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Trump renews threat to cut China ties day after high-level talks

Trump issues threat day after US top diplomat for East Asia described relations between two countries as 'tense'.

Trump renews threat to cut China ties day after high-level talks

United States

US has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump has been eager for a full US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

US has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

United States

Blue Flu: Atlanta police call out of work in wake of charges

Officers are calling out after prosecutors charged a former policeman with murder for shooting Rayshard Brooks.

Blue Flu: Atlanta police call out of work in wake of charges

AJ Impact

US slaps sanctions on Mexican entities over Venezuelan oil

Sanctions are first formal action taken by US Treasury against Mexican firms involved in trading Venezuelan oil.

US slaps sanctions on Mexican entities over Venezuelan oil

United States

'Dreamers' cheer US court ruling on young immigrants' protections

Judges blocked Trump's bid to end a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

'Dreamers' cheer US court ruling on young immigrants' protections

Immigration

US Democrats urge Senate to revive DACA following court ruling

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats hail ruling and promise to continue the struggle on Dreamers' behalf.

US Democrats urge Senate to revive DACA following court ruling

United States

As racism protests roil US, Florida revisits dark past

im体育官网On Election Day a 100 years ago, a white mob killed as many as 60 people after a Black man went to the polls to vote.

As racism protests roil US, Florida revisits dark past

United States

Trump-backed US government media chief under fire for dismissals

Michael Pack removed heads of Radio Free Europe and Middle East Broadcasting Networks, and prompted resignations at VOA.

Trump-backed US government media chief under fire for dismissals

Africa

US says jets deployed by Russia in Libya in active use

US Africa Command says it has photographic evidence of Russian jets taking off from Jufra airbase, Sirte.

US says jets deployed by Russia in Libya in active use

Opinion

The unintended consequences of Trump's nuclear gambit

im体育官网By pressuring China to attend trilateral nuclear talks, the US opened up a much-needed debate on global arms control.

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Black Lives Matter protests

Pelosi orders Confederate portraits out of halls of US Congress

im体育官网Statues of Confederate leaders in the Capitol will remain, however, for the time being.

Pelosi orders Confederate portraits out of halls of US Congress

United States

Trump, Bolton trade barbs as White house seeks to block book

im体育官网Bolton's memoir alleges Trump asked China for help in re-election campaign and portrays him as 'stunningly uninformed'.

Trump, Bolton trade barbs as White house seeks to block book

AJ Impact

The US jobs market recovery appears to be stalling

Companies are still battling weak demand and fractured supply chains, as they embark on a long road to recovery.

The US jobs market recovery appears to be stalling

United States

Senators unveil bill to curb foreign spying on US campuses

Congress calls for clampdown on Chinese students suspected of spying and intellectual property theft at US universities.

Senators unveil bill to curb foreign spying on US campuses

AJ Impact

US-EU trade war feared after Washington quits digital tax talks

im体育官网The EU could press ahead with plans for digital tax on giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon.

US-EU trade war feared after Washington quits digital tax talks