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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 […]


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Lawmakers introduce tough NKorea sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House are proposing to step up sanctions against North Korea by punishing companies, banks and governments that do prohibited business with it.


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China’s Sichuan hit by earthquake

BEIJING (AP) — A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit China’s Sichuan province, the site of a massive earthquake in 2008.


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Brown touts Chinese investment as visit begins

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has announced a $1.5 billion Chinese investment in an Oakland construction project during the beginning of his weeklong trade mission to China.


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US swipes at China for hacking allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has taken its first real swipe against China following accusations that Beijing is behind a widespread and systemic hacking campaign targeting U.S. businesses.


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Dead pigs found in Shanghai river rise above 6,600

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities recovered hundreds more dead pigs from a river that provides drinking water to Shanghai, China’s financial hub, bringing the total to more than 6,600 since last Friday.


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Chinese hackers seen as increasingly professional

BEIJING (AP) – Beijing hotly denies accusations of official involvement in massive cyberattacks against foreign targets, insinuating such activity is the work of rogues. But at least one element cited by Internet experts points to professional cyberspies:


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Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to China

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown will lead a trade mission to China this spring to promote California businesses and strengthen ties with the world’s second largest economy.


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China starts building new nuclear power plant

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says the country has begun building a new nuclear power plant after lifting a construction moratorium imposed following Japan’s Fukushima disaster.


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China’s party paper falls for Onion joke about Kim

BEIJING (AP) – The online version of China’s Communist Party newspaper has treated seriously a satirical report by The Onion‘s naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un as the “Sexiest Man Alive,” running a 55-page photo […]


Beach gold medalist Walsh expecting 3rd child

NEW YORK (AP) – Kerri Walsh Jennings says she was pregnant when she won her third beach volleyball gold medal. Walsh Jennings said on NBC’s “Today” show Monday she is 11 weeks pregnant. That means […]


Google says it will shut China music service

BEIJING (AP) – Google Inc. said Friday it will close a music download service in China, further reducing its presence in the world’s most populous Internet market two years after the company closed its mainland […]





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