General News

Putin lauds China infrastructure initiative, warming ties

Apr 26, 2019

Praise for China's Belt and Road initiative from Russian President Vladimir Putin underscores the current warmth of ties between the giant neighbors forged partly by their shared opposition to a unipolar world dominated by the U.S.

Baltimore mayor urged to resign after federal raids

Apr 26, 2019

Numerous Maryland officials are calling for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to step down after federal agents raided her government offices and city homes

Global auto slowdown drags down Mercedes-Benz maker

Apr 26, 2019

German carmaker Daimler endured a weak start to the year, echoing troubles at other major manufacturers, as sales in the big Chinese market stuttered

RBS first-quarter earnings down 12.5% amid Brexit worries

Apr 26, 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland says first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Britain's pending departure from the European Union curtailed lending

Michael Wolf, photographer of mega-cities, dies in Hong Kong

Apr 26, 2019

Michael Wolf, an award-winning Hong Kong-based photographer known for his work depicting mega-cities, has died

Daimler says it has no idea how Kim Jong Un got his limos

Apr 26, 2019

Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them and has no business dealings with the North

Asian shares fall on China stimulus worries, patchy earnings

Apr 26, 2019

Asian shares fall on China stimulus worries, patchy earnings

Explosions rock Tata Steel works in South Wales; 2 injured

Apr 26, 2019

Explosions have rocked Britain's largest steel plant, injuring two people and shaking nearby homes

Be wary of robot emotions; 'simulated love is never love'

Apr 26, 2019

Why you should be wary of robot emotions; 'simulated love is never love'

Despite big plans, N. Korea's trains still go almost nowhere

Apr 26, 2019

Kim Jong Un's decision to ride the rails to Vladivostok summit hints at potential of a much bigger dream: unimpeded train travel from the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula to Moscow and beyond

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