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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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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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

Drought hits China food production: Xinhua

Severe drought and scorching heat has damaged over a million hectares of farmland in China's Henan and Inner Mongolia provinces, with no immediate relief in sight, state news agency Xinhua reported.

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BBC News

China activists fight gay 'conversion therapy'

Gay rights activists in China are preparing for what they say could be a legal milestone in their fight to stop homosexuality being treated as an illness.

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JD Supra

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces New Antidumping Duties on Solar Panels from China and Taiwan

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping investigations of certain crystalline silicon PV products imported form the People's Republic of China and Taiwan.

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Channelnewsasia.com

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions

Chinese President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since founding father Mao Zedong, according to researchers.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Chinese police remove church cross amid crackdown

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health ... (more)

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