US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

Like a sleek Mercedes crunched between two freight trucks, Europe’s economy is being knocked off course by the conflict between the U.S. and China over trade.

Offbeat | Arizona man baffled, amused by ‘Green Shirt Guy’ status

Alex Kack remained mystified Thursday as to how he became an internet sensation when all he did was laugh at a city council meeting in Arizona. “Everyone

This Day in History | 1966 – China announces Cultural Revolution

China has announced plans for a “new leap forward” after the first meeting in four years of the Communist Party’s Central Committee. The blueprint unveiled by the

Life & Style | J.D. Salinger’s books are finally going digital

You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all

Gymnastics | Simone Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title

The choice was entirely hers. Only there really wasn’t of one for Simone Biles to make. Sure, she could have taken her triple-twisting double-flip (aka “the

Rugby | Springboks captain Kolisi to return against Argentina

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi will play some part in the Rugby World Cup warmup test against Argentina this weekend, coach Rassie Erasmus said yesterday, with little

World briefs

The Buzz | Former coach to be sentenced for having sex with teen diver

A former Ohio State diving club coach will be sentenced on charges related to allegations of having sex with a diver who was a teenager at the time.

Where was Woodstock held? Five myths about the famous festival

Fifty years on, this week, Woodstock is surrounded by myths, legends and misperceptions – a story the Times will explore in depth in our Extra supplement on Friday.

World Views | Trump wants to move agencies out of Washington, DC

The Washington, D.C., area is already rich and overcrowded, and with the arrival of Inc.’s second headquarters it’s about to get thousands more high-paying jobs. Lots of other

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 – edition no. 3352

• Protesters shut down HKIA, one of world’s busiest airports * Incoming CE to meet democrats after dropping political reform hint * Mainland professor urges respect for Macau’s way of life * The

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