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  1. China Launches Unmanned Lunar MissionRead the original story

    4 min ago | Chosun Ilbo

    China has launched an unmanned spacecraft that for the first time in the country's space program will fly around the moon and return to Earth. The unnamed probe took off early Friday from the Xichang satellite launch center in the southwestern province of Sichuan.


  2. Louisiana Teen Shot Dead in West Bank Clash With IsraelisRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    An American teen from New Orleans was shot and killed during clashes in the West Bank village of Silwad near Ramallah Friday. Orwa Abd al-Wahhab Hammad, 15, was born in Ramallah and moved with his family to New Orleans, according to his brother Mohammad.


  3. Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China, meets with vice premierRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    During a whirlwind trip to China this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook was feted much like a head of state. He met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai at the Zhongnanhai, an imperial garden in central Beijing where world powers such as former President George W. Bush have been entertained, according to Chinese news agency Xinhua.


  4. Petrox Resources Corporate UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Market Wire

    ... Petrox's discussions to complete an arm's length business combination with a private entity based in Shanghai, China are ongoing (the " Transaction "). Trading of the Petrox Shares has been halted and will not resume until certain TSX Venture ...


  5. China's spacecraft blasts off for mission to moonRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago |

    CHINA launched an experimental spacecraft yesterday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. The eight-day programme is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have an unmanned Chinese spacecraft land on the moon, retrieve samples and return to Earth.


  6. Defense/Security, 8:51 PMPalestinian Teen Shot and Killed While Trying to Throw FirebombsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian Arab teenager Friday during clashes with rock-throwing protesters near Ramallah, Palestinian medical officials and security sources told AFP . The IDF said that troops opened fire towards the teenager upon identifying that he was preparing to throw firebombs towards a local road.


  7. Ontario Premier Wynne's China visit seeks to reduce U.S. relianceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's trip to China unfolds against a backdrop of heightened tension in Sino-Canadian relations. Ottawa and Beijing have accused each other of espionage in recent months, while China continues to grapple with lingering pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.


  8. China Scores Cheap Oil 14,000 Miles Away as Glut Deepens: EnergyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    China is finding oil supplies 14,000 miles away, aided by the global rout in prices that's left producers vying for new markets. PetroChina Co.


  9. Jessica Alba dazzles in chic navy jewelled jumpsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    But on Friday as Jessica Alba attended the opening ceremony of the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament in Haikou, China she was very much the girl next door. The 33-year-old stunned as she put on an effortlessly chic display when she took to the red carpet.


  10. Winona: Immigrant, 97, about to vote in first U.S. electionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    A 97-year-old Chinese immigrant who just became a U.S. citizen is ready to vote in her first Minnesota election. The Minnesota League of Women Voters-Winona says Chengyi Pan, originally from Tianjin, China, had been living with her daughter in Winona for the past five years.


  11. Palestinians issue statehood ultimatumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    A member of the Israeli security forces flashes the sign for victory during clashes with Palestinian youths in the West Bank. RAMALLAH, Palestine: The Palestinians' chief peace negotiator has laid out in the clearest terms yet plans to establish an independent Palestinian state within three years, even if it means ignoring pleas from the United States not to push ahead.


  12. Japanese government censorship on World War II crimesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    ... 300,000 captured Chinese soldiers and civilians in 1937. The Chinese government released a statement, saying: "China would like to reiterate that Sino-Japan relations can only realize healthy and stable development when Japan seriously faces up to ...


  13. Ralph Nader urges Apple to reduce buybacks, improve wages - WSJRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... per hour, working 11-hour shifts, and sleeping eight to a room in the Jabil Circuit corporate dormitories in Wuxi, China," wrote Nader in the letter dated Oct. 23. Nader's letter comes in contrast to billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn's ...


  14. Uyghur Pop Star Eyes Greater Mainland FameRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | China Digital Times

    ... and strife , Ablajan's story is the stuff of legend. Born and raised in a mud-brick courtyard in one of China's poorest and most isolated counties, unable to speak Chinese or English until his teens, and lacking training and connections in the music ...


  15. Net Closes on Ling JihuaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | China Digital Times

    ... government as Xi Jinping took over power . Now, Ling and two of his four siblings are being investigated. The South China Morning Post reports : The detention of Ling Wancheng will help authorities prepare a move against Ling Jihua, the ...


  16. 'Miracle' premature baby ready to go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... Peng Ankang is fed by a hospital nurse in August. One doctor said he'd never seen a baby so small. GUO GUOQUAN / FOR CHINA DAILY When Peng Ankang was born prematurely in Hunan province in June, weighing just 800 grams, doctors didn't know if they ...


  17. China, From Within: Miami Real Estate in Investor Crosshairs;...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    's China team at the Tea Leaf Nation channel scours dozens of Chinese media outlets to find compelling stories unreported in Western mainstream press. This week, we bring you Miami as a future mecca for Chinese real estate bling, an anti-corruption sting in Nigeria, Alibaba's booming e-health venture, the Chinese blogosphere on Mark Zuckerberg's Chinese, Hong Kong pro-democracy celebrities, and a former World Bank executive on the virtues of China's 7.3 percent economic growth.


  18. Marywood University to host free Sichuan OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    ... change in an instant, as well as acrobatics, sword fights, and fire stunts. The two-hour production with feature 12 of China's Sichuan-style performers and 17 musicians. An English translation will be provided via electronic display screen.


  19. NYPD Chief Says Hatchet Killing Was "Terror' AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    ... train caught fire. (Bruce Crummy/AP) Smoke rises from the burning Jianye building on December 15, 2013 in Guangzhou, China. A fire broke out in the unfinished Jianye Building at about 7 p.m. on Sunday with around 380 firemen attending the blaze, ...


  20. Palestinian teen killed in West Bank clash with IDFRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian youth take cover behind a wall as they hurl stones at Israeli policemen during a protest in the neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz in East Jerusalem on September 7, 2014. A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by IDF forces in the West Bank village of Silwad, near Ramallah, on Friday evening.