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3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg teachers experience the Chinese education system

Diana Stumbaugh, a first-grade teacher at Guilford Hills Elementary, poses with a student at an elementary school in China.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Star Online

Poachers open fire on Forestry Dept outpost

KOTA KINABALU: A Forestry DepartA ment outpost at a virgin jungle reserve near Lahad Datu was fired upon by two suspected poachers in their attempt to enter the area.


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Christian Science Monitor

Kerry in Afghanistan trying to avert a presidential crisis, but will Abdullah budge?

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, left, at the start of a meeting at the US Embassy in Kabul, July 11, 2014.


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Globe and Mail

Roman Seleznev: Criminal hacker or diplomatic bargaining chip?

Valery Seleznev, a prominent Russian lawmaker and the father of Roman Seleznev, insists that his son is not a hacker.


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China aviation boom brings first aircraft lessor IPO in Asia

As China's aviation market booms, local aircraft leasing companies are raising funds in finance hubs like Hong Kong and Singapore in a bet they can win market share from the international players that dominate the industry.


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Wall Street Journal

No One Calling Afghan Election, Says Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed Afghanistan's political crisis Friday with both contestants in the country's disputed presidential race, but he emphasized that it was too early for any candidate to declare victory.


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Don't Hail Caesars Yet For Its Asia Breakthrough In Korea

Caesars Entertainment missed out on the Asia boom and has paid a heavy price. The company, whose flagship Caesars Palace became synonymous with Las Vegas decadent luxury, has been surpassed by Strip rivals that got Macau licenses and is even seeing its home turf invaded by Malaysia's Genting Group, funded by its Singapore cash cow, Resorts World ... (more)


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Star Online

Indonesians in Malaysia keen to know who comes out victorious

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesian nationals working in Malaysia are equally anxious to know the final result of their country's presidential election after both candidates claimed victory based on quick counts.


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Merced Sun-Star

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

There is no treatment for dengue, which causes symptoms including fever, severe joint pain, headaches and bleeding.


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The New York Observer

Star Jones, Kit Harington and Olivia Wilde on How to Jetset in Summer Style

Not that Shindigger is typically bored during the New York summer, but this year wanderlust has dug in its talons, and we've found ourselves surveying the cocktail circuit on their favorite destinations and modes of travel.


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The Globe and Mail

China agrees to reduce currency intervention 'as conditions permit'

U.S. and Chinese leaders have agreed that China will reduce its intervention in the currency market when conditions are ripe, reaching an understanding on a prickly issue that has hurt ties between the world's two biggest economies for years.


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MTV Asia offers $10,000 for 10-day job

MANILA MTV Asia is looking for an individual who can be part of their social media team for 10 days leading up to the World Stage Malaysia outdoor concert.


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The Wichita Eagle

Hoping to project power, China finds itself alone

In this file photo taken May 16, 2014, Vietnamese expatriates and Filipinos display placards as they join together in a rally in front of the Chinese Consulate at the financial district of Makati city in the Philippines to protest the recent moves by China to construct an oil rig near the Vietnamese-claimed Paracels off the contested Spratlys group ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Xi Jinping, Canada, Hamid Ansari, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Got nothing in the rail budget: Feels PM's constituency Varanasi

Expectations were high, but looks it failed with a great bang. This is the story of none other than PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, where people were having high hopes that in the rail budget there would be many gifts for the religious city, which blessed Modi with a huge victory.


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Daily Times

Qaim orders police to provide foolproof security to minorities

KARACHI: Sindh Police and districts administrations should provide foolproof security to all minorities including Christian community within their respective areas.


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The Age

Lisa Marie Smith and her father Terry Smith leave Bangkok's criminal court on June 26, 1996.

Dublin: Irish police are hoping that Thailand is too distracted by its internal woes to bother with a fugitive Australian alleged drug smuggler who has popped up 18 years later as a Dublin cafe proprietor.


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Bangkok Post

5 Thai tourist scams to avoid

When the jeweller told him that the gem was rare and not readily sold in the West because of "tax issues", Ciaran O'Donnell thought he had a find.


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KHOU-TV Houston

Typhoon nears central Japan after slamming Okinawa

A strong typhoon swerved toward Japan's heavily populated central islands on Wednesday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people.


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Business Wire

London Tops MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index as Most Visited City

Rounding out the top five cities are Bangkok, Paris, Singapore and Dubai, which are benefiting from a surge in international travel fueled by an expanding middle class, innovations in luxury travel and rising need for business travel.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Tibetan activist gets home arrest as Kerry arrives

A well-known Tibetan writer said Wednesday that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing as China plays host to U.S. State Secretary John Kerry for the latest round of U.S.-China talks.


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