Asia Elise Erwin

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US challenges 'provocative' China sea law

New rule requires foreign fishing vessels to obtain Chinese approval to enter waters in disputed area.<p>The United States has described as "provocative and potentially dangerous" new Chinese restrictions of foreign fishing vessels in disputed waters in the South China Sea.<p>From January 1, China has …

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Syria car bomb kills 18 near school

BEIRUT — A car bomb detonated Thursday near a school in the central Syrian province of Hama, killing 18 people, according to the Syrian government and opposition sources.<p>The bomb exploded outside the town of Salmiya, killing mostly women and children, the reports said. The state-run news agency …

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U.S. response muted to Al Qaeda affiliate's gains in Syria and Iraq

WASHINGTON – Americans were agreed after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that allowing extremist groups like Al Qaeda to hold territory posed a direct danger to the U.S. homeland.<p>Yet news this month that fighters from an Al Qaeda affiliate have seized territory from Syria's border region to …

Venezuelan officials identify 7 suspects in slaying of beauty queen

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Authorities Thursday identified seven suspects arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of former beauty queen Monica Spear and her ex-husband and said some of the victims' personal belongings were recovered.<p>The suspects include two minors aged 17 and 15 and a …

China: Looming iPhone Price War To Boost Apple

Chinese media are buzzing with anticipation as dominant mobile carrier <b>China Mobile</b> (HKEx: 941; NYSE: CHL) prepares to finally offer the latest iPhones for its network next week, after becoming the last of the country’s 3 telcos to sign a deal with <b>Apple</b> (Nasdaq: AAPL). The move will almost certainly …

Antarctic penguins forced up 100-foot ice walls, study shows

Emperor penguins are having to struggle up 100-foot walls of ice as warmer temperatures force them out of their traditional breeding grounds, a study has shown.<p>The gravity-defying march of the penguins was spotted by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists in satellite images of four colonies.<p>The …

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming...No, It's Here

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming…No, It’s Here<p>Inside Flipboard / January 4, 2014<p>The new year is here and so is the snow. Winter Storm Hercules, …

Storms have killed 16 in the US and temperatures are set to reach lows not seen for a generation

New York state was facing nearly two feet of snow this weekend after storms in the north-eastern US on Friday claimed the lives of at least 16 people. With temperatures as low as -23C, forecasters issued dire warnings of what lies in store.<p>One meteorologist, Ryan Maue of Weather Bell, called the …