Saturday, August 18, 2018


U.S. private citizen cites mystery illness symptoms after China visit

U.S. Private Citizen Cites Mystery Illness Symptoms after China Visit

By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) A U.S. private citizen who visited China has reported symptoms like those of U.S. diplomats afflicted with a mystery illness in...
Urine crystals grow on a pair of ballet shoes, as part of a collection by Alice Potts that imagines a future where accessories are grown from our bodily excretions, in the Royal College of Art Fashion Show in London

Blood, Sweat and Accessories: Artist Recycles Bodily Fluids for Fashion

By Stuart McDill LONDON (Reuters) Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with...
71st Cannes Film Festival

Weird Romance “Border” Wins Un Certain Regard at Cannes

By Robin Pomeroy and Sarah Mills CANNES, France (Reuters) An unusual Scandinavian movie about a relationship between two outsiders that Variety said was "destined to be...
The Wider Image: A road trip on the edge of North Korea

A Road Trip along North Korea’s Border with China

By Damir Sagolj (Reuters) Through binoculars mounted atop a tall building, I followed two women slowly making their way from the other side, across the...
Canada pulls families of diplomats in Cuba amid unusual illnesses

Canada Pulls Families of Diplomats in Cuba amid Unusual Illnesses

OTTAWA (Reuters) Ottawa will remove families of diplomats posted at its embassy in Cuba as the cause of unusual health symptoms is still unknown, though...
Chinese sperm bank gets political with donors

Chinese Sperm Bank Gets Political with Donors

BEIJING (Reuters) A sperm bank in Beijing has set strict criteria for would-be donors, including a requirement that they are loyal to China's ruling...