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Alterations to seabed raise fears for future

The ocean floor as we know it is dissolving rapidly as a result of human activity. Normally the deep sea bottom is a chalky white. It’s composed, to a large extent, of the mineral calcite (CaCO3) formed from the skeletons and shells of many planktonic organisms and corals. The seafloor ...

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Espionage Bills in Australia Stir Fears of Anti-Chinese Backlash

Advertisement SYDNEY, Australia — When Craig Chung, an up-and-coming Sydney city councilor, meets with former officials from the United States, neither the media nor his constituents seem to care. But for events with fellow ethnic Chinese, he errs on the side of caution. He researches the people involved. He sidesteps ...

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Naval Collision Adds to Fears About U.S. Decline in Asia

BANGKOK — For decades, the United States Navy has served as the foremost symbol of America’s power in the Asia-Pacific. With bases from South Korea to Japan to Guam and a fleet of warships bristling with modern weaponry, it has been a physical reminder of the nation’s strength and vigilance ...

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Russia Says Fears About Doping Results Led to Withdrawal of Teams

MOSCOW — Russia’s sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, confirmed Friday that the country was keeping entire teams from competitions over fears that they would test positive for meldonium, the newly banned drug that has been causing chaos in the Russian sports world. Mutko’s comments followed a confirmation by Russia’s national hockey ...

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