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14 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.

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14 min ago | The Star Press

Explosion at GM supplier in China kills at least 65

An explosion Saturday morning killed at least 65 people and injured over 150 at an automotive parts factory in China that supplies General Motors, said state news agency Xinhua.

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14 min ago | Albany Times Union

Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

This photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows the damaged workshop following an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Car workshop blast in China kills more than 40

One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.

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The Baltimore Sun

Chinese provincial agency may have confirmed secret long-range missile

A Chinese provincial department appeared to have inadvertently confirmed the existence of an intercontinental ballistic missile that may be able to carry several nuclear warheads and travel as far as the United States.

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Reuters

China's factories spring to life as global trade reawakens

Activity in China's vast factory sector expanded at the fastest pace in 27 months in July, while industry surveys across Asia showed a pick up in export orders that hinted at a long-awaited revival in global trade.

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Xinhuanet

Death toll climbs to 24 in Taiwan gas explosions

A road caves in after gas leak explosions in Kaohsiung, southeast China's Taiwan, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Thanh Nein News

China says Islamist militants kill pro-Beijing imam in Xinjiang

Three suspected Islamist militants armed with knives and axes killed the imam of China's biggest mosque in the western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the authorities said, days after a knife-wielding gang attacked state buildings in the same region.

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Wall Street Journal

China Touts Free Market; U.S. Firms Wary

When Beijing recently sent a top economic planner to the U.S. to spread word of China's ambitious new reforms, the free market got a big, amorous hug.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

People's Daily Online

Traditional salt production returns to "China's Dead Sea"

A traditional salt production process has returned to Yuncheng Salt Lake, known as "China's Dead Sea," some 30 years after it was abandoned.

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The Town Talk

West Bank grows restive as war in Gaza continues

Palestinian protesters run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers after a demonstration in the West Bank village of Bilin on July 31 in support of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Inflatable Frog Censored After Comparisons to China's Ex-Leader

China's newest celebrity is a large inflatable toad floating in the middle of a Beijing pond, but mentions of the giant frog have disappeared from some of China's news and social media sites after some netizens pointed out similarities to Jiang Zemin, China's retired leader.

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Yahoo!

Imam of China's biggest mosque killed in Xinjiang

The head of a China's largest mosque was murdered after conducting morning prayers, the local government in the far western region of Xinjiang said Thursday, amid intensifying violence in the turbulent region.

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Suria

China court hears first gay 'conversion...

A Beijing court on Thursday heard a landmark case on "gay conversion" treatment, while outside the courtroom an activist in a nurse's uniform knelt over a patient, wielding a giant needle.

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News Times

Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

A woman looks at a menu with words " everyday half-price " in front of a KFC fast food restaurant in Beijing, China Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ubergizmo

Xiaomi Redmi Note Reportedly Sending User Data Back To China

Earlier this year, China-based smartphone company Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note .

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West Australian

China's property minnows take big hit as downturn bites

A number of small developers - the kind that by sheer weight of numbers dominate China's vast property sector - are set to report big drops in earnings or even losses as the industry grapples with tight credit, sluggish sales and excess supply.

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Al Jazeera

China charges Uighur rights campaigner

China has charged a prominent ethnic Uighur professor with separatism, as security forces flooded into the far western region of Xinjiang amid continuing anti-government protests.

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China Daily

Silicon Valley rally calls on Fox to fire Beckel

More than 50 local politicians and community leaders joined a rally at city hall in San Jose, California, calling for Fox News to fire talk-show commentator Bob Beckel for what they said are racist remarks he made on his show earlier this month.

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Star Tribune

Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

An outspoken Chinese minority scholar has been indicted on separatism charges amid continuing anti-government violence in the country's far west.

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