Train carrying oil, gas derails in Canada

2013-10-21 10:18:54

The Canadian National Railway train carrying petroleum crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas derailed west of Edmonton, Alberta, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said on Oct 19.

No criminal charges in Asiana crash death: DA

2013-10-21 04:10:45

San Mateo County District Attorney Stephan Wagstaffe's announcement Friday that no criminal charges would be filed against the firefighter who accidentally ran over and killed a Chinese survivor of the July 6 Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco has caused heated debate in the local community.

Canada welcomes Chinese investment

2013-10-21 00:38:18

Canada will continue to welcome Chinese investment and has taken concrete steps to facilitate capital inflow to further strengthen economic interdependence.
China, Canada seek more energy ties
Canada wins with improved US-China ties

JPMorgan reaches tentative $13b deal with DOJ

2013-10-20 22:49:12

JPMorgan has reached a tentative $13 billion agreement with US Justice Department to settle government investigations into bad mortgage loans sold to investors before financial crisis, a source said.

2 US prisoners freed by mistake captured

2013-10-20 09:19:21

Two convicted killers who were freed from prison by phony documents were captured together without incident Saturday night at a Florida motel.

JPMorgan in tentative $13b deal with Justice Dept

2013-10-20 09:04:03

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

80 injured in Argentina train crash

2013-10-20 09:01:20

At least 80 people were injured in a train crash at a Buenos Aires commuter rail station on Saturday.

US budget war rages on, raising concerns in Asia

2013-10-20 07:32:36

While the US Congress cut a last-minute deal to avert a debt default, the larger budget war is far from over - and China, as the US' primary debt holder, is closely monitoring the likely indefinite fight. Obama, Dems unified now but face tough tests

Banned Chinese researchers get clarification letter from NASA conference

2013-10-20 03:37:08

Chinese researches who are banned from attending a NASA conference on exoplanet research have received a letter of clarification from the committee organizing the event informing them of a revised decision.

Obama, Dems are unified now but face tough tests

2013-10-20 00:28:04

For US President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, this month's budget battles brought about a remarkable period of party unity.

NBA legend Bill Russell cited for loaded gun at Seattle airport

2013-10-20 00:16:49

NBA legend Bill Russell was cited on Wednesday for having a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, federal and airport officials said on Saturday.

US averts default but not trust deficit

2013-10-19 08:05:19

Shortly after the end if the 16-day part shutdown of the federal government by raising its debt ceiling, Obama said there was a lot of work to be done, including the need to earn back the trust of the people.