Bolivia to supply gas to Paraguay, eyeing regional pipeline2018-08-17
Bolivia and Paraguay will work on an agreement to export Bolivian natural gas to Paraguay and explore building a regional pipeline, Bolivian Energy Minister Luis Alberto Sanchez said on Thursday.
Heavy rains kill 2, damage 135 homes in Mexico City2018-08-17
Torrential rains in Mexico City's outlying areas have claimed two lives and damaged 135 homes, local authorities said on Thursday.
U.S. sets up action group to press Iran, coordinate efforts2018-08-17
U.S. State Department announced Thursday the creation of the Iran Action Group (IAG) to execute the administration's Iran strategy, coordinate the "whole-of-government" effort in this respect and pressure Iran to change its behaviors.
Trump's military parade estimated to cost 92 mln dollars2018-08-17
U.S. President Donald Trump's military parade is estimated to cost 92 million dollars, according to a CNBC report on Thursday, quoting an anonymous U.S. defense official.
U.S. stocks close higher2018-08-17
U.S. stocks ended higher on Thursday. The Dow was up 1.58 percent to 25,558.73, and the S&P 500 rose 0.79 percent to 2,840.69, while the Nasdaq increased 0.42 percent to 7,806.52.
Driverless grocery delivery launched in U.S. state2018-08-17
A California-based autonomous driving startup Nuro said Thursday it has begun pilot driverless grocery delivery service in Arizona state in partnership with Kroger, the largest U.S. operator of traditional supermarkets.
U.S. regional manufacturing sector experiences slower growth in August: survey2018-08-17
The August Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey indicated the manufacturing sector in some eastern U.S. states experienced slower growth, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia reported on Thursday.
Canadian manufacturing sales keep rising2018-08-17
Canadian manufacturing sales rose 1.1 percent to 58.1 billion Canadian dollars (some 44.1 billion U.S. dollars) in June, following a 1.5 percent increase in May, according to Statistics Canada on Thursday.
Student stabbed multiple times at U.S. high school2018-08-17
A 14-year-old female student on Thursday was stabbed multiple times on the first school day at a high school in Luther, about 45 km northeast of Oklahoma City in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Oregon congressional leaders urge Trump to protect hazelnut growers from tariff war with China2018-08-17
Congressional leaders from the western U.S. state of Oregon Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to relieve the state's hazelnut farmers from the ongoing tariff spat between the United States and China.
30 more women sue University of Southern California over sex abuse scandal2018-08-17
Thirty more women patients filed a lawsuit Wednesday over alleged inappropriate behavior by Dr. George Tyndall, a former gynecologist at the University of Southern California (USC), bringing the number of women suing the university to more than 340.
Problems with U.S. can be solved easily without current mindset: Turkish FM2018-08-17
Problems with the United States over a series of differences can be solved easily but not with its current mindset, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.
Scientists map out complete genetic codes of wheat2018-08-17
An international team has produced the most comprehensive genome map of wheat, which paved the way for more nutritious and climate-adapted varieties of a staple crop that feeds over one-third of the global population.
U.S. visa restrictions on Cambodian officials "ineffective and useless": Cambodian ruling party spokesman2018-08-17
A spokesman for the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) said on Thursday that the U.S. visa restrictions on Cambodian officials are "ineffective and useless."
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