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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Five challengers sign up for America's Cup

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 10:45pm by NYT

    ... Associated Press Two more than last time, but the cost of competing still proves prohibitive for most Five challengers sign up for America's Cup Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand, Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge, Britain's Ben ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1579433/five-challengers-sign-americas-cup
  2. News - World - BANKING

    Bank of America to pay US$16 billion over flawed security mortgages

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:26am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New York Bank of America to pay a record fine of US$17b Bank of America has agreed to pay a record US$16.65 billion to settle charges it sold flawed mortgage securities ... powerful to escape appropriate enforcement action by the Justice Department. At nearly US$17 billion, this resolution with Bank of America is the largest the department has ever reached ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578802/bank-america-pay-us16-billion-over-flawed-security-mortgages
  3. News - China - CRIME

    150 Chinese graft suspects and officials ‘remain at large in America’, state media says

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 02:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing But lack of an extradition treaty with US makes bringing them home to face charges difficult More than 150 economic fugitives, many of whom are corrupt officials or suspected of graft in China, are at large in the United States, Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574167/over-150-chinese-graft-suspects-and-officials-remain-large-america
  4. News - World - AVIATION

    Virgin America cabin crew form union

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Virgin America cabin crew to form union Flight attendants at Virgin America have voted to form a union, becoming the first workers to organise ... major US cities and to Mexican resorts, Virgin America is US-controlled but 22 per cent owned by British tycoon Richard Branson's Virgin group, and it partners with Branson's Virgin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573666/virgin-america-cabin-crew-form-union
  5. News - China - COMMERCE

    The bigwigs of Taihe: Chinese county makes a fortune selling hair to Africa and America

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taihe, China Locals say the new 'black gold' is not coal, but human hair- generating up to US$88 million in exports Sacks bulging with human hair spill onto the streets of a rural county whose farmers have helped make Chi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1573507/bigwigs-taihe-chinese-county-makes-fortune-selling-hair-africa-and
  6. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Team New Zealand beat deadline for America’s Cup challenge

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington New Zealand has officially challenged for the next America’s Cup in 2017 after months of doubt over funding and reported disputes with holders Oracle Team USA. ... to be with the Golden Gate Yacht Club, which is represented by the Larry Ellison-funded Oracle, by August 8. “New Zealand has a distinguished history in the America’s Cup and we expect... Team New Zealand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1569026/team-new-zealand-beat-deadline-americas-cup-challenge
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's ties with Latin America counter US rebalance policy

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:46pm by DENG YUWEN, JONATHAN SULLIVAN

    ... nine-day tour of Latin America last month yielded significant gains for Beijing's strategy in the region and in the broader strategic arena vis-à-vis the United States. Moving beyond purely ... of Southeast Asian Nations is a potential ally. And so in Latin America, Beijing has turned Washington's own rebalancing strategy on its head. It is giving the US a taste of its own medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1567006/chinasties-latin-americacounter-us-rebalance-policy
  8. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Skip America's Cup meeting, Kiwis told

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... America's Cup meet, Kiwis told If America's Cup challengers are to get on the same tack as defending champions Oracle Team USA heading into the next regatta, they will do so without Emirates ... as defender are proposing Russell Coutts America's Cup boss Russell Coutts said he told the Kiwis not to come to a meeting in London on Tuesday at which competitors would try to hash out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1561295/skip-americas-cup-meeting-kiwis-told
  9. News - Asia

    US to search for World War II missing in Myanmar

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 10:53am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US military is preparing its first search in eight years for remains of American soldiers lost in Myanmar during World War II, an official said on Friday. The resumption of the search is a product of the revived US ties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1126246/us-search-world-war-ii-missing-myanmar
  10. Lifestyle - Books - SPORTS

    Book review: Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76, by Dan Epstein

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by MCT

    ... Chris Vognar Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76 by Dan Epstein Thomas Dunne Books 4 stars Chris Vognar The 1970s were famously known as the "Me" decade, but they were also a zany decade in America's pastime. Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76 spotlights arguably the craziest year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1559014/book-review-stars-and-strikes-baseball-and-america-bicentennial

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