WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 08:00, 08/16/2019

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 Huawe...

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

Source: cnbc.com

U.S. mulls blacklisting another 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....
20:51, 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 frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:00, 05/22/2019

After a String of Nuclear Incidents, Russia Just Launched a Floating Nuclear Power Plant. Is It Safe? On Friday, an unusual kind of vessel set sail from the Arctic city of Murmansk, Russia, for a destination in the country’s far east––a floating nuclear power plant equipped with two reactors. The vessel, dubbed the Akademik Lomonosov, is set to travel about 2,900 miles to the Arcti...
03:00, 08/24/2019

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....
18:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-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....
16:00, 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."...
10:17, 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....
15:51, 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 Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project......
04:51, 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 next year....
10:51, 07/20/2019

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 Executive Edison Garcia said....
22:51, 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, has opened the most powerful charging station for electric vehicles yet to launch in the UK, promi...
22:34, 05/22/2019

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....
11:00, 06/06/2019

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 petrol-driven products....
16:51, 07/16/2019

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, according to a senior executive....
16:00, 06/24/2019

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 company's acting chief executive said on Sunday....
20:51, 08/04/2019

The Latest: Nuclear power era comes to end in Massachusetts PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the shutdown of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant (all times local): ___ 6:25 p.m. The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth has permanently shut down after 47 years of generating electricity. The final shutdown occurred at 5:28 p.m. Friday. Entergy, which owns t...
02:34, 06/01/2019

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....
16:34, 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....
04:34, 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 become inhospitable for the humans that cling to its surface. Cr......
17:34, 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 the matter said....
04:34, 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....
06:51, 05/09/2019

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 renewables, it is a reliable source of base load power.This is a spurious claim because power stations are u...
12:34, 07/09/2019

Feds fear EMP 'meltdown' of nuclear power plants The federal government’s new focus on preventing disaster in a natural or terrorist electromagnetic pulse attack is drawing attention to a lack of testing and preparation at the nation’s nuclear power plants, where a resulting meltdown could cause radiation deaths....
21:00, 08/23/2019

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 Thursday....
17:34, 07/25/2019

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 renewables....
23:51, 08/09/2019

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...
10:17, 05/11/2019

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 Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record levels of carbon-intensive concrete just poured at th...
20:17, 07/02/2019

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....
02:34, 06/28/2019

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 reducing the plant’s power output from the current 40% of its capacity to zero. The process will o...
01:34, 05/29/2019

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....
16:51, 07/22/2019

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, NPR reported on Wednesday.Read more......
16:51, 05/09/2019

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 to be economically viable, a peak lobby group for the sector says, as it welcomes a push by the Nat...
05:34, 06/04/2019

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 dispute these days. Even government ministers barely quibble with the National Audit Office’s assessm...
22:51, 07/23/2019

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-term trend....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin 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....
18:34, 07/04/2019

Russia launches its first floating nuclear power plant -- Akademik Lomonosov Russia launched its first floating nuclear power plant Friday, with plans to transport the vessel some 3,000 miles to the far eastern autonomous region of Chukotka, the country's nuclear agency said....
00:34, 08/24/2019

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....
02:00, 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 the plant....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns....
16:00, 08/23/2019

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, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tuesday....
05:34, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-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. The bill would also allow solar generation to qualify for clean air credits, sets a cap to prevent windfa...
03:34, 05/30/2019

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....
03:00, 07/27/2019

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 of ailing coal plants....
00:17, 05/25/2019

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 legislation....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Thief jeopardizes state secrets by using nuclear power plant to mine cryptocurrency People will do anything to get their hands on that sweet cryptocurrency including, perhaps one of the most audacious yet, using secret areas in a nuclear power plant to hide and power mining machines. According to a court case, a person with high level access to parts of the South Ukraine Nuclear Po...
11:34, 08/22/2019

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 legislation....
18:34, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Ohio governor signs bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's governor signed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors - Davis-Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which has said it would shut the mone...
02:17, 07/24/2019

'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”, pledging to block any move to overturn Australia’s nuclear ban in the Senate.As conservative MPs move to es...
00:34, 06/05/2019

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, a U.S. senator who saw details of the approvals said on Tuesday....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Russia launches floating nuclear power station; environmentalists warn of ‘Chernobyl on ice’ A floating Russian nuclear power station that environmentalists are calling a potential “Chernobyl on ice” set sail Friday on a 3,000-mile journey across the Arctic....
17:34, 08/23/2019

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 analysts and those watching the legislation....
17:17, 07/23/2019

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, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tuesday....
05:51, 06/05/2019

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 Kelly, Eric Abetz and David Leyonhjelm have in common?No doubt many answers will come to to mind. But w...
13:17, 06/24/2019

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 calling for an urgent meeting of all involved in the accord. In a joint statement Tuesday by Germany...
16:51, 07/09/2019

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.        ...
01:18, 08/13/2019

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 legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and Perry, are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which ha...
03:34, 07/18/2019

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....
21:34, 06/11/2019

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.        ...
03:17, 08/04/2019

"Win For Every Indian": Government On UN Blacklisting Of Masood Azhar Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar's designation as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council is a "win for every Indian", Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, hitting out at the......
12:51, 05/02/2019

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....
09:51, 07/30/2019

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."...
18:34, 08/20/2019

Huawei Shows Resilience in Face of U.S. Blacklisting Huawei Technologies said its first-half revenue rose 23.2% from a year earlier, as the technology giant appeared to shrug off the impact of a U.S. supplier blacklisting....
10:51, 07/30/2019

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......
10:17, 05/01/2019

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 last year, and now needs to adjust accordingly. As rate hikes tend to act with......
08:17, 06/09/2019

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 pair with a bunch of juicy, sweet produce, I would pick cheese....
00:00, 05/16/2019

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....
01:51, 05/20/2019

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 on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
23:51, 06/05/2019

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 rejected by the Chinese firm....
08:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-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 Technologies on a blacklist....
20:51, 05/16/2019

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....
13:34, 07/14/2019

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. crackdown....
14:17, 05/20/2019

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....
00:17, 06/02/2019

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....
16:34, 05/20/2019

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....
04:34, 05/22/2019

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....
23:17, 06/05/2019

"What's Your Excuse For UP?": Combative Akhilesh Yadav Over Article 370 If Article 370 had held up the progress of Jammu and Kashmir, what was the reason behind the lack of development in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav asked Home Minister Amit Shah in......
15:34, 08/06/2019

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 the 2020 Census....
22:51, 07/06/2019

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....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Justin Theroux’s new NYC pub is a lame excuse for a dive bar From the outside, Justin Theroux’s new “dive” bar just might pass for a real no-frills joint, with its black-painted brick exterior, an awning marked “liquor-beer” and wooden blinds obstructing the glow of the street lights. But step inside, and any hope for a beer-and-shot combo under $5 is promptl...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Everyone is appalled by Wario's poor excuse for nipples This week, the official Twitter account of Sega posted a 4-minute clip of the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The video shows off some new gameplay from the upcoming Nintendo Switch title that actually looks pretty fun. There’s a mode to play the Olympic games from ...
21:34, 08/23/2019

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 Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday....
12:34, 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......
14:51, 04/30/2019

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 clampdown on Huawei Technologies....
16:17, 05/31/2019

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....
04:34, 05/23/2019

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 the ongoing polls....
17:17, 05/02/2019

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....
19:51, 05/23/2019

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-whammyLatest: Chinese foreign ministry hits backUS companies blocked from selling kit to HuaweiHuawei also banned from US networksAsian shares near four month lowTrump’s ‘visible hand’ clonks markets 6.3...
20:34, 05/16/2019

US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit Huawei has vigorously denied the assertions of spying and the Trump administration allegation that the Chinese government exerts undue influence on Huawei....
15:00, 05/23/2019

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 Ankara....
03:00, 07/08/2019

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 economic heavyweights clash over trade....
16:51, 05/16/2019

"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......
01:17, 05/02/2019

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 Power Electric Toothbrush will do all of the hard work when it comes to getting rid of built up plaqu...
22:17, 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....
08:34, 07/10/2019

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 Mets in the nightcap of a split doubleheader. It was the second straight rocky start for......
14:00, 06/12/2019

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 trying to take Tom Seaver’s nickname. Brady said Thursday he didn’t do so for merchandising p...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Jets coach Adam Gase has no excuse not to deliver 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 second crack at head coach as Sean McVay. It is probably an improbable dream, because McVay is in a......
04:51, 07/19/2019

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 militant groups and their leaders....
18:51, 05/01/2019

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....
18:00, 05/23/2019

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."...
21:34, 06/07/2019

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 Media. But wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. This tale of woe (and staggering ineptitude) begins whe...
15:17, 08/19/2019

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-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on WPIX 11 at 7:30 a.m. but only left Gracie Mansion...
18:51, 07/02/2019

'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 “come back into compliance.” If there were any kind of escalation between the two countries that would r...
04:34, 08/21/2019

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 agency reported on Monday....
21:17, 05/06/2019

China says all parties at Vienna nuclear meeting aim to safeguard nuclear deal All parties to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran want to safeguard the accord and strongly oppose Washington's decision to unilaterally re-impose sanctions on Tehran, the head of the Chinese delegation said after a meeting of the pact members....
20:17, 07/28/2019

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....
09:17, 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......
12:51, 06/02/2019

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....
19:17, 05/23/2019

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 verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold. I call this system Limited Purpose Banking (LPB)....
19:00, 05/01/2019

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....
02:00, 05/30/2019

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....
03:51, 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 white crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday, was aimed at a black refugee from Somalia wh...
02:00, 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 Village. Finally, the entire story of those black and brown folks who were at Stonewall but scrubbed fr...
00:34, 06/29/2019

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 Trump regime’s immigration policies. The DHS tweet was shocking for its aggressive nature, but newly...
22:17, 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 person in the back of his van counted as a passenger. The trooper was not having it. Visit Business In...
15:17, 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, and now the lead single has a stylish music video. Read more......
03:51, 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 he underscored the importance of women seizing the initiative in the struggle for gender equality....
20:00, 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 therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
13:51, 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.       ...
22:17, 07/03/2019

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....
21:17, 05/30/2019

'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....
11:51, 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 caused by two generators has been resolved...
23:51, 08/09/2019

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....
06:34, 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 +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generators +++ Kings Cross station closed to avoid overcrowding...
20:17, 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......
10:17, 04/30/2019

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....
11:51, 06/24/2019

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....
02:34, 05/09/2019

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......
21:17, 08/01/2019

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....
14:00, 06/11/2019

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 strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
08:17, 06/26/2019

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 dropped its opposition to the plan....
04:51, 07/30/2019

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 networks, a German Interior Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

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 a "new threat to China."...
16:34, 06/17/2019

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 since October....
12:51, 05/17/2019

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....
21:51, 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....
02:51, 05/09/2019

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, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
07:51, 07/05/2019

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....
14:17, 06/24/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
21:17, 07/18/2019

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 plan....
04:51, 07/30/2019

| 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....
13:34, 06/17/2019

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......
18:17, 06/30/2019

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 fighter jets in response to the Chinese Communist Party’s saber-rattling....
04:17, 07/11/2019

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....
15:34, 06/10/2019

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....
09:34, 06/17/2019

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 following his weekend threat to hike tariffs....
10:00, 05/07/2019

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 the people of the two countries and the people of the world," the Chinese Commerce Ministry said in a ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

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 police in the city....
12:51, 07/29/2019

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 dared to back the protests....
17:00, 08/16/2019

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 parents....
10:17, 07/24/2019

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....
02:51, 04/29/2019

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' 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 Beijing government....
11:00, 05/24/2019

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 weekend....
20:34, 08/12/2019

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 end their trade war....
12:51, 05/01/2019

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....
13:34, 05/31/2019

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......
01:17, 05/02/2019

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 talks aimed at ending their months-long trade war....
18:17, 05/15/2019

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....
16:51, 05/25/2019

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....
14:51, 07/24/2019

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 for negotiations....
18:34, 05/16/2019

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....
10:51, 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...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Why tariff war threatens Beijing’s global economic ambitions BEIJING (AP) — 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 United States is a vital customer and source of technology for Chinese makers of electronics, medical equip...
18:00, 05/12/2019

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's Frank Sieren....
21:51, 07/11/2019

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....
09:00, 06/07/2019

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 countries on dealing with North Korea....
02:17, 08/03/2019

Dow plunges over 620 points as trade war between Washington and Beijing escalates The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further Friday as China announced a new set of tariffs on American products.       ...
08:00, 08/24/2019

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 temperatures soar in parts of the country.The “Beijing bikini”, as it is sometimes known by expats, has b...
08:51, 07/06/2019

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 executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-...
14:17, 06/18/2019

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 initially called Beijing-Jeep (XJ production continued into the 2010s after the joint venture ended)...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Beijing says progress on China-Australia ties 'unsatisfactory' The progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra's concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been "unsatisfactory," said China's top diplomat after meeting his Australian counterpart....
12:17, 08/03/2019

S Jaishankar Arrives In Beijing For Key Talks With Chinese Leaders External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Beijing on Sunday on a key three-day visit to hold talks with the Chinese leadership on a host of issues including finalisation of arrangements for......
15:35, 08/11/2019

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.S., but sincerity and mutual respect are needed. Spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday that China hopes fo...
13:34, 05/23/2019

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....
14:51, 05/24/2019

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....
23:17, 08/19/2019

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 yield concessions as it pressures the semiautonomous city to quell the unrest....
22:17, 07/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of selling on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain sent the pound sliding to its worst week in well over a year....
14:34, 05/17/2019

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....
02:34, 06/15/2019

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....
03:17, 05/18/2019

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted so far. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details on Thursday, though they distorted some facts....
15:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-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 Beijing government....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Trump Threatens More China Tariffs and Beijing Prepares to Retaliate Mr. Trump took a tougher stance toward China on Wednesday as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite ongoing trade talks....
19:34, 05/08/2019

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—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing....
04:34, 06/07/2019

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 an official familiar with the proposal, drawing protests from China. The deal would contain the M1A...
11:34, 06/06/2019

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....
15:17, 07/02/2019

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 Beijing government....
17:51, 05/24/2019

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 scheduled trade talks in September....
01:34, 08/15/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
09:34, 07/09/2019

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....
15:34, 08/16/2019

| 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 sensitive anniversary.WATCH NOW....
19:51, 06/04/2019

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....
21:17, 05/13/2019

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 territory....
17:51, 06/03/2019

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 a particular nerve here in the farm belt. China’s vast consumer market has been a vital source...
00:34, 05/14/2019

China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says Beijing's top diplomat China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent talks in Beijing would be successful....
06:34, 05/14/2019

Australia says China transfers writer Yang to detention in Beijing China has moved Australian writer Yang Hengjun to a detention center in the capital, Beijing, Australia's foreign ministry said on Thursday, just as a measure to detain him without legal representation was set to expire....
12:34, 07/18/2019

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 understanding from fans...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii route flights from August 27 Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war....
08:34, 08/06/2019

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....
11:51, 07/04/2019

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 understanding from fans...
19:17, 08/19/2019

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......
17:34, 05/09/2019

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....
17:00, 07/24/2019

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 of 25% on all incoming goods from China, a sharp escalation in the trade war between the countries....
16:51, 05/06/2019

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....
16:17, 06/19/2019

Beijing Tiptoes Toward Cheaper Loans for Capital-Starved Companies China’s central bank set new reference lending rates lower in its latest push to cut borrowing costs for struggling small businesses, but economists say the move could be too small to counter the country’s economic slowdown....
17:00, 08/20/2019

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 special administrative region....
12:00, 08/21/2019

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 Beijing” for his role in the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests, has died, according to state medi...
19:17, 07/23/2019

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....
06:51, 06/18/2019

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 Xinhua News Agency said Li died Monday of an unspecified illness....
19:17, 07/23/2019

Trump orders U.S. firms out of China after Beijing sets new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter trade war between the world's two largest economies....
21:34, 08/23/2019

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 possibility of extending a new 25 percent duty on another US$325 billion of imports not already cov...
05:34, 05/07/2019

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 government and alienating broad public support....
18:17, 06/26/2019

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 special administrative region and distance it from escalating protests in neighbouring Hong Kong....
09:00, 08/21/2019

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 the largest companies in the world by revenue, and for the first time Chinese businesses outnumber A...
03:00, 07/24/2019

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 "bitter fruit."...
07:00, 05/13/2019

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....
15:34, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 3-China denounces U.S. "rumours" and "lies" 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 Beijing government....
12:34, 05/24/2019

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 worth of Chinese imports taking effect Sept 1....
06:00, 08/16/2019

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....
21:17, 07/31/2019

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....
08:00, 08/08/2019

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 have voiced support for them. Local government-run radio reported in the early hours of Thursday that ...
13:00, 07/04/2019

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 protest from Beijing....
05:34, 06/05/2019

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 25 provinces....
14:00, 07/04/2019

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....
19:00, 05/06/2019

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 behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has warned“The region ...
02:17, 05/07/2019

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 Beijing....
10:17, 07/15/2019

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....
06:51, 05/29/2019

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?...
20:51, 07/28/2019

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....
07:17, 07/16/2019

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....
20:00, 07/05/2019

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 Bangkok....
15:51, 08/02/2019

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 extradition bill, a separate group took more forceful swings against the government On the 22nd anniver...
13:17, 07/02/2019

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 undermine, according to bankers, economists and business leaders....
01:34, 08/15/2019

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....
01:17, 07/19/2019

WRAPUP 1-Trump orders U.S. firms out of China after Beijing sets new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter trade war between the world's two largest economies....
21:34, 08/23/2019

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 crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
11:34, 07/11/2019

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. In a televised interview with state broadcaster CCTV on Saturday, Ma Junsheng, head of State Post B...
13:34, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong holds somber Tiananmen vigil as Beijing goes into lockdown Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, as authorities in Beijing went into lockdown....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants are joining in anti-government street protests as China’s top diplomat accuses the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
15:17, 08/02/2019

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" were to come....
16:34, 07/15/2019

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....
19:17, 06/18/2019

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 Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday....
15:34, 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 United States is a vital customer and source of technology for Chinese makers of electronics, medical eq...
07:34, 05/13/2019

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest Hong Kong bore the scars on Monday 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 Asian financial center's worst crisis since 1997....
06:51, 07/29/2019

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....
11:17, 06/06/2019

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.        ...
21:34, 08/16/2019

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....
16:17, 08/19/2019

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to mainland China....
10:34, 07/11/2019

Philadelphia Orchestra gets $55M, its largest gift ever PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $55 million dollar donation has been given to the Philadelphia Orchestra, the largest gift in the orchestra’s history. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that a couple wishing to remain anonymous donated the money, which puts $50 million in the orchestra’s endowm...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Already the 4th-largest U.S. airport, DFW expanding with new $3B terminal One of the busiest airports in the United States is adding a $3 billion terminal, which is expected to push new national and international routes through the busy hub and attract more airlines to fly there....
11:51, 06/07/2019

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 as U.S. interference in Hong Kong....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war....
09:00, 08/06/2019

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......
22:00, 06/18/2019

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 impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
09:34, 07/03/2019

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....
12:00, 06/13/2019

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 third month, the prospect of any resolution to the unrest seems a long way off. However, the past we...
01:00, 08/16/2019

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....
13:34, 06/13/2019

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 by Instagram, while death threats against him have remained uncensored.The censorship of Badiucao – ...
15:00, 08/21/2019

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 weekend....
21:05, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong's black-clad protesters deface Beijing's Liaison 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 freedoms by the city's political masters in Beijing....
16:17, 07/21/2019

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 in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
17:51, 05/09/2019

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....
18:17, 08/10/2019

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 full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
09:51, 08/05/2019

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 was marking 30 years since its deadly crackdown on student demonstrators in Beijing with silence and extra security measures on Tuesday.The nation’s government has worked ...
08:51, 06/04/2019

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....
13:00, 06/17/2019

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 police. Speaking during a press conference in the afternoon, Yang Guang of the Hong Kong and Macau A...
13:51, 07/29/2019

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.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

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 published details about the U.S. consular official after she reportedly met with advocates of the pr...
11:00, 08/09/2019

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, as Beijing ramps up economic and political pressure on the island it claims as its own territory. ...
09:34, 08/07/2019

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. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
14:34, 08/16/2019

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 concerns about a possible armed intervention in Hong Kong by Beijing. A State Department spokeswoman cited ...
13:34, 08/15/2019

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....
13:51, 07/31/2019

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....
20:00, 08/06/2019

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....
06:17, 07/01/2019

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 disappointment and understanding from fans. Many of the statements came after protesters opposed to ...
19:51, 08/19/2019

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....
07:34, 08/09/2019

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....
15:34, 08/07/2019

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 in the background....
08:00, 08/08/2019

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....
09:17, 06/07/2019

"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......
13:00, 06/20/2019

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria The Antonov 2 aircraft was produced for more than fifty years and is still used for sightseeing flights. There were no reports of injuries at the scene....
21:34, 08/23/2019

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 with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in August last year.So far, there have been 1,994 confirm...
20:17, 06/03/2019

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....
16:34, 06/29/2019

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....
11:51, 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.        ...
21:34, 05/06/2019

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......
11:34, 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."...
23:34, 06/26/2019

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 Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak Energy, the US' third-largest coal mining company...
19:51, 05/14/2019

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 crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researchers believe the crater, which forms a huge basin ...
21:34, 06/11/2019

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....
21:51, 07/28/2019

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....
04:00, 08/09/2019

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....
20:51, 07/24/2019

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....
18:17, 07/23/2019

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 reported on Friday....
05:34, 07/26/2019

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....
19:34, 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 allied officials familiar with the matter....
20:51, 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 editorial on Monday....
02:00, 07/22/2019

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....
10:51, 07/31/2019

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 unless Beijing "stops cheating our workers."...
05:00, 05/09/2019

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 time in one week....
11:00, 06/17/2019

McConnell warns Beijing any violent crackdown of Hong Kong protests 'unacceptable' – live Senate majority leader says: ‘The world is watching’USCIS announces new ‘public charge rule’ on green cardsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.00pm BST That’s it from me today. My West Coast colleague Kari Paul will be taking over the blog for the next few hours. Here’s where th...
23:17, 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 China’s government since President Xi Jinping took power in 2012....
10:00, 08/06/2019

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....
06:51, 08/14/2019

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....
18:51, 07/12/2019

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 year. Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, whose portfolio of more than 50 beer brands includes Stella Art...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Splunk acquires SignalFX in largest acquisition to date Splunk has announced that it will acquire the cloud monitoring company SignalFX for $1.05bn, in its largest acquisition to date.According to Splunk's CEO Doug Merritt, the purchase will enable the company to provide its customers with a single data platform capable of monitoring cloud-native in...
01:34, 08/23/2019

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 the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of roughly 1 million people and a regional transport ...
16:34, 07/16/2019

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 that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations that have descended on the city in the Trump era....
21:00, 08/16/2019

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....
15:00, 06/23/2019

‘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 cut out of the 31-year-old man’s head during a 10-hour operation in the Indian city of Madurai last...
19:51, 05/23/2019

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?       ...
13:34, 07/23/2019

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....
17:00, 07/22/2019

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....
22:17, 07/05/2019

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 Netherlands released on Friday.Read more......
23:51, 05/03/2019

BlackRock poised to become Authentic Brands' largest shareholder: WSJ BlackRock Inc is taking a stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC in a deal valuing the U.S.-based entertainment company at more than $4 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reports on Sunday citing sources....
19:35, 08/11/2019

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....
04:34, 08/21/2019

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 region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of the state with a magnitude of 6.4.The earthquake’s...
00:00, 07/05/2019

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, according to a new paper that contains the first reconstructions of extinct aquatic species from the ancie...
16:51, 07/12/2019

'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 area....
04:00, 05/26/2019

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......
03:17, 06/04/2019

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
07:34, 08/06/2019

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 after using its weedkiller, marking the third and largest verdict against the company over Roundup.A j...
03:34, 05/14/2019

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 over 9.5 acres with 1.8 million sq ft of office space giv......
21:34, 08/21/2019

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 Ventures in 2015 and just passed $1 billion in sales....
15:34, 07/24/2019

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 institution to return $21.5 million donated to its law school by Florida businessman Hugh Culverhous...
01:00, 06/01/2019

That 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 ] The aerospace company founded by Paul Allen, Stratolaunch, is closing operations according...
00:34, 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)        ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

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 winter breeding grounds. It’s no surprise, then, that the whales are pros at long distance communication,...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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 of a few short quarters. The largest Chinese manufacturer more than halved the difference between the...
18:51, 05/29/2019

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 banks have benefited from an improving economy and have balance sheets strong enough to withstand a de...
01:34, 06/22/2019

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.       ...
02:51, 06/22/2019

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 (1.1st), it would have been more than twice as heavy as the kākāpo, previously the largest known parrot.P...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Boeing reports largest ever quarterly loss following 737 Max grounding The company lost $2.9bn in the three months to the end of June, compared to a profit of $2.2bn for the same period last yearBoeing reported its largest ever quarterly loss on Wednesday, as the cost of grounding its fleet of 737 Max airliners took its toll.The company lost $2.9bn in the three months ...
17:17, 07/24/2019

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 that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged in July 2018 and work is now underway to complete t...
18:34, 04/28/2019

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....
08:51, 06/07/2019

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 ...
03:51, 07/31/2019

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 sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), the Treasury department has sa...
13:17, 06/08/2019

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 Thursday....
15:51, 07/11/2019

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 largest 10% of farms, according a study by the Environmental Working Group....
07:17, 07/31/2019

Largest Finnish party keep populists out of coalition talks 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 coalition government but not the populists....
12:51, 05/08/2019

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 interest rates this year....
18:34, 06/13/2019

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....
12:17, 07/01/2019

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's fuel efficiency and costs....
02:17, 07/31/2019

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 one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:51, 06/14/2019

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....
18:17, 07/10/2019

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 that began in January 2012....
03:51, 08/01/2019

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....
20:17, 06/11/2019

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 group....
23:00, 06/12/2019

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....
03:17, 07/30/2019

‘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 “handful of brazen and violent” demonstrators will be punished. “The protests taking place in ...
00:34, 08/07/2019

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....
07:51, 05/10/2019

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 face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
14:00, 06/15/2019

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 and in need of assistance....
13:52, 08/13/2019

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 biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2019....
08:00, 07/13/2019

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 pick them up from school, let them into their homes, or feed them....
15:00, 08/09/2019

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.        ...
16:51, 06/20/2019

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.        ...
05:17, 05/31/2019

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 than half their weight to do so, and then guarding the pond to ensure the next generation's survival, a...
00:17, 08/13/2019

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. ...
03:17, 08/05/2019

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 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found more than 80 pounds of heroin worth approximately ...
15:34, 06/07/2019

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....
02:17, 06/03/2019

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....
15:34, 05/15/2019

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....
08:17, 07/03/2019

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 “normal” to “advisory” Tuesday following a steady increase in earthquakes and ground swelling at Mauna...
21:17, 07/03/2019

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 accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before spreading to 410,000 acres and destroying nearly 160...
20:34, 06/07/2019

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....
22:51, 08/02/2019

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 Communications said Tuesday that they are voluntarily ending their $1.4 billion merger plans thanks t...
16:51, 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...
14:34, 05/21/2019

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....
23:51, 07/26/2019

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. The donation, announced Saturday night in Waco, has been earmarked for Baylor’s $1.1 billion G...
18:17, 05/06/2019

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......
16:51, 06/26/2019

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....
19:51, 07/10/2019

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...
03:34, 08/09/2019

GM faces declining sales and price wars in largest markets Slumping industry demand in China and an escalating price war in the lucrative U.S. truck segment are ratcheting up the pressure on General Motors as it prepares to release its second-quarter financial report....
16:51, 07/31/2019

Bridgewater Co-CEO Weighs Leaving World's Largest Hedge Fund Bridgewater co-CEO Eileen Murray has held repeated conversations, including with representatives of Wells Fargo, about leaving the world’s largest hedge fund....
02:17, 05/07/2019

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....
15:17, 06/11/2019

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....
00:00, 08/08/2019

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....
01:34, 07/15/2019

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 couch without food, water or bathroom use for over 24 hours. They say the problems include a suicide, a...
17:17, 05/25/2019

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....
17:51, 04/30/2019

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 sexual abuse....
01:00, 06/11/2019

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 9.35am BST Young Guardian readers have been telling us why they’re striking. 11-year-old Zola from New York says:I will be taking part on Friday because I am scared for mine and o...
10:51, 05/24/2019

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 political change....
12:17, 07/07/2019

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....
22:34, 04/29/2019

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 Legends event, with 80 teams of three (that's 240 peop......
01:51, 07/31/2019

World's largest urban farm to open – on a Paris rooftop With the 14,000m² farm set to open in the south-west of Paris early next year, Guardian Cities gets a taste of what’s in storeIt’s a warm afternoon in late spring and before us rows of strawberry plants rustle in the breeze as the scent of fragrant herbs wafts across the air. Nearby, a bee buzzes la...
08:51, 08/13/2019

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.        ...
23:17, 05/16/2019

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 down as much as 10%....
19:34, 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.        ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

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 sparks. Those tanks were apparently a childhood favorite of Peter Sripol, who decided to build, and immed...
23:51, 07/04/2019

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 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was elected to power by the greatest mandate the country had seen in 30 years....
14:34, 05/09/2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
01:34, 06/07/2019

7.1-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.        ...
09:35, 07/06/2019

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.        ...
14:17, 05/22/2019

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 moon to study whether it can support microbial life. (June 27)        ...
01:34, 06/28/2019

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 the largest telco operator in India surpassing old horses like Bharati Airtel and Vodafone-Idea. In ...
13:17, 07/29/2019

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....
10:51, 07/02/2019

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 largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into Equifax by the Federal ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

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 different audiences (data center for the first and NAS users for the second) and feature SATA or SAS in...
18:17, 06/04/2019

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.  ...
06:51, 08/11/2019

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 sports networks from Disney....
21:17, 07/18/2019

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....
19:51, 07/20/2019

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.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

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....
16:34, 05/10/2019

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 complex....
21:51, 06/26/2019

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 Survey confirmed....
20:34, 07/06/2019

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....
13:34, 06/28/2019

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 official position on abortion. But it can't make that claim any more....
21:17, 07/11/2019

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......
15:17, 05/09/2019

‘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 Agenda for sustainable development, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

French Navy Rafales To Dogfight Indian MiGs In Largest-Ever Exercises In the biggest ever Naval war games between India and France, Indian Navy MiG-29K fighters will be going head-to-head against French Navy Rafale fighters for the first time....
13:00, 05/01/2019

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 military to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
06:51, 05/01/2019

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 such a competition, and judging by the amount it’s increased in just the last few months, it’s going...
22:00, 07/22/2019

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 internet and used to process transactions, was breached, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
11:34, 05/08/2019

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 by a report that finds it is the world’s third biggest exporter and fifth biggest miner of fossil-re...
23:00, 08/18/2019

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 centre in Japan where it operates 13 sites....
12:51, 07/23/2019

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...
18:17, 08/13/2019

633 divers break world record for largest underwater trash cleanup The Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier hosted 633 divers this year, a Guinness World Record for the largest underwater cleanup.        ...
21:17, 06/17/2019

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 the forum which threatened violence against the police and public figures. The subreddit became well...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on East Coast, triggering fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
14:34, 06/21/2019

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% in 2018, reaching $10.46 billion. Chick-fil-A moved up from the No. 7 spot on last year's Top 200...
00:34, 06/18/2019

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
04:34, 06/28/2019

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence agencies.The hackers deployed a rare type of malware, called Reign, in an attempt to spy on user accoun...
09:51, 06/28/2019

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a blank canvas that allows for imagination and......
15:17, 05/22/2019

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....
03:17, 08/18/2019

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....
15:51, 07/20/2019

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 in Asia for its next move. Watch Anheuser-Busch InBev trade live on Markets Insider. Anheuser-Busch...
01:51, 07/14/2019

Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide....
17:51, 05/28/2019

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....
21:51, 07/25/2019

This massive stash of cocaine is just a fraction one of largest drug busts in history Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and a half tons, of cocaine worth $1.1 billion in the...
09:17, 06/22/2019

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 totalling just under a million square feet at 375 Hudson St., Realty Check has learned — a 20-year renewal...
08:51, 07/09/2019

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, much attention has been paid by scholars to this vessel. ...
00:34, 07/26/2019

Europe Heat Wave May Melt World's Second Largest Ice Sheet In Greenland The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move towards Greenland and could cause record melting of the world's second largest ice sheet, the United Nations said on......
13:17, 07/27/2019

World’s largest parrot was a metre tall and lived 19 million years ago Palaeontologists working in New Zealand have discovered the first evidence of giant parrots, which they believe weighed 7 kilograms and lived 19 million years ago...
03:00, 08/07/2019

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million subscribers in the country, will launch this program in 200 locations across 13 states. The company sa...
11:00, 07/04/2019

How an 1815 volcanic eruption turned New York into America’s largest city On April 5, 1815, the residents of Sumbawa Island heard terrifying explosions. The government mobilized the army, thinking they were under attack. But no army could subdue this monster, which turned out to be the largest volcanic explosion in human history. The eruption of Mount Tambora, in what is ...
20:17, 07/27/2019

Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in Germany's largest bust Officials said Friday that they inspected a shipment labeled soy beans. What they found was 10,000 pounds of cocaine — worth over $1 billion.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

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 has so far resisted calls to help remove him....
17:00, 05/01/2019

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....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in a growing debate over the state’s recent passing of ...
09:17, 05/31/2019

UK's largest ever modern slavery ring smashed after three-year investigation The well-organised criminal gang led by the Brzezinksi family forced more than 400 people to work for a pittance while their masters earned £2 million....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third - and largest - aircraft carrier Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
12:17, 05/07/2019

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....
20:17, 04/28/2019

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural sponge helping to mop up humanity’s ever-rising carbon emissions. New research suggests that as tree...
23:00, 07/03/2019

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....
10:00, 05/07/2019

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
20:00, 06/13/2019

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor performance, analysts say. The retailer recently reporte...
10:34, 06/04/2019

Felicity Huffman set to plead guilty in largest-ever college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty in Boston federal court on Monday to charges in the nation's largest-ever college admissions scandal.        ...
14:17, 05/13/2019

The world's largest rainforests: Amazon, Daintree, Congo Basin and more These 11 rainforests boast 10,000 animal species and land that’s been continuously forested for 160 million years. But they also face multiple threats.       ...
17:17, 07/26/2019

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 with knowledge of the matter said....
19:51, 07/12/2019

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.        ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

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 wildlife corridor in the world, to extend over US Highway 101 to the north-west of Los Angeles.The corrido...
23:34, 08/21/2019