World News (NY Times)

Trump: ‘America Is Open for Business’

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 9:00am
Speaking for the first time at the World Economic Forum, President Trump said that the world was witnessing the resurgence of a strong, prosperous United States that is competitive once again.

China’s Emissions: More Than U.S. Plus Europe, and Still Rising

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 7:29am
An economic upturn led to rising fossil-fuel emissions after two years of drops, showing the task Beijing faces in fulfilling its climate promises.

China Embraces a Game About a Traveling Frog

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 6:25am
For whatever reason, Travel Frog, an extremely low-key Japanese mobile game, is a hit in China. “You don’t even need to think about anything,” one player explained.

South Korea Hospital Fire Kills at Least 37 People

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 5:49am
The deadly blaze was the latest in a string of a tragedies that have heightened public concern over the country’s safety standards.

Victory in Russia Election Assured, Putin Seeks High Turnout

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 2:01am
In his bid for another term, the Russian president is seeking the legitimacy of a contested vote without real democracy. It is a hard sell.