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  • Climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

    2014-09-23 09:23

    Dozens of protesters were arrested on Monday during a demonstration in New York City to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change.

  • UN chief calls for intensified efforts on sustainable growth

    2014-09-23 03:20

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on international community to step up its efforts to address global development challenges.

  • Tens of thousands crowd NY streets for climate march

    2014-09-22 01:00

    An international day of action on climate change brought tens of thousands onto the streets of New York on Sunday, with organizers predicting the biggest protest on the issue for five years.

  • NASA is back at Mars

    2014-09-22 11:10

    A NASA robotic spacecraft fired its braking rockets on Sunday, ending a 10-month journey to put itself into orbit around Mars and begin a hunt for the planet's lost water.

  • US group seeks 'no vacancy' for China's hotels

    2014-09-22 04:28

    Independent hotels in China are trying to capture part of the international tourist market by promoting their first-class services and facilities.

  • Man arrested for charging White House had knife

    2014-09-21 10:18

    Omar Gonzalez, the man arrested on Friday after climbing the fence at the White House and making his way into the executive mansion while President Barack Obama was away, was armed with a knife, the U.S. Attorney's Office said on Saturday.

  • US, Canadian jets intercept 8 Russian aircraft

    2014-09-21 08:05

    Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska.

  • Art exhibition unveiled at Chinese embassy in NY

    2014-09-20 22:33

    Cong Zhiyuan (left), professor and director of the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University, with Zhang Jian, director of the Liu Haisu Art Museum, at the Chinese embassy for the unveiling of the "Exhibition of the Best Watercolor Painting from Shanghai Liu Haisu Art Museum In Celebration of 65th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China".

  • Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

    2014-09-20 20:11

    The US Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

  • Apple's new iPhone 6 goes on sale

    2014-09-20 09:35

    Local resident Andreas Gibson celebrates with employees outside the Fifth Avenue Apple store after being the first to exit with an iPhone 6 in hand on the first day of sales in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014.

  • White House swiftly evacuated

    2014-09-20 09:16

    The White House was swiftly evacuated on Friday night because an intruder reportedly jumped over the fence and ran on the grounds of the complex shortly after President Barack Obama left the building.

  • Alibaba shares close at $93.89, surging 38% in trading debut

    2014-09-20 06:48

    China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited Friday ended its first day of trading at $93. 89 a piece, surging 38 percent following a record initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.