US special envoy for DPRK to visit China

2013-09-06 19:09:07

US special representative for policy on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Glyn Davies will visit China next Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said.

US military cracked most online encryption

2013-09-06 16:36:59

The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon.

United recalls almost 600 pilots

2013-09-06 13:14:08

United Airlines said it will call back almost 600 pilots who were furloughed during a time when fuel prices spiked and the Great Recession forced the airline to shrink.

Brazil asks for apology from US on spying

2013-09-06 04:10:03

Furious about a report that the US spied on her communications, Brazilian President may cancel a planned White House visit unless she receives an apology.More illegal NSA spying activities leaked

US faces substantial losses if Egypt aid halted

2013-09-05 10:17:30

The US government faces billions of dollars in potential costs if it decides to cancel foreign military aid to Egypt, a senior Pentagon official told Reuters on Wednesday.

New NASA spacecraft to investigate moon mystery

2013-09-05 10:16:29

More than 40 years after the last Apollo astronauts left the moon, NASA is preparing to launch a small robotic spacecraft to investigate one of their most bizarre discoveries.

Protests erupt in Mexico over education reform

2013-09-05 09:59:54

An activist shouts slogans next to riot police standing guard as teachers from Mexico's southern states belonging to the dissident teacher's union CNTE march during a protest against educational reforms, near Mexico's Interior Ministry building in Mexico City September 4, 2013.

Auctioneer shows off 118-carat diamond in NYC

2013-09-05 09:53:54

A New York auction house is showing off what it calls the world's greatest white diamond on the block - a 118-carat stone from Africa the size of a small egg.

Syria strike plan faces tough sell in US Congress

2013-09-05 07:35:32

US President Barack Obama has garnered Republican leaders' support for a military strike on Syria, but still faces an uphill climb in winning enough Congressional support to attack the embattled Arab country.

Senate panel approves resolution on Syria

2013-09-05 07:35:05

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing limited U.S. military intervention in Syria, setting the stage for a debate in the full Senate next week on the use of force.

1 dead in stabbing at Texas high school

2013-09-05 05:20:30

A 17-year-old student was stabbed dead and three others were injured during a fight at a high school in the US state of Texas early Wednesday, local media reported.

US divided as Obama presses for Syria attack

2013-09-05 02:21:41

There were signs at the US Senate hearing on Tuesday that US President Barack Obama may get a green light from lawmakers.
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