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  • US quotas for Chinese investor visas exhausted

    2014-08-28 14:54

    Chinese tycoons with US immigration plans face another obstacle before the end of next month as the US citizenship and immigration service is reported to stop issuing EB-5 visas.

  • 9-Year-Old girl accidentally kills shooting range instructor

    2014-08-28 12:45

    A 9-year-old girl vacationing with her family accidentally shot and killed an instructor at a shooting range, authorities said.

  • Demonstrations resume in Missouri

    2014-08-27 10:43

    More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • Chinese director becomes environmental activist after making documentary

    2014-08-27 10:26

    A film that tells the story of the first major grassroots environmental movement in China was shown in San Francisco on Tuesday.

  • Alibaba IPO has Wall St 'eagerly' waiting

    2014-08-27 10:24

    Perhaps its brand already has had an impact in the US and globally, but China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will certainly deepen it even further when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) - reportedly - sometime after Labor Day next month.

  • Chinese chicken gets a boost

    2014-08-27 10:13

    China has had its share of food safety issues of late, but one New York-based investment firm is not letting a few hiccups derail its interest in the world's largest food market.

  • Wine worth of $4b lost in Calif earthquake 

    2014-08-26 19:47

    Winemakers in California's Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles, barrels and gallons of ruined wine as a result of Sunday earthquake.

  • California's parents urge more Chinese in mid-school

    2014-08-26 10:09

    Six Palo Alto, California, parents spoke to the Board of Education during a public comment session to urge the board to expand a Mandarin immersion program to the middle school level.

  • Airplanes' skirmish still debated

    2014-08-26 10:09

    The close encounter of a Chinese fighter jet and a US military plane off Hainan Island has again raised concerns about the long-standing issue of US frequent spying along China's coast.

  • 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

    2014-08-26 09:05

    Celebrities arrive at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California August 25, 2014.

  • US VP stresses formation of new government in Iraq

    2014-08-26 10:34

    US Vice President Joseph Biden on Monday once again stressed the formation of a new government in Iraq as an "integral" part of efforts to combat the Islamic State rampaging in the northern part of the country.

  • Funeral held for Michael Brown in US city

    2014-08-26 09:41

    Funeral for 18- year-old Michael Brown shot and killed by police in Ferguson in the U.S. state of Missouri was held Monday morning at a Baptist church in St. Louis City.

  • 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.