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Pacific Crest Trail hiker, 50, rescued after bad storm hits, says he ‘wouldn’t have survived another night’

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A hiker who got lost in a snowstorm on the perilous Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon says he wouldn’t have lived another night if deputies didn’t answer his desperate call for help. Robert Campbell, of Philadelphia, was rescued by two Marion County Sheriff’s deputies Friday, a day after the first winter storm of the year buried Read More

Hong Kong protesters sprayed with water cannon as they set up roadblocks, clash with police

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Thousands of pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters took to the streets on Sunday, defying a ban by Chinese authorities on the rally as violence has continuously escalated over the past several months. Some were seen throwing Molotov cocktails as police attempted to disperse the crowd by using tear gas and a water cannon. Protest leaders carried Read More

Swiss tennis star Belinda Bencic wins Kremlin Cup 2019 with victory over Pavlyuchenko in Moscow

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Swiss star Belinda Bencic is the Kremlin Cup 2019 champion after recording a three-set victory over home favorite Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-1, 6-1 in the tournament’s 30th anniversary at Krylatskoye Ice Palace on Sunday. : Russian youngster Rublev beats Cilic to seal spot in Kremlin Cup final World no. 10 Bencic bounced back from losing Read More

India set to eclipse US with global economic growth share by 2024

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India is expected to become a much bigger driver of global growth than the world’s current largest economy, the US, in just five years, according to Bloomberg calculations based on International Monetary Fund (IMF) data. The global economic watchdog warned about the risks of the slowdown that the world is currently facing as it downgraded Read More

Protesters hurl petrol bombs at police station as Hong Kong descends into chaos (VIDEOS)

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Masked activists threw Molotov cocktails at a police station during the latest anti-government demonstration in Hong Kong. Riot cops used tear gas to try to restore order to the city’s besieged streets. Footage released by Ruptly shows several protesters hurling petrol bombs over the fence around the Tsim Sha Sui police station, resulting in several Read More

Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show

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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – New large corporate planes that can fly farther and an industry push toward sustainable aviation fuels are seen as bright spots as the world’s biggest business jet makers assemble in Las Vegas to showcase their offerings at the sector’s largest gathering. FILE PHOTO: Bombardier employee Francis Masse polishes the sign of Read More

China’s Xiaomi says plans to launch more than 10 5G phones next year

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Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun attends a launch ceremony of the new flagship phone Xiaomi Mi 9 in Beijing, China February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp plans to launch more than 10 5G phones in 2020, CEO Lei Jun said on Sunday, speaking at the World Read More

Newt Gingrich: US must wake up and see China for what it really is – Before it’s too late

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For many decades, Americans thought communist-ruled China would evolve into a free and open system similar to our own. We were completely wrong. In truth, Xi Jinping became the general secretary of the People’s Republic of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission in November 2012. He became the president of the People’s Republic Read More

‘Abominable’ film axed in Malaysia after rebuffing order to cut China map

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – DreamWorks’ animated movie “Abominable” will not be released in Malaysia after its producers declined to meet a censor board requirement to cut a scene showing China’s “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, the movie distributor said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Bikers go past an empty space where a promotional poster Read More

First F-35 landing on Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier goes awry after pilot trips and falls on his FACE

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The historic first landing of an F-35 on the deck of the Royal Navy’s brand new aircraft carrier, HMS ‘Queen Elizabeth,’ experienced a slight hiccup after the triumphant pilot slipped and fell flat on his face. The slapstick comedy scene was captured on CCTV footage that was later leaked on the internet. The video shows Read More