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New Mumbai metro will beat traffic, but at what cost?

MUMBAI, Jan 21 — A new underground metro is expected to ease the burden on Mumbai’s notoriously congested roads and railways, but not everybody in India’s sprawling financial capital is...

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LVMH: Designer Hedi Slimane is to take over at Celine

PARIS, Jan 21 — Hedi Slimane, the designer who pioneered the skinny look at Dior and Saint Laurent, is to take over at Celine, the brand’s owners LVMH said today. The 49-year-old...

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China’s doorway to N. Korea feels sanctions pinch

DANDONG (CHINA), Jan 21 — Rows of sewing machines in one Chinese garment factory on the border with North Korea are now silent, unmanned after UN sanctions sent home their seamstresses from...

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Motor City not just for cars: Detroit boasts world’s first sneaker exchange

DETROIT, Jan 21 — Detroit remains synonymous with cars, but “Motor City” is also home to a virtual marketplace for a much smaller consumer item: Sneakers. Located on the 10th floor of...

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Rocket Lab successfully sends rocket into orbit

WELLINGTON, Jan 21 — Aerospace company Rocket Lab said today it had successfully fired a rocket into orbit for the first time from its New Zealand launch base. “Electron is orbital....

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