European stocks fell at the open as traders await the Federal Reserve meeting

US stocks open lower US stocks opened lower on Monday as investors looked to The Federal Reserve will meet for two days this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.8% in early morning trading. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were down 0.9%. Karen Gilchrist Rheinmetall up 3.7% German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall It rose … Read more

China lost the Yangtze River dolphin. Climate change is coming for other species then

“The Peiji dolphin, or the Yangtze river dolphin, was this unique and beautiful creature – there was nothing quite like it,” said British zoologist and conservationist Samuel Turvey, who spent more than two decades in China trying to track down the animal. “It’s been around for tens of millions of years and was in its … Read more

Up to ten dead amid shortages caused by Xinjiang COVID lockdown – Radio Free Asia

Up to 12 people have died of starvation or lack of access to medicine in northwest China’s Xinjiang region during a strict coronavirus lockdown imposed by Chinese authorities since early August, according to residents and local officials. Hunger has left members of 10 families in Gurkiratma village, in Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining) Araosteng township, in … Read more

Five Hong Kong speech therapists convicted of sedition over children’s books about wolves and sheep

The accusations center around a set of comic books that tell the stories of a village of sheep resisting a pack of wolves invading their home – a story that government prosecutors have claimed is meant to provoke contempt for the local government and the Chinese central government in Beijing. In one book, wolves attempt … Read more