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China is building the most extensive global commercial-military empire in history

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the sun famously never set on the British empire. A commanding navy enforced its will, yet all would have been lost if it were not for ports, roads, and railroads. The infrastructure that the British built everywhere they went embedded and enabled their power like …

China

Netanyahu claims victory in Israel election after hard right shift

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Wednesday to form a new governing coalition quickly after an upset election victory that was built on a shift to the right and drew an immediate rebuke from the White House.<p>In the final days of campaigning, Netanyahu …

Israel

Las tres aplicaciones más extremas para despertarte

<b>Cinco minutos más. Es lo que piensas cada mañana cuando suena el despertador y vuelves a programarlo para que unos minutos después te vuelva a recordar que es hora de levantarse.</b><p>Los días más perezosos incluso repites la jugada un par de veces, tres. Y, como si no supieras lo que va a pasar, …

What the ECB is doing to Greek banks is outrageous

The European Central Bank (ECB) is threatening to withdraw emergency funding from Greek banks if the Greek government doesn't do what it wants.<p>The central bank's actions toward Greece occur less than two months after secret letters revealed that the ECB threatened to pull emergency funding from …

Europe

How to remember people's names

Remembering the names of the people you meet will help you stand out and make a good impression at work and in social situations.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

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El vecino musulmán

Desde hace dos años, los vecinos en Lobos, el pueblo de Buenos Aires donde vivo, no paran de elogiar el quincho que estoy construyendo en el jardín …

Why Singapore's Economy Is Heading For An Iceland-Style Meltdown

In 2007, Iceland was celebrated for attaining the world’s highest standard of living according to the U.N.’s annual Human Development Index report. In less than a generation, the tiny North Atlantic island had transformed from a traditional fishing and tourism-based economic backwater into a …

These 10 bubbles will pop in new ‘Lost Decade’

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Wall Street says the last “Lost Decade,” which actually started in 2000, just ended. Sorry, but a new Lost …

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Cuba's New Now

<b>“I want to show you where we’re hiding it,” Eduardo said.</b><p>Bad idea, I said. Someone will notice the foreigner and wreck the plan.<p>“No, I figured it out,” Eduardo said. “You won’t get out of the car. I’ll drive by, slowly, not so slow that we attract attention. I’ll tell you when to look. Be discreet.”<p>…

New Old Libya

<b>The bronze likeness</b> of Muammar Qaddafi’s nemesis was lying on his back in a wooden crate shrouded in the darkness of a museum warehouse. His name was Septimius Severus. Like Qaddafi, he was from what is now Libya, and for 18 years bridging the second and third centuries A.D. he ruled the Roman …

Utah's Air Quality Alerts May Have Inadvertently Put More Cars on the Road

A Map Of America's Future: Where Growth Will Be Over The Next Decade

The world’s biggest and most dynamic economy derives its strength and resilience from its geographic diversity. Economically, at least, America is not a single country. It is a collection of seven nations and three quasi-independent city-states, each with its own tastes, proclivities, resources and …