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Chan Says Hong Kong May Raise 2017 Growth Estimate, RTHK Reports

Hong Kong’s government is likely to raise its growth target as the city’s economy expands faster than expected this year, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said, according to RTHK. The government is likely to raise its full-year growth estimate by 0.5 ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:16 pm

Japan Pictures Likely Show Melted Fukushima Fuel for First Time

New images show what is likely to be melted nuclear fuel hanging from inside one of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima reactors, a potential milestone in the cleanup of one of the worst atomic disasters in history. “Never before have we taken such clear ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:34 pm

More people are dying in Mexico's bloody drug war than ever before

Drug war bloodshed in Mexico has spiked to record levels, with more homicides recorded in June than in any month in at least two decades. Prosecutors opened 2,234 homicide investigations last month, according to government statistics released Friday.
Posted: July 22, 2017, 8:09 am

Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to yellow Maradol papayas

July 21 (UPI) --Federal health officials are linking dozens of salmonella infections and at least one death to the consumption of yellow Maradol papayas in the past two months. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 47 people in 12 states ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:28 pm

Frozen in Time: Swiss Couple Just One of Many Findings Revealed by Melting Ice

Two frozen bodies uncovered in the Swiss Alps this week are only the latest secret shrinking glaciers around the world have given up. Ice has entombed — and then returned — numerous objects over the years, ranging in size from dormant bacteria to ...
Posted: July 22, 2017, 2:19 am
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