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Queen Elizabeth appoints female lawyer as Britain's highest ranking judge

British Queen Elizabeth approved Friday the appointment of the first ever female head of Britain's highest court.

Imperial College innovators attracting attention

A team of entrepreneurs from Imperial College London has won the top prize at the 10th China-UK Entrepreneurship Competition with a revolutionary memory device.

Edinburgh hails 'stunning' events showcasing West China region

Folk singing and dance performances by multi-ethnic groups from West China have given Scotland a rare chance to explore the colorful cultural landscape of the region.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday, shortly after US President Donald Trump appointed New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House communications director.

Brazil expects more Chinese investment: Sao Paulo mayor

The Brazilian economy is just starting to recover and expects more investment from China, Sao Paulo Mayor Joao Doria told Xinhua here Wednesday ahead of his visit to China.

Pakistan rejects US report on Afghan Taliban

Pakistan has rejected parts of a recent US report, which said that "Pakistan did not take substantial action against the Afghan Taliban or Haqqani, or substantially limit their ability to threaten US interests in Afghanistan."

Exhibition brings to life unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria, Indian servant

The unlikely friendship between Britain's widowed Queen Victoria and a clerk from India will be brought to life Monday at an exhibition opening on the Isle of Wight.

Iowans expanding 'footprint'

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is leading a trade mission to China that will feature officials from groups representing the state's major agricultural producers.