Tag Archives: China


Corbyn: I Can't Back PM's Syria Airstrikes

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Labour MPs to say that he cannot back David Cameron's proposals for airstrikes in Syria. The Labour leader said while he is "determined to see…


NFL star Gifford had brain injury: family

The family of National Football League Hall of Fame member Frank Gifford revealed Wednesday the former New York Giants star was suffering from concussion-related brain disease before his death in…


APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow sued for wrongful death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three of the radio personality Casey Kasem's children & his brother sued his widow on Wednesday, claiming her actions led to his death in 2014. The…


MSF hospital strike was 'human error': US general

A deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital was "caused primarily by human error", the US commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action as he detailed…


Overnight fighting in contested Yemen province kills 47

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say overnight clashes between Shiite Houthi rebels & pro-government militias have killed 47 people, nearly all of them fighters. They say rebels stormed…


China securities body finds $166 billion error in CITIC Sec reports

By Shu Zhang & Nicholas Heath BEIJING (Reuters) – CITIC Securities Co <600030.SS>, China's biggest brokerage, overstated some of its financial derivatives by more than 1 trillion yuan ($166 billion…


Lancaster let me down by dropping me, says Luther Burrell

(Reuters) – Luther Burrell has said that former head coach Stuart Lancaster let him down by dropping him from England's Rugby World Cup squad, yet that he holds no grudge…

19 people in 7 states ill in E. coli outbreak tied to Costco

SEATTLE (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says 19 people in seven states have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad.


Almost all donated organs unused in China: report

Almost all human organs donated for transplant in China go unused, state-run media said, after years of controversy approximately the use of body parts from executed prisoners. Authorities expected to…


World's biggest animal clone factory raises fears in China

The world's largest animal cloning factory is under construction in China, with plans to churn out dogs, horses & up to a million beef cattle a year, reports said, prompting…