China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

BEIJING - A U.S. Navy warship sailed past that drew an angry protest from Beijing, which said the move damaged U.S...Kirby told reporters in Washington.Beijing's response closely mirrored its actions...
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Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

SEATTLE - Leaders from Michigan to Beijing attended meetings Tuesday with Chinese...Chinese leaders at the meeting included Beijing Mayor Wang Anshun, Shandong Gov. Guo...on the U.S., said to be directed by Beijing; China's moves to assert its territorial...
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Apple withdraws some China apps after malware found

BEIJING (AP) - Apple Inc. has removed some applications from its App Store after...The creators of this malware took advantage of public frustration with Beijing's Internet filters, which hamper access to Apple and other foreign websites...
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China to end decades-old 1-child policy

BEIJING - China said Thursday it would allow all married couples to have two children, signaling the end after 35 years to its drastic...
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Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

BEIJING - Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled...
Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

...Sandwiched between China and Russia, landlocked Mongolia has long tread a middle path, maintaining a balance between Moscow and Beijing while referring to the U.S. and other remote allies as "third neighbors."Now, with a wealth of mineral resources set...
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Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget

...ceremonies for Rio Olympics and Paralympics will be low-budget productions compared to three years ago in London, or in Beijing in 2008.The austerity reflects the reality of Rio's Olympics, which open in just over 10 1/2 months and are caught up...
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...deliberate shift away from dependence on exports and over-investment in real estate, factories and high-speed rail lines. Beijing is seeking slower but more sustainable growth driven by consumer spending."There is no precedent for rebalancing an economy...
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Torching Beijing's Olympic Message

...effort for this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, China has used architectural imagery...worldly ambition. However you felt about Beijing's human-rights record, you had well as flag-waving supporters of Beijing bused in by the Chinese consulate. The...
China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

BEIJING - It's China's biggest public political event...duties as people's representatives, but have come to Beijing simply to attend a study session for 10 days or so," said Beijing-based historian and independent commentator Zhang...
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