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Penguins’ Sullivan Named Team USA Head Coach at 2022 Olympics

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan will be the head coach of the United States hockey team in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. Frank Seravalli of The Daily Faceoff…
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The Latest: Virus on rise in eastern Chinese city of Nanjing

By The Associated Press BEIJING — New coronavirus cases continue to grow in the major eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, with another 38 reported on Monday, bringing the total to more than 60 over recent days. Tens of thousands of people are under lockdown and authorities are conducting mass testing of the population, standard practices in China that have generally been successfully in controlling the spread of the virus. One other case of local transmission was reported in the nearby city of Suqi...
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The Latest: Turkey reports increase in COVID-19 cases

By The Associated Press ISTANBUL— Turkey’s daily COVID-19 infections have increased, reaching 14,230 new cases in the past 24 hours. Health ministry statistics show that the 7-day average is now 10,269, a significant increase from the average of the previous week at 6,880. With nearly all restrictions lifted in July, Turks are arriving back in the cities after a 9-day holiday when they and international tourists flocked to seaside towns where masking and distancing rules were widely ignored. The...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, London, Cdc, Washington, France, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Uncategorized, Spain, Sport, European Union, Turkey, Cnn, Britain


Nike leaps 15% after smashing earnings forecasts and boosting its sales-growth forecast

Customers lined up outside the Nike flagship store on the opening day at Wangfujing Street on January 20, 2021 in Beijing, China. VCG/VCG via Getty Images Nike stock gained as much as 15.4% to a record high Friday. The retailer crushed earnings expectations and boosted its sales forecast for 2022. Nike posted record revenue in the fourth quarter in North America. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Nike soared as high as 15.4% Friday after...
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Nike leaps 13% after smashing earnings forecasts and boosting its sales-growth forecast

Customers lined up outside the Nike flagship store on the opening day at Wangfujing Street on January 20, 2021 in Beijing, China. VCG/VCG via Getty Images Nike stock was headed to a record at the open after soaring 13.5% premarket. The retailer crushed earnings expectations and boosted its sales forecast for 2022. Nike posted record revenue in the fourth quarter in North America. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Nike soared as high as 1...
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The Latest: Blood shortage forces New England surgery delay

By The Associated Press BOSTON — Some New England hospitals are delaying or rescheduling surgeries because of a shortage of blood donations during the pandemic. “We haven’t seen anything like this in about 30 or 40 years at least,” Dr. Vishesh Chhibber, director of transfusion medicine at UMass Memorial Health, told the Boston Globe. Periodic, localized blood shortages are not uncommon, but this shortage is “unprecedented in its scope,” said Dr. Claudia Cohn, chief medical officer for the Americ...
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Next-generation battery may unlock the future for electric vehicles

To curb global warming, policymakers say, we need to switch from gas-powered cars to driving clean, non-polluting electric vehicles. Major automakers plan to make that happen, promising a full line of electric vehicles by 2030. But there’s just one little speed bump on the road to electrification: We don’t have the capacity to make enough batteries for all those plug-ins. Electric vehicle sales will jump four-fold in the U.S. in the next five years, climbing from 1.8% of all car sales in 2020 to...
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Coronary angiography video interpolation methods to reduce x-ray exposure frequency

In a new publication from Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications; DOI https://doi.org/10.15212/CVIA.2021.0011, Xiao-lei Yin, Dong-xue Liang, Lu Wang, Jing Qiu, Zhi-yun Yang, Jian-zeng Dong and Zhao-yuan Ma from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China analyse coronary angiography video interpolation methods to reduce x-ray exposure frequency based on deep learning.
Tags: Science, Beijing China, Tsinghua University, Zhengzhou China, Capital Medical University, Zhao yuan Ma, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University


Susceptibility of COPD patients to heart rate difference associated with exposure to metals in PM2.5

Susceptibility of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients to cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction associated with exposure to metals in particles with aerodynamic diameter ? 2.5 μm (PM2.5) remains poorly evidenced. Recently, based on a panel study in Beijing, China, Chinese researchers recruited both COPD patients and healthy controls and used heart rate (HR) as an index of cardiovascular autonomic function. Their findings indicate that COPD could exacerbate HR difference following...
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The Latest: Two-thirds of NY adults have at least one shot

By The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — The latest federal data shows that two-thirds of adults in New York state have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. At the same time, hospitalizations statewide are down to 1,143 patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. The total is the lowest since Oct. 31. On the vaccine front, about 46% of 20 million residents are fully vaccinated, according to data as of Friday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The national average...
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The Latest: Paris concert tests letting 5K dance in arena

By The Associated Press PARIS — Thousands of people packed inside a Paris arena for a concert Saturday as part of a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again. The show at AccorHotels Arena in eastern Paris featured 1980s French rock band Indochine and DJ Etienne de Crecy. But the attention was mostly on the concert-goers. The Paris public hospital authority helped organize the event to determine whether it’s safe to allow 5,000 people wearing masks to dance together in ...
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The Latest: Scientists in Vietnam identify new virus variant

By The Associated Press HANOI — Vietnam has discovered a new coronavirus variant that’s a hybrid of strains first found in India and the U.K., the Vietnamese health minister said. Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said Saturday that scientists identified the variant while examining the genetic makeup of the virus that had infected some recent patients. He said lab tests suggested it might spread more easily than other versions of the virus. Long says the new variant has spread to 30 of Vietnam’s...
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5 predictions by the US's top spies about what the world could look like in 20 years

FBI Director Christopher Wray, NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, CIA Director William Burns, and DIA Director Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier at a House hearing on worldwide threats, April 15, 2021. Tasos Katopodis/Pool via REUTERS Every four years, US intelligence agencies compile scenarios that policymakers may face in 20 years. Some of the scenarios are devastating, while others resemble a future version of our current world. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Nigeria, US, International, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Intelligence, Fbi, West, Xi Jinping


China's Mars rover has made its first tracks on the red planet

An artist's illustration depicts China's Zhurong rover on the surface of Mars. China National Space Administration via AP China's Zhurong rover, which landed on Mars one week ago, has completed its first test drive. This makes China only the second nation ever to operate a rover on the red planet. Zhurong's cameras have already beamed back photos of the Martian landscape. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has become only the second nation to ever drive ...
Tags: Space, Science, News, China, US, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Beijing, Rover, Cctv, Mars, Reuters, Soviet Union, Xinhua, Beijing China


Meet Zhang Yiming, the secretive Chinese billionaire behind TikTok worth $44 billion who just stepped down as ByteDance CEO

ByteDance CEO Zhang Yiming makes his own TikToks - and requires his senior employees to as well. Visual China Group via Getty Images; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Zhang Yiming has built a $44.5 billion fortune since cofounding ByteDance, the Chinese tech giant behind TikTok. Despite being one of the wealthiest people in China, Zhang is extremely private and little is known about his personal life. Zhang recently stepped down as ByteDance CEO, saying he's "not very social" and lacks mana...
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The Latest: Yemen’s national soccer coach dies of COVID-19

By The Associated Press SANAA, Yemen – Yemen’s soccer association said the country’s national team coach died Sunday from COVID-19. The Yemen Football Association says Sami al-Naash died in a hospital in the southern port city of Aden. Local reports say al-Naash was infected while in a camp for the national team in the southern province of Shabwa last month. Yemen’s national team was preparing for three games in the coming weeks in hopes to qualify for the Asian Cup and the 2022 World Cup finals...
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The Latest: Florida’s amusement parks loosen mask wearing

By The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios-Orlando were allowed Saturday to remove their masks when outdoors, except when on attractions, in line or riding transportation. Florida’s major theme parks are adjusting face mask policies after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened its recommendations on Thursday as more people get vaccinated for the coronavirus. Masks remain mandatory indoors, except in restaurants when seated or acti...
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China has landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time, delivering a water-hunting rover to the red planet

An illustration of China's Zhurong rover leaving the lander to explore the Martian surface. Chinese State Administration of Science/Xinhua China's Mars lander and rover touched down on the Martian surface on Friday evening. China is the third nation to land on Mars, and the first to deploy an orbiter, lander, and rover. The Zhurong rover aims to study water ice on Mars - a valuable resource for future astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has landed its...
Tags: Science, News, China, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Rover, Mars, Spaceflight, National Geographic, Spacecraft, Soviet Union, National Museum, Beijing China, China University of Geosciences, Andrew Jones


China plans to attempt an ambitious Mars landing as early as Friday, dropping both a lander and a rover to the red planet

The first image of Mars taken by China's Tianwen-1 probe, released by the China National Space Administration on February 5, 2021. China says it will attempt its first Mars landing sometime between Friday and Tuesday. If successful, the Tianwen-1 mission will be the first to deploy an orbiter, a lander, and a rover. China's Zhurong rover aims to study water ice on Mars - a valuable resource for future astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. China is about to ...
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China is expected to attempt an ambitious Mars landing on Friday, dropping both a lander and a rover to the red planet

The first image of Mars taken by China's Tianwen-1 probe, released by the China National Space Administration on February 5, 2021. China may attempt to land its Mars lander and rover on the red planet on Friday. If successful, the Tianwen-1 mission will be the first to deploy an orbiter, a lander, and a rover. China's Zhurong rover aims to study water ice on Mars - a valuable resource for future astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. China is about to attemp...
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China's 'social credit' system ranks citizens and punishes them with throttled internet speeds and flight bans if the Communist Party deems them untrustworthy

Beijing in 2014. FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images China has been rolling out a system that ranks its citizens based on their "social credit." People can be punished if they drive badly, buy too many video games, or steal. It's not yet a unified, nationwide system, but China plans on eventually making it mandatory for everyone. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Chinese Communist Party has been constructing a moral ranking system for years that will monitor the behavio...
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Is Washington prepared for a geopolitical ‘tech race’?

When Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sat down with Chinese officials in Anchorage, Alaska for the first high-level bilateral summit of the new administration, it was not a typical diplomatic meeting. Instead of a polite but restrained diplomatic exchange, the two sides traded pointed barbs for almost two hours. “There is growing consensus that the era of engagement with China has come to an unceremonious close,” wrote Sullivan and Kurt Campbell, the ...
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Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses

Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalensesIn a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances; DOI https://doi.org/10.29026/oea.2021.200031, Researchers led by Professor Baohua Jia at Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia, Professor Cheng-Wei Qiu at National University of Singapore, Singapore and Professor Tian Lan at Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China considered the generation of super-resolved optical needle an...
Tags: Science, Beijing China, Beijing Institute of Technology, Baohua Jia, Opto Electronic Advances, Cheng Wei Qiu, National University of Singapore Singapore, Tian Lan


US stocks rise after three top Wall Street banks crushed earnings and a lively Coinbase listing

Spencer Platt/Getty Images US stocks rose on Thursday following blockbuster earnings results from three large banks.Coinbase made its splash on the Nasdaq, closing its first day of trading at a valuation of $86 billion.Fed Chair Powell said the central bank will scale back bond purchases before lifting interest rates.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US stocks edged higher on Thursday after three of the largest US banks beat analyst expectations with ...
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Millennials reveal their 105 favorite brands, from Gucci to Amazon

Rich Fury/Getty Images Marketing firm Moosylvania surveyed 1,000 millennials to find their favorite brands. Amazon, Nike, and Amazon have topped the list for years. Brands associated with travel, including airlines, fell off the list in 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millennials still can't get enough of Apple, Nike, and Amazon. Marketing agency Moosylvania has once again compiled its "Millennials' Top 100 Brands" based on a survey of 1,000 millennial consu...
Tags: Retail, Apple, Nike, eBay, Samsung, Jeep, Chevrolet, Ford, BMW, Mercedes, Tesla, Puma, Gucci, LG, Target, Kroger


#AbuDhabi Mubadala investment record high in 2020 - CEO | Reuters

Abu Dhabi Mubadala investment record high in 2020 - CEO | Reuters Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, group chief executive officer of Mubadala Investment Company, speaks at the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee   Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala invested a record amount in 2020 as it doubled down on growth sectors, its chief executive said on Monday. “We’ve invested more in 2020 than we have ever done in one year prior to that,” Khaldoon Kh...
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The Latest: Romanians protest restrictions as cases top 1M

By The Associated Press BUCHAREST — Marchers have taken to the streets of the Romanian capital of Bucharest to protest restrictive measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 even as new daily infections and deaths rise in the European Union nation. About 1,000 people converged Saturday on Victory Square and University Square, expressing frustration with an earlier curfew and shop closures that took effect at the end of March. Many demonstrators waved tri-color Romanian flags and chanted “Freedom!”...
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The Latest: Lawmakers aim to limit state emergency powers

By The Associated Press NEW YORK — State lawmakers across the U.S. are taking actions to limit the emergency powers of governors — not just in the current coronavirus pandemic, but for any future emergencies. The pushback is coming primarily from Republican lawmakers but is not entirely partisan. GOP lawmakers are targeting both Democratic and Republican governors. When the pandemic hit a year ago, many governors and their top health officials temporarily ordered residents to remain home, limite...
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The Latest: Vaccine shortages hitting poor countries

By The Associated Press LONDON — As many as 60 countries might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program are blocked until as late as June. The COVAX initiative is designed to provide vaccines to countries lacking the clout to negotiate on their own for scarce supplies. In the past two weeks, only 2 million doses were cleared for shipment to 92 countries through the program, the same amount injected in Britain alone. ...
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China's March Forex Reserves Fall to $3.17 Trillion

BEIJING - China's foreign exchange reserves fell more than expected in March, official data showed on Wednesday, as the dollar posted a gain...
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