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  1. Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic raceRead the original story

    12 min ago | KTVN Reno

    An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly - a decision the IOC said was based on "half-truths and factual inaccuracies."

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  2. Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic raceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly - a decision the IOC said was based on "half-truths and factual inaccuracies." Oslo is the fourth city to pull out of a race that has been thrown into turmoil in the wake of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where the overall price tag was put at $51 billion, scaring off politicians and taxpayers and leaving the International Olympic Committee with a major image crisis.

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  3. The Bidding For The 2022 Olympics Is A Disaster Because Everyone...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... v, won 95% of the vote the most recent election, which was roundly criticized by international monitors - and Beijing, China.

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  4. No images of Hong Kong protests in China's mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    BEIJING - China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the events.

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  5. GSE Awarded Over $17.5 Million in New ContractsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Georgia; Cary, North Carolina; Chennai, India; Nykoping, Sweden; Stockton-on-Tees, UK; Glasgow, UK; and Beijing, China. Information about GSE Systems is available at www.gses.com . We make statements in this press release that are considered ...

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  6. Doves fly over Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, China, on Oct. 1, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CTV

    The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. The symbols of peace were released at sunrise in Beijing's symbolic heart of Tiananmen Square in a ceremony for the Oct. 1 holiday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

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  7. China approves iPhone 6 after security assurancesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    A Chinese woman holds an iPhone walks past an Apple store in Beijing, China. China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to allow other governments access to users' information.

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  8. Beijing/Hong Kong: A Tale of Two CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    As Hong Kong's protests continued to mutate and spread to more parts of the territory on Tuesday, at the same time about 1500 kilometers to the north, the entire Chinese leadership was attending a carefully choreographed event in Tiananmen Square on the eve of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The contrasts were striking even in the mind, but then a Hong Kong news channel decided to go split-screen: on one side, a grainy live shot of the haphazard Occupy Central movement in the middle of the financial district in Hong Kong; on the other, the highly regimented event in Beijing where nothing was left to chance, and nothing was allowed to upstage the President.

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  9. Psychotherapy for subclinical depression: meta-analysis [Review articles]Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Bjp.rcpsych.org

    ... Spain; Juan Li , PhD, Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Charles F. Reynolds III , MD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA ...

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  10. [Asian Games] IBC, the home to CCTV and NHK for 2014 Incheon Asian GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The International Broadcasting Center is a facility where television, radio, and other forms of broadcast companies come together to provide its services to their flagship stations, connecting the Asian Games to the rest of Asia. The IBC is located at the Songdo Convensia, a center where companies had held meetings and exhibitions before its conversion into the International Broadcasting Center it is today.

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  11. Alibaba and Wanda face off: online and offlineRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Times

    China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade [BEIJING] China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade. But while Mr Wang says he laid the wager "for fun" two years ago, the billionaires' business interests are increasingly converging as Chinese consumers' spending habits undergo a seismic shift - and much larger sums are at stake.

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  12. China's First New-Generation Boeing Jetliner B747-8 Delivered to Air ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    In the evening of September 29 in Seattle, Beijing time, Air China and Boeing held a grand aircraft delivery ceremony in Seattle, the United States, marking the official delivery of China's first B747-8 to Air China. The type is a member of the latest generation B747 family.

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  13. China's final HSBC Pmi steady in SeptemberRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Times

    The final HSBC/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index hovered at 50.2 in September, unchanged from the August reading which was a three-month low, but lower than a preliminary reading of 50.5. A sub-index measuring new export orders, a gauge of external demand, expanded to a 4-1/2-year-high of 54.5, though domestic demand appeared soft. The 50 mark separates expansion from contraction in activity on a monthly basis.

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  14. MYMETICS Corporation??? Promising HIV Vaccine Candidate Obtains Funding To Begin Study AtRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    ... study follows a successfully completed smaller study at the Institute of Laboratory Animal Science (ILAS) in Beijing, China in which a two-component vaccine protected all monkeys against repeated AIDS virus exposures from persistent infection - an ...

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  15. Mymetics' Promising HIV Vaccine Candidate Obtains Funding to Begin...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... study follows a successfully completed smaller study at the Institute of Laboratory Animal Science (ILAS) in Beijing, China in which a two-component vaccine protected all monkeys against repeated AIDS virus exposures from persistent infection - an ...

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  16. Li Na's Retirement Ceremony in Around the Grounds Beijing Photo GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tennis Panorama

    BEIJING - Photos by Natalie Ho from around the grounds to the main interview room on Tuesday of the China Open including Li Na's retirement ceremony. Abigail Hinto and Natalie Ho are in Beijing, China covering the China Open for Tennis Panorama News.

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  17. China announces date for key Communist Party meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Times

    China's ruling Communist Party will hold a key meeting from Oct. 20 focusing on the rule of law, state media reported on Tuesday, as part of President Xi Jinping's two-year long anti-corruption drive - PHOTO: AFP [BEIJING] China's ruling Communist Party will hold a key meeting from Oct. 20 focusing on the rule of law, state media reported on Tuesday, as part of President Xi Jinping's two-year long anti-corruption drive. The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee announced that the fourth plenary session of the Party's 18th central committee will be held in Beijing from Oct. 20-23, the official Xinhua news agency said.

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  18. What the protests mean for the future of a democratic Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Hong Kong has been rocked by street protests that may fundamentally reshape its relationship with China. Party-run newspapers in China have blamed foreign "anti-China forces" for aiding and abetting the pro-democracy activists.

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  19. China Open 2014 prize money for women tennis playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    The following is a list of the prize money payouts for women singles players at the 2014 China Open , which is taking place from September 27 to October 5, 2014, on the hard court surface at the National Tennis Center in Beijing, China. The prize money payouts for the women are very good and the women tennis players are actually paid a lot more money at the China Open than the men are.

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  20. China Open 2014 prize money for men tennis playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    The following is a list of the prize money payouts for men singles players at the 2014 China Open , which is taking place from September 27 to October 5, 2014, on the hard court surface at the National Tennis Center in Beijing, China. The prize money payouts for the men are pretty good especially considering that there are only 32 men allowed to compete at the China Open, but the women tennis players are actually paid a lot more money at the China Open in 2014 than the men are.

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