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China hails Xinjiang jobs success as criticism mounts

Asia Pacific Sep 17, 2020

China hails Xinjiang jobs success as criticism mounts

China lauded the success of its vocational and jobs programs in the troubled Xinjiang region on Thursday, just days after the U.S. government said they were being operated from facilities run like "concentration camps." Beijing has come under intense international criticism over its policies in ...

Eyeing China, Pentagon plans larger and 'more lethal' navy

World Sep 17, 2020

Eyeing China, Pentagon plans larger and 'more lethal' navy

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced Wednesday an ambitious plan to expand the U.S. Navy with a range of unmanned and autonomous ships, submarines and aircraft to confront the growing maritime challenge from China. The Pentagon chief said a sweeping review of U.S. naval ...

Gen Zers take on the Silicon Valley establishment

Digital Sep 17, 2020

Gen Zers take on the Silicon Valley establishment

by Taylor Lorenz

For young people, breaking into the cutthroat tech industry — or any industry, really — has become far more difficult during the pandemic. In-person networking events and club meetings are on hold, there aren’t many online hubs for informal connection, and the investors and ...

Grigor Dimitrov dominates Yoshihito Nishioka in second round

Tennis Sep 17, 2020

Grigor Dimitrov dominates Yoshihito Nishioka in second round

Yoshihito Nishioka went out of the Italian Open on Wednesday after being comprehensively beaten 6-1, 6-0 by Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the second round. Nishioka, ranked 50th in the world, suffered a crushing defeat against the world No. 22 as his shallow groundstrokes fell ...