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ReutersHONG KONG (Reuters) - In a 2010 speech before a packed ballroom of university students in Sydney, Shi Zhengrong, founder of Chinese solar-panel maker Suntech Power Holdings Co Ltd, listed the people who had been important in his rise to fame and riches....
Wayne DeAngelis is happy with his life. You can tell because he laughs as soon as you ask him. Or you can watch him smile while he steers the yellow 1934 Ford he restored and refurbished with a Mercedes-Benz roof. Another way to tell that the...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Friday defended her government's record on good governance and transparency, following an independent audit that cast doubt on her anti-corruption efforts. She said a recent audit of...
Associated PressBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who took power over Argentina in a 1976 coup and led a military junta that killed thousands of his fellow citizens in a dirty war to eliminate so-called "subversives," died...
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ReutersBUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Jorge Rafael Videla, an austere former army commander who led Argentina during the bloodiest period of a "dirty war" dictatorship and was unrepentant about kidnappings and murders ordered by the state, died on Friday at age 87....
In the 65 years since the creation of Israel and the scattering of millions of Palestinians from their historic homeland, hope of resolving the core crisis of the Middle East has risen to joyous pinnacles like Camp David and crashed into despair with...
For the first time, scientists have created human embryos that are genetic copies of living people and used them to make stem cells — a feat that paves the way for treating a range of diseases with personalized body tissues but also ignites fears of...
AP Science WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have finally recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson's disease and diabetes. A prominent expert called the work a landmark, but...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - Is the Dow's movement above 15,000 or the record close of the S&P 500 Index last week a buy signal? They may not mean anything, but most market watchers believe the rise is talismanic. Despite the lure of recent market gains, there'...
Mary Hoffmann was out of my league. Star gymnast. One of the cutest girls in the ninth grade. Rumored to date upperclassmen. I thought of her immediately when I was invited to be one of three contestants last Friday in the season finale of "Shame That...
For RedEyeI've come up with a theory that will almost undoubtedly end with me winning a Nobel Prize. No big deal. It strikes me that the terror, fear and general despondency of the world—the dystopian quality of the past decade or so—makes perfect...
Change of SubjectFrom the Sunday print column “I haven't even begun,” said Elie Wiesel during a phone conversation I had with him last week. “I have so much still to do in this life, and I sometimes have the feeling I haven’t......
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