For anyone paying attention to China's economy of late, the news that growth fell last quarter to its slowest pace in nearly 30 years would not have come as too much of a surprise.The trade war with the United States, slowing domestic demand for goods such as cars and a viral epidemic that has wiped out a large part of China's pork industry have all weighed on the economy.
Pop sensation and married man Justin Bieber has cleared the air with fans about his supposed beef with fellow star Taylor Swift .
Singer songwriter Taylor Swift releasedLoverearlier this year, an album her fans fell in love with immediately. Today, National Public Radio released the pop artist 's Tiny Desk Concert, part of a mini concert series the public radio station hosts. Swift played completely stripped down, acoustic versions of her songs to a packed in crowd in a small NPR office. ”Wow, this is a lot of people in a tiny office ” Swift exclaimed as she set up.
A Hong Kong protester dribbles over pictures of President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.Umit Bektas Reuters From the late 19th century up to World War II, Americans were seized by the idea of transforming China into a Christian, capitalist America on the other side of the Pacific Ocean.The word plastic pops up again and again in American statements about China from that era. China is plastic in the hands of strong and capable Westerners, announced President Woodrow Wilson in 1914. China has become plastic after centuries of rigid conventionalism, declared Selskar M. Gunn, a vice president of the Rockefeller Foundation, in May 1933.
FB Twitter ellipsis More Pinterest Mail Email iphone Send Text Message Print Liam Hemsworth is getting back into the dating game, but he #x2019;s making sure he #x2019;s not in over his head this time.Two months after announcing his split from Miley Cyrus, the Australian actor, 29, has started to mend his broken heart with a fellow Aussie: Dynasty actress Maddison Brown.
Yandex shares fell by 17% in the first minutes of trading on the Nasdaq exchange in New York on Friday, wiping more than $1 billion from the company 's value. Shares were trading below $30 Friday afternoon, after closing Thursday 's session north of $35.
Rendering by Patrick White; Andrew Harrer Bloomberg Getty Most Popular Jeff Bezos s Master Plan Franklin Foer Oct 10, 2019 Why You Never See Your Friends Anymore Judith Shulevitz Oct 10, 2019 The Mystery of Rudy Giuliani s Vienna Trip Elaina Plott Oct 10, 2019 Why Everything Is Getting Louder Bianca Bosker Oct 8, 2019 Trump Is Not Well Peter Wehner Sep 9, 2019 Franklin Foer November 2019 Issue Technology Share Tweet #x2026; LinkedIn Email Print Text Size 1.0Where in the pantheon of American commercial titans does Jeffrey Bezos belong? Andrew Carnegie s hearths forged the steel that became the skeleton of the railroad and the city. John D. Rockefeller refined 90 percent of American oil, which supplied the pre electric nation with light. Bill Gates created a program that was considered a prerequisite for turning on a computer.At 55, Bezos has never dominated a major market as thoroughly as any of these forebears, and while he is presently the richest man on the planet, he has less wealth than Gates did at his zenith. Yet Rockefeller largely contented himself with oil wells, pump stations, and railcars; Gates s fortune depended on an operating system. The scope of the empire the founder and CEO of Amazon has built is wider. Indeed, it is without precedent in the long history of American capitalism.
Russia #39;s Artur Dalaloyan (R) and David Belyavskiy (C) react after they won the men s team final at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships THOMAS KIENZLE AFP Yesterday middot; 10:49 am AFP Share Tweet Email Reddit Print Comments Share Tweet Email Reddit Print Comments Russia grabbed their first men s team gold at the World gymnastics championships after China s Sun Wei fell off the high bars in the closing routines on Wednesday.Russia finished with a huge score of 261.726, with China second on 260.729. Japan were third, just over 2.5 behind China but more than 3.5 ahead of the United States. Great Britain were fifth.
The NASA astronaut took part in the first of five spacewalks to install new batteries on the International Space Station (ISS). The batteries keep the ISS powered when it passes through the shadow of Earth 's nightside 16 times a day. Mr Morgan was joined on Sunday, October 6, by fellow astronaut Christina Koch.Together, the space station crew members spent seven hours in the vacuum of space.
The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) 2016 18, an extensive online dashboard released last month, showed that the number of stunted children below five years of age has come down to 3.87 crore in 2016 18 from 5.55 crore in 2005 06 a fall of 30 per cent.Stunting was one of the primary reasons why the mid day meal scheme was introduced in India. It is caused by an insufficient intake of nutrients and frequent infections. The UNICEF calls it a measure of profound physical and cognitive underdevelopment , as it leads to a lower height than the average for a child s age.
The NASA astronaut took part on the weekend in a spacewalk to replace old batteries on the International Space Station (ISS). Together with NASA 's Andrew ”Drew ” Morgan, the astronauts ventured into the vacuum of space on Sunday, October 6. On Monday, Mrs Koch shared on Twitter a breathtaking portrait from the spacewalk.The image was snapped by Mr Morgan who photographed his fellow astronaut at work.
Heavyweight boxer Fury, 31, made a shock appearance at SmackDown last week as he confronted fellow giant Strowman ringside before a melee broke out.
Hong Kong: Chinese soldiers issued a warning to Hong Kong protesters on Sunday who shone lasers at their barracks in the city, in the first direct interaction with mainland military forces in four months of anti government demonstrations.The stand off with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) came after rallies attended by tens of thousands of protesters earlier on Sunday ended in violent clashes in several locations. Police fired tear gas and baton charged the crowds, while some demonstrators threw bricks and petrol bombs at police as night fell.
The CCB sleuths arrested the culprits Virupakshappa (40), Santhosh (30), Deepak (31) and Vinayak (27) from Wilson garden and recovered Rs 6.5 lakh from them. The culprits had opened an Ayurvedic store called Siddhi Ayurveda Medicine there and were selling fraudulent products claiming to be Ayurvedic medicines that can cure diseases like diabetes.According to reports, the offenders hailed from Gokak taluk of Belagavi. They mostly used to target elder men and women, who used to come to the park for walking and jogging in the morning. They used to introduce themselves as a fellow jogger and then make conversations with people about back problems or joint pains.
ETH USD had a bearish start to Friday as the price went down from $175.25 to $173.50, going below the $175 level in the process. This follows a bearish Thursday where ETH USD fell from $181.15 to $175.25. The hourly breakdown shows us that ETH USD had fallen to $172 before it recovered to $175.25 to close out Thursday. However, the bulls immediately took control as Friday began, taking the price down from $175.25 to $173.25 within one hour. Since then, the buyers and sellers have been engaged in a tug of war to take back control of the market.
Raisen, MP, Oct 3 (UNI) Six people including two women and a child have perished on the spot and 18 sustained injuries when a bus fell into the Reechhan river in the vicinity of Raisen dargah, law enforcement authorities said.Lucknow, Oct 3 (UNI) Rae Bareli, the Parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is once again in limelight after the lone sitting party MLA in the constituency Aditi Singh, violating the party directive, joined the special session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on the occasion of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday.
Moing into the second half fo the second novel, Clash Of Kings, Landy Q. Walker (Red Lanterns, The Incredibles) returns to adapt the novel, with artist Mel Rubi (Red Sonja, Doctor Strange) , colourist Ivan Nunes (A Game of Thrones, Grimm Fairy Tales) and letterer Tom Napolitano (Justice League, Supergirl).This series opens up about halfway through the 1998 novel, with a certain Baratheon just felled, spurring Catelyn Stark and Brienne of Tarth on the run. While Tyrion Lannister has settled in with his new paramour Shae. Arya Stark is still held in Harrenhal and other key players move around the board. Everything only gets more exciting from here, as Walker explains below.
1917 was directed by Sam Mendes and tells the story of two British soldiers (played by George MacKay and Dean Charles Chapman) who have to go on a journey to warn their fellow soldiers about an attack.
Financial results for the year to 31 December 2018 incorporate the celebrity chef s production, publication, endorsement, product and franchising arms. The group experienced a slight fall in turnover from 46.2m in 2017 to 43.5m in 2018. However earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, before exceptional items, saw a slight uptick from 17m in 2017 to 17.8m in 2018. Pre tax profits fell from 14.4m in 2017 to 7.8m in 2018.