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A venture run by the founder of Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding announced on Monday it has completed the purchase of a 79.09% stake in smartphone brand Meizu, and that the two firms would work closely on mobile technologies. The deal by Hubei Xingji Shidai Technology Co Ltd, which was launched by Geely's chairman Eric Li last year as part of a push by the automaker into premium smartphones, was first revealed to the public in June via a statement from China's market regulator. Meizu will continue to operate as an independent brand, under Xingji Technology, and they will look to closely collaborate in areas such as software development, the companies said in a joint statement.
Xinhua News AgencyArchaeologists in Sichuan Province, China announced this week they have uncovered evidence of ancient efforts to commune with fairies. A cache of bronze, jade, and gold artifacts as well as evidence of ancient sacrificial rituals were unearthed. Some of the artifacts, scientists said, are one-of-a-kind objects that hint at the “fairy world” of ancient Chinese religion and thought. But if you’re picturing folk religion and Tinkerbell, think again.The discoveries were made at the
More than 30,000 residents of Sydney and its surrounds have been told to evacuate or prepare to abandon their homes on Monday as Australia’s largest city braces for what could be its worst flooding in 18 months. Parts of the city of 5 million people are facing a fourth flooding emergency in a year and a half after torrential rain since Friday caused dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks. “The latest information we have is that there’s a very good chance that the flooding will be worse than any of the other three floods that those areas had in the last 18 months,” Emergency Management Minister Murray Watt told Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Russia claimed Sunday to have overwhelmed the last major city in Luhansk as it continues its assault on the battered nation's eastern Donbas region.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored the tying goal for the Portland Timbers in a 2-2 draw with Nashville on Sunday. Niezgoda’s equalizer came in the 69th minute for the Timbers (5-6-8). Eryk Williamson got an assist on the goal. The Timbers also got one goal from Dairon Asprilla. Hany Mukhtar and Sean Davis scored one goal each for Nashville (7-5-6). The Timbers outshot Nashville 15-11, with six shots on goal to nine for Nashville. Elliot Panicco saved four of the six shots he faced
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HOUSTON (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki’s goal led Charlotte FC to a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Houston Dynamo. Shinyashiki’s game-winner came in the 74th minute to put Charlotte (7-10-2) up 2-0. Brandt Bronico assisted the goal. Fafa Picault scored the only goal for the Dynamo (6-9-3). Charlotte outshot the Dynamo 9-6. Both teams had three shots on goal. Kristijan Kahlina saved two of the three shots he faced for Charlotte. Steve Clark saved two of the four shots he faced for the Dynamo. Both teams n
Yulia Tymoshenko: Peace only comes when we ‘finish’ Putin Kremlin accuses Ukraine of deadly cluster bomb attack Troop cuts will leave Army at breaking point, says Lord Dannatt Russia has now 'liberated' half of the Donbas Listen to the latest episode of our daily Ukraine podcast
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentina got a new economy minister late Sunday, a day after the abrupt resignation of her predecessor shook the governing coalition at a time it was already facinga crisis of unity. Gabriela Cerruti, the presidency’s spokesperson, wrote on Twitter late Sunday that Silvina Batakis will now head the Economy Ministry, replacing Martín Guzmán. The pick could be crucial for the administration of President Alberto Fernández as it faces sharp internal divisions while Argentina is
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyAn explanation for our dining guide, Eat Sheet, can be found here. This week we bring you to Dublin, the capital of Ireland, which long ago pushed aside the island's misguided reputation for bland food.Make It QuickFish and chips (thick-cut french fries) are an Irish classic, and Dublin is full of ‘chippers’ or chip shops that entice locals with their aroma of fried fish and vinegar. Seek out an elevated version of the classic at Fish Shop, a relaxed sp
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Bruno ‘Pop N Taco’ Falcon, street dancing pioneer and star of the 1984 hit film Breakin’, died Saturday at the age of 58. His sister Diana Wolgamott has confirmed Falcon died of natural causes in Long Beach, California to multiple outlets including local ABC affiliate ABC7. The news has also been shared by other family […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Luis Amarilla scored the deciding goal in a 3-2 win for Minnesota United over Real Salt Lake on Sunday. Amarilla’s game-winner came in the 61st minute to put United (7-8-3) on top 3-0. Emanuel Reynoso had an assist on the goal. United also got two goals from Reynoso. Jefferson Savarino and Anderson Julio scored one goal each for RSL (8-5-5). United outshot RSL 19-11, with eight shots on goal to three for RSL. Dayne St. Clair saved one of the three shots he faced for United
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Zack Wheeler threw seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto slugged home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Sunday night. The Phillies won two of three games in the series against a team they are chasing for a National League wild-card spot. Since Rob Thomson took over as interim manager following the firing of Joe Girardi on June 3, Philadelphia has gone 20-9 and moved within 1 1/2 games of the Cardinals for the NL's third wild card.