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First direct London-China train completes 12,000-km run

Apr 29, 2017

First direct London-China train completes 12,000-km run

The first freight train to link China directly to the U.K. arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles), making it the second-longest route in the world. The journey is the latest effort in China’s drive ...

/ Apr 29, 2017

U.S. economy expanded at weakest pace in three years

The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump’s ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic expansion. The gross domestic ...

/ Apr 28, 2017

Honda posts quarterly profit on lower recall costs

Honda Motor Co. reported Friday a ¥95.9 billion ($864 million) profit for January-March, a turnaround from the ¥93.4 billion loss it racked up a year earlier, as the automaker recovers from costs for a massive air bag recall. Quarterly sales rose 2.9 percent to ...