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  • Edward Snowden and girlfriend reunited in Moscow

    2014-10-11 10:53

    Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who blew the whistle on the US government's mass surveillance programs, has been reunited in Russia with his long-time girlfriend.

  • Hello Kitty, happy 40th birthday!

    2014-10-11 09:58

    A woman photographs 'Super Space Titan Kitty' by Colin Christian at the 'Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty' museum exhibit in honor of Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary, at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, California October 10, 2014.

  • Angry protesters yell at riot police in US

    2014-10-10 21:46

    Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend of planned rallies and civil disobedience.

  • China's trade with Texas booming

    2014-10-10 16:04

    China is finding some Southern hospitality for business with the state of Texas.

  • China rockers Second Hand Rose won't play second fiddle

    2014-10-10 15:59

    Rock music has origins that date back more than 60 years, but one Chinese band in the midst of a tour in the US is looking to introduce an American audience to a more contemporary Chinese form of the genre.

  • Energy Foundation CEO Eric Heitz: Building a 'Beautiful China'

    2014-10-10 15:58

    For Eric Heitz, CEO and co-founder of the Energy Foundation, a partnership of philanthropic investors promoting cutting-edge clean energy, China's future in energy efficiency is pure gold.

  • One leap forward, more catching-up to do

    2014-10-10 15:58

    Since China surpassed Japan as the world's second-largest economy in 2010, the world has been counting down to the day when it will outpace the United States as the world's leading economic power.

  • Intl communities pledge swift actions to Ebola crisis

    2014-10-10 11:01

    The international communities on Thursday agreed timely actions and coordination are an urgent need to fight against Ebola epidemic that has run rampant in three West African nations.

  • China calls for increasing feasibility of UN peacekeeping operations

    2014-10-10 10:58

    A Chinese envoy said on Thursday that the United Nations should pay attention to increacing the relevance and feasibility of its peacekeeping operations.

  • Shooting of black teenager triggers protest in St. Louis

    2014-10-10 10:44

    A 32-year-old white St. Louis police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr. after the officer, who was off duty working for a private security company, saw Myers and two friends running and pursued them, according to a statement issued by the St. Louis police department.

  • 1914 time capsule unsealed in New York

    2014-10-10 07:52

    A century-old time capsule, filled mostly with documents by long-departed Wall Street businessmen celebrating New York as a commercial hub, was unsealed on Wednesday.

  • 113-year-old time capsule found inside a lion statue in US

    2014-10-10 10:22

    Brian LeMay, President of the Bostonian Socienty (L) and Robert Shure, President of Skylight Studios (R), open a 113-year-old time capsule found inside a lion statue at Skylight Studios in Woburn, Massachusetts, October 9, 2014.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.