Monday July 28, 2014




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Hong Kong pro-democracy news website folds in face of rising political pressure

HONG KONG - A popular Hong Kong pro-democracy website has closed, citing political pressure....

posted: July 28,2014





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Lands of opportunity: Foreign markets fueling growth of US tech trendsetters, other companies

SAN FRANCISCO - Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home....


Chinese portal Sohu reports quarterly loss of $45 million; revenue up 18 per cent

BEIJING, China - Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Monday it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 per cent to $400 million....


Asian stock markets boosted by growth in Chinese corporate profits

BEIJING, China - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits....


US coal exports to German power plants quadruple, adding pollution, as US shuts its own down

LUENEN, Germany - One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world....


Coal exports help US clean up global warming pollution at home - but still pollute elsewhere

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create...


Coal exports help US clean up global warming pollution at home - but still pollute elsewhere

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for...






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