This tropical island off the east coast of Africa is best-known for its white-sand beaches, its designer clothing outlets and its spicy curries.
But tiny Mauritius is about to stake a new claim to fame. By year's end, or soon afterward, it is expected to become the world's...
Shanghai, PRC: From 8Days- The Chinese Baseball League (CBL) is taking shape with 6 teams from Beijing, Tianjin, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guangdong, and a team made up of young prospects. All of the games are currently free to attend and the players are paid a modest $250 a month.
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Bush administration officials working behind the scenes have succeeded in weakening key sections of a proposal for joint action by the eight major industrialized nations to curb climate change.
Under U.S. pressure, negotiators in the past month have agreed to delete...
I have now lived in China for four years. In that time I have seen
time and time again that China is one huge construction site. The pics
are the view from my apartment window from Jan. 04 - May 05. I used...
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Tyres on the two front wheels of a Japan Airlines plane came off as the aircraft skidded to a landing at a Tokyo airport. JAL spokesman Geoffrey Tudor said one man and a woman suffered whiplash as the plane, carrying 222 passengers and crew, braked to a stop.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Department of Homeland Security's top privacy official said Wednesday that she is investigating whether the agency's airline passenger screening program has violated federal privacy laws by...
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BALTIMORE - Politicians, union representatives and environmentalists rallied in Baltimore's stately Penn Station for a bill that would provide Amtrak $6 billion over the next three years.
President Bush has...
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When Dexter Richardson is not running one of his three Dexter's restaurants in the Orlando area, he is watching birds.
Of the more than 500 species sighted in Florida, Richardson can claim to have seen 350....
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