JIN JIANG is one of the world’s biggest hotel groups, managing five-star properties across China, a budget motel chain and a travel agency. It is also a state-owned enterprise (SOE), controlled by the Shanghai government. It has seen better days. Show More Summary
Chinese official visiting financial hub heckled by pro-democracy lawmakers and activists who demand full democracy.
For photographer Emily Blincoe, there's beauty in precise organization. Blincoe's love of simplicity is evident in her series "Arrangements," an ode to color, shape and impeccable prop styling. Blincoe has an eye for beautiful groupings,...Show More Summary
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic extremist group Isis, and have said that British jihadis are “betraying their own societies” by getting involved in the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. The fatwa represents the British...Show More Summary
A 16-year-old girl who allegedly attempted to fly to Syria to join a militant Islamist group was arrested at an airport in Nice on Saturday, French officials say. Her parents reportedly had no idea what she was planning. Read more.....
Thousands of protestors gathered at Hong Kong's Tamar Park last night in a rally organized by the pro-democracy group Occupy Central, hours after Beijing denied voters the right to publicly nominate candidates in the 2017 chief executive election. [ more › ]
Leading shipping services group, Clarksons PLC reports strong strong financial performance in the first half of 2014. Financial Results Clarksons increased revenues by 25% to £111.
Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale try to keep indiscreet as they head out of WundaBar Pilates on Sunday afternoon (August 31) in Studio City, Calif. The two best friends were joined by Vanessa‘s boyfriend Austin Butler for their Sunday workout. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Vanessa Hudgens The evening before, Vanessa and Ashley [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, two U.S. lawmakers are warning.
In the 10-inch jazz LP era between 1952 and 1955, record companies were hungry for arrangers who could write for small groups. With the longer recording format, labels needed to fill out albums without breaking the bank on large bands....
In a move the US calls "counterproductive," Israel has made a huge land seizure in the West Bank and is expected to use it to expand Jewish settlements. The Israeli anti-settlement group Peace Now says the 990-acre seizure in an area called the Etzion bloc—one of the parts of...
In theory, “Creatures Of The Night” has everything The Strain has been lacking and is everything the series should be moving forward. The entire episode is a condensed horror film where a group of people kill a bunch of vampires and crack one-liners like there’s no tomorrow. Show More Summary
Israel announced on Sunday a land appropriation in the occupied West Bank that an anti-settlement group termed the biggest in 30 years, drawing Palestinian condemnation and a U.S. rebuke. Some 400 hectares (988 acres) in the Etzion Jewish...Show More Summary
Only the Young, Overload, and Arize auditioned on The X Factor UK 2014 Room Auditions. Three groups, three different sounds! Watch the videos here: The post Only the Young, Overload, and Arize audition on The X Factor UK 2014 (VIDEO) appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results, Spoilers.
An Islamic militant group announced Sunday it had “secured” a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli. The radical Islamists were seen diving off the balcony into the pool. Russia continues to threaten and attack Ukraine. ISIS moves … Continue reading ?
With U.S. warplanes opening a new front against Islamic State extremists, Iraqi forces and Shiite Muslim militiamen on Sunday broke the militant group’s nearly three-month siege of the northern town of Amerli as beleaguered residents greeted them with cheers. Show More Summary
City pols blasted Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Sunday for taking a swipe at the Bronx in a speech to a conservative group.
By Aida Guhlin (@arguhlin), A Geographer's Musings How do study groups work? No, really. Does one person do all the work of reading the material and then breaking it down for their study buddies? Does the group break up the materialShow More Summary
A Washington conservative group has vowed to boycott Labor Day because of the holiday’s association with labor unions. The Freedom Foundation, based in Olympia, will be protesting the holiday by having a “work-in” on Monday. “I can’t think of a problem in society that can’t be traced in some way back to the abuses of [...]