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  • 23.05.2017 11:44

    WUZHEN, China – A computer defeated China’s top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday in the latest test of whether artificial intelligence can master one of the last games that machines have yet to dominate. Ke Jie, a 19-year-old pro

  • 23.05.2017 11:44

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the government’s books over the nex

  • 23.05.2017 10:00

    fobrien@biv.com After more than 20 years of discussion, debate and draft proposals, Vancouver city council unanimously voted May 17 to proceed with its controversial plans for the zoning and development of False Creek Flats, considered the city’s last frontier for high-density real estate development. But condo developers say the city “lost an opportunity” to allow more housing, with a plan they say ...

  • 23.05.2017 10:00

    More than a quarter of Metro Vancouver residents under 19 live in Surrey. That gives the city the region’s highest concentration of people who have yet to graduate from high school and head into the workforce or post-secondary education. Much attention has been paid to Surrey’s youth lately, and one of the most recent examples has been the City of Surrey’s expansion of the Clayton Heights Activity ...

  • 23.05.2017 10:00

    China is showing renewed interest in drawing Canada and B.C. into an expansive trade and investment initiative that – according to several observers – carries significant geopolitical elements in addition to its economic focus. Beijing’s pitch was reflected in the speeches of Lu Shaye, China’s new ambassador to Canada, during his first visit to Vancouver in mid-May. Lu, who began his Ottawa posting ...

  • 23.05.2017 10:00

    Two founders of China’s dairy giant Mengniu Dairy Co. Ltd. are launching a Vancouver-based company aimed at accelerating Canadian adoption of Mandarin Chinese to make it easier for Canada to do business with China. Mengniu founder Niu Gensheng, who lives in China, and co-founder Sun Xianhong, a Vancouver resident, launched New Occidental Education & Technology Ltd. at a May 11 event at the University ...

  • 23.05.2017 08:08

    BANGKOK – A human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable crime. Investigators found remnants of batteries and wires a

  • 23.05.2017 08:08

    BANGKOK – A human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable crime. Investigators found remnants of batteries and wires a

  • 23.05.2017 05:08

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Authorities appealed for patience Monday from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie Stat

  • 23.05.2017 03:20

    HONOLULU, Hawaii – A man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other than a laptop and needed a wheelchair to board the plane because he appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to

  • 22.05.2017 22:32

    HAIFA, Israel – Quebec’s premier says the province needs to take care of Bombardier because of its unique importance to the province. Philippe Couillard is urging Quebecers to support the transportation company, which has recently faced a stro

  • 22.05.2017 19:32

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. Video in the new At Bat VR app won’t be in VR. Rather, the app places you behind home plate and shows you graphical depictions of each pitch, including a colored str

  • 22.05.2017 16:32

    PHILADELPHIA – The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case (all times local): 8 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway. Cosby emerged from an

  • 22.05.2017 14:44

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the “magnificent” kingdom and “the grandeur of this remarkable place.” Then he made clear there would be no pu

  • 22.05.2017 13:32

    TEL AVIV, Israel – President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, a two-day stop aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the dormant Middle East peace process. Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia, where he basked in the l

  • 22.05.2017 09:14

    REYNOSA, Mexico – Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranc

  • 22.05.2017 09:14

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish “Islamic extremism” emanating from the region, describing a “battle between good and evil” rather

  • 22.05.2017 09:14

    SEOUL, South Korea – Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago. On

  • 22.05.2017 08:02

    It was family and friends enjoying their time, and each other, at the Canucks Autism Network Sports Day at B.C. Place on Sunday.

  • 21.05.2017 23:38

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The Latest on the closing of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The owner of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus says Sunday’s final shows are “a celebrati

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