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  1. Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeonsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. The symbols of peace were released at sunrise in Beijing's symbolic heart of Tiananmen Square in a ceremony for the Oct. 1 holiday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.


  2. Two sides to a conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Southland Times

    ... and spoke to them briefly before running into the library. His message said they were not just from Hong Kong but China too, that there were two sides to the story and that they needed to have patience as reform would take time. Li later told the ...


  3. Hong Kong residents demonstrate for democratic electionsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    Over 60,000 Hong Kong residents continued on the fifth day of their sit-in demonstration today against Beijing's proposal for the Special Administrative Region's chief executive elections scheduled to be held in 2017, marring the People's Republic of China's national day, according to the Chinese language World Journal. Mostly students, the protesters braved the rain to show their will against Beijing's plan that would require an elite committee to approve candidates to run for chief executive three years from now.


  4. China Green Agriculture Sees Unusually High Options VolumeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    China Green Agriculture saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 12,725 put options on the company, reports.


  5. Politics Aside, S. Korea, China Find Plenty of Reasons to Work Together in Film BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Over the centuries relations between neighbors Korea and China have often been strained, but the entertainment industry is putting history and politics behind them. A sequel to Korean hit "My Sassy Girl," which began lensing last week, is set to be the first official treaty co-production between South Korea and China.


  6. Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic raceRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly - a decision the IOC said was based on "half-truths and factual inaccuracies."


  7. Hong Kong OverviewRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... gas Sunday, but they regrouped and spread to several other neighborhoods. No images of the protests have been shown in China's state-run media on the mainland, where a 1989 pro-democracy movement was crushed in a brutal crackdown in Beijing's ...


  8. Meet 17-yr-old Joshua Wong: Key figure in Hong Kong protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... alienated from Beijing's influence. He was born less than nine months before this former British colony's handover to China in 1997, and raised here at a time when the party has tried mightily to win over people here and shape them into patriotic ...


  9. The World's Politest ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    The protest movement that has sprung to life in Hong Kong now represents the most serious challenge to Beijing's authority since the Tiananmen protests of 1989. Beijing is obviously worried: Earlier this week it banned the photo-sharing site Instagram and ramped up censorship on the popular Chinese social media site Sina Weibo to unprecedented levels.


  10. What If Democracies Refuse to Pay for the Olympics Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... that we have to deal with." This development also leaves us with just two curious candidates remaining: Beijing, China, and Almaty, Kazakhstan. With Qatar already set to host the 2022 World Cup- despite growing controversies -Oslo's imminent ...


  11. Defiant HK protesters demand leader step downRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... to move crowds before Wednesday's celebrations marking the anniversary of the foundation of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Those fears proved unfounded, and police stayed in the background. The crowds have brought large sections of the ...


  12. Increased methylation at differentially methylated region of GNAS in...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Bio-X Institutes, Key Laboratory for the Genetics of Developmental and Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Ministry of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Key Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, The Ministry of Education, Fudan University Shanghai Medical College, 303 Mingdao Building, 138 Yixueyuan Road, Shanghai 200032, PR China BackgroundOffspring of pregnancy complicated with gestational diabetes are at high risk for metabolic diseases. The mechanisms behind the association of intrauterine exposure to GDM and high risk of health problems in later life remain largely unknown.


  13. Amid Hong Kong protests, Wynne vows to promote free speech on China visitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... (MARK BLINCH FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL) Kathleen Wynne is pledging to promote free speech and human rights in a visit to China later this month - a sharp departure from the custom of leaving such thorny diplomatic issues to Ottawa. The Ontario Premier ...


  14. Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Palestinians are asking the UN Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, in a new push to achieve independence. The circulation of the draft resolution to council members follows Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's announcement to the UN General Assembly last Friday that he will ask the council to set a deadline for a pullout and dictate the ground rules for any talks with Israel.


  15. Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel's Office Call with Call with...Read the original story

    Yesterday | U.S. Department of Defense

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with People's Republic of China Foreign Minister Wang Yi this morning at the Pentagon. Secretary Hagel and the Foreign Minister discussed the importance of developing the U.S.-China military-to-military relationship.


  16. Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed islesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists take souvenir photos with Chinese national flag as they visit to Quanfu island, a Paracels of Sansha prefecture of China's Hainan province.


  17. Chinese show love for countryRead the original story

    Tuesday | China Daily

    October 1 marks the 65th anniversary of the People's Republic of China and people across the country are showing their love for their country in front of the lens.


  18. Trina Falls as Japan Outlook Sinks Solar Makers: China OvernightRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Trina Solar Ltd. and ReneSola Ltd., two of the world's largest solar manufacturers, led a decline in Chinese stocks traded in the U.S. on concern Japanese demand for renewable energy will weaken. Trina, China's biggest profitable panel maker, dropped 5.6 percent to a seven-week low at the close in New York.


  19. Direct Route To Natural ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chemical and Engineering News

    ... natural product families. The technique was developed by Yanwen Duan of Central South University, in Changsha, China; Ben Shen of Scripps Research Institute Florida; and coworkers ( J. Nat. Prod. 2014, DOI: 10.1021/np5006168 ). In many cases, ...


  20. Obama, Netanyahu talk focus on peace, Iran and terrorismRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Big News

    ... solution "based on mutual recognition and rock-solid security arrangements on the ground". The US, along with Britain, China, France, Russia and Germany, is trying to ink a comprehensive deal over Iran's controversial nuclear programme through ...