Tag Archives: Beijing

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Cilic saves match point before defeating Chinese wild card

SHANGHAI (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic fought off a match point before rallying to defeat local hope Wu Di of China 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the…

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Climate change clips wings of migratory birds in Poland

It takes the dexterity of a lacemaker to remove the tiny bird caught in nets strung between pine trees on Poland's Baltic coast, a veritable paradise for dozens of migratory…

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home – admiral

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of Twitter accounts & other social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing…

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US judge refuses to undo government order on green cards

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge declined to issue an emergency order Wednesday that would allow tens of thousands of highly skilled immigrants from India & China to immediately apply…

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Smoking, alcohol, obesity tar Europe's bill of health: WHO

"Alarming" rates of smoking, alcohol consumption & obesity in Europe could set back progress in reducing premature mortality, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday in a report on the region's…

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Moscow says happy to talk to US about presence in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry says Moscow is pleased to talk to Washington approximately its military presence in Syria. The West has raised concern over…