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US blacklisting 28 more Chinese entities interfering China’s internal affairs: Chinese FM

The U.S. Commerce Department said Monday that it was putting 28 Chinese entities on a U.S. trade blacklist. A filing showed that the U.S. was adding the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's Public Security Bureau and 19 subordinate government agencies to...

US economy suffers from trade friction with China

The U.S. stock slumped on Friday after China announced to impose additional tariffs on U.S. imports worth about 75 billion dollars in response to the newly announced U.S. tariff hikes on Chinese goods. A total of 5,078 U.S. products will...

Guatemala avoids Trump threat of sanctions with new migration deal

The Trump administration has grappled with a surge of mainly Central American migrants claiming asylum at the United States' southern border with Mexico, an influx that has made it difficult for Trump to restrict immigration as he promised when...

U.S. Justice Department approves Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The companies have agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to Dish Network Corp in order to move ahead with the merger, which was announced in April 2018 and was previously valued at $25 billion. But the deal...

U.S. reinstates death penalty after 16 year break

"Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation adopted by the people's representatives in both houses of Congress and signed by the President," Attorney General William Barr said in a statement in which the government immediately scheduled the...

Sixteen U.S. Marines arrested for alleged involvement in ‘illegal activities’

In a press release, the Marine Corps said that the Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton in California based on information gained from a previous human smuggling investigation. The statement added that in addition to the Marines arrested, eight others...

Three bombs kill 15 in Afghan capital as U.S. general visits

Eight employees of the ministry of mines and petroleum were killed and 27 wounded in an attack on their bus, ministry officials said in a statement. Five women and a child were among the dead. Minutes after the blast,...

China and U.S. trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai July 30-31

It would mark the first face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Chinese trade teams since presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at a G20 summit in Japan to revive talks to end their year-long trade war. The governments of the...

Under U.S. House questioning, Mueller sometimes stumbles

Two hours into the first hearing, focused on possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, Mueller appeared to become more settled and confident. But on several occasions he had to ask lawmakers to repeat their frequently convoluted questions. Republican...

“They throw us in the streets” – migrants face hardened policies on both sides of U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. President Donald Trump has made slashing illegal migration numbers a hallmark of his presidency and 2020 re-election bid. Mexico struck a deal on June 7 with the United States to avert threatened tariffs by making progress in reducing the...
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Renew your DL or ID now! Wavier deadline expired

AUSTIN, TX – The countdown is over! The temporary waiver of the certain vehicle title and registration requirements,...
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Governor Abbott Announces 35 Participating Counties For Seventh Week Of Save Our Seniors Initiative

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services...

Dow breaks 34k, S&P hits fresh record high on tech rally

The Dow industrials closed above 34,000 for the first time on Thursday (April 15) as the blue-chip benchmark and S&P 500 posted...

Rewards Offered for Two Fugitives Added to 10 Most Wanted List

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Tieon Lashad Legan, 25, (pictured left) and Jaime Alanis, 37,...

US Olympic team unveils uniforms for closing ceremony

Ralph Lauren unveiled the Team USA Closing Ceremony Parade Uniforms for the 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams on Wednesday (April 15).