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The Buzz | HK seizes USD9m worth of ivory in Malaysia shipment

The Buzz | HK seizes USD9m worth of ivory in Malaysia shipment

Once the weight is confirmed, the haul could become the largest ever recorded in the Elephant Trade Information System (ETIS) database, narrowly pipping the 7.138 tonnes seized in Singapore in 2002. Hong Kong is now looking to phase out the domestic ivory trade within the next five years, which some are arguing is too slow compared to the rest of mainland China, which is looking to end the trade this year.


Infographic History Of Live-Action Spider-Man Suits [Homecoming Edition]

Infographic History Of Live-Action Spider-Man Suits [Homecoming Edition]

And when it comes to its young cast , Spider-Man: Homecoming is in a league of its own. A still from the trailer of Spider-Man: Homecoming . The biggest criticism that most superhero movies face is that they try to achieve the most impossible task and hence are too extravagant, the visuals of buildings falling apart and the sky coming down makes them more fantasy and less real.


Warren Buffett unveils deal to buy big piece of Texas electric grid

Warren Buffett unveils deal to buy big piece of Texas electric grid

Berkshire's energy business is closing in on an agreement to buy Oncor and may announce a deal as soon as Thursday, said the person, asking not to be identified because the information isn't public. Selling Oncor is the final hurdle in a three-year effort to end the high-profile bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings, formed by KKR, TPG Capital and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners after the leveraged buyout of TXU Corp.


ITF fines Tomic, Medvedev for incidents at Wimbledon

ITF fines Tomic, Medvedev for incidents at Wimbledon

Australian tennis icon John Newcombe fears Tomic will end up broke if he doesn't seek help after the Queenslander also said his on-court malaise was a "mental" issue. Hopefully he can get it together because he's a really good player, especially when he's switched on. Maybe this is not the case how he did it the last time.


Denver to welcome Outdoor Retailer trade show in January

Denver to welcome Outdoor Retailer trade show in January

The biannual event brings together brands, shop owners, and outdoor media in a four-day gathering, highlighting upcoming gear and trends in the outdoor industry. Emerald had a contract with Salt Lake City's convention bookers through 2018. "Outdoor recreation is core to our western way of life". Our environmental record will serve us well as we promote the area to both new and repeat visitors and clients.


Samsung may become the world's largest chip maker

Samsung may become the world's largest chip maker

The company projects operating profit of about 14.00 trillion Korean won in the second-quarter, compared to 8.14 trillion won reported previous year. The earnings forecast surpassed a market consensus of around 13.2 trillion won compiled by FnGuide, a financial information service provider.