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Chinese family's slaughter in Brooklyn exposes community's lives of toil

Yilin Zhuo's younger daughter was the last to go into the ground. Before her had gone her sister, her younger brother and the baby, William. Too small for his own coffin, he lay nestled beside their mother.

31 Dec 2013 - 2:37AM

Yilin Zhuo's younger daughter was the last to go into the ground. Before her had gone her sister, her younger brother and the baby, William. Too small for his own coffin, he lay nestled beside their mother.

Chinese family's slaughter in Brooklyn exposes community's lives of toil
Latest sex gizmos turn gameplay into foreplay

Welcome to the next generation of sex toys. Take the Limon, a sleek lemon-shaped vibrator that could be sold at the gift shop of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

29 Dec 2013 - 5:25AM

Welcome to the next generation of sex toys. Take the Limon, a sleek lemon-shaped vibrator that could be sold at the gift shop of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Latest sex gizmos turn gameplay into foreplay
Chinese investors pour cash into the Glass City of Toledo, Ohio

The realisation was as surprising as it was momentous. Toledo, long known as Glass City, needed glass, and it could no longer be manufactured locally quickly enough.

28 Dec 2013 - 4:39AM

The realisation was as surprising as it was momentous. Toledo, long known as Glass City, needed glass, and it could no longer be manufactured locally quickly enough.

Chinese investors pour cash into the Glass City of Toledo, Ohio
Veteran Nigerian musician William Onyeabor retains his mystery
Lawyers challenge detention of Greenwald’s partner in London's High Court
Taliban chief's killing exposes poison in Pakistan-US relationship

In life, Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, was Public Enemy No.1: a ruthless figure who devoted his career to bloodshed and mayhem against his own people as well as foreigners, whom Pakistani pundits occasionally accused of being a pawn of Indian, and even American, intelligence.

5 Nov 2013 - 6:22AM

In life, Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, was Public Enemy No.1: a ruthless figure who devoted his career to bloodshed and mayhem against his own people as well as foreigners, whom Pakistani pundits occasionally accused of being a pawn of Indian, and even American, intelligence.

Taliban chief's killing exposes poison in Pakistan-US relationship
Windows pain in Microsoft shake-up
Walrus calf saved in Alaska headed for Brooklyn
John Paulson gives US$100m to Central Park
Untangling the Wen family's web of riches
Nanny alleged to have murdered two children in New York
Founder of Snapple drinks empire, Arnold Greenberg, dies
Virtually impossible to keep affairs under wraps in digital age
Karl Rove's spat on Fox News puts Republican's conflicting roles in focus
Record turnout reveals power of Latino bloc in US politics
Legal letter raises doubts over ex-BBC chief Thompson's denial on Savile
New screenwriter for Star Wars sequel
ADHD drugs 'may reduce criminality'
New York City man arrested for murder of three shopkeepers
Obama ad targets Romney's threat to end Sesame Street producers' subsidy
US court reveals secret of Marcos artworks
Officials warned for years of dangers to New York from storm surges

The warnings came, again and again.

For nearly a decade, scientists told city and state officials that New York faces certain peril - rising sea levels, more frequent flooding and extreme weather patterns. The alarm bells grew louder after Tropical Storm Irene last year, when the city shut down its subway system and water rushed into the Rockaways on Long Island and in Lower Manhattan.

1 Nov 2012 - 4:51AM

The warnings came, again and again.

For nearly a decade, scientists told city and state officials that New York faces certain peril - rising sea levels, more frequent flooding and extreme weather patterns. The alarm bells grew louder after Tropical Storm Irene last year, when the city shut down its subway system and water rushed into the Rockaways on Long Island and in Lower Manhattan.

Officials warned for years of dangers to New York from storm surges
How ex-president George W. Bush is shaping race for the White House
America embraces English English
'Let my father defend himself' says son of graft-accused Bo Xilai

Bo Guagua, the younger son of former Politburo member Bo Xilai, has made a rare public comment ahead of his father's corruption trial tomorrow, saying he had been unable to communicate with his parents for a year and a half and drawing attention to their "clandestine detention".

21 Aug 2013 - 6:14PM

Bo Guagua, the younger son of former Politburo member Bo Xilai, has made a rare public comment ahead of his father's corruption trial tomorrow, saying he had been unable to communicate with his parents for a year and a half and drawing attention to their "clandestine detention".

'Let my father defend himself' says son of graft-accused Bo Xilai
Bahrain bans protests in new crackdown
Romney supporters worried Virginia long shot could affect election
New Jersey governor Chris Christie rises above Republican taunts
Mitt Romney's money men lick their wounds in wake of election
New York City forced to ration petrol