Markets

US, Japan, S Korea seek United Nations condemnation of N Korea

Hours after North Korea's missile test , a joint statement by the foreign ministers of China and Russian Federation criticized the North Korea test launch as "unacceptab..., [Full Article...]

Culture&Arts

Johanna Konta beats Caroline Garcia to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

Johanna Konta beats Caroline Garcia to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals Not since Jo Durie in 1984 had a female player from these shores made it into the last eight at SW19. "She's top 10", Halep said after denying Victoria Azarenka a quarter-final berth in the former world No.1's return to grand slam tennis after becoming a mother last December. [Full Article...]

IT

NEW JOBS coming to SC with Samsung plant

NEW JOBS coming to SC with Samsung plant Yoon said. Samsung said it plans to begin construction on the factory as soon as possible. Samsung said that it had been contemplating an expansion of its USA operations for quite some time, out of the public eye. Samsung also acquired audio supplier Harman for $8 billion and committed $1.2 billion to US-based R&D and investments for Inter... [Full Article...]

Sci-tech

China sends troops to Djibouti, establishes first overseas military base

China sends troops to Djibouti, establishes first overseas military base The base can also serve as a crucial link in its logistics chain supporting United Nations peacekeeping operations in Africa as well as any future Chinese interventions on the African continent. The People's Daily cites an article published by the PLA announcing that "the old military structure, where the army accounts for the vast majority, ... [Full Article...]

Sport

NBA Trade Grades: Celtics unload Avery Bradley to Pistons

NBA Trade Grades: Celtics unload Avery Bradley to Pistons However, with the recent firing of Phil Jackson , Porzingis is likely to stay in NY for this upcoming season. Bradley was named to the NBA's All-Defensive first team after the 2015-16 season and was the top vote-getter among players not named to the first or second team this season. [Full Article...]

People

Double delight for Brits! Tennis fans celebrate British champion at Wimbledon

Double delight for Brits! Tennis fans celebrate British champion at Wimbledon Centre Court remained almost full after Roger Federer had won a record eighth singles title, and Henman Hill was in raucous good spirits as fans - some of whom had queued for up to two days to gain entry - supported either "Team Hev" or "Team Jamie", although one Centre Court wag couldn't decide who he would rather win, shouting "Come on, all of... [Full Article...]