakers to stop bickering and work out a cross-party approach.

Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed
World2019-01-31 09:52February 21 2019 15:19:39

Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed

A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo said Wednesday it detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were exposed.

Record-breaking cold follows snow in U.S. Midwest
World2019-01-30 15:13February 21 2019 15:19:39

Record-breaking cold follows snow in U.S. Midwest

Record-breaking cold follows snow in U.S. Midwest

Waste unleashed from Brazil dam making way to larger river
World2019-01-30 15:13February 21 2019 15:19:39

Waste unleashed from Brazil dam making way to larger river

A torrent of muddy mining waste unleashed by a dam breach that killed at least 84 people in southeastern Brazil is now heading down a small river with high concentrations of iron oxide, threatening to contaminate a much larger river that provides drinking water to communities in five of the country's 26 states.

Brexit deal not open to renegotiation: EU leaders
World2019-01-30 09:18February 21 2019 15:19:39

Brexit deal not open to renegotiation: EU leaders

European leaders moved quickly Tuesday to reject an attempt by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit divorce deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.

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