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Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse'

"The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse'

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U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
17:28, 05/22/2019

The US is reportedly considering blacklisting Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade ...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Disney in talks to invest in Indonesia's largest media firm: source Media Nusantara Citra is not in talks with Disney over an investment in one of the Indonesian media group's companies, president and founder Hary Tanoesoedibjo said on Tuesday....
16:14, 06/25/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
11:14, 05/24/2019

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
13:42, 07/21/2019

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu ...
04:56, 07/01/2019

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nation to meet its ambitious goal of 100% green energy...
10:14, 07/20/2019

UK energy firm says power cut was not caused by cyberattack Operators of Britain’s electricity network say a power cut that affected a million people and caused travel chaos was not the result of a cyberattack...
13:14, 08/10/2019

Brazil state-run power firm CEB mulls privatization to raise $129 mln -CEO Brazilian state-run power group Companhia Energetica de Brasilia is considering privatizing its distribution unit, CEB-D, to raise 500 million reais ($129 million) to improve its finances, Chief Execu...
22:00, 06/10/2019

VW-backed firm opens high-power UK charging station Ionity's 350kW station offer EV charging in under 20 minutes - although no EVs are yet capable of such charging capability Charging network Ionity, backed by car makers including Ford and Volkswagen...
03:28, 05/23/2019

Why this CEO says nuclear power is 'really safe' Ian Chapman of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority discusses the production of fusion energy. He also weighs in on the role of nuclear power in a low-carbon energy mix....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Indonesia state power firm estimates Jakarta blackout to end within 3 hours Indonesia's state power company PLN estimates it will take a further three hours to restore electricity to Jakarta following a major power blackout in the capital and surrounding provinces, the compan...
23:00, 08/04/2019

Car trash to cash: U.S. firm aims to power European stadiums with old car batteries U.S. industrial conglomerate Eaton, which uses second-hand Nissan electric vehicle batteries to power buildings, is in talks with up to six European football stadiums to help power their facilities, a...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Power tools firm Husqvarna CEO sees battery restraints for another decade The head of Husqvarna, the world's biggest gardening power tools maker, said it could take another decade before batteries on the market have enough range to electrify some of the company's still petr...
15:42, 07/16/2019

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targets....
13:56, 06/04/2019

Brazil power firm Light prices offering at 18.75 reais per share -sources Brazilian power company Light SA priced its shares at 18.75 reais ($4.99) per share in a primary and secondary offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
03:42, 07/12/2019

Is it time we gave nuclear power another chance? 350 parts per million. That's the figure scientists agree is the "safe" upper limit of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. Beyond that point, it's increasingly likely that our planet will beco...
16:28, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil power firm Light prices offering at 18.75 reais per share -sources Brazilian power company Light SA priced its shares at 18.75 reais ($4.99) per share in a primary and secondary offering that raised 2.5 billion reais ($665.57 million), two sources with knowledge of t...
07:28, 07/12/2019

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Is Shutting Down The Pennsylvania facility, site of a disaster in 1979, has been struggling financially. It will close by the end of September, according to the company that owns it....
08:14, 05/09/2019

Damaged Sub Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Russia Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
16:28, 07/04/2019

Weatherwatch: heatwaves test limits of nuclear power Global heating is threatening supplies of water needed in large volumes to cool reactorsEnthusiasts describe nuclear power as an essential tool to combat the climate emergency because, unlike renewabl...
23:42, 07/08/2019

EDF could extend Golfech nuclear power plant outage because of heatwave French utility could prolong planned outages at its two Golfech nuclear reactors because of a heatwave expected across France this week, the power utility said on Monday....
19:56, 07/22/2019

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Indus...
19:56, 07/02/2019

Hot weather cuts French, German nuclear power output Scorching temperatures across Europe coupled with prolonged dry weather has reduced French nuclear power generation by around 5.2 gigawatts (GW) or 8%, French power grid operator RTE's data showed on ...
13:28, 07/25/2019

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
10:14, 06/28/2019

EDF could shut power output at Golfech nuclear plant due to hot weather French utility EDF could shut down production at its 2,600 megawatt capacity Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23, due to the high temperature forecast on the Garonn...
11:28, 07/19/2019

RIP Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant, 1974-2019 The last remaining reactor in operation at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear power plant—the site of the most serious nuclear accident in U.S. history in 1979—is set to close by Sept. 30, 2019,...
18:28, 05/09/2019

Heatwave to affect French nuclear power generation beyond July 26: EDF Electricity generation at EDF's Bugey, St-Alban and Tricastin nuclear power plants may be curbed until after July 26 as the low flow rate and high temperatures of the Rhone limit the utility's ability...
10:28, 07/25/2019

Artificial sponges could pull uranium from seawater for nuclear power Seawater is full of far more uranium than we can mine from the ground, and specialised sponges could let us harvest it to use in nuclear power plants...
09:42, 05/11/2019

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant’s shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday, a team of workers will begin the process of redu...
23:56, 05/28/2019

Germany demolishes cooling tower of former nuclear power plant A cooling tower emblematic of Germany's nuclear aversion has been toppled near Koblenz. Seven reactors are still operational in Germany, with the last due to be phased out in late 2022 amid a drive to...
22:56, 08/09/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
00:56, 05/30/2019

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF French utility EDF may curb power generation at its 3,000 megawatt Chooz nuclear reactor in the north of France due to the low flow rate of the Meuse river which it uses to cool the two reactors at th...
20:56, 08/03/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
04:14, 06/05/2019

Nuclear power doesn't stack up without a carbon price, industry group says Nuclear could provide cheap energy but would only be competitive with gas and coal if carbon pollution is priced, nuclear association saysAustralia would need to adopt a carbon price for nuclear power...
11:14, 06/04/2019

German renewables deliver more electricity than coal and nuclear power for the first time In Germany, sun, wind, water and biomass have so far produced more electricity in 2019 than coal and nuclear power combined. But it's a snapshot of a special market situation and might not be a long-t...
16:42, 07/16/2019

Let's face it: nuclear power is hideously dear and far from ideal | Nils Pratley The government should be backing renewables, not tying itself to an expensive nuclear futureThat bill-payers got stuffed in the deal that brought the Hinkley Point C project into existence is beyond d...
21:14, 07/23/2019

'Crackpot stuff': Coalition MPs' call for nuclear power inquiry rejected by Greens Sarah Hanson-Young says the Nationals who have raised nuclear energy are ‘lunatic cowboys’The Greens have labelled Coalition MPs pushing for an inquiry into nuclear power as “lunatic cowboys”, pledgin...
22:56, 06/04/2019

Ohio may pass bill to save state's nuclear power plants over the weekend A committee in the Ohio Senate could vote on a nuclear bailout bill this weekend that would enable the full state legislature to pass legislation over the weekend to prevent the state's two power reac...
22:28, 06/28/2019

Nuclear crocodiles? Florida power plant helps protect reptiles once nearly extinct Baby American crocodiles, once on the brink of extinction, are crawling back and thriving at, of all places, the nuclear power plant operated by Florida Power & Light....
02:00, 07/27/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
20:56, 06/04/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple ...
18:42, 05/24/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legi...
17:28, 07/17/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislatio...
03:42, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
05:56, 06/05/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analyst...
20:14, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislatio...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Deadly explosion at Russian test site involved nuclear power source, reports say An explosion at a Russian base that killed at least five people last week involved a small nuclear reactor, state nuclear officials said.        ...
23:42, 08/12/2019

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
16:28, 06/11/2019

European Leaders Call for Urgent Meeting on ‘Deep Concern’ About Iran’s Nuclear Power (PARIS) — European parties to a nuclear deal with Iran say they have “deep concern” that Iran has begun enriching uranium to a higher purity than allowed under the agreement and are ...
16:14, 07/09/2019

The reason Australia doesn't have nuclear power: the workers fought back | Jeff Sparrow Workers have been fighting uranium mining for decades – the environment needs mass civil disobedience What do Clive Palmer, Tony Abbott, Cory Bernardi, Barnaby Joyce, Mark Latham, Jim Molan, Craig Kel...
03:42, 06/24/2019

How 'Hobbs & Shaw' shot those Chernobyl nuclear power plant scenes "Hobbs & Shaw" offers the ultimate villains' lair beneath the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Here's how filmmakers shot the foreboding exteriors.        ...
16:56, 08/03/2019

What Trump’s Huawei blacklisting means for you In just 24 hours, Huawei smartphones have gone from thriving to endangered. Last night, Google announced that it’s ceasing business with the company. This means it won’t be allowed to use Google Play ...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Decision On Masood Azhar's Blacklisting At UN Likely Today A decision on whether Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar will be listed as a global terrorist by the United Nations is likely to be taken today as the world body's Sanctions Committee....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Huawei: U.S. blacklisting more partners 'politically motivated' Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has slammed the U.S. government for a decision to add 46 more affiliates to a blacklist it says is "politically motivated."...
15:42, 08/20/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologie...
23:56, 05/16/2019

Huawei Shows Resilience in Face of U.S. Blacklisting The Chinese company said its first-half revenue rose 23% from a year earlier, as the technology giant appeared to shrug off the impact of a U.S. supplier blacklisting....
18:56, 07/30/2019

Huawei’s Sales Jump Despite Trump’s Blacklisting Executives at the Chinese tech giant sounded exuberant about the firm’s ability to thrive, even if it ends up fully cut off from American technology....
11:42, 07/30/2019

Huawei cuts orders to key suppliers after U.S. blacklisting: Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers for components that go into its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Shares in China's Hikvision slump after report of U.S. blacklisting Shenzhen-listed shares in Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd opened 10% lower on Wednesday after reports that the U.S. may blacklist the firm....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Chips are down: Huawei U.S. blacklisting knocks semiconductor stocks U.S. and European chipmakers fell sharply on Monday amid worries the Huawei Technologies suppliers may suspend shipments to the Chinese firm due to a U.S. crackdown....
16:56, 05/20/2019

Huawei denies report that orders to key suppliers cut after U.S. blacklisting Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers of components for its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported, claims that were ...
07:56, 06/06/2019

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. in Wake of Blacklisting Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
15:14, 07/14/2019

US blacklisting Huawei could boost Samsung and Apple, top analyst says Samsung and Apple could benefit in the smartphone market after the United States put Huawei on a blacklist that effectively bans U.S. firms from doing business with it....
01:42, 06/02/2019

Chips are down: Huawei U.S. blacklisting knocks EU semiconductor stocks European chipmakers Infineon Technologies, AMS and STMicroelectronics fell sharply on Monday amid worries the Huawei Technologies suppliers may suspend shipments to the Chinese firm due to a U.S. crac...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Tariffs could be the Fed’s excuse to cut interest rates The Federal Reserve needs an excuse to cut rates at its next meeting, and it will point to the tariffs as an impetus to cut. But let’s call it what it really is. The Fed raised rates too quickly late ...
06:28, 06/09/2019

Lillard confirms rib injury, won't use it as excuse Portland's Damian Lillard confirmed Sunday that he separated a rib in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals but says the injury isn't affecting his play....
00:14, 05/20/2019

Fruit Salads That Are Really an Excuse to Eat More Cheese Goopy, yogurt-covered fruit salads are decidedly unsexy, particularly after sitting on a picnic table for hours. But a fruit salad doesn’t need yogurt. In fact, if I had to choose one kind of dairy to...
00:14, 05/16/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid US blacklisting Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
03:00, 05/23/2019

After U.S. Blacklisting of Huawei, China Plans 'Unreliable' Foreigners List China escalated an already spiraling trade dispute with the U.S., saying it would create a blacklist of foreign entities that harm Chinese businesses, in apparent retaliation for Washington’s clampdow...
15:56, 05/31/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the ...
15:28, 05/16/2019

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting by terror finance watchdog India will ask the global money laundering and terror finance watchdog to put Pakistan on a blacklist of countries that fail to meet international standards in stopping financial crime, Finance Minist...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Anka...
20:56, 07/07/2019

"Big Part Of Fight Against Terror": UN Chief On Blacklisting Masood Azhar After UN Security Council designated Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the spokesperson for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday expressed hope that all member states abide by the......
00:14, 05/02/2019

Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as America hits Huawei with a double-whammyUS companies blocked from selling kit to HuaweiHuawei also banned from US networksAsian shares ne...
13:28, 05/16/2019

Masood Azhar's blacklisting likely to benefit Modi, BJP in India election The UN has designated Pakistan-based militant Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, after China lifted its objection to the move. India applauded the decision, which could boost Prime Minister Modi in t...
18:00, 05/02/2019

China Says "Positive Progress Made" On Masood Azhar's Blacklisting At UN China said on Tuesday that on designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, "positive progress" had been made. Beijing also said the problem would be "properly......
18:00, 04/30/2019

Hardware and software vendors continue to flee Huawei following blacklisting Just over one week after an executive order prohibiting US companies from selling products to Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer finds itself with few friends....
21:28, 05/23/2019

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on ...
20:42, 07/06/2019

This Quick Grilling Recipe is the Best Excuse to Eat With Your Hands Slicked in a savory caramel sauce, pork belly cooks in minutes on the grill. Then simply wrap it in lettuce leaves along with a tangy carrot-papaya slaw and fresh, flavorful garnishes....
23:14, 06/05/2019

Excuse Me, New York Post, but Your Ends Need Sealing Folks—especially fellow media folk—can we stop commenting on things we know nothing about and are too lazy to look up? Because assuming only makes an ass out of you and the media outlet you work for....
03:00, 07/11/2019

India hails U.N. blacklisting of founder of Pakistan-based militant group India on Wednesday hailed the U.N security council's move to blacklist the head of Pakistan-based militant group and said New Delhi would continue trying through global forums to crack down on militan...
18:00, 05/01/2019

James Paxton won’t use knee as excuse after getting booed off mound James Paxton entered Tuesday night with a 0.34 ERA at Yankee Stadium this season. He ended it by being booed off the mound when he was knocked out in the third inning of the Yankees’ 10-4 loss to the ...
14:28, 06/12/2019

Adam Gase has no excuse not to deliver Jets glory As training camp approaches next week, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. The Jets’ dream of course, is Adam Gase showing up in his sec...
07:00, 07/19/2019

You'll Have No Excuse to Not Brush Your Teeth 2x a Day With This Oral-B Electric Toothbrush Look, we’re not here to judge you if you haven’t been brushing your teeth twice a day. If you need to step up your dental hygiene habits, an electric toothbrush is the way to go. The Oral-B Pro 1000 P...
23:42, 05/15/2019

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to Chinese state media....
08:14, 07/10/2019

Tom Brady’s odd excuse in ‘Tom Terrific’ controversy: ‘Didn’t like the nickname’ Tom Brady wants out of the “Tom Terrific” debate. The Patriots quarterback tried to trademark the nickname and drew criticism and protest from Mets fans who were insulted that he was tryin...
23:42, 06/06/2019

Pure cringe: UK ISP has the worst excuse for storing passwords in plaintext ever Virgin Media is one of the UK’s largest ISPs. Freaky Clown is one of the UK’s most respected and experienced ethical hackers. One of these knows a lot about information security. The other is Virgin M...
13:28, 08/19/2019

Shahid Afridi Wants No Excuse From 'Balanced' Pakistan World Cup Squad Shahid Afridi said that the best part about this team was that the batting, which has always been an area of concern, has looked good this time round....
16:56, 05/23/2019

De Blasio uses alarm clock excuse for showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challe...
20:56, 07/02/2019

Man accused of forging police report as late for work excuse LISBON, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of forging a police report to back up his bogus story that he used as an excuse to his boss is facing real charges in New Hampshire. The Caledonian-Record reports tha...
20:00, 06/29/2019

No regrets for Konta as Briton refuses to use court-switch as an excuse "Johanna Konta said her 7-5 7-6(2) defeat by Czech Marketa Vondrousova had not felt like a French Open semi-final after it was played 24 hours late and on a half-empty small showcourt."...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Miller's laugh-out-loud excuse for Trump's 'send her back' reaction Of all the outlandish explanations of President Donald Trump's 13-second silence as a rowdy North Carolina crowd chanted "send her back" in reference to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, Stephen Miller's tak...
17:56, 07/22/2019

Ali Wong jokes her new movie was just an excuse to kiss Keanu Reeves, Daniel Dae Kim In Ali Wong’s new movie “Always Be My Maybe,” she got to “kiss a lot of men.” On Wednesday, the comedian joked that may have not been completely on accident....
00:56, 05/30/2019

"Please Excuse Me": Mamata Banerjee's Sharp RSVP To PM Modi's Oath Invite Mamata Banerjee, after saying she would try to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony in Delhi on Thursday as a constitutional duty, did a 180 degree today, saying: "Please excuse me"....
11:56, 05/29/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to veri...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati Lead 'Excuse Me' List For PM's All-Party Meet The list of absentees is growing for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's all-party meet, meant to discuss his initiative of "One Nation One Election" and the Niti Aayog's proposal of developing......
11:14, 06/19/2019

Ayesha Curry shuts down commenter who body-shamed her 10-month-old son: ‘Excuse you?’ Ayesha Curry appeared good-natured when questioned about her weight on a Tuesday Instagram post, but drew the line when the comments began body-shaming her 10-month-old son....
12:00, 05/23/2019

'Nuclear winter' coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “material breach of the treaty” and made no effort to “com...
19:42, 08/20/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news...
20:56, 05/06/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
08:14, 05/29/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
01:56, 06/02/2019

Women's World Cup: USA's Kelley O'Hara, Allie Long pen excuse note for fans The United States Women's National Team wrote an excuse letter to bosses around the country ahead of their quarterfinal match against France on Friday....
00:56, 06/28/2019

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely whi...
00:28, 07/20/2019

For World Pride, Andre J. Pays Homage to Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera With Excuse Me, Hello Today is the kickoff to World Pride weekend, which just happens to be hosted in New York City this year, coinciding with the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn rebellion in New York’s Greenwich Vil...
21:42, 06/28/2019

New Emails Reveal How the Trump Regime Creates Twitter Propaganda to Excuse the Migrant Baby Jails On May 31, 2018, the Twitter account for Tyler Q. Houlton, former press secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, sent out a tweet lecturing Senator Dianne Feinstein of California about the ...
22:28, 06/26/2019

Police in Las Vegas pulled over a driver suspected of violating carpool-lane rules. His excuse was that he had a body in the back. George Frey/Reuters A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop on suspicion that a motorist was driving alone in the carpool lane on Monday. The driver claimed the body of a deceased pe...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is an album full of songs inspired by Game of Thrones, ...
00:42, 05/06/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and ...
11:28, 08/20/2019

Opinion: USWNT's Megan Rapinoe is living her patriotism at World Cup. What's your excuse? USWNT star Megan Rapinoe has a platform, and she's using it at the World Cup. She's showing she's more American than her critics, writes Nancy Armour.      ...
00:14, 07/04/2019

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
00:00, 05/31/2019

UK power cuts latest: Traffic lights out and train links affected as mass power outage affects London and south east +++ Major incident declared by Western Power Distribution +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ Traffic lights and tubes affected in the capital...
18:56, 08/09/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
12:14, 05/11/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caus...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Excuse Me as I Laugh and Laugh Over Don Jr. Getting Subpoenaed by Congress Donald Trump Jr., the president’s largest, eldest son, has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to Axios and NBC News....
05:28, 05/09/2019

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generator...
20:56, 08/09/2019

"A Little Violence Happens...": Moon Moon Sen After "Bed Tea" Excuse On a day she made headlines over an ill-advised confession on "bed tea", Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate in Bengal's Asansol, was heard saying: "A little violence always happens." She....
07:56, 04/30/2019

Beijing Plays Hardball on Trade The new hard line taken by China in trade talks came after Beijing interpreted recent statements and actions by President Trump as a sign the U.S. was ready to make concessions....
02:28, 05/09/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
19:28, 06/24/2019

Beijing Says All Arabic, Muslim Symbols To Be Taken Down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to......
16:28, 08/01/2019

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los An...
16:14, 07/19/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
16:42, 07/11/2019

Beijing warns of countermeasures if U.S. imposes new tariffs China will retaliate if the United States follows through with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods later this week, Beijing said Wednesday....
21:42, 05/08/2019

China's Beijing Kunlun to revisit Grindr IPO Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Monday it would revive plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of popular gay dating app Grindr Inc, after a U.S. national security panel d...
10:56, 07/30/2019

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Beijing’s one-child policy is gone. But many Chinese are still reluctant to have more. China is facing problems associated with having too few young people. Despite the encouragement to have more children, most people now don’t want to expand their families. It all comes down to the eco...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of risk aversion on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain whipped the pound towards its worst week si...
13:56, 05/17/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
18:14, 06/11/2019

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bell...
01:14, 07/05/2019

No sign that Beijing will offer a no-spy deal: Germany There is no sign that China is offering a "no-spy" agreement of the kind that would help telecommunications equipment maker Huawei in its bid for contracts to build Germany's next-generation mobile ne...
19:14, 05/14/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strai...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his pare...
12:42, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
06:42, 06/17/2019

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief ex...
23:56, 06/17/2019

Beijing reiterates support for Hong Kong's Lam, police China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence following another weekend of clashes between protesters and...
12:00, 07/29/2019

Chinese city's ban on 'Beijing bikinis' leaves men hot under collar Jinan’s diktat on ‘uncivilised’ baring of male midriffs among list of banned behavioursA Chinese city is cracking down on the practice of men rolling up their shirts and baring their bellies, as tempe...
07:01, 07/06/2019

China's Beijing Kunlun to revisit IPO for dating app Grindr Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech said it would revive plans for an initial public offering of popular gay dating app Grindr after a U.S. national security panel dropped its opposition to the...
08:28, 07/30/2019

Sieren's China: Athens caught between Brussels and Beijing China has reason to celebrate the new business-friendly prime minister in Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. But Greece can't ignore the European Union, even if it's increasingly dependent on China, says DW...
22:14, 07/11/2019

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President Tsai Ing-wen made a public appeal for new tanks and ...
06:28, 07/11/2019

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
14:14, 06/17/2019

China Says It Doesn't Know About U.S. Plans for Beijing Trade Talks China’s Commerce Ministry denied knowing about U.S. plans to resume trade talks, deflecting remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that American officials are likely to travel to Beijing soon fo...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
12:14, 07/24/2019

China, US Hold "Productive" Trade Talks In Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to......
00:14, 05/02/2019

Protesters shut down HK airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the wee...
01:14, 08/13/2019

China, U.S. hold 'productive' trade talks in Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to ...
10:56, 05/01/2019

This Beautiful Beijing-Jeep Cherokee Is in Trouble and We Need to Save It The legendary Jeep Cherokee XJ was sold in the U.S. between model years 1984 and 2001, but in China, production continued into the late 2000s under a joint venture company formed between AMC and BAIC ...
22:42, 07/25/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
14:56, 06/10/2019

Mnuchin says China trade talks likely to continue in Beijing U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to Beijing soon to continue negotiations with Chinese counterparts as the world's two biggest economies try to salvage ta...
19:00, 05/15/2019

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
12:28, 05/31/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says won't lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China over its trade practices, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce as tension escalated follo...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings....
10:00, 05/17/2019

China’s efforts to cut pollution in Beijing may make it worse overall Heavy polluting industries are being moved away from Beijing in an attempt to cut air pollution, but this could actually result in more pollution not less...
18:29, 04/28/2019

China's new U.N. envoy says Beijing ready to fight U.S. on trade China's new U.N. ambassador warned on Friday that if the United States wanted to fight China on trade "then we will fight," and signaled that trade tensions could hurt cooperation between the countrie...
23:14, 08/02/2019

Trump says new China tariffs are because Beijing 'broke the deal' China and the United States were moving towards an agreement to end a months-long trade war when, suddenly, it all fell apart this week. "The escalation of trade friction is not in the interests of th...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees backed the protests....
04:42, 08/17/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
16:42, 05/25/2019

Beijing's New Airport To Open On Eve Of China's 70th Birthday Beijing is set to open an eye-catching multi-billion dollar airport resembling a massive shining starfish, to accommodate soaring air traffic in China and celebrate the Communist government's 70th......
19:00, 06/30/2019

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
18:00, 06/07/2019

India Top Medals Tally At Beijing Shooting World Cup India topped the chart for the second consecutive ISSF World Cup, third time in two years, by bagging three gold and a silver at the Beijing edition....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Latest U.S.-China trade talks 'constructive', Beijing says U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday that Beijing described as "constructive", including discussion of further purchases of American farm goods and an agre...
14:56, 07/31/2019

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China’s foreign ministry says the country is open to resuming trade talks with the U....
12:28, 05/23/2019

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
15:14, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s gove...
01:00, 06/27/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests from Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
12:56, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-China denounces U.S. "rumours" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the ...
11:28, 05/24/2019

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although they distorted some facts....
22:28, 06/13/2019

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its terri...
08:28, 06/03/2019

Don't 'mess up Macau': gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the speci...
10:56, 08/21/2019

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the ...
14:56, 08/21/2019

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the B...
15:42, 05/24/2019

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence....
17:56, 07/24/2019

| WATCH: Silence and security in Beijing on Tiananmen 30th anniversary China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security after arresting activists and tightening internet censorship ahead of the politically se...
16:14, 06/04/2019

China denounces US 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
15:42, 05/24/2019

China-US trade talks still on, Beijing says, despite Trump tariff threat A Chinese official said Monday that Beijing was still planning on sending negotiators to the U.S. for scheduled trade talks this week, despite President Trump's abrupt threat Sunday to place tariffs o...
23:14, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police, Despite Beijing's Warnings Police made dozens of arrests late Sunday amid bloody clashes with protesters across the city, cracking down hard on antigovernment demonstrators who defied warnings from Beijing and took to the stree...
21:44, 08/11/2019

Trump's tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on talks Trump on Sunday raised pressure on Beijing to strike a trade deal by announcing he would increase tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports Friday to 25 percent from 10 percent. He also floated the...
21:56, 05/06/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
02:42, 06/15/2019

Four Countries Challenge Beijing To Naval Drills In The South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in...
10:56, 05/09/2019

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understand...
17:00, 08/19/2019

Tiananmen Square massacre mastermind known as the 'Butcher of Beijing' dies Li Peng, a former staunch Chinese premier most famous for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died at the age of 90. The official state-run news outlet ...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Li Peng: former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies aged 90 Politician known abroad for his role in crushing 1989 Tiananmen Square protestsThe former Chinese premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the “Butcher of Beijin...
16:56, 07/23/2019

U.S. Retreat on New Tariffs Gives Beijing Breathing Room on Trade Talks The U.S. move to postpone imposition of tariffs on $156 billion in Chinese goods is being regarded in Beijing as a step toward detente, increasing the likelihood that China sends negotiators to attend...
15:14, 08/14/2019

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—...
06:28, 06/07/2019

Sieren's China: Donald Trump's perilous game with Beijing The US strategy of bringing nations to their knees with tariffs isn't new. But it has only succeeded in the past with the support of allies, DW's Frank Sieren writes....
07:56, 05/18/2019

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:42, 06/18/2019

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and under...
09:56, 08/19/2019

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
13:28, 07/02/2019

Beijing Presses Hong Kong Government to Quell Unrest China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs used a rare news conference to endorse the territory’s leader and the police’s handling of increasingly violent clashes, signaling that Beijing is unlikely to ...
00:00, 07/30/2019

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to...
13:42, 06/06/2019

No more 'Beijing bikini': Chinese city calls topless men 'uncivilized' Each summer, as Chinese cities swelter under the baking heat, middle-aged men across the country roll their T-shirts up above their bellies to cool down....
18:42, 07/04/2019

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
15:56, 06/19/2019

U.S., China Trade War Deepens as Beijing Retaliates With Higher Tariffs The United States and China escalated their trade dispute on Monday as Beijing announced higher tariffs and the Trump administration prepared to tax all Chinese imports....
21:00, 05/13/2019

US farmers who sell to China feel pain of Beijing’s tariffs DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — China’s announcement Monday of higher tariffs on $60 billion of American exports — retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese goods — hit ...
04:56, 05/14/2019

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
21:28, 08/19/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
06:56, 07/16/2019

Pompeo Brands Beijing an Economic Bully as Trump Moves on More Tariffs Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at China, portraying the country as disrespectful of others’ sovereignty and branding it a selfish player in the global trading system, during a speech in Bangk...
12:56, 08/02/2019

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest Hong Kong on Monday bore the scars of another night of violent protests with hard hats, umbrellas and water bottles littering some central streets, as Beijing was set to make an announcement on the As...
04:00, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong supporters ‘stunned' by pro-Beijing harassment in Australia and New Zealand College students who support Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists have been “stunned” to find themselves harassed in other countries by counterprotesters aligned with the government in Beijing....
06:28, 07/31/2019

Beijing says Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
14:42, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermin...
18:14, 08/15/2019

US warns Beijing's Arctic activity risks creating 'new South China Sea' Secretary of state chides China’s ‘aggressive behaviour’Pompeo also accuses Russia of ‘provocative actions’The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviou...
00:28, 05/07/2019

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
04:00, 08/03/2019

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
19:42, 06/18/2019

Larry Kudlow: Huawei policy now part of trade talks with Beijing White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed Friday that the U.S. policy towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei would be a factor in the upcoming trade talks with Beijing....
19:42, 07/05/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
04:14, 06/05/2019

Beijing's top Uyghur official claims most inmates have left Xinjiang camps A senior Chinese official has alleged that authorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang have released most detainees held in government internment camps, but refused to be drawn on how many peopl...
13:42, 07/30/2019

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 2...
12:56, 07/04/2019

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
02:42, 08/08/2019

Picasso Show Captivates Beijing, Whose Art Scene Hums as Censors Hover The lines are long to see an art exhibition whose implicit theme asks a probing question: Would genius like Picasso’s thrive within the confinements of contemporary China?...
22:56, 07/28/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
19:56, 08/16/2019

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who ha...
12:56, 07/04/2019

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
07:14, 05/29/2019

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a forum that has Beijing’s communist rulers fuming....
10:00, 07/19/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministr...
20:42, 05/06/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War is a Threat to Beijing’s Ambition to Become a Key Player in Global Technology (BEIJING) — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The Unit...
07:00, 05/13/2019

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Monday to express their opposition to a divisive ext...
13:42, 07/02/2019

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
13:28, 08/19/2019

Members of Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Bloc Say Extradition Bill Needs Delay A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
11:42, 06/14/2019

China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses that held back from making big investments despite encouragement from Beijin...
08:56, 07/15/2019

Trump 'happy' to keep tariffs on Chinese goods; Beijing threatens retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to threaten retaliation, as the world's two largest economies prepared to resume t...
22:56, 05/08/2019

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday pointed to slowing economic growth in China amid restarted trade talks, saying U.S. tariffs were having "a major effect" and warning that "possibly much more" wer...
13:56, 07/15/2019

Trump says China talks 'productive'; Beijing vows tariff retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that U.S. and Chinese negotiators were holding "productive" trade talks and expected them to meet in September despite U.S. tariffs on over $125 billion wo...
02:42, 08/16/2019

Trump's latest tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on next talks China’s foreign ministry said that officials were still planning to travel to the U.S. for the next round of talks -- but was unable to confirm when amid signs that a delay is now being considered....
17:28, 05/06/2019

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports....
11:56, 06/03/2019

Beijing defiant on trade war: 'No one should expect China to swallow bitter fruit' The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitte...
04:56, 05/13/2019

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
12:56, 06/06/2019

Trump 'happy' to keep tariffs on Chinese goods; Beijing prepares retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese imports as the two countries prepare for new talks to try to rescue a faltering trade deal amid a sharp incre...
00:28, 05/09/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political cr...
16:14, 07/11/2019

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks ...
06:00, 07/24/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks take heart as Beijing limits yuan slide Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday after Beijing limited the fall in its yuan and provided temporary relief from fears of a global currency war, though worries about recession still lurked ...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the imp...
07:42, 07/03/2019

China finds armyworm in major corn producer Shandong: Beijing News China has found the destructive fall armyworm in the major corn-producing province of Shandong in the north, the government-backed Beijing News reported on Monday....
06:28, 07/01/2019

US-China trade war: Beijing vows to retaliate as tariffs raised – Business live US has hiked the tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods to 25% overnight, from 10%, escalating the battle between the two economic powersLatest: UK growth jumped to 0.5%China urges US to meet it halfwaySu...
12:28, 05/10/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a...
09:00, 08/05/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel ...
15:42, 05/09/2019

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
22:14, 08/06/2019

Beijing says the Hong Kong police are 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
14:42, 08/07/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports as trade war between Beijing and Washington escalates The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
17:28, 05/13/2019

Beijing Denounces Hong Kong Protesters After Unrest Enters Its Ninth Week The top Chinese government department responsible for handling Hong Kong affairs denounced the ongoing unrest Monday, after another weekend of violent clashes between antigovernment demonstrators and ...
23:42, 07/29/2019

Beijing Bans Chinese Movies and Actors From Prominent Taiwan Film Awards (BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigious honors...
09:28, 08/07/2019

Stocks in Australia poised to decline; US-China trade talks set to resume in Beijing The U.S. and China are set to resume trade talks later on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview negotiations between the two economic powerhouses were in "the final laps...
02:14, 04/30/2019

Beijing’s game plan for crushing the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their ...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Beijing has option of forceful intervention in Hong Kong: Global Times tabloid China has the option to "forcefully intervene" to quell violent protests in Hong Kong, an influential state-controlled tabloid warned in an editorial on Friday, lashing out at what Beijing describes a...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of ...
21:56, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong's black-clad protesters target Beijing's representative office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of fre...
14:42, 07/21/2019

Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullyingA Melbourne artist who posted anti-Chinese government work has had it pulled offline ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Catha...
13:56, 08/16/2019

China Data Suggest Economy Is Still Weak, Boosting Case for Beijing Support An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity picked up in July, though it remained anemic, building the case for fresh policy support from Beijing to counter economic headwinds....
13:42, 07/31/2019

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names of her children. Pro-Beijing newspaper Ta Kung Pao ...
09:28, 08/09/2019

Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their ...
06:42, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
00:28, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
06:42, 06/17/2019

Beijing falls silent as tight security surrounds Tiananmen Square anniversary Thirty years after bloody crackdown in China, visitors have IDs checked and journalists are warned against taking pictures China has been marking 30 years since its deadly crackdown on student demonst...
14:28, 06/04/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
11:56, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
15:56, 08/08/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the wee...
04:28, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met....
20:28, 06/18/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
08:56, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Trump Says Beijing Should Resolve the Hong Kong Crisis ‘Humanely’ if It Wants a Trade Deal President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to tie a peaceful resolution of the unrest gripping Hong Kong to a trade deal with the Chinese government, the same day the State Department raised concern...
12:56, 08/15/2019

ABB's largest shareholder pleased with new CEO appointment ABB's largest shareholder Investor AB is pleased with the appointment of Bjorn Rosengren as the new chief executive of the engineering group, the Swedish investment company said on Monday....
20:07, 08/12/2019

'Prepared to Die': Hong Kong Protesters Embrace Hard-Core Tactics, Challenge Beijing Some activists have largely rejected the strategies of veteran leaders of past pro-democracy movements. The shift in attitude means the city’s resistance has become the biggest open rebellion against ...
23:28, 08/05/2019

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Trump says Beijing 'broke' trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" it had reached in trade talks with the United States, and vowed not to back down on imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports un...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include visas, law enforcement and investment....
08:42, 08/14/2019

In direct challenge, black-clad protesters deface Beijing's Hong Kong office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of fre...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
08:56, 08/01/2019

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third ...
11:28, 06/17/2019

Thousands resume Hong Kong protests, China media warns Beijing won't 'sit idly by' Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as China's official news agency warned Beijing will not le...
13:28, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
19:14, 07/21/2019

Secret Deal for Chinese Naval Outpost in Cambodia Raises U.S. Fears of Beijing's Ambitions China has signed a secret agreement allowing its armed forces to use a Cambodian navy base, as Beijing works to boost its ability to project military power around the globe, according to U.S. and alli...
21:56, 07/21/2019

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be tolerated, state news agency Xinhua said in an editor...
03:56, 07/22/2019

Chinese state media says Beijing suspects FedEx broke law with failed Huawei shipments Chinese authorities suspect U.S. package delivery company FedEx violated the law by not making shipments of goods from the tech company Huawei to their recipients, the Xinhua state news agency reporte...
04:42, 07/26/2019

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street protests in Hong Kong....
15:56, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for yet another huge march  This is now the 11th week of protests here in Hong Kong, which are reaching what demonstrators believe to be a tipping point amid an intensifying crackdown....
13:31, 08/18/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:42, 05/10/2019

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insulted and humiliated. Local authorities overwhelmed ...
12:56, 08/13/2019

‘Any Attempt to Play With Fire Will Only Backfire.’ Beijing Issues Stern Warning to Hong Kong Protesters The Chinese government issued its harshest rebuke of Hong Kong’s protests to date Tuesday, condemning recent actions as a threat to the city’s rule of law and warning that the “handf...
15:56, 08/06/2019

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to f...
13:28, 06/15/2019

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crat...
20:14, 06/11/2019

What Apple's largest manufacturer Foxconn is really doing in Wisconsin Foxconn, the world's top contract manufacturer of electronics, is building a massive factory in rural Wisconsin. CNBC got a rare glimpse into what's going on....
17:42, 06/29/2019

Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade Police violently dispersed thousands of people who thronged the streets on Saturday to protest authorities for disqualifying independent candidates for the Moscow city council....
16:28, 07/28/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
12:56, 06/20/2019

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars For space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars....
19:14, 06/06/2019

Third-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christ...
20:42, 05/14/2019

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
05:56, 08/09/2019

World’s Largest Frogs Are So Big, They Build Their Own Ponds New evidence shows that Goliath frogs—the world’s largest species of frog—construct their own ponds, providing a safe space for their tadpoles to grow.Read more......
04:14, 08/09/2019

Largest pro-Trump subreddit ‘quarantined’ over threats Reddit has "quarantined" the subreddit r/The_Donald after it said the forum for supporters of President Trump has encouraged "rule-breaking behavior."...
00:56, 06/27/2019

What Apple Has Bought For $1 Billion, It's Second-Largest Deal Ever Intel shares rose 5.7 per cent to $55.05 after the news and the company's report that its earnings beat analysts' expectations. Apple shares edged up 0.1 per cent to $207.29....
08:28, 07/26/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s.        ...
20:14, 05/06/2019

Boeing takes $5B hit in largest-ever quarterly loss Aviation giant Boeing on Wednesday posted its largest quarterly loss in history, aided by a $5 billion charge related to the grounding last spring of its 737 Max fleet....
18:42, 07/24/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for huge — and peaceful — march  This is now the 11th week of protests here in Hong Kong, which are reaching what demonstrators believe to be a tipping point amid an intensifying crackdown....
15:28, 08/18/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:56, 07/22/2019

Budweiser's Asia Unit Prepares for 2019's Largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asia-Pacific unit is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink company....
13:42, 07/02/2019

Brazil's Oi largest shareholder requests CEO change- report The largest shareholder in Brazilian carrier Oi SA, GoldenTree Asset Management, has requested the company to replace its Chief Executive Officer Eurico Teles, Brazilian newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo...
14:28, 08/20/2019

El Mirador, ‘The Look Out’ Of Guatemala Boasts Probably the Largest Pyramid in the World The Mayan civilization is one of the most mysterious and fascinating in history. There is much we still don’t know, but they are much-admired for their fully developed writing system ...
04:56, 07/31/2019

U.S. stock funds post largest two-week inflow since '16 Investors raced into the U.S. stock market last week by sending the largest net inflows into domestic stock and exchange-traded funds since March, according to data released Wednesday by the Investmen...
18:14, 06/26/2019

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared...
02:14, 05/31/2019

Aid to make up for Trump trade wars mostly going to largest farmers More than half of the $8.4 billion in aid the U.S. Agriculture Department has given out to compensate for disruptions caused by President Trump's trade wars, about $4.5 billion, has gone to the larges...
00:00, 07/31/2019

The World's Largest Animal Has a Secret Lingo—Here's What It Sounds Like Blue whales are impressive creatures. Stretching up to 90 feet long and weighing over 300,000 pounds, these gentle giants often migrate hundreds of miles between their summer feeding grounds and winte...
20:14, 05/01/2019

Amazon opens its largest campus to date in India Amazon has opened its largest campus to date as it cut the ribbon on a building in Hyderabad, India. The subcontinent is one of the company's fastest-growing markets. Its latest campus spreads ov...
00:28, 08/22/2019

Fossils of largest parrot ever recorded found in New Zealand Giant bird estimated to have weighed about 7kg has been named Heracles inexpectatusFossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zealand. Estimated to have weighed about 7kg (1.1s...
09:28, 08/07/2019

Largest Finnish party keep populists out of coalition talks HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s center-left Social Democratic Party which narrowly won last month’s general election says it is having talks with four centrist and left-leaning parties to form a...
12:56, 05/08/2019

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab t...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The ba...
23:00, 06/21/2019

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State P...
06:42, 06/16/2019

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
20:56, 06/11/2019

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is o...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Costly ‘earmarks’ reach $15B, largest since pork ban imposed Despite a ban on congressional pork-barrel projects imposed in 2011, the House and Senate snuck in 282 “earmarks” costing taxpayers $15.3 billion in last year’s spending bills, according to a watchdog...
16:56, 06/12/2019

Brazilian stocks see largest foreign net outflow in 23 years Foreign investors have pulled 20.3 billion reais ($5 billion) from Brazilian stocks so far this year, B3 SA Bolsa Balcao said in a statement on Tuesday, the largest withdrawal since 1996....
18:00, 08/20/2019

The world’s largest telescope is one step closer to completion The world's largest telescope is one step closer to completion. This month, the team working on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) completed the second of seven primary mirror segments, a process...
23:14, 07/31/2019

The World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online The UK is quickly becoming the epicenter of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online.Read more......
02:00, 06/04/2019

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro a...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world’s largest initial public offering this y...
18:28, 07/02/2019

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
13:14, 08/21/2019

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
12:42, 07/01/2019

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span o...
16:00, 05/29/2019

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut i...
17:14, 06/13/2019

The world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. [credit: Stratolaunch ] ...
03:14, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)     ...
13:56, 05/31/2019

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's largest jute bag....
21:42, 07/05/2019

Watch: World's largest chalk might be new Guinness record A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than 6 feet tall....
21:14, 07/10/2019

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was...
23:56, 05/23/2019

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thur...
17:14, 07/11/2019

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s largest city has died, the government has said.The ...
14:14, 07/16/2019

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
08:56, 06/22/2019

Massive lobster caught in Bay of Fundy is largest of the year This humongous lobster battered the competition! The 20-pound monstrosity was the biggest caught in the Bay of Fundy in Canada this year, according to a Long Island seafood restaurant, which brought b...
01:56, 08/08/2019

One of the Largest Dark Net Markets ‘of All Time’ Falls to Police Police from around the world shut down the biggest active black market on the dark web this month, according to announcements from law enforcement agencies in the United States, Germany, and the Nethe...
21:56, 05/03/2019

Patriots receive Super Bowl rings, largest ever New England Patriots players, coaches, team executives and football staff received their Super Bowl LIII championship rings on Thursday night at a private party at owner Robert Kraft's residence....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer af...
01:56, 05/14/2019

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the ...
20:56, 05/31/2019

From insurance to broadcasting: Here's the largest industry in your state Each state has its own industrial makeup, with certain jobs and industries much more common compared to other states.       ...
17:14, 08/14/2019

Largest oil refinery on East Coast will close after fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the largest oil refinery on the East Coast is telling officials that it will close the facility after a fire last week set off explosions and damaged the complex. Phil...
16:56, 06/26/2019

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kyiv on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
15:28, 06/23/2019

AB InBev Asia cancels world's largest IPO of 2019 Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's bigges...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM provisionally agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its fleet, in a bid to improve the airline...
21:42, 07/30/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Amazing! See the world’s largest cashew tree Check out the world’s largest cashew tree in Brazil. The 140-year-old tree brings in thousands of tourists each year, but is the future in doubt?       ...
14:00, 07/23/2019

Spain's second-largest bank BBVA charged with corruption BBVA stands accused of spying on officials of a construction company that sought to take control of the bank in 2004. Nine former or current managers at the bank are under investigation....
17:42, 07/30/2019

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday tha...
20:14, 08/16/2019

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the regi...
05:42, 07/05/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanc...
07:14, 06/08/2019

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, accord...
14:42, 07/12/2019

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell. Fried fish, samosas, and bean dishes are all on t...
10:56, 08/10/2019

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a ``Hispanic invasion'' was charged in a shoot...
07:28, 08/08/2019

The world's largest brewer just made $1 billion from its new venture's arm — here's how Like other companies, AB InBev had not focused enough on innovation. The company had been talking about it since around 2010, and got "incrementally better," but wanted to do more. It founded ZX Ventu...
12:14, 07/24/2019

Merger of nation’s largest magazine, book publishers called off Magazine and book publishers are breathing a sigh of relief after a blockbuster printer merger was called off amid concerns that it would lead to higher prices. Printing giants Quad Graphics and LSC C...
01:56, 07/24/2019

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
13:42, 05/21/2019

Sinclair Set to Complete Largest Junk Bond Sale Since 2016 A subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group is poised to complete the largest U.S. junk-bond sale in more than three years, drawing substantial demand from investors to support its purchase of regional s...
20:14, 07/18/2019

India’s Women Still Struggle for Representation in World’s Largest Democracy With just over 11 percent of Parliament held by women, and little chance for that to improve in these elections, many are asking what needs to change....
11:14, 05/15/2019

After nearly 60 years off the tracks, the world's largest steam locomotive roars With plumes of smoke billowing into the sky, the world's largest steam locomotive left Wisconsin on Friday morning, bound for an afternoon stop in West Chicago....
23:14, 07/26/2019

6.9-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
07:01, 07/06/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an offi...
18:56, 07/11/2019

A man was swept over the largest waterfall at Niagara Falls, police say. He survived. The man, who was not identified, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital Tuesday for further care, Niagara Parks Police said....
16:42, 07/10/2019

You're Not Doing the Fourth of July Right If You're Not Blowing Up the World's Largest Fireworks Tank There’s an overwhelming variety of fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July, including staples like burning schoolhouses, Roman candles, and those tiny tanks that roll around and shoot spark...
00:42, 07/05/2019

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's bigges...
02:00, 07/13/2019

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons in order to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change 9.48am BST Australia was one of the earliest countries to see widespread studen...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The lar...
16:42, 07/22/2019

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Surve...
17:15, 07/06/2019

Reliance Jio becomes India’s largest mobile carrier with 331 million subscribers Three years ago in September 2016, Reliance, an Indian conglomerate with a market cap of some $115 billion, launched a new mobile carrier and broadband network in India called Jio. Today, it’s become ...
14:56, 07/29/2019

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people are expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for ...
12:14, 07/07/2019

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
13:28, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland China....
19:42, 07/20/2019

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a cou...
17:14, 05/25/2019

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
05:28, 07/15/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
23:42, 05/16/2019

World’s largest hard disk drive goes on sale today for less than you’d think Storage colossus Seagate has unveiled two new hard disk drives with a 16TB capacity and for once, it’s not all about data centers. The Exos X16 and the IronWolf/IronWolf Pro target two dif...
17:00, 06/04/2019

World's largest frogs can move rocks half their weight The world's largest frogs may also have the best pollywog daycare on the market. To protect its wee tadpoles, these enormous amphibians build their own "nursery ponds," sometimes moving rocks more tha...
00:56, 08/13/2019

World's largest urban farm to open – on a Paris rooftop The 14,000m² farm is set to open in the south-west of Paris early next yearIt’s a warm afternoon in late spring and before us rows of strawberry plants rustle in the breeze as the scent of fragrant he...
14:01, 08/13/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
00:56, 08/03/2019

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 millio...
15:14, 06/07/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
21:00, 06/07/2019

680 undocumented workers in custody after largest single-state ICE raid Federal authorities detained 680 undocumented workers as the result of several raids conducted near Jackson, Mississippi.        ...
19:28, 08/08/2019

World's Largest Private Collection Of Volkswagen Cars Is Up For Sale Puerto Rico is known for its sandy beaches, mofongo and Pina Coladas, but for the auto enthusiast, it is home to the largest private collection of Volkswagen cars in the world. In fact, over 170......
14:56, 05/09/2019

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
05:28, 05/31/2019

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are...
14:56, 07/01/2019

The sixth-largest city in India is running out of water as reservoirs run dry Millions of people in Chennai were affected by short water supplies, sparking protests, work stoppages and business closings, according to reports.        ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Bridgewater Co-CEO Weighs Leaving World's Largest Hedge Fund Bridgewater Associates co-Chief Executive Officer Eileen Murray has held repeated conversations inside and outside of the firm about leaving the world’s largest hedge fund....
17:28, 05/06/2019

Conch Bar Caves: The Largest Non-Submerged Cave System of the Caribbean The Turks and Caicos Islands (often abbreviated to TCI) are a British Overseas Territory known primarily as a tourist destination and as an offshore financial center. ...
13:00, 08/05/2019

Baylor announces $100M gift, largest in university’s history WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history. A Baylor statement says the donor wishes to remain anonymous. ...
17:28, 05/06/2019

What Hong Kong's unrest means for Asia's largest financial hub Hong Kong has witnessed clashes between police and young people since April, after the city attempted to amend extradition laws to allow criminal suspects to be tried in mainland China....
19:28, 08/07/2019

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy m...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Immigrants' Kids Were Left Scared and Alone After Largest ICE Raid in a Decade U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested nearly 700 workers in a raid on seven chicken processing plants in Morton, MS, on Wednesday, leaving behind devastated children without parents to pic...
20:42, 08/08/2019

World’s largest frog builds its own ponds using heavy rocks To build nests, goliath frogs move heavy rocks to create little ponds in the middle of streams, which may explain how these frogs have evolved to be so enormous...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Philadelphia Refinery, Largest on East Coast, Closing Its Doors The Philadelphia Energy Solution refinery, the largest and oldest refinery on the East Coast, is shutting down and will be put up for sale, less than a week after a huge fire and explosion at the comp...
21:28, 06/26/2019

Police unravel Germany's largest online narcotics market Eleven suspects behind Germany's largest online illicit drug shop have been arrested and the site shut down. The investigation into the syndicate lasted more than year....
13:28, 06/28/2019

For the Chao Family, Deep Ties to the World’s 2 Largest Economies The family of Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary, has forged high-level political connections not only in the United States but also in China, where their shipping business has prospered....
02:14, 06/03/2019

Germany's largest online drugs dealer shut down, 11 arrested Authorities shut down Germany's largest online wholesaler of illegal drugs and arrested 11 people as part of an international investigation into a drugs ring they said spanned five European countries ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s local election.  ...
06:28, 08/11/2019

2.5 Tonnes Of Methamphetamine Seized In Largest European Drug Haul Dutch police said today they had seized 2.5 tonnes of methamphetamine, in what they said was the largest haul of the drug to date in Europe, with a street value estimated in the "hundreds of millions....
16:42, 06/26/2019

Can the World’s Largest Democracy Endure Another Five Years of a Modi Government? Of the great democracies to fall to populism, India was the first. In 2014, Narendra Modi, then the longtime chief minister of the western state of Gujarat and leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiy...
14:14, 05/09/2019

World's largest concert piano is three stories high A German-born innovator has crafted what is believed to be the world's largest vertical piano that sits in a concert hall in Latvia.        ...
22:00, 08/01/2019

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Chile's Cencosud Shopping launches largest-ever IPO on Santiago exchange Chilean retailer Cencosud on Friday launched an initial public offering for its shopping center division, the largest ever on Santiago's blue-chip stock exchange, netting the company $1.055 billion, t...
16:42, 06/28/2019

EA's largest 'Apex Legends' tournament yet starts September 13th EA and Respawn are stepping up their esports ambitions for Apex Legends. They've announced a Preseason Invitational that will represent the largest volume of talent amassed for a competitive Apex...
22:00, 07/30/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy...
04:42, 06/11/2019

Alert Level Raised At World's Largest Volcano In Hawaii The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii has been hit by at least 50 small earthquakes since October of last year, scientists said on Tuesday, prompting U.S. geologists to raise its alert level to yellow....
08:14, 07/03/2019

Skoda India Opens Its Largest Workshop Facility In Coimbatore Skoda Auto today announced opening a new workshop facility in India in association with SGA Cars India, in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The new facility is Skoda Auto's largest workshop in the country....
16:14, 05/10/2019

GM faces declining sales and price wars in largest markets General Motors Co's investors will see on Thursday how the Detroit carmaker is weathering declining sales and mounting price pressures in its largest markets when it reports second-quarter earnings....
14:56, 07/31/2019

BlackBerry shares tumble on sales shortfall in largest business Canada's BlackBerry Ltd on Wednesday reported lower-than-expected sales for its biggest business, hurt by weak demand for its security software from firms and government agencies, sending its shares d...
20:28, 06/26/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
15:42, 04/30/2019

Watch: World's largest teddy bear certified in Mexico A more than 65-foot-long teddy bear that took more than three months to be stitched together in Mexico was dubbed the world's largest by Guinness World Records....
18:14, 04/30/2019

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
12:28, 06/11/2019

World's largest falcon hospital cares for Emirati heritage When a falcon in the Gulf Arab countries falls sick, the owners of these much-loved and expensive hunting birds know where to take them: The world's largest falcon hospital, in Abu Dhabi....
17:42, 04/29/2019

Alert level raised for world’s largest active volcano Federal officials this week upped the alert level for the world’s largest active volcano — Mauna Loa in Hawaii — which last erupted in 1984. The US Geological Survey made the shift from “n...
23:28, 07/03/2019

AB InBev seeks $9.8 bln for Asia unit in world's largest IPO this year Brewing giant AB InBev is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion from a Hong Kong listing of its Asia-Pacific business, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
09:56, 07/02/2019

Amazon, Taking On Walmart in India, Opens Largest Campus In Hyderabad Built in Hyderabad over three years, the new campus is Amazon's first owned building outside of the United States, spans 1.8 million square feet of office space and will accommodate 15,000 workers....
15:42, 08/21/2019

About 150 Migrants Drown off Libya in Largest Loss of Life in Mediterranean This Year The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sought to seal its coastline....
21:14, 07/25/2019

Los Angeles to build world's largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain lions from extinction Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildli...
19:42, 08/21/2019

One of the World's Largest Crypto Exchanges, Binance, Hacked to the Tune of $40 Million Cryptocurrency trading hub Binance, one of the world’s largest, has confirmed it lost about 7,000 Bitcoins (around $40 million) to hackers after its so-called “hot wallet,” i.e. one connected to the i...
07:56, 05/08/2019

Publicis Groupe inks largest single office deal so far this year The largest single office deal of 2019 so far is worthy of Publicis Groupe’s slogan — “Viva la difference!” The French multinational media giant headed by CEO Arthur Sadoun has inked two leases totall...
05:14, 07/09/2019

Images Show China Building Third - And Largest - Aircraft Carrier: Report Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analysed by a U.S. think tank....
15:28, 05/07/2019

Dominican's largest drug trafficking gang dismantled after raids, says prosecutor The Dominican Republic's top prosecutor said on Tuesday that the Caribbean nation's largest drug trafficking gang has been dismantled, a group that allegedly used two former professional baseball play...
06:00, 08/21/2019

India's Largest Biscuit-Maker Parle May Fire Up To 10,000 Amid Slowdown The news comes as a slowdown in Asia's third-largest economy has hit demand for everything from automobiles to retail products, forcing companies to curtail production and recruitment, while raising.....
15:42, 08/21/2019

Reddit Places a ‘Quarantine’ on The_Donald, Its Largest Community of Trump Supporters Reddit has placed a “quarantine” on the subreddit The_Donald, one of the most popular online communities for supporters of President Donald Trump, saying it found users posted comments to ...
03:14, 06/27/2019

Sea ice decline triggers breeding failure at second largest emperor penguin colony The world's second largest emperor penguin colony is no more after residents of the Halley Bay colony failed to raise chicks for three straight years....
18:28, 04/28/2019

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for ...
19:42, 07/22/2019

The Gundestrup Cauldron: Largest and Most Exquisite Iron Age Silver Work in Europe The Gundestrup Cauldron is an ancient silver vessel that was discovered in a peat bog in Denmark. This cauldron is notable for being the largest known piece of European Iron Age silver work. Thus, muc...
20:14, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 3-BlackBerry shares tumble on sales shortfall in largest business Canada's BlackBerry Ltd on Wednesday reported lower-than-expected sales for its biggest business, hurt by weak demand for its security software from firms and government agencies, sending its shares d...
18:14, 06/26/2019

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving ...
16:28, 06/21/2019

AB InBev Asia delays pricing world's largest IPO of 2019: sources Budweiser Brewing Company APAC , the Asia-Pacific business of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , has delayed pricing its Hong Kong IPO in what was set to be world's biggest listing of 2019, two people ...
18:56, 07/12/2019

Guaido faces test with call for 'largest march' in Venezuela history Opposition leader Juan Guaido faced a key test of support on Wednesday after calling for the "largest march" in Venezuela's history to try to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro, even as the military ha...
17:28, 05/01/2019

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data cen...
08:56, 07/23/2019

AB InBev Asia delays pricing world's largest IPO this year: sources Budweiser Brewing Company APAC , the Asia-Pacific business of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , will not price its Hong Kong IPO of up to $9.8 billion by Friday as planned, two people with knowledge o...
17:56, 07/12/2019

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored ...
20:42, 08/18/2019

The world’s largest cashew tree is bigger than a football field Check out the world’s largest cashew tree in Brazil. The 140-year-old tree brings in thousands of tourists each year, but is the future in doubt?       ...
13:28, 07/23/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the milita...
07:42, 05/01/2019

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
13:56, 08/16/2019

Chick-fil-A is now the third-largest restaurant chain in America, and McDonald's and Starbucks should be terrified Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain in America by system-wide sales, according to Nation's Restaurant News data. The chicken chain grew sales by 16.7...
05:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
15:28, 07/20/2019

Eldorado Resorts buys Caesars to create largest U.S. gaming company Eldorado Resorts announced Monday it will acquire Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion cash and stock deal that will create the largest gaming company in the United States....
16:14, 06/24/2019

Nvidia trains world’s largest Transformer-based language model Nvidia said it has trained the world's largest Transformer-based models and achieved the fastest training and inference for Google's popular BERT model.Read More...
19:07, 08/13/2019

Target announces launch of its largest brand, Good & Gather, with more than 2,000 items Target is launching a new food brand, Good & Gather, starting Sept. 15. The brand will have more than 2,000 products including Avocado Toast salad.       ...
19:56, 08/19/2019

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019 Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The company said it would closely monitor conditions i...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Snoop Dogg breaks Guinness World Record for largest gin and juice The 'Gin and Juice' rapper crafted the record-breaking cocktail at BottleRock Napa festival with the help of Warren G, chef Michael Voltaggio and Williams Sonoma.     &#...
15:28, 05/31/2019