News Corp profit doubles despite MySpace charge
Deep cuts at MySpace triggered a $275m charge to News Corp's quarterly earnings, the US media group said as it disclosed that rivals and financial groups from the US and elsewhere had shown interest
2011-02-04        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Wal-Mart, unions reach tentative deal for possible NYC stores
New York (CNN) -- The retailer known for being virtually ubiquitous everywhere but in America's largest city is poised to change that, despite fierce opposition from New York City's small businesses
2011-02-04        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Don't count out the iPad competitors
Editor's note: Adam Ostrow is the editor in chief of (CNN) -- Amidst reports that the Samsung may be touting inflated numbers for sales of its Galaxy Tab tablet -- and reports that thos
2011-02-04        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Business 'should lead' on global warming, says U.N. climate secretary
(CNN) -- Private businesses are better placed than governments to tackle global warming because they can act faster, according to panelists at CNN's climate change debate.High profile figures in the
2011-02-04        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

World Cup oracle octopus Paul dies
Berlin, Germany (CNN) -- Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the outcome of games during this year's World Cup soccer tournament, has died.The eight-tentacled cephalopod oracle died of natural
2010-10-26        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Spain's World Cup heroes dominate Ballon d'Or list
(CNN) -- Spain's 2010 World Cup heroes dominate the list of nominees for this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or, the award given to the world's best footballer.Barcelona's Andres Iniesta, the man whose goa
2010-10-26        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Volcano erupts in Indonesia, forcing thousands to flee
Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) -- The Mount Merapi volcano in Indonesia erupted at least three times Tuesday, forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee.Mount Merapi, which looms on the horizon north of
2010-10-26        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

France could pass pension reform Tuesday; strikes continue
Paris, France (CNN) -- With controversial pension reform measures nearing a vote Tuesday, the country's finance minister says she doesn't expect ongoing strikes to cause a significant blow to France
2010-10-26        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

UK slashes 490,000 jobs amid deep budget cuts
London, England (CNN) -- The British government announced deep budget cuts Wednesday, as it tries to fight what its finance minister called "the largest structural budget deficit in Europe."The change
2010-10-21        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

China denies reports on halting export of rare earth
Beijing, China (CNN) -- China vehemently denied Wednesday that it has halted export of rare earth materials amid news reports that Beijing started blocking shipments of the crucial minerals to the Uni
2010-10-21        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Apple's new MacBook Air: As if a laptop 'hooked up' with an iPad
(CNN) -- While Apple's Wednesday event was called "Back to the Mac," much of the undertones harkened back to its popular touch-screen products.Apple released a redesigned line of laptops and offered
2010-10-21        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

China's economy cools in third quarter
NEW YORK ( -- China's economic growth slowed for the second quarter in a row, cooling fears that its economy is growing at an unsustainable pace.China's gross domestic product, the broa
2010-10-21        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

28 oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO forces attacked
(CNN) -- Dozens of oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO forces caught fire Saturday after gunmen attacked in Pakistan's western Baluchistan province, local police said.Unknown assailants attacked 28 ve
2010-10-09        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Rescue workers near their goal as Chile awaits
Copiapo, Chile (CNN) -- There may be light at the end of a nearly completed tunnel for the 33 men trapped since August 5 almost half a mile below ground, with rescuers expected to reach them within a
2010-10-09        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Italy frustrated by Northern Ireland in Euro 2012 qualifier
(CNN) -- Italy dropped their first points of the Euro 2012 campaign after being held 0-0 by minnows Northern Ireland on Friday night, but World Cup finalists Spain and the Netherlands maintained their
2010-10-09        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

World's largest offshore wind farm opens in UK
London, England (CNN) -- The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year.The far
2010-10-07        标签 :   wind farm

Plant species in peril, report warns
London, England (CNN) -- Over one-fifth of the world's plant species are threatened with extinction according to a new study compiled by the UK's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London.The "Sampled R
2010-10-07        标签 :   Plant species peril

Facebook to let users create personal groups
(CNN) -- An easy way to create personal groups within your friends list and the ability to download everything you've posted are coming to Facebook.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the planned
2010-10-07        标签 :   Facebook

Rare North Korean meeting may set stage for power handover
(CNN) -- North Korea's ruling party will host its largest meeting in decades next week, possibly to set the stage for the handover of power from Kim Jong Il to his youngest son.The official Korean Cen
2010-09-22        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Scientists trumpet elephant-shrew discovery
Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) -- A group of international and Kenyan scientists believe they may have discovered a new mammal species in a Kenyan forest near the Somali border.The scientists were using camera
2010-09-22        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Typhoon batters Taiwan, knocking out power
(CNN) -- Typhoon Fanapi hit eastern Taiwan on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead in related accidents and knocking out power to more than 50,000 homes, state media reported.TransAsia Airways,
2010-09-19        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

'Large' Hurricane Igor moves in on Bermuda
Editor's Note: Are you in Hurricane Igor's path? We want to hear from you.Share your photos and video with CNN iReport, but please stay safe. (CNN) -- Bermuda, which hasn't seen a major hurricane in s
2010-09-19        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Prosecutors: Inmates filmed child pornography in Paraguay prison
(CNN) -- Authorities in Paraguay said they found child pornography on a computer in the country's largest prison -- and suspect it was filmed inside a tiny room there.The director of the Tacumbu priso
2010-09-19        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Police: Missing 'cult-like' group may have plans for mass suicide
Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- A "cult-like" group of 13 Salvadorans -- including eight children -- is missing in southern California after leaving behind notes indicating plans to commit mass suici
2010-09-19        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻

Eight police officers found dead in southern Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico (CNN) -- Eight of nine police officers from Mexico's Guerrero state who disappeared after an attack have been found dead, state media reported.A ninth officer was injured but survi
2010-09-19        标签 :   CNN 雅思 新闻