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China: give U.S. allies a 'bloody nose' in the Pacific Ocean

China: give U.S. allies a 'bloody nose' in the Pacific Ocean

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India: Numero Uno for number of slaves

India: Numero Uno for number of slaves

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Obama's pivot to Asia comes with China's encroachment in South China Sea

Obama's pivot to Asia comes with China's encroachment in South China Sea

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The high stakes facing the U.S. in the South China Sea

The high stakes facing the U.S. in the South China Sea

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A battle royal of Chinese bucket-loaders

A battle royal of Chinese bucket-loaders

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China removes mention of 'Panama Papers' scandal from internet

China removes mention of 'Panama Papers' scandal from internet

Chinese President Xi Jinping's family discovered in shadow company leak.

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Video: Argentina sinks Chinese ship in South Atlantica

Video: Argentina sinks Chinese ship in South Atlantica

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China tops U.S. as home to billionaires

China tops U.S. as home to billionaires

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Video: man falls to his death on carnival ride

Video: man falls to his death on carnival ride

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The meaning of China's new two-child policy

The meaning of China's new two-child policy

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Walmart closures signal retail collapse

Walmart closures signal retail collapse

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The illustrated story of Bishop Walsh of Maryknoll especially for Catholic teens and young adults

The illustrated story of Bishop Walsh of Maryknoll especially for Catholic teens and young adults

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Huge Han Dynasty tomb reveals coin hoard and bronze artifacts

Huge Han Dynasty tomb reveals coin hoard and bronze artifacts

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Baby born on flight to U.S. remains in custody while Taiwanese mother is deported

Baby born on flight to U.S. remains in custody while Taiwanese mother is deported

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Actor James Woods calls out 'moron' Bernie Sanders

Actor James Woods calls out 'moron' Bernie Sanders

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Non-Hispanic whites will account for less than half of U.S.

Non-Hispanic whites will account for less than half of U.S.

Asians will outnumber Hispanics and comprise the largest immigrant group in the U.S., according to a new study.

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Chinese Catholics demand action from Obama on religious rights

Chinese Catholics demand action from Obama on religious rights

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Should Notre Dame University go to Communist China?

Should Notre Dame University go to Communist China?

Cooperation between University of Notre Dame - long touted as the premier Catholic institution in the U.S. - and the government of China could further erode its Catholic identity.

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U.S. nonchalant about Russian navy in Arctic Sea

U.S. nonchalant about Russian navy in Arctic Sea

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What China's currency devaluation means for the world

What China's currency devaluation means for the world

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Jeb Bush may be right about 'anchor babies'

Jeb Bush may be right about 'anchor babies'

In China, 'anchor baby' is not a derogatory term: it is an aspiration.

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Fragile China pays the price for change

Fragile China pays the price for change

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China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

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Chinese Communist Party in panic, devalues currency again

Chinese Communist Party in panic, devalues currency again

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Archaeologists find gruesome 5,000 year-old burial in China

Archaeologists find gruesome 5,000 year-old burial in China

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Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

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China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

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China caught between two evils as stock market collapses

China caught between two evils as stock market collapses

Beijing continues, ineffectively, intervention to prop up markets. A collapse of the stock market would likely increase deposits in ordinary bank accounts. This would compel Beijing to rely more on banks to fuel growth and financial liberalization

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'Monstrous' disorder as Chinese stock market crashes

'Monstrous' disorder as Chinese stock market crashes

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NATO must adapt while China and Russia advance, says NATO chief

NATO must adapt while China and Russia advance, says NATO chief

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Obama's foreign policy incoherence leads to clash with China

Obama's foreign policy incoherence leads to clash with China

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Warren steps up war with Obama

Warren steps up war with Obama

Donald Trump agrees with liberal Sen. Warren that Trans-Pacific Partnership and Obama's 'fast-track' authority are a "bad deal" for America.

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Democrats brawl with Obama over TPP trade agreement

Democrats brawl with Obama over TPP trade agreement

Senators Warren and Sanders issue riposte to Obama's contention that progressives are "wrong" about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Labor-leaning House Dems are upset with Obama's contention that they are "making stuff up."

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Obama can't rein in Sen. Warren on fast-track or Pacific trade deal

Obama can't rein in Sen. Warren on fast-track or Pacific trade deal

The White House says Sen. Elizabeth Warren's accusations about fast-track authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal are "baseless."

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Japan's revival: the sun rises in the East

Japan's revival: the sun rises in the East

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Is America no longer the world's economic engine?

Is America no longer the world's economic engine?

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China worries about US/Philippines war games

China worries about US/Philippines war games

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America can't fight China's Great Wall of Sand

America can't fight China's Great Wall of Sand

A U.S. wargame demonstrated that U.S. air assets are no match for the number of Chinese aircraft in the event of a war.

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'Essence of terrorism' says former Homeland Security chief of Sony hack

'Essence of terrorism' says former Homeland Security chief of Sony hack

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Hollywood in a state of fear over 'The Interview'

Hollywood in a state of fear over 'The Interview'

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Sony was hacked from China

Sony was hacked from China

North Korean cyberterrorists are located 'on a permanent basis' inside China and behind the Great Firewall, says analyst.

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Russia rolls into Ukraine while Obama pivots towards China

Russia rolls into Ukraine while Obama pivots towards China

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Mongolia approves standard rail gauge to match China

Mongolia approves standard rail gauge to match China

By matching China's rail gauge, Mongolia will be able to cut transportation costs of coal and other minerals by half.

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Copper held as collateral in China

Copper held as collateral in China

As copper prices tumble, questions remain how Chinese companies will repay their corporate debt.

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The 'horrible crime' committed by China's population control policies

The 'horrible crime' committed by China's population control policies

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China surveilled US bombers in disputed airspace

China surveilled US bombers in disputed airspace

Chinese defense minister: China has the capacity to exercise full control of its airspace.

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US unconfident about Chinese reforms

US unconfident about Chinese reforms

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew unsure about the sequence or pacing of reforms.

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Another step closer to LED lightbulb access to Internet

Another step closer to LED lightbulb access to Internet

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Rats on a plane? No problem, say Chinese authorities

Rats on a plane? No problem, say Chinese authorities

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China gloats over Obama's diplomatic and political mis-steps

China gloats over Obama's diplomatic and political mis-steps

"The clock is ticking," said a Chinese official about Obama's budget dilemma, while another said that without Obama's presence in Asia, US diplomatic efforts are like an orchestra without a conductor.

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Deadly hornets descend upon northern China

Deadly hornets descend upon northern China

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The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

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China arrests dissident Catholic priest

China arrests dissident Catholic priest

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Has the end come for the Chinese economic juggernaut?

Has the end come for the Chinese economic juggernaut?

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Obama vows to do nothing

Obama vows to do nothing

Obama says he hopes China and Russia will play nice in the sandbox. He is also spreading the gay gospel in Africa. And Kenyans are glad he is not coming.

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Costs for Obama's state dinners continue to rise

Costs for Obama's state dinners continue to rise

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China seeks free trade agreement with Mexico

China seeks free trade agreement with Mexico

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China: baby boy rescued from sewer pipe

China: baby boy rescued from sewer pipe

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China: woman dies following forced sterilization

China: woman dies following forced sterilization

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Thought for the Day: Confucius says...

Thought for the Day: Confucius says...

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Has China reached the end of its rope?

Has China reached the end of its rope?

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China's 'empty cities' show no sign of slowing down

China's 'empty cities' show no sign of slowing down

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China blocks BBC English-language reports

China blocks BBC English-language reports

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North Korea fires a missle into Obama's State of the Union

North Korea fires a missle into Obama's State of the Union

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600 cats saved from becoming Chinese dinners

600 cats saved from becoming Chinese dinners

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Syria's dictator vows to stay and fight Al-Qaeda terrorists

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Venezuela making most of MERCOSUR membership

Venezuela making most of MERCOSUR membership

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China: Teacher batters kids 120 times in 30 minutes

China: Teacher batters kids 120 times in 30 minutes

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Iran's nukes and why we should worry about them

Iran's nukes and why we should worry about them

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Obama's defense budget imperils nation, says Donald Rumsfeld

Obama's defense budget imperils nation, says Donald Rumsfeld

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China: Woman kept in jail and compelled to abort her child

China: Woman kept in jail and compelled to abort her child

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Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

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China: North Korea: Pyongyang seizes Chinese fishing boats and demands ransom to free them

North Korea has stopped some Chinese boats with 29 fishermen on board and now wants a large sum of money to release them. This is a rare confrontation with China, the only nation to support even the follies of Pyongyang. No comment from Beijing.

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China: Life sentence for Lai Changxing, one of the most powerful men in Jiang Zemin's China

The industrial tycoon was considered a protégé of former president and member of the "Shanghai clique", the power group linked to Jiang. His sentence (for corruption and embezzlement of state assets) is seen as a preparatory move for the next Party Congress, when China will change its leadership.

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China: United States: Chen Guangcheng tells US Congress about harassment against his family

The blind dissident speaks to the US Congress for a second time since his escape, complaining about Communist authorities in Shandong who have arbitrarily arrested his relatives and friends. US State Department confirms that a visa is waiting for him and his family, "when he and his government are ...

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China: woman commits suicide after official demolition of her home

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China: The fall of the gods: The Communist Party does not bring happiness

According to Wang Yang, Party secretary of Guangdong, a liberal, each individual must seek his or her happiness, the State and the Party must serve the person. Break with traditional rhetoric which from Mao to now gave all thanks to the Party. Religious conversions among high ranking officials.

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China: United States: Wait for Chen Guangcheng's departure cause for concern

A week after the US and China informally agreed to allow Chen and his family to leave for the US, the blind activist remains de facto under house arrest in the hospital where he is being tread. The entire family cannot leave, and friends, diplomats and journalists cannot visit. Police "advises" ...

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The conscience of China: Chen Guangcheng

The conscience of China: Chen Guangcheng

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China: United States: "Chen case" will continue to shake Beijing and Washington policies

The decision to travel to the U.S., still unconfirmed, has several implications that complicate life for two governments. The communist regime forced to persecute dissidents, his family and friends to keep intact the iron control on rural society, the Obama administration risks losing its ...

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Israel remembers Chinese diplomat who rescued Jews

Israel remembers Chinese diplomat who rescued Jews

A Chinese diplomat, inspired by Christian teachings, defied his superiors to give visas to Jews who otherwise would have been exterminated.

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South Korea seizes 'stamina' capsules made from human babies

South Korea seizes 'stamina' capsules made from human babies

Fetuses, and babies left to die, are used to make a macabre 'stamina' drug.

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China: United States: China gives foreigners greater stake in securities and insurance

Both sectors were almost exclusively in Chinese hands. US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue ends today in Beijing with the Americans gaining some ground. However, China will not budge on the yuan. Meanwhile, the Chen Guangcheng affair waits for its denouncement.

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China: Held in hospital, Chen Guangcheng speaks to US Congress by phone

The blind activist cannot receive visitors, is threatened by China's Foreign Ministry. His house is now occupied by police with CCTV cameras and electrified wire placed around the building. Obama and China remain silent. Part of US public opinion wants the United States to accept Chen as a ...

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China: United States: Yuan replacing more and more US dollar as international currency

Payments in yuans by European enterprises now account for 47 per cent of global market. Europe has become the second-biggest area using the yuan for cross-border transaction settlements. Within 10 to 20 years, the yuan will replace the US dollar as the main currency to settle trade transactions. ...

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Romney denounces Obama government for failing to 'defend freedom'

Romney denounces Obama government for failing to 'defend freedom'

Hillary Clinton is in Beijing for high-level talks with Chinese officials. Meanwhile, the fate of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has become a foreign policy nightmare and a partisan political football.

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Pharaoh Obama: Bring Chen Guangchen home on Hillary's plane

Pharaoh Obama: Bring Chen Guangchen home on Hillary's plane

The blind human rights campaigner, Chen Guangcheng, is seeking asylum in the U.S. after having been talked out of the U.S. embassy. Now in hospital, he fears for his family and his life.

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Blind Chinese human rights activist seeks asylum as Clinton visits Beijing

Blind Chinese human rights activist seeks asylum as Clinton visits Beijing

Chen Guancheng is now in a hospital and fearful for his safety. His nephew, Chen Kegui, was taken by police who now claim not to know his whereabouts.

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China: United States: Do not sell out Chen Guangcheng, "the Gandhi of our time"

In an open letter, Women's Rights Without Frontiers president Reggie Littlejohn asks US leaders not to abandon this "hero" who has been fighting for years at his own peril for Chinese women. He represents the best of humanity.

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China: United States: Exile for Chen Guangcheng would get US and China out of the fix

The United States does not want to put their economic interests at risk, whilst China does not want to lose face. However, Chen and his family need protection. The activist does not want to go into exile.

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China-US relations embroiled over dissident at Beijing embassy

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China: United States: Beijing and Washington embarrassed over the Chen Guangcheng case

The dissident who allegedly found refuge in the US Embassy in Beijing is causing problems for the two countries on the eve of their annual bilateral summit. No one wants to undermine trade and investments over human rights.

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Blind Chinese dissident video now in English

Blind Chinese dissident video now in English

Blind activist calls on Chinese leaders to protect his family.

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China: The challenge of the blind dissident: "If the Party wants to survive, it must fight corruption '

Chen Guangcheng at the American embassy in Beijing. The dissident, known for his fight against forced abortions, sends a video message to Wen Jiabao in which he names his persecutors, and brings to light the corruption and violence prevailing in the Party. He is also seeking justice for his country ...

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Chinese and Russian navies in first-ever joint exercise

Chinese and Russian navies in first-ever joint exercise

When coupled with Chinese military modernization, the regional balance of power on the Asian mainland seems to be moving steadily against Moscow.

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Addressing the cyber espionage threat to the United States

Addressing the cyber espionage threat to the United States

Hackers around the world strike the U.S. via the Internet to steal national and industrial secrets.

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Asia is ga-ga for Lady Gaga

Asia is ga-ga for Lady Gaga

Protests against Lady Gaga have emerged in Korea, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Nonetheless, she is welcomed in Japan, Australia, and elsewhere on her Asian tour 'Born this way'.

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The emerging rivalry of China and India

The emerging rivalry of China and India

India and the U.S. may never become allies, but the rivalry between India and China may serve U.S. interests.

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China: Teen girl on cellphone swallowed by sink hole

China: Teen girl on cellphone swallowed by sink hole

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South Sudan president visits China over oil dispute with Sudan

South Sudan president visits China over oil dispute with Sudan

It is all about oil, says a Catholic archbishop about the current fighting between Sudan and South Sudan.

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