Tag: World

  • 8 Cities that are taking steps against cars

    by levent

    In downtown Cairo, it’s not uncommon to see streets clogged with cars. But in a proposed redesign for a central thoroughfare, they’re hard to spot. Instead, in the concept illustration for what looks like the Egyptian version of Amsterdam, a two-way bike lane, a sidewalk, and a plaza filled with palm trees replace the sea […]

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  • Trade War Update: China Subverts Tariffs, Trade Gap Gets Wider

    by levent

    Chinese exporters (and likey their American counterparts) have figured out a way for some items to skirt tariffs. U.S. Customs and Border Protection determined last week that Chinese hardwood plywood is circumventing lumber tariffs by using Vietnam , Panjiva Research pointed out on Monday. The end-around is expected to have begun when duties were applied to certain types […]

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  • The American Casualties of Trump’s Trade War

    by levent

    Sam Cobb was surprised to see so many people lined up for a hearing at the International Trade Commission in Washington on the morning of Monday, Aug. 20. The chief executive of Real Wood Floors, Cobb was a veteran of such proceedings, which were usually sleepy affairs, populated by white-shoe attorneys fighting over arcane legal […]

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  • Michael Cohen in court: Trump ex-lawyer admits lying to Congress

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    US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in relation to the Russia inquiry. Mr Cohen admitted misleading lawmakers about talks over a Trump property deal in Moscow during the presidential race. Mr Trump said his former right-hand man was “lying” to seek a reduced sentence. In August, […]

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  • Ancient Egyptian tomb unveiled

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    The treasures of an ancient Egyptian tomb, thought to be more than 3,500 years old, have been unveiled. An archaeological mission, affiliated with France’s University of Strasbourg, made the discovery in the Assasseef valley near the city of Luxor. Two sarcophagi, each containing a mummy, were found. All are in perfect condition. The archaeological dig […]

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  • Forget the Thanksgiving turducken: The cokyntryce is fit for a king

    by levent

    Similar bizarre dishes were being served in Europe hundreds of years ago, as hosts aimed to highlight their power and wealth. LONDON — When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, everyone has their own take on the classics, ranging from the traditional fare to the turducken — chicken stuffed inside duck stuffed inside turkey. At Hebert’s […]

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  • UFC champ Nurmagomedov a conservative voice in Russia

    by levent

    MOSCOW – UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is probably the best-known Muslim athlete in Russia, and he’s rapidly becoming a leading conservative voice at home. When a National Guardsman was killed while apparently trying to break up a fight outside an establishment variously described as a cafe and nightclub early Sunday morning, Nurmagomedov called for a crackdown […]

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  • Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested over ‘misconduct’

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    Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct, the carmaker has said. Mr Ghosn, a towering figure in the car industry, will be sacked from the Japanese firm after a board meeting on Thursday, its chief executive said. He has been accused of “significant acts of misconduct”, including under-reporting his pay […]

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  • Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, sentenced to prison

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    Marcos, 89, was sentenced for funneling $200 million to Swiss foundations. MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases that she plans to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress. The special […]

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  • Migrant caravan gets within reach of border: What happens now?

    by levent

    Resilient and eternally optimistic, what lies ahead for the 5,000 to 7,000 migrants making their way to the US border? Fox News reached out to three widely divergent views for their take on the uncertain road ahead and how this may end. MEXICO CITY – With the number of migrants in Mexico increasing, their timetable to […]

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