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  • Next-generation iPhone to enter mass production this month: media

    Next-generation iPhone to enter mass production this month: media
    TAIPEI - Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronic goods, will begin mass production of Apple Inc's next-generation iPhone this month, local media reported Friday. Mass production of a 4.7-inch...
  • This is the most epic scooter traffic jam you'll see all day

     
    Filed under: Videos, Motorcycle It's hard to fathom just how bad traffic can be in Asia. Sure, we hear about 60-mile-long jams and that motorists in China lose nine days a year to traffic, but until you can actually bear witness to the madness that is...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT Recycled vets give Raiders an attitude After importing a boatload of new players in the offseason, the Oakland Raiders are sort of an unknown quantity as they head to their Napa Valley...
  • With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom

    With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom
    For the past few months, freelance investigative journalist Ji Xuguang has been researching a story on the Chinese government’s program of demolishing people’s homes to make way for development projects. He planned to pitch it to one of his...
  • Tale of passenger pigeon extinction may have had natural twist

    Tale of passenger pigeon extinction may have had natural twist
    One hundred years ago in September, Martha the passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo. She was the last of a North American species whose population once had numbered in the billions. Naturalist John James Audubon once described a mile-wide migratory...
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  • Pictures in the News | June 16, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins with a tribute to sport. First off, the LA Kings gather for a team photo after winning the NHL Stanley Cup Final for the second time in three years. In Texas, the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in the NBA...
  • In Taiwan, tourist influx points up improving ties with China

    The fog hung dense over Sun Moon Lake, obscuring the hilly shoreline that the tourists from mainland China had come to see. Still, the Chinese crowded the main pier as a light drizzle came down, waiting for boats to ferry them around the scenic lake....
  • Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...
  • The Week in Pictures | June 16 – 22, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, it was all about sport. In South America, the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicked off in Brazil as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed nation for the 2014...
  • 'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride

    'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride
    The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States. While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, the...