Minorities in US anger over police violence

2014-08-16 19:58:10

Minorities and civil rights leaders in Los Angeles have voiced their concern over the shooting death of two African Americans in Missouri and Los Angeles since August 9.

Ebola cases, deaths vastly underestimated: WHO

2014-08-16 06:49:53

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the numbers of reported cases and deaths "vastly underestimate" the magnitude of the Ebola outbreak, a UN spokesperson said on Friday.

Police images fuel outrage in Missouri and beyond

2014-08-15 14:53:05

The ugly clashes between police and protesters in this Missouri city have fueled a torrent of criticism and raised questions about whether the officers' tactics are inflaming the same violence they aim to suppress after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

Police shift response to US protests

2014-08-15 07:40:02

Missouri state police will take over supervising security from local police in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday.

Cars become boats due to heavy rain

2014-08-14 14:27:50

Rainfalls hit many places in the US and cars become floating boats on the roads.

Kerry says Asia pivot is still on

2014-08-14 11:05:33

US Secretary of State John Kerry tried hard on Wednesday to reassure that the United States is still committed to its rebalance to Asia policy.

Lawsuit over SFO runway death

2014-08-14 10:26:28

The parents of a teenage girl who was run over and killed by emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash landing at the San Francisco airport filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Wednesday against the city, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.

Apple bans use of 2 chemicals in iPhone

2014-08-14 07:54:00

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals in the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect factory workers who build its trendy devices.

Teens plead not guilty in death of Chinese student

2014-08-13 14:01:18

Four teenagers pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges in the fatal beating of a Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California.

Students of USC demand security boost

2014-08-13 13:58:47

International students at the University of South California (USC) have called for beefed up security measures after Ji Xinran, a Chinese electrical engineering graduate, was attacked and later found dead on July 24.

Canada to donate Ebola vaccine to WHO

2014-08-13 11:45:11

Canada will donate 800 to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the WHO against the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Australia, US vow to build positive relations with China

2014-08-13 11:07:53

Australia and the United States reaffirmed their commitment to building positive and constructive relations with China at high-level government talks held in Sydney on Tuesday.