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  • Kerry, Hagel to visit India to push strategic ties

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's top diplomat and the head of its Defense Department will visit India in coming weeks seeking to revitalize a relationship the United States sees as a crucial counterbalance in Asia to an increasingly assertive China....
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
  • At KKR, Nuttall and Bae are favorites to fill founders' shoes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - KKR & Co LP's co-founders Henry Kravis and George Roberts have indicated they intend to stay at the buyout firm for at least five more years, but two men - Scott Nuttall and Joseph Bae - are emerging as front-runners to eventually...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Instant savings in Nassau/Paradise Island Nassau/Paradise Island in the Bahamas is offering an Instant Savings promotion whereby travelers can save when booking a stay at any of...
  • In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

    SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) - At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place in Asia where gender selection treatment is available...
  • RTL and Reliance ADA Halt TV Venture in India

    HONG KONG - European television giant RTL and India's Reliance ADA Group have ended their broadcast joint venture in India. It lasted just three years. Its closure follows the similar termination of Reliance ADA's joint venture with CBS in January...
  • China pushes for developing world's rights as BRICS summit opens

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will dedicate itself to "perfecting" the role developing countries play in international affairs to give them better representation and a greater say, President Xi Jinping said ahead of a summit of BRICS nations in Brazil. China...
  • U.S. image unharmed by drones and surveillance, global study finds

    U.S. image unharmed by drones and surveillance, global study finds
    American counterterrorism practices that attack suspects from unmanned drones and expose the private communications of millions are opposed worldwide but haven't inflicted serious damage on the United States' image abroad, the Pew Research Center found in...
  • Take some relish in pickled goodies

    If you're looking to punch up your plate, reach for a relish. We're not talking limp bits of oversweet pickles from a jar but rather the zippy, tangy, pungent and otherwise palate-rocking flavors of freshly made, bold, ethnic relishes such as Korean...
  • Orange County home to third-largest Asian American population in U.S.

    Orange County home to third-largest Asian American population in U.S.
    When the Chinese School in Irvine opened in the 1970s as a home for teaching the native language and culture, only 30 students filled a handful of rented classrooms. Now, it has its own campus — bursting with more than 1,200 students. It's a...
  • Economy slows � but doesn't stop � diversity trend

    WASHINGTON America continues to grow more diverse, but the trend has slowed as the sluggish economy has depressed minority birth rates and slowed immigration. Last year, only three U.S. counties became majority minority for the first time, the lowest...