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This July 16, 2013 file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Clinton to evaluate women’s rights across globe

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she plans to lead an effort to evaluate the progress women have made around the globe in becoming full and equal participants in society. The former secretary […]

09/25/2013

A computer user sits near displays with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the internet at an internet cafe in Beijing, China, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

China silencing famous Chinese bloggers

BEIJING (AP) — Bestselling Chinese author Murong Xuecun had nearly 4 million followers on his Twitter-like microblog. One day in May his account disappeared. So did his profiles on several other social media sites. No […]

08/19/2013

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers and policemen work at the terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport in Beijing, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Jianli)

Airport blast leads China to reflect on injustice

BEIJING (AP) — For eight years, motorcycle taxi driver Ji Zhongxing sought justice for what he said was a beating by city guards that left him paralyzed. It was his frustration, his brother said, that […]

07/22/2013

Map locates earthquake that struck Dingxi, China. (AP Photo)

Death toll in northwest China quake rises to 89

BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers with shovels and sniffer dogs combed through collapsed hillsides Tuesday as the death toll rose to 89 from a strong earthquake in a farming region of northwest China. Another five people […]

07/22/2013

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers clear the debris of a damaged house in quake-hit Majiagou Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Monday, July 22, 2013.  (AP Photo/Xinhua, Guo Gang)

Quake in arid northwest China kills at least 75

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming area in northwest China sparked landslides and destroyed or damaged thousands of brick-and-mud homes Monday, killing at least 75 people and injuring more […]

07/22/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Strong, shallow earthquake hits western China

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake has hit a moderately populated western province in China. No information on damage was immediately available. The government’s earthquake monitoring center said the quake struck at 7:34 a.m. Monday […]

07/21/2013

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers and policemen work at the terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport in Beijing, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Jianli)

Bomb detonated at Beijing airport; 1 injured

BEIJING (AP) — A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal at Beijing’s main airport on Saturday evening, injuring himself but no one else, Chinese […]

07/20/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) in a 2012 meeting with Xi Jinping, when he was Vice President of China, at the White House Oval Office. (AP Photo)

Cybersecurity tops Obama’s agenda for China talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China’s leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying. The White House sees such cyberattacks as […]

06/02/2013

China President Xi Jinping (AP Photo)

Xi, Obama look to strike up relationship at summit

BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping face weighty issues when they meet at a private estate in California next week, but their most important task may simply be establishing a […]

05/30/2013

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No charge against Chinese mother of baby in sewer

BEIJING (AP) — The mother of a Chinese baby boy who was rescued from a sewer pipe beneath a restroom shortly after birth is unlikely to face criminal charges because authorities concluded he fell into […]

05/30/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa to visit China to promote LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will visit Beijing, China, later this month to tout Los Angeles as a trade hub and tourist destination, and to attract Chinese investment to the city. Villaraigosa will […]

05/07/2013

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Rat meat sold as lamb in latest China food scandal

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country’s latest food safety scandal. The Ministry of Public […]

05/03/2013

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