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The World's Most Popular Liquor Becomes Scarce On Many Shelves
Moutai baijiu reigns as China's favorite brand of its favorite liquor — but the famously fiery drink is getting hard to find, as bottles are snatched up by market speculators. Renewed thirst for baijiu has sent the value of brand parent Kweichow ...

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New York Times

Souring World Views of Trump Open Doors for China and Russia
New York Times
The findings of the survey come just a week before Mr. Trump plans to go to Europe to attend the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a traditional gathering of political and economic elites. Mr. Trump has alienated many other countries ...
World's confidence in US leadership under Trump at new low, poll findsThe Guardian
One year in to Trump's presidency, the world's citizens give US leadership a record low ratingWashington Post
Global Respect for US Leadership Dropped Sharply Under Trump—the Opposite Happened Under ObamaNewsweek
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New York Times

One of the World's Oldest Clocks Stops Ticking, Briefly
New York Times
PRAGUE — With its soaring Gothic cathedrals and ancient alleyways lined with baroque architectural marvels spread beneath a majestic castle that overlooks the city, Prague can seem a place frozen in time. But for more than 600 years, one clock has ...


Explorers in Mexico Discover World's Largest Underwater Cave and It's Filled With Ancient Mayan Treasures
Divers in Mexico have discovered the largest known underwater, flooded cave in the world. The discovery could reveal more about the pre-Hispanic, ancient community that existed in the region. The Yucatan Peninsula, where the cave is located, still ...
Divers discover world's longest underwater cave system in MexicoCNN
Divers Found The World's Largest Underwater Cave, And It's Full of Maya SecretsScienceAlert
World's longest underwater cave is found in MexicoThe Week UK
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China declared world's largest producer of scientific articles
For the first time, China has overtaken the United States in terms of the total number of science publications, according to statistics compiled by the US National Science Foundation (NSF). The agency's report, released on 18 January, documents the ...


Leveling In World Of Warcraft Is Fun Again
Before this week's 7.3.5 update hit, leveling a freshly-made character in World of Warcraft as an experienced player was little more than a chore to do before getting to the good high-level stuff. With the introduction of level-scaling and changes to ...


Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders
Extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018, according to the new Global Risks Report 2018 of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Every year, the report surveys a pool of 1000 experts and decision makers about ...
Here's What Worries World Leaders Even More Than Weapons of Mass DestructionTIME

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BBC News

Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first
BBC News
Two teenage boys were rescued by a brand new lifesaving drone in Australia while lifeguards were still training to use the device. The swimmers, aged 15-17, had got into difficulties off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales (NSW). A member of the ...
Drone saves Australian teen swimmers in world's 1st rescue mission with unmanned aircraftFox News
Lifeguard drone completes world-first ocean rescueEngadget
Australians claim "world first" rescue of stranded swimmers by droneCBS News
Channel NewsAsia -KTRK-TV -VICE News
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The Guardian

The Guardian view on prayer: the heart of a heartless world
The Guardian
But such organised and communal prayer is not the only form. Many of those who claim both to pray and not to be religious may mean by this only that they hope for a world in which wishes come true. Prayer may do no good – but, they think, it can do no ...

Washington Post

Mexico rejects Trump claim it world's most dangerous country
That was a murder rate of 18.7 per 100,000 inhabitants, well below levels in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Honduras and El Salvador, according to U.N. figures used in the World Bank's online database for 2015, the last ...
Trump wall: President denies changing view on Mexico border planBBC News

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