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BEIJING | Coal mine collapses in northern China, killing at least 21

BEIJING—Jan 13, 2019— Twenty-one coal miners were killed when a mine collapsed in northern China, state media reported Sunday. The disaster occurred Saturday in Shenmu in Shaanxi province in the heart of the country’s coal-mining belt, according to state TV and the Xinhua News Agency. Sixty-six other miners were rescued, the city government said in … Continue reading BEIJING | Coal mine collapses in northern China, killing at least 21

STOCKHOLM | Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

STOCKHOLM— Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates. A new coalition deal announced Friday to run Stockholm’s city government, between a center-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games. “The starting point for all our … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid