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Flowers, Fresh Fish and Movies: China Is Spending Again, Cautiously

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The outlook for the world's second largest economy is brighter as consumer spending picked up after “zero Covid” was lifted. But scars remain from the harsh pandemic restrictions.
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China Finds Itself With Limited Options After U.S. Shoots Down Balloon

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Beijing registered “strong discontent and protest.” But there may be little it can do to retaliate.
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'Praying for a Miracle': The Americans Detained in China

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Over 200 Americans are held in China, many without formal charges, according to the Dui Hua Foundation. The Chinese spy balloon has dashed their hopes of a resolution.
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SF Chinese New Year Parade lights up downtown with thousands in attendance

3 hours ago   |   ABC

In Chinese folklore, firecrackers ward off evil spirits. And after lighting off of hundreds of firecrackers, this year's San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade began.
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After Restricting Balloon Overflights For 25 Years, China's Protests Wear Thin

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

As tensions rise, diplomats must not overlook China's long record of restricting and managing balloon overflights of Chinese territory.
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After a week adrift, a surveillance balloon from China has been deflated. Here's what we know about the suspect device and its mission

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Getty Images The United States on Saturday shot down a balloon officials said was a Chinese surveillance device. The balloon had been spotted floating over the US and parts of...
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China responds to US downing of ‘civilian airship'

China responds to US downing of ‘civilian airship'

7 hours ago   |   RT

Beijing claimed the right to retaliate after the Pentagon shot down what it called a “spy balloon” China has blasted US President Joe Biden's decision to scramble an advanced...
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China says US shooting down balloon a 'serious violation of international practice,' threatens repercussions

10 hours ago   |   ABC News


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How To Respond To China's Illegal Trial Balloon

12 hours ago   |   Forbes

China's is undermining the rule-based international order-and China doesn't want to admit it. The U.S. must message the truth about China's spy balloon-to China and to the...
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Republican Congress members urged Americans to shoot down Chinese spy balloon

Republican Congress members urged Americans to shoot down Chinese spy balloon

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

"Literally every regular person I know is talking about how to shoot down the Chinese Spy Balloon. It would be great if an average Joe shot it down because China Joe won't...
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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf dies at 79

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf dies at 79

The ex-leader has passed away in a hospital in the UAE Former Pakistani president and military leader, Pervez Musharraf, passed away at the age of 79 in Dubai on Sunday, where... Read more ...

渡邊雄太「僕たちはみんなカイリーのことが大好きですし、ネッツのことも大好き」|ウィザーズ戦後一問一答(2月5日/現地4日)

渡邊雄太「僕たちはみんなカイリーのことが大好きですし、ネッツのことも大好き」|ウィザーズ戦後一問一答(2月5日/現地4日)

2月5日(現地4日)にバークレイズ・センター(ニューヨーク州ブルックリン)で行われたボストン・セルティックス戦に途中出場したブルックリン・ネッツの渡邊雄太が6得点を記録した。125-123の逆転勝利後、渡邊が日本メディアの取材に応じた。 Read more ...

From Washington: The Republican National Committee's Hopes For 2024

With President Biden set to deliver his State Of The Union Address, what political achievements will he look back upon, and what policy will the President present to Congress... Read more ...

Mastrodonato: Red Sox failing to find momentum heading into Spring Training 

Some scattered thoughts on the Red Sox as the truck pulls into JetBlue Park in Fort Myers... 1. The Red Sox are doing a heck of a job alienating both their fanbase and former... Read more ...

Orioles' ‘Birdland Caravan' tour to return in first week of February

For the first time in three years, the Orioles will close the offseason by giving their fans the chance to meet with players and other faces of the organization. The team... Read more ...

Orioles star Adley Rutschman is expected to be one of the best in baseball...

Opening beer cans for Orioles fans during Saturday's Birdland Caravan happy hour, Adley Rutschman got hasty, prompting a Checkerspot Brewing Company employee to jokingly remind... Read more ...

Rivals Crosby and Ovechkin relish being All-Star teammates

Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin have played dozens of regular-season and playoff games against each other since breaking into the NHL together in 2005. Read more ...

MVP Matthew Tkachuk lifts Atlantic to NHL All-Star Game win

Florida's Matthew Tkachuk was right at home at the NHL All-Star Game. Read more ...

An unusually high number of whales are washing up on U.S. beaches

An unusually high number of whales are washing up on U.S. beaches

The unexpected deaths are hitting humpbacks and North Atlantic right whales on the East Coast and gray whales on the West Coast - populations that were already under watch... Read more ...