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Red Sea crisis pressures China's exporters as shipping delays, costs mount

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Jan 19 (Reuters) - For Chinese businessman Han Changming, disruptions to Red Sea freight are threatening the survival of his trading company in the eastern province of Fujian. Han...

Russia looks ahead to 2024: More Putin, more war in Ukraine

Looking ahead to the new year, an optimistic President Vladimir Putin said at December's United Russia party conference that "our tasks are growing like a snowball, but we are Russia, we are ...

Celebrate Christmas and the ‘Gift of Each Other’ at LANDMARK

Enjoy the seasonal traditions of celebrating together with festive experiences at LANDMARK’s Mount Santa Paws LANDMARK brings Christmas cheer to four charity partners empowered by Hongkong La...

India: Will Khalistan become an election issue for Modi?

The fallout of the ongoing diplomatic dispute between India and Canada over the killing of a Sikh separatist is providing an important political narrative ahead of general elections scheduled for May....

Joe Burrow says it's too early to tell if a calf injury will keep him out of Monday night's game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow said he's day to day and doesn't know yet if a lingering calf injury will keep him out of Monday's night's game against the Los Angeles Rams. ...

The murky spaces between political power and money in Taiwan

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The controversy involving Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lai Pin-yu's (賴品妤) father is worth examining, as the allegations against him raise some of th...

As Maui rebuilds, residents reckon with tourism's role in their recovery

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Long before a wind-whipped wildfire blasted through the island of Maui, tension existed between Hawaii’s kamaaina, or longtime residents, and the visitors some islanders resent ...

Thailand’s Move Forward Party leader Pita falls short in parliamentary vote for prime minister

BANGKOK (AP) — The leader of the progressive Thai political party that outpaced its rivals to a surprise first-place finish in May’s general election failed Thursday in his initial bid ...

From Yankees caps to unbuttoned jerseys, MLB is hoping fashion fuels interest in France

LONDON (AP) — France might not know too much about baseball. Fashion is another story. As Major League Baseball tries to solve Europe, it's looking for ways to connect with the locals an...

In its push for more Black US players, MLB hopes results are on the horizon from grassroots efforts

PHOENIX (AP) — Zion Rose is well aware that the percentage of Black U.S. players in Major League Baseball has been on the decline for decades. But the 18-year-old catcher from Chicago, s...

Twins reliever Jorge López begins journey back after being placed on IL for mental health reasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three days after being placed on the injured list for mental health reasons, Minnesota Twins reliever Jorge López was on the mound participating in pitchers' fielding practice. ...

More than 1 million people are dropped from Medicaid as states start a post-pandemic purge of rolls

More than 1 million people have been dropped from Medicaid in the past couple months as some states moved swiftly to halt health care coverage following the end of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Stables, trainers try to move through grief over euthanized horses as racing thunders on

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Frank Sumpter has spent the past few weeks reflecting on Wild On Ice’s remarkable journey to somehow work through his grief over the horse’s catastrophic injury just nine days b...

Penske: IndyCar certain to investigate wheel that flew over stands after Indy 500 wreck

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar owner Roger Penske says he is certain series officials will investigate what led to a wheel sailing over the catch fence and grandstands, then landing on a parked automobil...

Over more than 100 years, 9 women have raced the Indianapolis 500 and the push for more has stalled

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Katherine Legge remembers returning to the Indianapolis 500 for the second time a decade ago, and the unmistakable feeling of satisfaction she experienced walking through Gasoline ...