Obama welcomes British vote to join Syria's counter-IS campaign

2015-12-03 16:48:49

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday welcomed a vote by the British parliament to launch strikes against Islamic State (IS) in Syria.

US, China reach agreement on guidelines for requesting assistance fighting cyber crime

2015-12-03 14:12:07

The United States and China have reached an agreement on guidelines for requesting assistance on cyber crime or other malicious cyber activities.

Luxify looks to link China and King of Pop

2015-12-03 10:32:17

Michael Jackson's music has been heard all over the world, and now buyers in China have a chance to own a piece of the late pop singer's past.

Two suspects dead after shooting rampage in California

2015-12-03 10:28:52

A man and a woman suspected of taking part in a shooting attack at a social services agency that killed 14 people died in a shootout with police.

Syrian refugee plan in US spending bill a 'non-starter'

2015-12-03 09:59:09

Congressional Republicans could doom a massive spending bill needed to keep the government running beyond Dec. 11 if they try to fold legislation tightening screening of Syrian refugees into the measure, Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday.

Alibaba may eye Yahoo units

2015-12-03 09:26:13

As US Internet concern Yahoo Inc weighs its future, speculation continues to mount over the company's Internet business and its stake in China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

US First Lady invites children of military families to White House

2015-12-03 09:35:59

First Lady Michelle Obama (C) chats with children of military families as they gather to enjoy holiday decorations and treats at the White House, in Washington, December 2, 2015.

Tencent named one of most innovative companies

2015-12-03 09:16:23

Tech giant Tencent was named by the Boston Consulting Group on Wednesday as one of the most innovative companies in the world, rising to 12th from 47th in the rankings.

Shooting rampage at California social services agency leaves 14 dead, 14 wounded

2015-12-03 06:53:24

Fourteen people were killed at a social service agency in a Southern California city on Wednesday, and a manhunt was under way.

Facebook's CEO and wife to give 99% of shares to couple's foundation

2015-12-02 09:43:53

Mark Zuckerberg will put 99% of his Facebook shares into a new philanthropy project, he and his wife said in a letter to their newborn daughter.

New York orchestra a hot ticket in China

2015-12-02 14:28:20

Playing for a Chinese audience may be the ticket for a New York orchestra to play more concerts in the Big Apple.

Key consensus reached on cybercrimes

2015-12-02 10:28:52

China and the United States reached an important consensus on fighting cybercrimes at the first round of high-level dialogue on the issue in Washington on Tuesday.