Nadal upset by German qualifier in 1st round at Qatar Open

...Nadal was also sidelined for three months with a right wrist injury after Wimbledon. He briefly returned to the game at Beijing in late September where he reached the quarterfinals.The following week in Shanghai he lost in the opening round to compatriot...
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Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...China and emerging Asian economiesThe Chinese government adjusts retail prices in line with the global market. As a result, Beijing has cut prices repeatedly this year. On Friday, the highest grade gasoline cost $4.54 a gallon in the capital, down from...
Torching Beijing's Olympic Message

...effort for this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, China has used architectural imagery...worldly ambition. However you felt about Beijing's human-rights record, you had well as flag-waving supporters of Beijing bused in by the Chinese consulate. The...
Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

BEIJING - Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors of a strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province...
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Phelps signs with new suit company

...million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated...had been sponsored by Speedo since he was 16, and starred at Beijing in a high-tech suit the company designed with help from NASA...
US officials to meet with China on shellfish ban

SEATTLE - U.S. officials are traveling to Beijing this week to discuss China's ongoing import ban on geoduck clams and other shellfish from the U.S. West Coast.A National...
US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...down to Brazil for the Olympics - if we're not prepared with the same mentality that we had here and Istanbul and London and Beijing, we're capable of being beaten. So we have to come with that same focus and energy that we did and keep this dominance...
Sports on TV

BOXING 5 p.m., ESPN2 - Middleweights, Curtis Stevens (27-4-0) vs. Hassan N'Dam (30-1-0), at Santa Monica, Calif. GOLF 7 p.m., TGC - LPGA, Reignwood Classic, first round, at Beijing MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 4 p.m.
A month in book photos

...walk past portraits of Mao Zedong displayed at a bookstore in Beijing on Oct. 13. Authorities in China have ordered books by Chinese-American...Ying-shih and several others to be removed from sale, as Beijing expresses its displeasure with writers showing support for...
China says it monitored 2 US B-52 bombers in its airspace

BEIJING - China acknowledged Wednesday it let two...over the weekend, raised questions about Beijing's determination to enforce its requirement...of angry rhetoric and accusations over Beijing's move, designed to assert Chinese claims...


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