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The Drawings of Catriona Secker

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In her graphite drawings and paintings, Catriona Secker finds inspiration in biology textbooks and vintage natural history tomes. In the drawing above, in particular, the artist said she found inspiration in the reproductive system of a cockroach. Secker, whose work has been exhibited in Hong Kong, Australia, and beyond, is based in Sydney. Read More

Mazzy Star co-founder David Roback dies, aged 61

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David Roback, the co-founder of beloved alt-rock band Mazzy Star, has died at the age of 61. Along with Hope Sandoval, he wrote and produced all of the band’s songs, including Fade Into You, Flowers In December and Into Dust. Prior to that, he was heavily involved in LA’s Paisley Underground scene, playing with the Read More

Asian shares slump, bonds rally as virus fears grow

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a U.S. warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic drove another Wall Street tumble and pushed yields on safe-haven Treasuries to record lows. FILE PHOTO: A passerby walks past in front of a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks, Treasury yields fall as pandemic fears intensify

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a U.S. warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic drove another Wall Street tumble and pushed yields on safe-haven Treasuries to record lows. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an electronic display showing Asian markets indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Asian stocks, Treasury yields fall as pandemic fears intensify

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a U.S. warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic drove another Wall Street tumble and pushed yields on safe-haven Treasuries to record lows. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an electronic display showing Asian markets indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Prime mates: 3 baboons escape medical research facility in downtown Sydney

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A troupe of three baboons escaped a medical research facility in a Sydney hospital late Tuesday afternoon, after the lock on the door of the the animals’ transport vehicle reportedly failed. The male baboon was en route to have a vasectomy, but escaped his transport with two females in one last, desperate attempt at preserving Read More

Japan’s ANA orders 15 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners worth $5 billion at list prices

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FILE PHOTO: All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner taxis in front of other aircraft at the Tokyo International Airport, commonly known as Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan January 10, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai SEATTLE/TOKYO (Reuters) – ANA Holdings Inc (9202.T) said it will buy 15 more Boeing Co (BA.N) 787 Dreamliners worth $5 billion at Read More

Global stocks pause after coronavirus shakeout

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets stabilised on Tuesday after a wave of early selling petered out and Wall Street futures managed a solid bounce after the previous day’s sharp selloff on fears about the spreading coronavirus. European shares recorded their worst one-day loss since June 2016 on Monday as worries about the spread of Read More

Asia share slide pauses, awaiting clarity on pandemic risk

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets found some stability on Tuesday after a wave of early selling petered out and Wall Street futures managed a solid bounce, allowing investors to take a breather from coronavirus fears. FILE PHOTO: People wearing surgical masks walk past a screen showing Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia share slide pauses, awaiting clarity on pandemic risk

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets found some stability on Tuesday after a wave of early selling petered out and Wall Street futures managed a solid bounce, allowing investors to take a breather from coronavirus fears. FILE PHOTO: People wearing surgical masks walk past a screen showing Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan Read More