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China warns Taiwan independence ‘means war’ as US pledges support

China warns Taiwan independence ‘means war’ as US pledges support

World
Getty ImagesChina has warned that attempts by Taiwan to seek independence "means war".The warning comes days after China stepped up its military activities and flew warplanes near the island. It also comes after new US President Joe Biden reaffirmed his commitment to Taiwan, and set out his stance in Asia. The US has called China's latest warning "unfortunate", adding that tensions did not need to lead to "anything like to confrontation".China sees democratic Taiwan as a breakaway province, but Taiwan sees itself as a sovereign state.Taiwan reports 'large incursion' by Chinese war jetsThe Taiwan-sized problem for the next US presidentWhat's behind the China-Taiwan divide?"We are seriously telling those Taiwan independence forces: those who play with fire will burn themselves, and Taiwan in...
Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres

Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres

Science
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‘War with Grandpa’ tops the North American box office with $3.6M

‘War with Grandpa’ tops the North American box office with $3.6M

Entertainment
Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Family comedy The War with Grandpa is the No. 1 film in North America this weekend, earning $ 3.6 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. The film, which opened on Friday, stars Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman and Christopher Walken. Advertisement Sci-fi thriller Tenet topped the box office for the previous five weekends, including $ 2.7 million last weekend. It came in at No. 2 this weekend with $ 2.1 million, followed by Hocus Pocus at No. 3 with $ 1.2 million, The New Mutants at No. 4 with $ 685,000 and Unhinged at No. 5 with $ 660,000. Rounding out the top tier are Infidel at No. 6 with $ 205,000, Possessor Uncut at No. 7 with $ 164,000, Yellow Rose at No. 8 with $ 150,000, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back at No. 9 with $ 145,000 and The Broke...