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Updated 6:26 AM EDT, Tue, Sep 02, 2014

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China Opens World's Largest Duty Free Shop in Hainan

The world's largest duty free store officially opened in the coastal city of Sanya in the southern island province of Hainan on Monday, attracting thousands of shoppers on its opening day. ... Full Article

WORLD

U.S. Military Carries Out Airstrike Against Extremists In Somalia

The United States forces conducted counter-terrorism strike against al-Shabab militant group in Somalia, ... Full Article

Americans Detained In North Korea Plead For U.S. Help

Americans detained in North Korea pleads for the U.S. government to send an emissary from the country to negotiate their release during a press ... Full Article

BUSINESS

Atlantic City's US$2.4 Billion Revel Casino Shuts Down

Revel Casino, Atlantic City's newest and costliest casino, is shutting down on Tuesday morning, a little more ... Full Article

US Group Says Foreign Firms Feel Targeted in China's Anti-Trust Probes

A survey conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce showed that foreign companies ... Full Article

North Carolina Offers Toyota US$100 Million to Relocate But Loses to Texas

Despite its offer of more than US$100 million as incentive money for Toyota to move ... Full Article

CULTURE

Roald Dahl's Subversive "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" Chapter Has Just Been Released

Fifty years after Roald Dahl's classic children's book was initially published, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", a chapter which was once deemed too subversive is now being ... Full Article

Bruce Springsteen Writes Children's Book About Bank-Robbing Baby

Springsteen has just finished writing his book entitled "Outlaw Pete" based on his 2009 song of the same title. ... Full Article

POLITICS

Gov. Rick Perry Deletes Tweet Mocking Democratic DA

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account on Sunday posted a status mocking a Democratic District Attorney that ... Full Article

Minimum Wage Raise And Equal Pay For Women Pushed By Obama As Election Nears

U.S. President Barack Obama raised the issue on federal minimum wage as well as equal pay for women on Monday at Milwaukee as he expressed his ... Full Article

SOCIETY

Political Pooches: South Carolina Politicians Start Featuring Family Pets in Ads

Boots McMaster is only one of a few dogs who have made their political debut in South Carolina. ... Full Article

Man With Upside Down Head And A Neck Folded Back Becomes International Public Speaker

A man with an upside down head, a neck folded back in itself, severely deformed legs, ... Full Article

Study Shows US Eating Habits Have Improved, Except Among Poor

A 12-year study conducted by researchers from Chicago has shown that food choices ... Full Article

SPORT

FIBA World Cup: Pau Gasol Blazes Trail for Spain, Greece Also on Point

The Spain and Greece National Team improve their record to three wins and no losses in the FIBA World Cup. These guarantee that both teams enter the round of 16. ... Full Article

U.S. Open: Victoria Azarenka Ends Aleksandra Krunic's Stomp over Top Seeds

Victoria Azarenka ended Aleksandra Krunic's stomp over top seeds en route to her third consecutive quarterfinals appearance at the U.S. Open in ... Full Article

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