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Train explodes, levels center of Canada town

[2013-07-07 03:20]

A driverless freight train carrying tankers of petroleum products derailed at high speed and exploded into a giant fireball in the middle of a small Canadian town early on Saturday.

Djokovic, Murray to vie for Wimbledon title

[2013-07-06 10:20]

World No.1 Novak Djokovic edged Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro in a five-set thriller to set up a final showdown against local hero Andy Murray at the Wimbledon Championships here on Friday.

Passenger car sector outlook brightens

[2013-07-06 02:59]

China's passenger vehicle sales maintained stable double-digit growth in the first half, raising industry hopes of improvement in the remainder of the year.

Multinationals face increased scrutiny

[2013-07-06 02:51]

China is expanding probes into the food, dairy and pharmaceutical sectors, raising questions about whether the "supranational treatment" for multinationals have ended.

China-Russia navy drill furthers ties

[2013-07-06 02:37]

A Chinese naval task force arrived in Vladivostok on Friday to join Russia for the largest-ever naval drill in the region.

Famed monkey takes a new direction in New York

[2013-07-06 02:25]

New York's Lincoln Center is bringing Journey to the West to life in a raucous stage production scored by Damon Albarn of the British pop group Blur.

China, Pakistan ink transport pact

[2013-07-06 02:03]

China and Pakistan signed an agreement on Friday on the blueprint for a huge transport project linking northwestern China to the Arabian Sea.

Kobe Bryant reportedly has highest net worth in NBA

[2013-07-05 16:18]

Kobe Bryant has the highest net worth in the NBA, according to, a wealth intelligence firm.

Chinese fleet arrives in Vladivostok for drills

[2013-07-05 14:57]

Chinese fleet consisting of seven naval vessels arrived in Vladivostok on Friday to participate in Sino-Russian joint naval drills scheduled for July 5 to 12.

Lisicki, Bartoli to vie for new Wimbledon crown

[2013-07-05 10:15]

No one would have guessed that Sabine Lisicki is allergic to grass as she joyfully rolled on the most famous rectangle of turf after surviving a heart-pumping, nerve-jangling epic to set up a mind-boggling Wimbledon final against Marion Bartoli.

Joey Chestnut wins 7th contest with 69 dogs

[2013-07-05 09:12]

Joey Chestnut downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the men's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest while Sonya Thomas defended her title in the women's competition.

Muscle Beach Independence Day

[2013-07-05 08:35]

People compete in the Muscle Beach Independence Day bodybuilding contest on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California, July 4, 2013.

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