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 2018-01-19 05:11 

Fox News

[ World ]

In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches...

As he does during every papal visit, Pope Francis produced plenty of surprises in Chile: He married a couple during a flight, stopped his motorcade to help a fallen police officer and wept with victims of sex abuse by priests....

 2018-01-19 05:11 

Washington Post

Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy...

On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami's Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba in order to starve the island's military-run economy o...

 2018-01-19 05:11 

The Times of India

Israel puts tunnel dug under Gaza border on display...

The tunnel, around the height and width of an upright person, was lined with concrete slabs. It was discovered about 120 meters inside Israel near Kissufim, about six meters below ground, as tunnelers burrowed towards the surface looking to build an exit,...

 2018-01-19 05:10 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first...

A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue....

 2018-01-19 05:08 

AP

Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon...

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that nativ......

 2018-01-19 05:06 

Fox News

[ World ]

Pope Francis draws ire after comment about sex-abuse victims in Chile...

What began as a trip to help mend the scars of a sex abuse scandal that cost the Catholic church its credibility in Chile, took a surprising twist on Thursday after Pope Francis accused the victims of slander....

 2018-01-19 05:05 

News24

Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse...

The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family's Southern California home have been charged with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments....

 2018-01-19 05:05 

Fox News

[ World ]

Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon...

After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that native leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem....

 2018-01-19 05:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy...

On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami's Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba in order to starve the island's military-run economy o...

 2018-01-19 05:01 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

CNN news quiz: What do you remember from the week ending January 19, 2018?...

A controversial plan. A new life. A clean bill of health. What do you remember from the week that was?...

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Australia woos Chinese tennis tourists...

The Australian Open has stepped up efforts to lure Chinese tennis fans to Melbourne Park by boosting broadcast and sponsorship deals....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese artists perform at Venice's La Fenice...

Chinese artists performed engagingly at the famous La Fenice Opera House in Italy's lagoon city of Venice on Thursday, on the eve of the official launch of the 2018 China-EU Tourism Year....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Traditional clay sculpture sees a revival in China...

For nearly 50 years, Zhao Yuming has been immersed in his own world of clay figurines. At age 62, Zhao is the only remaining clay sculpture master craftsman in Laoting County, Hebei Province....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

2017 was among three warmest years on record...

There is a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change caused by increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and these have been confirmed in 2015, 2016 and 2017, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China's first national park to open in 2020...

China's first national park in the Sanjiangyuan area will open in 2020, the administration bureau said Wednesday....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

More Chinese airlines allow inflight mobile phone use, wifi...

China Eastern Airlines and other domestic airlines have begun to allow mobile phone use on their aircraft or announced plans to lift a ban....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

70 pct of Chinese children using social media: survey...

A survey report released on Thursday said 70.9 percent of primary and middle school students in China use the WeChat instant messaging App....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Older dads lift odds of high myopia...

The older a father is, the higher the possibility his child will suffer from early-onset high myopia due to a mutation in a gene, Chinese scientists found....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Shenzhen to host WTA Finals until 2028...

The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen will host the WTA Finals from 2019 for a decade with record prize money of US$14 million for the season-ending event -- a move welcomed by players....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Economic outlook expected to be bright in 2018...

China's economy this year will grow by between 6.5 percent and 6.8 percent year-on-year, Fan Hengshan, vice secretary of National Development and Reform Commission, predicted on Thursday....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Half of 17 mln newborns in 2017 are second children...

China's health authority said Thursday that about 51 percent of China's newborn babies in 2017 were second children in the family, a 5 percentage points increase from 2016....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

More top talents wilt in Australian Open heat wave...

On day four of the Australian Open, one could make the argument that the biggest winners on the day were not the players, but probably the vendors selling ice cream and water bottles....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

US approves Chinese acquisition of US company...

U.S. authorities have cleared the acquisition of a U.S. semiconductor manufacturer by a Chinese counterpart for the first time since Donald Trump assumed office....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

HK university stresses stance against separatism...

A leading university in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region stressed its firm stance against Hong Kong independence in response to reports that a group of its students are advocating independence....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

US House passes spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown...

U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night passed a short-term spending bill to avoid government shutdown. However, whether the bill could pass the Senate remains uncertain....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Top shuttlers unhappy with new format...

World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen, Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and China's Lin Dan have expressed concerns about a new tournament structure requiring players to compete in more events....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

All criminal cases to have defense lawyers...

China will expand nationwide this year a pilot project assigning criminal defense lawyers to represent defendants in criminal cases who don't have lawyers to protect their human rights, a senior official from the Ministry of Justice said....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese reality show mired down in rip-off scandal...
 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Police arrest authenticators, auction staff in counterfeit art case...

Chinese police have arrested 24 suspects, including art authentication and auction personnel, in a case involving the production and sale of counterfeit copies of artworks by well known Chinese painters and calligraphers....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

161mln-year-old rainbow dinosaur fossil discovered in China...

A group of researchers have revealed new details about a fossil of a winged dinosaur they've been studying which lived in what is now northeastern China 161 million years ago, reports Reuters....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing, nation get breath of fresh air...

Beijing residents experienced a December unlike any in recent memory, with the air quality as good as in southern coastal regions like tropical Hainan island. The clean air placed the capital for the first time among the 10 best cities for air quality, th...

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Malaysia Airlines flight forced to divert to Australia...

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH122, an Airbus A330-300 flying from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, was forced to divert to Alice Springs on Thursday due to "technical reasons," the airline company said in a statement....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Tunnel completed for Sichuan-Tibet Railway...
 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Wenger confirms Sanchez talks with United...

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join rival Manchester United this month, his manager Arsene Wenger said ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Crystal Palace....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Anhui to recruit 20,000 foreign talents over five years...

The 2018 Spring Festival Gala for foreign experts in Anhui Province was held at the Hefei Canada International School on Jan. 14....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Xinjiang to complete expressways linking 15 cities in 2018...

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China will complete its network of expressways to link all 15 prefectures and cities in the region by the end of 2018. In addition, the region will improve 15,000 kilometers of rural roads, according to off...

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Metal bands show their mettle in battle...
 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Sanhe ancient town in China's Anhui...
 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Baidu upgrades research institute to accelerate AI application...

Chinese artificial intelligence giant Baidu has upgraded its research institute to speed up industrial application of AI technology....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China's property loan growth slows in 2017...

Loans to China's real estate sector expanded at a slower pace in 2017 amid tough purchase restrictions, central bank data showed Friday....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China beats US in global leadership...

More people in the world approved of China's leadership than US leadership in 2017, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

SCIO briefing on China's foreign exchange receipts and payments...

Xi Yanchun:Speaker:...

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Studies find Chinese want less and share...

The modern Chinese consumer is healthier, less materialistic and more partial to local brands than ever before, according to research from market analysts in the United Kingdom....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

The ruins of Beijing Guyaju...
 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Long March 11 rocket sends six satellites into space...

China launched a Long March 11 carrier rocket on Friday to send six satellites into space, according to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology....

 2018-01-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing second most congested Chinese city in 2017...

Newly released analysis of traffic in 100 major Chinese cities shows that Beijing became the second most congested city in China last year, rising one place compared with 2016....

 2018-01-19 04:52 

News24

Colorado man's body found encased in concrete in crawl space...

Prosecutors charged a Colorado woman with her father's murder after police investigating his disappearance found the 69-year-old man's body encased in concrete in the crawl space under his home....

 2018-01-19 04:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Moscow Protests Leak Of Russian Embassy Bank Transfers Around 2016 U.S. Election...

The Russian Foreign Ministry is demanding that the United States stop the leak of confidential diplomatic information after a media report this week provided details of what it said were "suspicious" Russian embassy bank transfers....

 2018-01-19 04:49 

Euronews

Baby killed as car hits crowd at Copacabana beach...

At least 15 people were injured when the out-of-control vehicle ploughed into pedestrians - the driver reportedly telling police that he had suffered an epileptic fit...

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