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  1. Parents claim baby's brain tumor shrinks...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Pennsylvania infant battling cancer was famously kissed by Pope Francis during the pontiff's hailed visit to Philadelphia in September. Now two months later, Gianna Masciantonio seems to be on the mend as her tumor has shrunk to a size so small that it's practically nonexistent.


  2. 'I assume they're grinding it up to make potions': Rhino horn...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    This rhinoceros horn was auctioned for $228,000 at Maynard's in Vancouver on Nov. 21. It is believed to date to the 19th century A 19th century rhinoceros horn was estimated to sell for $20,000 at a recent auction. But a "grand battle" erupted between four Asian bidders and when the smoke cleared, it had sold for $228,000.


  3. Retailers adjust as online holiday shopping changesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    People are spending more money during the holidays, but how they're spending is catching the attention of major retailers - or it should be, at least. The belief that companies can roll out products this time of year, sit back and rake in the money just because there is demand is false.


  4. Hit by a lead balloon: How a disastrous attempt at comedy can destroy a political careerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    John McDonnell made a 'joke' involving a copy of Chairman Mao's Little Red Book that backfired but delighted Cameron and Osborne The Tory leadership couldn't believe their eyes - or their luck - this week when Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell took out a copy of Chairman Mao's Little Read Book at the despatch box and started reading from it. The Conservatives are desperate to paint him as a left-wing radical who cannot be trusted with the economy, and now millions of people have seen pictures of him throwing a copy of the Maoist text towards the Chancellor.


  5. Parents claim babya s brain tumor shrinks after kiss fromRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    A Pennsylvania infant battling cancer was famously kissed by Pope Francis during the pontiff's hailed visit to Philadelphia in September. Now two months later, Gianna Masciantonio seems to be on the mend as her tumor has shrunk to a size so small that it's practically nonexistent.


  6. Rhino horn sells for small fortune at Vancouver auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    This rhinoceros horn was auctioned for $228,000 at Maynard's in Vancouver on Nov. 21. It is believed to date to the 19th century. For a John Mackie story in The Vancouver Sun.


  7. 'Falls' one of top causes of death for Chinese men: LancetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | China Daily

    Falling from a building, intentionally or unintentionally, have emerged as one of the major causes of death among Chinese men, according to a study by The Lancet medical journal. Among 15 top causes of Chinese mortality over the year between 1990 and 2013, "falls" has outnumbered some cancers as one of the top causes for male's death in some Chinese regions, The Lancet finds.


  8. Why Thanksgiving is a great American paradoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    ... another, Thanksgiving was amenable to the immigrants' hyphenated status (Irish-American, Italian-American, Chinese-American and so forth) and did not necessarily require that they denounce their ethnic or religious heritage in order to become fully ...


  9. Rights panel presses US over scientists' casesRead the original story

    Yesterday | China Daily

    The United States Commission on Civil Rights has sent a letter to the US attorney general arguing that the government may be "failing to exercise sufficient due diligence" in criminal investigations involving Chinese Americans. The USCCR, a bipartisan, independent commission of the federal government, issued a press release on Monday to reinforce the Nov 18 letter sent to Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding high-profile prosecutions of two Chinese-American scientists.


  10. The Chinese food at Secret Chopsticks isn't cheap or fast, and that's the pointRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Most of the Chinese food we know and love is cheap and fast. At the new Secret Chopsticks in Rosslyn, it's neither.


  11. Producer on making "The Martian," future "X-Men" castingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    In the latest sci-fi blockbuster "The Martian," China plays a critical role in aiding an American astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars. Were it to happen in real life, the film's producer Simon Kinberg is confident China would act in the same way.


  12. Brahma temple blasts: Thailand military court indicts two UighursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Bangkok, Nov 24: A military court in Thailand today charged two ethnic Uighur Chinese men with carrying out a bombing at the hugely popular Erawan Brahma temple here that left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured. The two suspects - identified as Bilal Mohammad and Mieraili Yusufu - were indicted on 10 charges connected to the blast in August at the temple, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Thai capital.


  13. KING: In understanding world events, we must first understand individual storiesRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Free Press

    ... we read. Differences in media portrayal can easily pit distant peoples against each other. U.S. coverage of Chinese-American rivalry in the South China Sea from the Financial Times stated , "The U.S. Navy says the mission, which it insists was a ...


  14. Chinese homebuyers say feng shui is imperativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Inman Real Estate News

    According to the 2015 Profile of International Home-buying Activity published by National Association of Realtors, Chinese buyers spent an estimated $28.6 billion on residential U.S. real estate. Of Chinese buyers surveyed, 86 percent stated feng shui will play a role in future home-buying decisions; 79 percent of respondents are willing to invest more for a home that incorporates its feng shui principles, and 36 percent said they wouldn't even work with an agent with no knowledge of feng shui.


  15. Panda Express Opening in Monterey Park, Poke Craze Hits SGV, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Eater

    Monterey Park, the city in America with highest percentage of Chinese-Americans is getting a Panda Express . The shopping center already hosts Chipotle and a Starbucks, and seemed destined to host every single new hip chain restaurant in Monterey Park.


  16. Fortune to be made in cleaning up China, says investment guru RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | South China Morning Post

    Railroads, health care, tourism, defence and cleaning up China' s dirty environment are where investors need to be if they want to make money from the country's future growth, investment guru and long-term China optimist Jim Rogers said on Monday. Hong Kong would also need to adjust its exposure to China, most notably by jettisoning its own currency and adopting the yuan once mainland currency exchange controls end, Rogers added, or else the city risked being marginalised in its historical role as a middleman between the world and China.


  17. US ambassador Glyn Davies at the Defence Ministry in Bangkok on Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Bangkok Post

    United States ambassador Glyn Davies reiterated his government's disappointment over Thailand's repatriation of two Chinese activists last week during a meeting Monday with Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon. Following the session at the Defence Ministry, which Gen Prawit also heads, Mr Davies told reporters that he expressed the US's deep disappointment with the repatriation of the two Chinese activists despite their refugee status.


  18. Are Private Schools Better Than Public Ones?Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Oleh Nurul Halawati Azhari KUALA LUMPUR -- Suatu yang lumrah atau terpaksa? Itu persoalannya apabila melihat kebelakangan ini kian ramai ibu bapa memilih menghantar anak ke sekolah swasta berbanding sekolah awam . This has become a pertinent question as more Malaysian parents are opting to send their children for private education, despite the soaring costs of living.


  19. Botswana: BTCL, CACB Contribute to Matsha Accident FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 |

    The Charity Association of Chinese in Botswana and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited have each donated P100 000 towards the Matsha Community College Accident Fund. Receiving the CACB donation, Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, thanked the CACB for their response to assist in a disaster that has befallen the country in the Kweneng District.


  20. Friendship gardens celebrate cultural ties between Cairns and ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | ABC News

    The opening of a Chinese-styled friendship garden in far north Queensland has celebrated the region's historic, cultural and economic ties with China and its people. Designed also to strengthen the relationship between Cairns and its Chinese sister city, the Zhanjiang Friendship Gardens were officially opened by Cairns Mayor Bob Manning on Saturday.