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Copycat: Chinese firm creates the first cloned kitten

World / Science & Health Sep 5, 2019

Copycat: Chinese firm creates the first cloned kitten

Seven months after Huang Yu's pet cat Garlic died, the British shorthair was given a 10th life. Born on July 21, the new Garlic was created by the Chinese firm Sinogene, becoming the Beijing-based company's first successfully copied cat. The pet-cloning outfit has made more than ...

Michigan takes first step, banning flavored vaping products

Business Sep 5, 2019

Michigan takes first step, banning flavored vaping products

The state of Michigan announced a ban Wednesday on flavored nicotine vaping products, amid growing concern among health authorities over the impact of a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking. "And right now, companies selling vaping products are using candy flavors to hook ...

Chinese-French fusion by acclaimed chefs

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Sep 5, 2019

Chinese-French fusion by acclaimed chefs

Innovative dining incorporating two of the most influential cuisines in the world — Chinese and French — awaits at Toh-gu Chinese restaurant at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, when newly appointed head chef Hiroyuki Togo is joined by former work colleague and one of Kyoto's ...

Emperor's Cup up for grabs at Autumn Basho

Sumo Sep 5, 2019

Emperor's Cup up for grabs at Autumn Basho

by John Gunning

Since the beginning of 2018, sumo fans have been spoiled for entertainment with one dramatic event after another hitting the sport. Multiple first-time tournament winners, incredible comebacks, promotions, demotions and repromotions have made the action in the ring compulsory viewing over the past couple of ...

Serbia, Spain, Argentina still unbeaten

Basketball Sep 5, 2019

Serbia, Spain, Argentina still unbeaten

Serbia celebrated its third successive World Cup win after a majestic performance by guard Bogdan Bogdanovic helped lead it to a 92-77 win over Italy, while Argentina overpowered Russia 69-61 on Wednesday. Spain, the 2006 champion, made it three wins out of three with a ...

NTT becomes MLB's first Japanese information technology partner

Baseball / MLB Sep 5, 2019

NTT becomes MLB's first Japanese information technology partner

Major League Baseball and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. announced a three-year partnership on Wednesday, making NTT the first Japanese information technology company to become an official MLB partner in the United States. The collaboration will create a new experience for baseball fans with NTT's ...