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Asia cheered as China's factories defy doomsters

Monday, 22 September 2014 22:17
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a periodic bout of angst over China combined with the U.S. dollar's recent meteoric run to pile pressure on commodity prices. Brent oil was near lows last seen in mid-2012, while gold came off a nine-month trough and copper a three-month low on fears a survey out on Tuesday could show stalling factory growth in China.
World's best nightlife cities
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:12
Whether in rooftop bars (like Sofitel So's HISO bar, pictured), dance clubs or trendy pubs, there's quality adventure in Bangkok. In Buenos Aires, the weekend starts on Monday.
Operation Enduring Freedom Fast Facts
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:12
(CNN) -- Here's a look at Operation Enduring Freedom which began on October 7, 2001, with allied air strikes on Taliban and al Qaeda targets. The United States linked the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to al Qaeda, a group which operated under the Taliban regime's protection in Afghanistan. The operation was launched to stop the Taliban from providing a safe haven to al Qaeda and to stop al Qaeda's use of Afghanistan as a…
Salmonella Fast Facts
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:12
(CNN) -- Here's some background information about Salmonella. Facts:Salmonellosis, the infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella, is one of the most frequently reported foodborne illnesses in the United States. Salmonella is characterized as a group of rod-shaped bacteria that can cause diarrheal illness in humans. Prono: sal•mo•nel•la. The first "L" is pronounced, unlike the silent "L" in salmon, the fish. General Information: (Source: CDC)Approximately 42,000 cases of salmonellosis are reported in the United States every…
Cola with your merlot? 5 Chinese wine myths debunked
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:12
STORY HIGHLIGHTSWine experts examine some of the myths about wine drinking in ChinaChina has no wine-making tradition but is now the world's largest market for red wineThey say tastes are growing more sophisticated, with wine drinkers exploring new flavorsChina is developing its own wines although climate and soil conditions are tough Editor's note: This month's On China with Kristie Lu Stout was filmed at Grace Vineyard in China's Shanxi province and explores China's wine industry.
US launches air strikes in Syria
Monday, 22 September 2014 21:37
23 September 2014Last updated at 02:58 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Islamic State fighters in Syria Continue reading the main story Related StoriesWhat is Islamic State?Islamic State: Where key countries standIS challenges US to put boots on ground
Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin: See First Photo Of The Couple Together
Monday, 22 September 2014 21:28
View Gallery 54 Photos Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin are taking their relationship public! The rumored couple were photographed together for the FIRST TIME EVER at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept.
China September factory activity edges up on stronger orders but employment shrinks
Monday, 22 September 2014 21:16
BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up in September even as factory employment slumped to a 5-1/2-year low, a survey showed on Tuesday, a potential source of worry for Communist leaders who prize social stability above all else.
Asia braces for the worst from China factory survey
Monday, 22 September 2014 21:16
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a periodic bout of angst over China combined with the U.S. dollar's recent meteoric run to pile pressure on commodity prices. Brent oil was near lows last seen in mid-2012, while gold came off a nine-month trough and copper a three-month low on fears a survey out on Tuesday could show stalling factory growth in China.
Mentally disabled man beaten; hate crime charges filed
Monday, 22 September 2014 21:12
STORY HIGHLIGHTSTeenagers in New Castle County, Delaware, have been charged with felony hate crimesCharges relate to online videos of the beating of a mentally disabled manVideos went viral with the hashtags #TheBullyProject and #JusiceForCoran (CNN) -- Three Delaware teenagers charged earlier this month after being accused of beating a mentally disabled man are now charged with a hate crime. The state's prosecutor filed the additional, weightier charges on Monday, according to a press release.
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