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By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounter

BEIJING (AP) - China is denying that its fighter jet pilots acted dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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China preparing for crisis along North Korean border: report

China has been boosting forces along its 880-mile border with North Korea, in fear of a regional crisis – including the remote possibility of an American attack, according to a published report on Monday. More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Delta passenger indicted for brawl on international flight

SEATTLE — A Florida man who fought with flight attendants and other passengers when he tried to open the exit door of a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Seattle to China has been indicted on five federal charges, More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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US college student arrested in China for injuring taxi driver

BEIJING — Police in central China have arrested an American college student on charges of intentional injury following an altercation with a taxi driver. A family friend of Guthrie McLean said Thursday that the More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Jordan holds its first outdoor opera, at Roman amphitheater

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Jordan's first outdoor opera performance, a production of Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata," has brought hundreds of spectators to a Roman amphitheater in the capital, Amman. More than 150 singers, More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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American student detained in China after dispute with cabbie

BEIJING (AP) - Police in central China have arrested an American college student on charges of intentional injury following an altercation with a taxi driver. A family friend of Guthrie McLean said Thursday that More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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China upset about ‘negative’ Taiwan content in U.S. defense bill

BEIJING – China said on Monday it had lodged a stern complaint with the United States after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a big annual defense bill that would expand exchanges with More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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China, India feud over Doklam Plateau reaches new high point

The world's two most populous nations have been escalating a nasty border feud, with no quick resolution in sight. A weeks-long standoff between China and India in disputed Himalayan territory reached a new climax More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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House fire in eastern China kills at least 22 residents

BEIJING — A pre-dawn fire in a two-story house in eastern China on Sunday killed 22 people and injured three, authorities said. The city of Changshu in Jiangsu province, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest More...