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Possible WWII bomb causes giant crater in Germany
World2019-06-26 13:04October 18 2019 02:44:14

Possible WWII bomb causes giant crater in Germany

Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17
World2019-06-26 13:01October 18 2019 02:44:14

Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday.

Italian police begin 3rd joint patrol in China
World2019-06-25 13:17October 18 2019 02:44:14

Italian police begin 3rd joint patrol in China

Italian police officers on Monday began patrolling tourist sites in China, with their local counterparts, after a launching ceremony held in front of the Yongding Gate Tower in central Beijing.

Brendt Christensen ruled guilty of kidnapping, killing visiting Chinese scholar
World2019-06-25 09:18October 18 2019 02:44:14

Brendt Christensen ruled guilty of kidnapping, killing visiting Chinese scholar

Brendt Christensen, a former University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) doctoral student, was ruled guilty Monday of kidnapping and killing Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar at UIUC in 2017.

ASEAN vows to maintain multilateral trade system amid rising trade protectionism
World2019-06-24 09:31October 18 2019 02:44:14

ASEAN vows to maintain multilateral trade system amid rising trade protectionism

Southeast Asian nations reached a consensus on Sunday to fight against trade protectionism and support the maintaining of a multilateral trade system as they wrapped up the 34th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bangkok.

DRPK leader Kim Jong Un receives letter from Trum
World2019-06-23 13:09October 18 2019 02:44:14

DRPK leader Kim Jong Un receives letter from Trum

Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump, the country's official Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday.

Closing arguments Monday in Chinese scholar's slaying trial
World2019-06-22 19:16October 18 2019 02:44:14

Closing arguments Monday in Chinese scholar's slaying trial

Prosecutors and defense lawyers rested their cases Friday in the trial of a former University of Illinois student who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing a scholar from China.

Int'l counter-terrorism forum concludes in Beijing
World2019-06-22 10:05October 18 2019 02:44:14

Int'l counter-terrorism forum concludes in Beijing

An international counter-terrorism forum hosted by China's armed police force concluded in Beijing Friday.

Russian singer Vitas unveiled in wax figure
World2019-06-21 13:10October 18 2019 02:44:14

Russian singer Vitas unveiled in wax figure

Ramaphosa vows action to shake off economic woes
World2019-06-21 13:08October 18 2019 02:44:14

Ramaphosa vows action to shake off economic woes

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a new pledge to speed up economic reforms, saying concrete steps are going to be taken to get the country's sluggish economy back on track.

Johnson, Hunt go head-to-head to be UK's next prime minister
World2019-06-21 10:26October 18 2019 02:44:14

Johnson, Hunt go head-to-head to be UK's next prime minister

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his successor as foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt emerged Thursday night as the two politicians in the final battle to become Britain's next Prime Minister.

Moscow denies Russians responsible for MH17 tragedy
World2019-06-20 10:04October 18 2019 02:44:14

Moscow denies Russians responsible for MH17 tragedy

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it is groundless to accuse Russian soldiers of being responsible for the deadly crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014.

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state
World2019-06-19 18:42October 18 2019 02:44:14

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state

Voluntary euthanasia became legal in an Australian state on Wednesday more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill.

Trump formally kicks off 2020 re-election campaign
World2019-06-19 09:59October 18 2019 02:44:14

Trump formally kicks off 2020 re-election campaign

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday night formally kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign at a rally in Orlando, Florida.

U.S. firms blast Trump administration over tariff hikes
World2019-06-18 20:47October 18 2019 02:44:14

U.S. firms blast Trump administration over tariff hikes

US companies have launched an initial salvo against the Trump administration's negotiating tactics, warning that many U.S. firms are opposed to raising tariffs on Chinese goods, saying it will increase their costs, risk the country's industry competiveness, as well as jobs, reports Reuters.

5.2-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued
World2019-06-17 08:59October 18 2019 02:44:14

5.2-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 struck Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture on Monday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

India plans 'very small' space station after 2022
World2019-06-16 13:16October 18 2019 02:44:14

India plans 'very small' space station after 2022

Moldovan president announces end of political, constitutional crisis
World2019-06-16 10:38October 18 2019 02:44:14

Moldovan president announces end of political, constitutional crisis

Moldovan President Igor Dodon announced on Saturday the end of the week-long political and constitutional crisis in the country, soon after the top court annulled its recent decisions regarding the parliament and the government.

WHO says DRC Ebola outbreak not a 'global' emergency
World2019-06-15 13:21October 18 2019 02:44:14

WHO says DRC Ebola outbreak not a 'global' emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not qualify as an international threat, despite the spread of the virus to neighboring Uganda carried by an infected family.

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