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  1. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Low-key investor with a knack for big acquisitions

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:23am by Bloomberg

    ... billion, compared with US$2.37 billion for Werner. He would still outrank China's Anbang Insurance Group with its pending US$1.95 billion purchase of the Waldorf Astoria hotel. Werner, who ... the liquidation of the estate of Sylvan Lawrence, a New York investor with holdings of more than US$1 billion, gave him his first big break in the mid-1980s. After agreeing with the estate to buy ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Online firm charged for running pyramid scheme in China and US

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Online firm 'ran pyramid scheme in China and US' US regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some US$129 million from preying on investors in China and the US. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the civil fraud charges on Friday against Hong Kong-based eAdGear ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Missouri deploys National Guard to violence-wracked Ferguson

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ferguson Missouri’s governor on Monday ordered National Guard troops to help restore order in Ferguson, hours after police hurled tear gas to disperse violent ... of peaceful marches, police in body armour and gas masks moved in with armoured vehicles to disperse a mob about three hours before the midnight on Sunday curfew. Police responded with tear gas after ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Police come under ‘heavy gunfire’ as racial unrest continues in Ferguson

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... at officers standing near armoured vehicles. Police responded by firing gas-filled canisters and a noise cannon to try to disperse the throng. Johnson, commanding state police now overseeing efforts ... to calm down. Local broadcast media said on Twitter that one person was shot in the hand and taken to an area hospital and that another man rushed to a police line holding his side saying he had ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hillary Clinton uses book to defend role in Chen Guangcheng’s release

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... on his behalf. In Hard Choices, the former secretary of state and potential presidential contender credited US efforts to nurture relations with China with allowing an atmosphere in which Beijing ... be allowed to study in China, receive medical treatment and file complaints over the beatings he said he suffered. But the deal triggered an uproar in Washington, as Chen told a congressional hearing ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Growing Chinese appetite as to surging price of US pecans

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 09:14pm by NYT

    ... disease. In Texas and Oklahoma, it was a summer drought that hurt the trees. Then came heavy rain in autumn, which made the ground too wet to hold the heavy equipment to shake nuts from trees ... for a free nut. "The crop faced a lot of wildlife pressure," said Blair Krebs, associate director of sales and marketing at the Texas Pecan Growers Association. Then there is China ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US shutdown slows efforts to fix Nasa-China controversy

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... by citizens of several nations including China. I believe this problem would have been solved were it not for the federal shutdown preventing communication with Nasa Alan Boss The basis for the ban ... our Chinese colleagues, or colleagues from any nation.” Had they been aware of the restrictions on holding the meeting at Nasa’s Ames facility and inviting Chinese scientists, they would have ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    The damage is already done to Product USA

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... as it calls for an alternative to the US dollar as the world's reserve currency. China was holding US$1.27 trillion in US government bonds in June, the latest official reading. "Instead ... That's hardly a vote of confidence and investors buying bonds that mature in the next six weeks were demanding on Tuesday an interest rate equal to what they'd usually seek to hold a riskier ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Senate leader sees chance for breaking fiscal impasse

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 10:23am by Reuters in Washington

    ... and this year’s battle seems to be shaping up no differently. If a deal is reached, lawmakers could be voting on it as late as Wednesday or Thursday. As the acrimony continued, China’s state news agency Xinhua called for an end to the “pernicious impasse” and said it was time for a “de-Americanised world”. China is among the largest foreign holders of US debt. In Washington, US veterans’ ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mother left her adopted daughter to die outside in cold

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... have happened. "Fortunately, we were able to prove the charges, so we were able to hold them accountable." The case is among several in recent years that have drawn attention ... China. ...




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