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1 hr ago | People's Daily Online

Traditional salt production returns to "China's Dead Sea"

A traditional salt production process has returned to Yuncheng Salt Lake, known as "China's Dead Sea," some 30 years after it was abandoned.

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5 hrs ago | The Town Talk

West Bank grows restive as war in Gaza continues

Palestinian protesters run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers after a demonstration in the West Bank village of Bilin on July 31 in support of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.

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8 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Inflatable Frog Censored After Comparisons to China's Ex-Leader

China's newest celebrity is a large inflatable toad floating in the middle of a Beijing pond, but mentions of the giant frog have disappeared from some of China's news and social media sites after some netizens pointed out similarities to Jiang Zemin, China's retired leader.

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12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Imam of China's biggest mosque killed in Xinjiang

The head of a China's largest mosque was murdered after conducting morning prayers, the local government in the far western region of Xinjiang said Thursday, amid intensifying violence in the turbulent region.

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16 hrs ago | Suria

China court hears first gay 'conversion...

A Beijing court on Thursday heard a landmark case on "gay conversion" treatment, while outside the courtroom an activist in a nurse's uniform knelt over a patient, wielding a giant needle.

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20 hrs ago | News Times

Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

A woman looks at a menu with words " everyday half-price " in front of a KFC fast food restaurant in Beijing, China Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ubergizmo

Xiaomi Redmi Note Reportedly Sending User Data Back To China

Earlier this year, China-based smartphone company Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note .

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West Australian

China's property minnows take big hit as downturn bites

A number of small developers - the kind that by sheer weight of numbers dominate China's vast property sector - are set to report big drops in earnings or even losses as the industry grapples with tight credit, sluggish sales and excess supply.

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Al Jazeera

China charges Uighur rights campaigner

China has charged a prominent ethnic Uighur professor with separatism, as security forces flooded into the far western region of Xinjiang amid continuing anti-government protests.

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China Daily

Silicon Valley rally calls on Fox to fire Beckel

More than 50 local politicians and community leaders joined a rally at city hall in San Jose, California, calling for Fox News to fire talk-show commentator Bob Beckel for what they said are racist remarks he made on his show earlier this month.

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Star Tribune

Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

An outspoken Chinese minority scholar has been indicted on separatism charges amid continuing anti-government violence in the country's far west.

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Newkerala.com

Nine killed in flash floods in China

Nine people have been killed in flash floods in southwest China's Yunnan province, the ministry of civil affairs said Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Canada.com

One of the most powerful men in China - former security chief Zhou...

China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared former security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders.

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WSB-TV

4 charged with murder in death of USC student

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.

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China Daily

Britain announces visa reform package in China

The British Home Office on Monday announced a variety of improvements to the visa system in China, including a 24-hour visa service, the expansion of mobile biometrics, and a new service enabling customers to apply for the British and Schengen visa at the same time.

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Sky News

'Dozens Killed' In China Terror Attack

Dozens of people have been killed or hurt in a terrorist attack in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Xinhua news agency.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Dozens killed and injured in terror attack in China's Xinjiang: Xinhua

A knife-wielding gang attacked a police station and government offices in Shache county early Monday, the official Xinhua news agency said citing local police, and "dozens of Uighur and Han civilians were killed or injured".

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Tri-cityherald.com

China reports deadly attack in northwest

The official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday night that the violence took place Monday morning in Shache county near the city of Kashgar.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Reuters

Exclusive: Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

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