Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall announce engagement

2016-01-12 14:28:39

Media baron Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to former supermodel Jerry Hall in an advertisement published on Tuesday in The Times newspaper.

Canada Post issues stamps to mark Chinese Year of Monkey

2016-01-12 14:09:44

Canada Post issued the Year of the Monkey domestic rate stamps and collectibles on Monday in celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey.

Obama to deliver his final State of the Union speech

2016-01-12 13:36:10

President Barack Obama is expected to deliver his final State of the Union speech Tuesday evening. It is believed that he will sum up the legacy of his mandate and speak of the country's future.

US citizen indicted for supporting African terrorist group

2016-01-12 13:31:40

A US citizen from the state of Maryland has been indicted on charges of supporting and receiving military training from the African terror group al-Shabaab, the Justice Department announced Monday.

Mother wants son to see bio parents while he can

2016-01-12 07:33:41

A Seattle mother travels more than 9,100km to Shanghai in hope of finding the biological parents of her adopted son before he goes blind.

Drug lord closer to US trial as Mexico starts extradition process

2016-01-11 15:25:31

Mexico is formally starting extradition proceedings against captured drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, the government said late on Sunday, in the strongest sign yet it intends to send him to the United States.

US unveils new initiatives to counter violent extremism

2016-01-09 07:07:59

Facing increased threat of violent extremism at home, the United States on Friday unveiled new initiatives to fight homegrown violent extremists, including establishing a task force and a global engagement center.

Obama defends gun-control measures in town hall event

2016-01-08 16:15:39

US President Barack Obama participated in a town hall meeting hosted by the US TV network CNN Thursday night, defending his executive orders aimed at curbing gun violence in the country.

4-month-old Panda 'Bei Bei' receives physical examination

2016-01-08 09:12:50

4-month-old Panda "Bei Bei" of US National Zoological Park receives a physical examination in Washington DC, the United States, on Jan 7, 2016.

Chinese students in US to be jailed for torturing peer

2016-01-07 15:11:29

The defendants were accused of abducting and torturing a fellow female Chinese student in an affluent community in Los Angeles in March.

California governor declares state of emergency over Porter Ranch gas leak

2016-01-07 09:32:31

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday declared the gas leak in Porter Ranch a state of emergency.