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2014/10/31 16:14
2014/10/31 16:14
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Beijing police have warned people they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble", a state-run newspaper said on Friday,...
2014/10/31 16:14
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2014/10/31 15:43
2014/10/31 15:43
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Dressing up as a monster or a zombie for Halloween might get you arrested tonight in Beijing because authorities fear the costumes could cause "panic." Expats in Beijing had organized Halloween...
2014/10/28 13:40
2014/10/28 13:40
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Those with the most at stake in a prime ministerial visit to China are urging Stephen Harper to come to Beijing for meetings with the country’s leadership, after he suddenly cancelled plans to attend...
2014/10/27 16:39
2014/10/27 16:39
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RAPID CITY, S.D. — The nurse shark is a generally docile creature, spanning up to nine feet and 300 pounds and armed with a vise-like jaw lined with thousands of serrated teeth. Left alone, it is...
2014/10/27 09:29
2014/10/27 09:29
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Marathoner Cuthbert Nyasango has intensified training ahead of the December's 68th edition of the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan. Training under long-distance running coach Benson Chauke, five weeks...
2014/10/26 01:05
2014/10/26 01:05
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Top export: Golden State Warriors’ Andrew Bogut. Photo: Getty Images Australian NBA star Andrew Bogut has fully committed to the Boomers' 2016 Rio Olympics campaign. The 29-year-old centre has not...
2014/10/25 08:26
2014/10/25 08:26
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Beijing to shut factories, grants holidays to workers to stem air pollution for APEC meeting Chinese vice premier has ordered a temporary shutdown of factories in and around Beijing to ensure air...
2014/10/25 01:02
2014/10/25 01:02
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The Australian Boat Race 26 September 2014 The Australian Boat Race will once again ignite Sydney Harbour this October. Bragging rights will be on the line as two old rivals - the University of...
2014/10/24 21:33
2014/10/24 21:33
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Do NBA Players Really Dislike Playing With Kobe Bryant?24-10-2014 Do players really dislike playing alongside Kobe Bryant? Here is a response to Henry Abbott's ESPN article. ESPN most recently put...
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2014/10/23 21:20
2014/10/23 21:20
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Stifling, dirty air is not the only thing blanketing Beijing. Since Oct. 17, the Chinese capital has been under an all-encompassing security sweep, officially declared to be in a “combat status with...
2014/10/23 19:04
2014/10/23 19:04
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The IOC is pushing forward with plans to revamp the troubled Olympic bidding process by making it more of an "invitation" rather than an "application" - but the ban remains on member visits to...
2014/10/21 16:29
2014/10/21 16:29
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The trial On Tuesday in South Africa, a court in Pretoria sentenced former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years imprisonment for 'culpable homicide,' for killing his girlfriend Reeva...
2014/10/20 19:32
2014/10/20 19:32
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Playful yet menacing, the fangs of a grinning dragon greet you as you enter @Large, dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s extensive installation at Alcatraz, the notorious former prison in San...
2014/10/19 23:02
2014/10/19 23:02
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BEIJING — If running a 42 kilometer foot race was not tough enough, Sunday’s Beijing International Marathon saw thousands of competitors brave a “hazardous” smog which engulfed the Chinese...
2014/10/17 15:45
2014/10/17 15:45
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BEIJING, China – The huge mechanical creature rears up, its eyes glowing red, smoke billowing from its dragon's snout and its primeval howl echoing in the Beijing night as it approaches its arachnid...
2014/10/17 04:55
2014/10/17 04:55
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Recently, I argued that China has a strong security interest in delaying Korean unification. At a Korean National Defense University (KNDU) panel event earlier this month, on which I sat, there was...
2014/10/15 16:05
2014/10/15 16:05
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Kansas City, Kan. • Jill Ellis was chatting with some of her U.S. women’s national team players this week when one of them mentioned that it was about time they played some games that mattered. They...
2014/10/14 13:31
2014/10/14 13:31
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Gilbert wins Tour of Beijing, Modolo takes final stage Sacha Modolo captured the win in Tuesday's Tour of Beijing finale. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com BEIJING (AFP) — Belgium’s Philippe...
2014/10/11 02:46
2014/10/11 02:46
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GRAHAM Arnold could have arrived at Sydney FC in triumph. He could have ridden a wave of success after a fruitful stint at Central Coast Mariners, including that career-affirming 2012-13 A-League...
2014/10/10 04:16
2014/10/10 04:16
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Beijing pollution hovered at hazardous levels for a third straight day, prompting more production curbs and warnings for people to stay indoors. The concentration of PM2.5, fine particulates that...
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