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(Bloomberg) — European equities held near their all-time peak on Monday, supported by record-high prices for copper and gold and expectations for interest-rate cuts in the coming months. Most Read from Bloomberg The Stoxx Europe 600 Index inched up 0.2%, with mining stocks including Glencore Plc, Rio Tinto Plc and KGHM SA lifting the resources […]

The Atlanta zoo will return its four pandas to China late this year, the facility announced Friday, in the latest chapter of a program often labeled “panda diplomacy.”

For Andrew, a black American living in China and teaching English for the past two years, life had been pretty good. “As a black foreigner, because China was closed for so long, there is a novelty about seeing foreigners,” he said. “It’s part of life that you just get used to here . . .

The last U.S. zoo with pandas in its care expects to say goodbye to the four giant bears this fall. Zoo Atlanta is making preparations to return panda parents Lun Lun and Yang Yang to China along with their American-born twins Ya Lun and Xi Lun, zoo officials said Friday. There is no specific date […]

SANTA ANA, Philippines (AP) — The far-flung coastal town of Santa Ana in the northeastern tip of the Philippine mainland has long been known by tourists mostly for its beaches, waterfalls, fireflies and a few casinos. But that’s changing after the laid-back town of about 35,000 people, which still has no traffic light, became strategically […]

When Lawrence Gasman was looking for a PhD topic back in the 1970s, computing labs were already abuzz with smart people proposing clever studies in artificial intelligence. “But the problem was we had nothing to run them on,” he says. “The processors needed just didn’t exist.” It took half a century for computing . . […]

SANTA ANA, Philippines (AP) — The far-flung coastal town of Santa Ana in the northeastern tip of the Philippine mainland has long been known by tourists for its beaches, waterfalls, fireflies and a few casinos. But that’s changing after the laid-back town of about 35,000 people, which still has no traffic light, became strategically important […]

The flags of the U.S. and Germany are on the table at a bilateral meeting between German Economics Minister Habeck and U.S. Secretary of State Blinken at a hotel on the Gendarmenmarkt. Photo: Christoph Soeder/dpa (Photo by Christoph Soeder/picture alliance via Getty Images) Christoph Soeder/dpa | Picture Alliance | Getty Images After years of China […]

By Emily Chow SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Oil prices rose on Thursday as falling U.S. crude inventories amid rising refinery intake and a year-on-year increase in Chinese imports last month supported higher demand expectations for the world’s two largest crude consuming nations. Brent crude futures for July rose 27 cents, or 0.3%, to $83.85 a barrel by […]

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks at an event held by the National Committee on US-China Relations and the US-China Business Council on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week in San Francisco, California, on November 15, 2023. Carlos Barria | Afp | Getty Images “Increasingly, countries around the world are guided by […]


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