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Beijing, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) China demanded the US Congress reject a bill on the Tibet Autonomous Region, an issue that according to Beijing currently mars the development of bilateral ties.

Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A dozen Democrat presidential candidates of the United States will participate on Oct. 2 in a forum on armed violence in Las Vegas, Nevada, organizers reported here.

Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade on Cuba, imposed for almost 60 years, has caused losses to the island of over 138.843 billion dollars at current prices, an official source denounced on Thursday.

Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The rate of gunfire deaths in the US increased yet again in 2017, driven mostly by a rise in the number of suicides with a firearm.

Washington, ( Prensa Latina) Tropical Storm Jerry is advancing across the Atlantic at 26 kilometers per hour and could become a hurricane as it approaches the Leeward Islands, the US Hurricane Center warned today.

Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) US unemployment subsidy applications rose last week by 2,000 compared to the revised upward amount of the previous period, when they declined, the Labor Department reported on Thursday.

Kabul, Sep 19 ( Prensa Latina) At least 55 Afghan farmers were victims of US aerial bombings in Wazir-Tangi, Nangarhar province, local legislator Zabihullah Zmarai said today.

Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities agree this Thursday that 'savings' is the watchword in the midst of the energy shortage that the country is currently experiencing, where it seeks to maintain the most important services for the population despite fuel shortages.

Tehran, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif won't be able to attend the next session of the UN General Assembly due to the US government's refusal to grant them a visa to travel to New York.

Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the opioid analgesic OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride), filed for bankruptcy this week, under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Act in White Plains, New York.

Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday the appointment of Robert C. O'Brien, Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, as his new National Security Adviser.