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Chinese journalists will have to pass a government test on Marxism and President Xi Jinping to be granted press passes

CHINESE JOURNALISTS WILL HAVE TO PASS A GOVERNMENT TEST ON MARXISM AND PRESIDENT XI JINPING TO BE GRANTED PRESS PASSES

Starting next month, China's Communist Party will require more than 10,000 journalists and editors to take tests on President Xi Jinping...

Secretary of State Pompeo said he approves of Giuliani's push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

SECRETARY OF STATE POMPEO SAID HE APPROVES OF GIULIANI'S PUSH FOR UKRAINE TO INVESTIGATE JOE BIDEN

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he supports Rudy Guiliani's push for the Ukrainian government to investigate former...

 
 
 
Nepal was once an electric-vehicle leader. What happened?

NEPAL WAS ONCE AN ELECTRIC-VEHICLE LEADER. WHAT HAPPENED?

With California and its electric-vehicle mandate under threat as the federal government takes aim at the state's greenhouse gas emissions...

Hong Kong demonstrators called a Chinese-American journalist a 'yellow thug' and attempted to stonewall her reporting

HONG KONG DEMONSTRATORS CALLED A CHINESE-AMERICAN JOURNALIST A 'YELLOW THUG' AND ATTEMPTED TO STONEWALL HER REPORTING

Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Jiayang Fan is a Chinese-American staff writer at The New Yorker. Fan has been faced with a barrage of racism...

 
 
 
A former employee of an IT startup was upset about a contract with ICE. The outage he triggered has exposed a big new risk for companies using open source

A FORMER EMPLOYEE OF AN IT STARTUP WAS UPSET ABOUT A CONTRACT WITH ICE. THE OUTAGE HE TRIGGERED HAS EXPOSED A BIG NEW RISK FOR COMPANIES USING OPEN SOURCE

On Thursday, several customers of the IT automation startup Chef faced outages after a former employee removed code from his account...

In New York City, teens are leading the Climate Strike protests and urging the government to take action

IN NEW YORK CITY, TEENS ARE LEADING THE CLIMATE STRIKE PROTESTS AND URGING THE GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION

On Friday, millions of people around the world participated in a Global Climate Strike, to raise awareness about climate change. In...

 
 
 
California and 22 states sue federal government over vehicle emissions standards issue

CALIFORNIA AND 22 STATES SUE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER VEHICLE EMISSIONS STANDARDS ISSUE

Twenty-three states and other governments are challenging a Trump administration move regarding who can set auto emission standards.

How 16-year-old Greta Thunberg became the face of climate-change activism

HOW 16-YEAR-OLD GRETA THUNBERG BECAME THE FACE OF CLIMATE-CHANGE ACTIVISM

Greta Thunberg , a 16-year-old from Sweden, has become the face of climate change activism. Thunberg has spoken at United Nations summits,...

 
 
 
Trump landed crushing blows to 3 of California's biggest priorities this week

TRUMP LANDED CRUSHING BLOWS TO 3 OF CALIFORNIA'S BIGGEST PRIORITIES THIS WEEK

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump spent two days in California this week. He not only raked in $15 million at fundraisers for his...

Deutsche Bank scoured 5 million pages of news and found that positive climate-change coverage helped stocks beat the market. Here's how that could shape the future

DEUTSCHE BANK SCOURED 5 MILLION PAGES OF NEWS AND FOUND THAT POSITIVE CLIMATE-CHANGE COVERAGE HELPED STOCKS BEAT THE MARKET. HERE'S HOW THAT COULD SHAPE THE FUTURE

Deutsche Bank research quantified the impact company's press and announcements around climate change had on share prices over time. The...

 
 
 
BIO Hosts 2019 BIO Latin America Conference in Brazil

BIO HOSTS 2019 BIO LATIN AMERICA CONFERENCE IN BRAZIL

The 5 th BIO Latin America was held September 3-4 in the largest metropolis in the Western Hemisphere - Sao Paulo, Brazil. The BIO...

Student government at Duke University rejects Young Life, citing its LGBTQ policy

STUDENT GOVERNMENT AT DUKE UNIVERSITY REJECTS YOUNG LIFE, CITING ITS LGBTQ POLICY

Duke University won't recognize the Young Life Christian group as a student organization because of its LGBTQ beliefs, the Duke Chronicle...

 
 
 
Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla says India tourism can be $100 billion industry

ADITYA BIRLA GROUP CHAIRMAN KUMAR MANGALAM BIRLA SAYS INDIA TOURISM CAN BE $100 BILLION INDUSTRY

On Tuesday, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla explained that the Indian corporate companies need to hold themselves...

Sikkim government encourages the potential of tea tourism

SIKKIM GOVERNMENT ENCOURAGES THE POTENTIAL OF TEA TOURISM

The government of Sikkim has currently taken the PPP route to release its tourism values. Also, as a starter, it has partnered with...

 
 
 
Why we are modernizing swine slaughter inspection

WHY WE ARE MODERNIZING SWINE SLAUGHTER INSPECTION

Opinion USDA's Mindy Brashears submitted this column to Food Safety News this week. In the world of food safety, 1993 was a watershed...

Chinese national pleads guilty on charges of running “birth tourism” in California

CHINESE NATIONAL PLEADS GUILTY ON CHARGES OF RUNNING “BIRTH TOURISM” IN CALIFORNIA

A Chinese national pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of running a “birth tourism” method in California that catered to well-off...

 
 
 
India is one of the first countries to ban all electronic cigarettes

INDIA IS ONE OF THE FIRST COUNTRIES TO BAN ALL ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES

India has revealed intentions to ban all electronic cigarettes in the nation, a move said to be made out of concern over public health....

Australians could be given free movement to the UK after Brexit

AUSTRALIANS COULD BE GIVEN FREE MOVEMENT TO THE UK AFTER BREXIT

Australians could be given the right to live and work in the UK as part of a post-Brexit trade deal. UK International Trade Secretary...

 
 
 
South Korea kicked up its trade war with Japan by making it 3 times harder for companies to export goods there

SOUTH KOREA KICKED UP ITS TRADE WAR WITH JAPAN BY MAKING IT 3 TIMES HARDER FOR COMPANIES TO EXPORT GOODS THERE

Japan and South Korea are locked in a trade war that has escalated in recent months. South Korea's government on Tuesday formally dropped...

Here's why Iran would target major Saudi oil fields and risk a US military response

HERE'S WHY IRAN WOULD TARGET MAJOR SAUDI OIL FIELDS AND RISK A US MILITARY RESPONSE

An attack on two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia has disrupted the global oil supply, and both the kingdom and the US have indicated...