Saturday, September 13, 2014
European ministers struggled to strike a balance on Friday between turning around a moribund eurozone economy and cutting bloated national budgets burdened with debt.
Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.
Oscar Pistorius was on Friday found guilty of culpable homicide and faced a potential lengthy jail term for shooting dead his glamorous girlfriend, in a case that shattered the Paralympian hero's glittering career.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The United States tripled its estimate for the number of Islamic State fighters as it geared up for a "more aggressive" air campaign and Arab nations rallied behind President Barack Obama's nascent coalition against the jihadists.
During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Taiwan-native Baltimore Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Wednesday pitched perfectly into the sixth inning until the perfection was broken by a Red Sox rookie catcher who doubled for his first major league hit.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a "relentless" war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to "destroy" the marauding jihadist army.
Imports of edible lard oil products from Hong Kong will now be suspended with immediate effect, Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Shiu Ming-neng (許銘能) said yesterday.
Hong Kong democracy activists on Thursday expressed shock and incredulity after a Chinese official was quoted as saying that the fact they are still "alive" reflects well on Beijing's tolerance., 1 Comment
Thursday, September 11, 2014
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a "relentless" war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to "destroy" the marauding jihadist army.