Brigitte Leschhorn

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Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>Monday: Loaded Baked Sweet …

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“Dancing Baby” YouTube Lawsuit May Go Before Supreme Court

The nearly decade-long legal battle over a 29-second YouTube clip of a toddler dancing to a barely discernible Prince song may end up going before …

Xiaomi's new 'Notebook Air' looks an awful lot like a MacBook

Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first-ever laptop -- a sleek machine with solid performance specs and an attractive price.<p>One problem: The new computer looks an awful lot like Apple's MacBook Air. It's even called the "Mi Notebook Air."<p>The similarities are likely to fuel critics who …

Pin Ni, Who Turned $20,000 Into A $4 Billion Company, Discusses Chinese Investments In The U.S.

At a time when Chinese companies are investing more than ever in the U.S., Wanxiang America stands out. Few Chinese companies have been in the U.S. as long, over 20 years. Based in Elgin, Illinois, outside of Chicago, Wanxiang America was started in 1994 as the U.S. outpost of Chinese auto parts …

China Inc. Goes on a Buying Spree for Global Health Assets

China’s health-care companies are on an acquisition tear, attempting to buy their way into international markets like never before.<p>Chinese firms have …

Official Chinese GDP Rises 6.7%. But What Do the Unofficial Figures Say?

For many investors, it may matter little that China reported today that second quarter GDP growth stayed steady at 6.7%, a bit better than …

The American Who Accidentally Became a Chinese Movie Star

<b>Read in Chinese | 点击查看本文中文版</b><p>Every foreigner living in China has his share of China Stories. Jonathan Kos-Read has more than his share. Here’s one: Not long ago, the 43-year-old American actor received a call with an offer to appear in “Ip Man 3,” the third in a series of biopics about Bruce Lee’s …

Everyone's Clear-Cut Next Move After The Verdict Against China's Sea Claims

You might expect a fight, or at least a lot of jeering at this point. Leaders in Beijing have angrily called the world’s arbitration court process a “farce” for rejecting Tuesday the legality of its claim to the South China Sea, as requested by the Philippines where officials had tired since 2012 …

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Russia And China Discuss Joint Outer-Space Exploration, Moon And Even Mars

China and Russia are discussing joint cooperation in outer-space exploration, including missions to the Moon and even Mars , according to a statement by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on Wednesday.<p>“Yesterday, we (Rogozin and Vice-Premier of China’s State Council Wang Yang) worked for …

The American election is dragging down US-China relations, Chinese experts say

"Both presidential candidates from two major parties have had a negative view on China policy," said the latest edition of the Blue Book of the United States, an ­annual report released by the ­Institute of American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.<p>Donald Trump is leading the …

China to open e-commerce, other sectors to foreign investment: newspaper | News Home | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will lift restrictions to investments by foreign firms in a range of service industry sectors, including e-commerce, logistics, accounting and auditing, the China Securities News quoted commerce minister Gao Hucheng as saying.<p>Gao said China would also promote the orderly …

Chinese firm behind 'racist' detergent ad says foreign critics are 'too sensitive'

A Chinese detergent commercial showing a black man stuffed into a washing machine and transformed into a fair-skinned Asian has provoked outrage this …

Alibaba won and lost a friend in Washington; how it happened

SHANGHAI (AP) — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, …

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter warns China against building ‘Great Wall of self-isolation’

China could be erecting “a Great Wall of self-isolation” with its increasingly provocative moves against its neighbours, Defence Secretary Ashton …

Chengdu, China: city of spicy food, leisurely teahouses and … software parks

If you want to experience China's innovation boom, a good place to start would seem to be the Hi-tech Development Zone in Chengdu, a city known for spicy cuisine, riverside tea houses and panda bears. The zone, a 32-square-mile swath of gleaming office buildings on the city's outskirts, is home to …

A 5-Day Asian-Inspired Meal Plan That Is Better Than Takeout

Once I get home from work, all I want to do is lie down, watch TV and relax. Oh, you too? Making dinner is the last thing we feel like doing at the …

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30 Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are looking for a savory, sweet or even vegan-style salad, we’ve compiled a list of mouth-watering salad recipes that will complement a …

China to open e-commerce, other sectors to foreign investment: newspaper | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will lift restrictions to investments by foreign firms in a range of service industry sectors, including e-commerce, logistics, accounting and auditing, the China Securities News quoted commerce minister Gao Hucheng as saying.<p>Gao said China would also promote the orderly …

China's Richest Man Unveils Plan To Take Down Disney

This weekend China’s massive real estate and entertainment conglomerate, Dalian Wanda, is unveiling the first of a series of “Wanda Cities”. The company, headed by China’s richest man, Wang Jianlin, has overtly taken aim at the foreign entertainment and theme park interloper, Disney (who are slated …

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The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping

A handful of families are cursed with “fatal insomnia”, a cruel disease that leads to months of sleepless nights and terrible exhaustion. Will a controversial cure save their lives?<p>Silvano was on a cruise ship when the family curse struck. An elegant 53-year-old with striking red hair who enjoyed …

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Liyna and Anum's Big Feast: Building the Tandoor Oven

<i>We want you to throw big parties and win big (big!) prizes from</i> <i>Le Creuset</i><i>. (Find out more here.)</i><p><i>All week, we'll be featuring recent college graduates and longtime friends Liyna Anwar and Anum Arshad as they plan, prepare, and host a backyard South Asian-inspired feast for their mothers.</i><p><i>Today: Liyna</i> …

This Muffuletta Dip Is The One Recipe You Need To Make This Weekend

Perfect eats for Sunday football.<p>Mortadella, salami, mozzarella, ham and provolone are just some of the reasons we love the classic New Orleans sandwich, the Muffuletta. The olive salad and sheer size of the thing give us even more reason to dream about this beast of a sandwich. But sometimes, a …

9 Best-Ever Tomato Soups

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W's tomato virtuoso Justin Chapple demonstrates the supereasy trick to peeling a tomato. Now that the …

12 Leisurely Sunday Brunch Recipes

Skip the lines and make brunch at home -- these recipes are all easy like Sunday morning.<p><b>1. Glazed Oatmeal-Maple Scones</b><p>These comforting breakfast treats are like a cross between scones and oatmeal cookies: buttery and tender on the inside, crisp and craggy on the outside, and chockfull of oats, …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

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Lentil Walnut Tacos + Mid-Winter Margarita

<i>All week long, we're sharing Valentine's Day dinners for two -- grab your partner or your bestie, and make a meal worthy of your love.</i><p><i>Today: For the vegetarian and vegan lovebirds -- or for the laid-back duo.</i><p>A lot of things can come to mind when you picture a romantic dinner: candles, violin music, …

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How to Make Hummus Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to turn a can of chickpeas into the most versatile dip around is a food processor and a little</i> …