China to overtake US as largest global economy by 2028 — report
28 December 2020 | 10:58 am
China’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has cleared its path to become the world’s largest economy before the end of the decade, according to a new report by a UK think tank.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Hong Kong to celebrate 25 years of the former British colony's handover to Beijing amid heightened security and a clampdown on pro-democracy protests.
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Abortion clinics in Florida and Mississippi were unsuccessful in putting up a legal fight to continue providing the procedure. Other states are likely to soon follow.
US President Joe Biden's administration remains divided on whether to allow some of the tariffs to expire to ease inflation or renew them to maintain leverage over Beijing.
Bruce’s Beach was purchased in 1912 by Willa and Charles to create a beach resort for black people at a time of racial segregation in Southern California. This prime beachfront was seized from its owner nearly 100 years ago and has been returned to the descendants of the owners.
US gold medal Olympian Brittney Griner is on trial in Russia after police allegedly found cannabis vape canisters in her luggage. The basketball star said she had no intention of breaking the law.
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Football fans might be banned from buying beer at Qatari stadiums during World Cup games, according to sources cited by news agencies. But FIFA has said that those in stadium VIP lounges will have access to alcohol.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Chinese counterpart Wang Ji have held their first talks in months. The two discussed tension over Taiwan as well as Beijing's stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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