From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

China's economic troubles have dropped on the doorstep...1 million in home equity? It vanished down the China sinkhole.From Australia to Zambia, Chile to Indonesia, the pain of China's sharp economic slowdown is being felt in the...
Nation and World
In one weekend, 5 drug overdoses in Juneau

...Juneau police suspect a strong batch of "China White" powder heroin may be to blame for...two of the four heroin patients had used China White heroin, which Juneau Police to run into much powdered heroin."China White usually comes from Asia whereas black...
A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making

...than two years. And now, the leaders of China and Taiwan, two rivals whose hatred for...Zedong's forces took control of mainland China. Each man claimed to be the true leader of all of China. Each claimed the other was an illegal occupier...
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Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...recognizes that you never become a know it all, you always are continuing to learn."Carson recently mistakenly suggested that China is militarily engaged in the Syrian civil war and offered sometimes meandering answers in an interview with Fox News Sunday...
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China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

...BEIJING - A U.S. Navy warship sailed past one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, in a challenge to Chinese sovereignty...Beijing, which said the move damaged U.S.-China relations and regional peace.China's Foreign...
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UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit

LONDON - China's leader quoted Chinese proverbs and William...Britain a vast new pool of investment and China greater access to European markets. you on a leash," James McGregor, a China expert at consulting firm APCO, told the...
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China to end decades-old 1-child policy

BEIJING - China said Thursday it would allow all married...births than expected, and many people among China's younger generations see smaller families...committee's meeting this week to chart China's economic and social development through...
Nation and World
Job creator or job killer? A look at Pacific trade deal

...goods and services across the Pacific Rim.CHINA ISN'T MENTIONED; WHY?That's right. China, the world's No. 2 economy, is conspicuously...the deal was designed in part to counter China's influence in the Pacific Rim. U.S...
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Year of Reading Foreign: Lens of the Future

...Liu's "The Three-Body Problem," translated by Ken Liu. The novel, the first in a trilogy, was originally published in China in 2006 and went on to be a bestseller in that nation."Science fiction is a literature that belongs to all humankind...
On the Trails: Magpies

...small mountain range in Saudi Arabia. All the others are found in Eurasia, from the UK and Scandinavia southeastward to south China and Thailand.Some ornithologists think that black-billed magpies may have inhabited North America long ago, before the...


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