Boao Forum meets in US

2014-09-05 16:22:07

More than 300 business executives, policymakers and issue experts around the Pacific Rim arrived in Seattle on Thursday for the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Seattle Conference in the next three days.

World's largest trade fair readies

2014-09-05 16:21:49

The Canton Fair, one of the largest trade shows in the world, will be kicking off its 116th session this October.

US doctor infected with Ebola heading to Nebraska

2014-09-05 14:18:38

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia, the third American aid worker sickened with the virus, is expected to arrive at a Nebraska hospital for treatment.

No decision on US missile deployment: S Korea

2014-09-05 14:13:01

The US Defense Department confirmed that nothing has been decided yet on its reported plan to deploy an advanced missile-defense battery to the Korean Peninsula, South Korea's defense ministry said Friday.

US Justice Dept announces probe of police

2014-09-05 11:22:54

The US Justice Department launched a broad investigation into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-yr-old by a white police officer.

BP may face $18b fines for 2010 oil spill

2014-09-05 10:30:38

A federal judge announced in the US city of New Orleans Thursday that oil giant BP should bear the majority of responsibility among the companies involved in the nation's worst offshore oil spill.

US missionary with Ebola en route to Nebraska

2014-09-05 09:44:16

A third US health missionary infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia left the West African country's capital on Thursday in a plane headed for the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, the Christian organization SIM USA said.

US comedienne Joan Rivers dies at 81

2014-09-05 09:15:29

Legendary American comedian Joan Rivers died at a New York hospital Thursday. She was 81.

US, Iran to resume nuclear talks in Geneva

2014-09-04 14:57:12

US and Iranian officials are set to resume talks Thursday in Geneva over Tehran's controversial nuclear program.

Babies bob about in water at US's first baby spa

2014-09-04 11:28:07

It's hard being a baby. That's why a Texas mother has created Houston-based Float Baby, which she claims is the first baby spa in the US.

US to investigate Ferguson police

2014-09-04 10:45:33

A person briefed on the matter says the Justice Department plans to open an investigation into the practices of the police department in Ferguson, Missouri.

Mission group identifies 3rd American with Ebola

2014-09-04 09:20:05

The third American sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.