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 2018-08-14 21:17 

Nikkei Asian Review

US fortifies wall against Chinese investment...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. is tightening scrutiny of foreign investments, aiming to protect sensitive technology from China as the two economic superpower...

 2018-08-14 21:17 

Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese economy loses footing ahead of trade war with US...

BEIJING -- As China prepares to enter a potential long battle with the Trump administration over tariffs and technology, statistics announced on Tuesd...

 2018-08-14 21:16 

Nikkei Asian Review

China set to surpass Japan as No. 2 contributor to UN...

NEW YORK -- China will overtake Japan as the second-largest contributor to the United Nations general budget for the first time, a new report fro...

 2018-08-14 21:08 

Ecns.cn

Nanjing Massacre survivor dies at 94...

Lyu Jinbao, a 94-year-old survivor of the Nanjing Massacre, died on Tuesday morning in Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, according to the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders....

 2018-08-14 21:02 

Ecns.cn

Typhoon Yagi brings high waves in Qingdao...

Huge waves, caused by Typhoon Yagi, pound the beach in Qingdao City, East China's Shandong Province, Aug. 14, 2018....

 2018-08-14 21:02 

China Post

AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday...

 2018-08-14 20:59 

China Post

UN says an estimated 2.3 million people have fled Venezuela...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans had fled the crisis-wracked country as of June, mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, the United Nations said Tuesday.U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters that those fleei...

 2018-08-14 20:56 

Ecns.cn

Yuan's exchange rate to remain stable: statistics bureau...

The exchange rate of Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, will remain stable at a reasonable and balanced level in the mid- to long-term, said a spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 20:56 

The Mainichi

Education ministry faces second bribery indictment; accused linked to lawmaker...
 2018-08-14 20:56 

The Mainichi

Japan marks 73rd anniversary of end of World War II 2018/8/15...
 2018-08-14 20:55 

China Post

In AP interview, Omarosa says Trump is trying to silence her...

NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she...

 2018-08-14 20:53 

Ecns.cn

China to fully restore puppet emperor's palace by 2022...

The "imperial palace" of Aisin-Gioro Puyi, the Japanese-backed puppet emperor of "Manchukuo" during their invasion in China, is expected to be restored to its original state by the end of 2022....

 2018-08-14 20:53 

China Post

Wake AD sits 'tight' as coach goes through legal process...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman says the school is...

 2018-08-14 20:52 

Ecns.cn

16 suspected anthrax victims in stable condition...

Sixteen villagers suspected of being infected with anthrax in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region were in stable condition on Monday afternoon, authorities said on Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 20:51 

China Post

Taylor driven by Bills trading QB to Browns...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Tyrod Taylor remembers winning the starting job, throwing touchdown passes and seeing die-hard fans standing in snow at Buffalo's airport on New Year's Eve to celebrate the end of a 17-year playoff drought.His three years ...

 2018-08-14 20:50 

China Post

Mississippi State embraces change with new coordinator...

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Bob Shoop is Mississippi State's fifth defensive coordinator in five seasons.That lack of continuity in a football program usually isn't ideal, but the 51-year-old Shoop said he's been pleasantly surprised to dis...

 2018-08-14 20:50 

Ecns.cn

Ancient tomb clusters discovered in Beijing...

Ancient tomb clusters consisting of about 300 tombs are found near the Beijing Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China. The 300 tombs, discovered at a construction site, were presumably built around the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), according to local cultura...

 2018-08-14 20:49 

Ecns.cn

Chinese military protests against U.S. defense bill...

The Chinese military resolutely opposes and protests Washington adopting the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act into law, Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 20:48 

China Post

John Elway says he might still seek a veteran backup QB...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos might not be done shuffling backup quarterbacks.General manager John Elway said Tuesday that he might still sign a veteran to back up starting QB Case Keenum if he doesn't feel Chad Kelly can win games ...

 2018-08-14 20:47 

China Post

McGlinchey excited for big test this week vs. Watt, Clowney...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Mike McGlinchey's first test as an NFL tackle came against one of the league's top pass rushers in Dallas' DeMarcus Lawrence.Things will only get tougher this week when McGlinchey must contend with three-time f...

 2018-08-14 20:46 

Ecns.cn

China protests against signing of U.S. defense act...

China Tuesday expressed strong dissatisfaction with the U.S. government as it passed and signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019, which includes negative China-related contents, in disregard of China's opposition....

 2018-08-14 20:46 

Ecns.cn

Nanjing Massacre survivor dies at 94...

Lyu Jinbao, a 94-year-old survivor of the Nanjing Massacre, died on Tuesday morning in Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, according to the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders....

 2018-08-14 20:45 

China Post

Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship...

NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament.The Nielsen company said that CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St....

 2018-08-14 20:44 

Ecns.cn

Chinese scientists use transgenic silkworms to produce spider silk...

Chinese scientists have used gene-editing techniques to make silkworms produce spider silk, and have achieved efficient yields compared with earlier attempts....

 2018-08-14 20:39 

Ecns.cn

China skips open market operations for 18th trading day...

China's central bank has suspended open market operations for 18 trading days in a row, citing abundant liquidity in the financial system....

 2018-08-14 20:38 

Ecns.cn

Lao She International Theater Festival to kick off in Beijing...

Theater enthusiasts in Beijing are looking forward to a bright autumn, as the second Lao She International Theater Festival will kick off next month, bringing quite a number of domestic and international performances to the stage....

 2018-08-14 20:38 

South China Morning Post

More than 1,000 children molested by hundreds of Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, says report...

More than 1,000 children and possible many more were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday.The grand...

 2018-08-14 20:30 

Ecns.cn

Banks need to build effective ecosystems for transformation: McKinsey...

Chinese banks need to build effective ecosystems for their further transformation, in a way to meet the customers' end-to-end financial demands by integrating financial services and scenarios....

 2018-08-14 20:29 

Ecns.cn

China busts oil-smuggling network, detains 38 suspects...

Customs authorities in east China's Jiangsu Province have busted a major network involved in smuggling more than 100,000 tonnes of fuel....

 2018-08-14 20:29 

Ecns.cn

Chinese live streaming platform YY reports steady Q2 revenue growth...

Chinese live streaming platform YY saw its revenue expand steadily in the second quarter of this year with continued growth in mobile users....

 2018-08-14 20:25 

Ecns.cn

17 soldiers killed after Taliban militants overrun army base in Northern Afghanistan...

At least 17 Afghan soldiers were killed late Monday after Taliban militants overran an army base in the northern part of the country following a three-day intense fighting, a local source said Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 20:22 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Pompeo says progress can be made on N. Korea...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday he believes progress is possible toward the dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear weapons program....

 2018-08-14 20:16 

Nikkei Asian Review

Moon attends 'comfort women' rally, upending deal with Tokyo...

SEOUL -- President Moon Jae-in continued to criticize a controversial 2015 deal on wartime...

 2018-08-14 20:10 

Ecns.cn

Horsemanship show kicks off in Lhasa...

A Tibetan-style horsemanship show was held on Aug. 13 as part of the celebration for the annual Shoton Festival. The Shoton Festival kicked off Saturday August 11 in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, with the grand thangka u...

 2018-08-14 20:10 

Ecns.cn

Sino-U.S. trade friction impacting world economy: NBS...

The Sino-U.S. trade friction has started showing a negative impact on the global economy, said Liu Aihua, spokeswoman of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 20:01 

China Post

Pence calls for continued support of Republicans in Congress...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has asked Americans to support Republican leaders who stand behind the Trump Administration.Pence highlighted the administration's successes and encouraged voters to...

 2018-08-14 19:59 

Ecns.cn

China bans capacity expansion in cement, glass sectors...

Chinese authorities have called for efforts in preventing new capacities in cement and flat glass industries as the government remains firm in its drive to cut capacity....

 2018-08-14 19:58 

China Post

Review: Jim Lauderdale is consistently grand on 'Time Flies'...

Jim Lauderdale,...

 2018-08-14 19:56 

China Post

The Latest: Laptops Sean Young accused of stealing returned...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on laptops actress Sean Young is accused of stealing (all times local):3:50 p.m.Two laptops actress Sean Young was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had fired her were returned Tuesday after the new ...

 2018-08-14 19:53 

China Post

The Latest: Defense says no evidence in Chicago teen's death...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial in the killing of a Chicago teenager days after she participated in then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities (all times local):2 p.m.Defense lawyers highlighted a lack of physical evidence in the...

 2018-08-14 19:53 

South China Morning Post

James Mattis tries to woo Brazil as Chinese influence in Latin America continues to grow...

US Defence Secretary James Mattis urged closer strategic ties with Brazil on Tuesday in what appeared to be part of a concerted resistance against growing Chinese influence in Latin America.Mattis, who is starting a tour of the region, told military offic...

 2018-08-14 19:51 

China Post

Unaffiliated voters key to outcome of Kansas' GOP primary...

Nearly 31 percent of registered voters in Kansas have no party preference but they are allowed to vote in the Democratic and Republican primaries if they declare allegiance to one of the parties before casting their ballot.But these unaffiliated voters an...

 2018-08-14 19:50 

China Post

Mattis: Taliban tactics endanger Afghan civilians...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's usage of civilian homes as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces to move slowly in expelling the insurgents from the city of Ghazni.Mattis told ...

 2018-08-14 19:49 

China Post

Free-agent receiver Dez Bryant set to visit Browns camp...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant is set to visit the Browns.The three-time Pro Bowler was released by Dallas in April. The Browns say he will be at their training camp Thursday.Bryant has shown interest in signing with Clevelan...

 2018-08-14 19:48 

China Post

Meyer probe costs K but still about what Ohio St wants...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State ,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he's already been tainted by t...

 2018-08-14 19:47 

Ecns.cn

Man arrested after car crashes into barriers outside UK parliament...

Armed police descended on a car park close to the House of Lords entrance where a vehicle crashed into a security barrier early on Tuesday morning. One man has been arrested, Scotland Yard said....

 2018-08-14 19:47 

China Post

Jaguars coach believes Fowler, Ngakoue can coexist in 2018...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone believes defensive ends Dante Fowler and Yannick Ngakoue can coexist in the same locker room, in the same meeting room and even in the same huddle.They probably only have to do so for...

 2018-08-14 19:45 

China Post

Giants' Barkley misses practice, Lions' Glasgow leaves it...

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Saquon Barkley stood and watched, for the most part, resting his strained left hamstring as the New York Giants practiced against the Detroit Lions on Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 19:40 

Ecns.cn

China EV startup Nio files for U.S. IPO...

Nio, China's electric vehicle startup, issued a prospectus with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....

 2018-08-14 19:34 

Ecns.cn

Man arrested after car crashes outside British Parliament...

A man has been arrested after a vehicle crashed into security barriers outside Britain's Houses of Parliament on Tuesday morning, local police confirmed....

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