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Feb 17, 2017

Beijing: From Hardship Post To Plum Assignment And Back Again As Beijing’s notorious air pollution continues to take a toll on people’s health, it’s… Beijing subway provokes outrage with offensive post on ‘locust’ passengers The Beijing subway’s official Sina Weibo account has used the word “locust,” a pejorative… Footage is from the VISA 2011 Championships. Jordyn Wieber won. Shawn wasn’t even close (she placed 16th). What a tragedy. This is what happens… Chinese legislators have stripped politician Bo Xilai of his last official post, formally expelling him from the country’s parliament and setting the stage for… LONDON — Dawn Harper raced to the finish line in a pair of borrowed spikes at the Olympics four years ago. The 100-meter hurdler… BEIJING — Beijing’s mayor is apparently still on track to be promoted to China’s powerful decision-making body despite public questioning of the city government’s… NEW YORK — NBC has seen its first stumble in Olympics television ratings. The Nielsen company said Tuesday that overnight ratings from the nation’s… LONDON — To the outside, the U.S. women’s volleyball team should have looked across the net Monday evening, seen the green-and-yellow kits — that’s… LONDON — Dana Vollmer spent the last Summer Olympics in Fiji, swimming in the warm open waters of the Pacific Ocean. She did not… BEIJING — The storm that ravaged Beijing nearly a week ago and killed at least 77 people remains a sensitive topic in China, with… BEIJING — The People’s Daily newspaper says Beijing’s mayor and a vice mayor have resigned in what is likely a routine reshuffling but which… Most Western press reports and pundits characterized Wednesday’s suicide bombing that killed three top Syrian military-security officials (a fourth succumbed to his wounds later)… Most Western press reports and pundits characterized Wednesday’s suicide bombing that killed three top Syrian military-security officials (a fourth succumbed to his wounds later)… LONDON — Australian rider Shane Rose withdrew from the Olympic equestrian competition on Sunday because his horse, Taurus, was ruled out with a leg… What outside hitter Reid Priddy remembers most about the U.S. march to volleyball gold at the Beijing Olympics isn’t any one play or any…

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