Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

2014-06-08 22:22:20

US Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior US official said Sunday.

US opens patent probe into toner cartridges

2014-06-07 23:13:04

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday initiated a patent investigation into toner cartridges from more than 30 electronics companies based in China and United States.

Accused Seattle gunman suffers severe mental illness, his lawyer says

2014-06-07 22:55:50

The man accused of killing one person and wounding two others in a shooting spree at a small Christian college in Seattle suffers from "significant and long-standing mental health issues" that were a factor in the tragedy, his lawyer said on Friday.

Chinese investors hungry for Warren Buffet's lunch auction

2014-06-07 09:04:10

Warren Buffett's annual lunch auction, which is scheduled to end Friday at 7:30pm PST (7:30 am, Saturday BJT), has attracted a number of Chinese investors to bid.

US confirms another citizen held in DPRK

2014-06-07 07:52:54

The United States has confirmed that another American citizen had been detained in the DPRK, bringing the number of Americans held there to three.

Gunman kills one, wounds three at Seattle campus

2014-06-06 14:31:29

A man armed with a shotgun opened fire on Thursday at a small Christian college in Seattle, killing one person and wounding three others before he was subdued by a group of students and arrested.

Pentagon issues report on Chinese military

2014-06-06 13:37:42

The Pentagon releases an annual report on the Chinese military, which mainly focuses on China's defense spending increase while overlooking its peaceful defense policy.

US to work with Egypt's president-elect

2014-06-06 10:21:08

The United States said Thursday that it would work with Egypt's president-elect to advance shared interests.

Seattle police: 3 victims in university shooting

2014-06-06 08:25:38

Three people were shot Thursday afternoon on the campus of Seattle Pacific University and a suspect was in custody, police said.

Clinton 'love to see' female US leader

2014-06-06 07:09:44

Hillary Clinton said she knows she has a decision to make about running to become the first female US president, and believes "we need to break down that highest, hardest glass ceiling in American politics".

3 officers killed in Canada shooting

2014-06-05 13:32:13

Three police officers were shot dead and two others injured in a rare case of gun violence in the east coast Canadian province of New Brunswick.

US needs to reexamine NASA's China exclusion policy

2014-06-05 09:19:02

The US government needs to reexamine its space policy that blocks its space agency NASA from working on bilateral projects with China, a 286-page report mandated by US Congress said Wednesday.