Beijing's contributions to membership dues and peacekeeping budget will account for 7.921 percent and 10.2 percent respectively.
A grand jury in Cleveland in the US state of Ohio on Monday acquitted a white police officer who shot and killed a 12-year-old black teenager last year.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to pay an official visit to the United States on March 10, US Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman said here Monday.
A state of emergency has been declared in some southern US states on Sunday after severe weather, including tornadoes, has been sweeping through the states since Saturday night and killed more than 40 people.
Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.
The United States will host Southeast Asian leaders at a summit next year at the Sunnylands estate in southern California.
An armed male in a fight inside a mall packed with Christmas shoppers in Charlotte, North Carolina, was shot by an off-duty officer working security and died at the scene on Thursday.
At least 11 people died and dozens were injured in severe storms and tornadoes that continued to hit parts of the southern US states of Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas.
New York City had its warmest Christmas Eve on record when the temperature climbed 72 Fahrenheit degrees (22 Celsius degrees) on Thursday.
The US State Department on Thursday urged US citizens to exercise caution while traveling during the Christmas and New Year holiday season.
Ironically for the Republican Party, the candidate who seems headed for the nomination is the one who is least likely to beat Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.
A senior Chinese official to the United Nations announced China will become the second-largest financial contributor after the United States for United Nations peacekeeping operations in the next budget year on Wednesday.