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  • Artist Ai Wei Wei Confronts the 'Evidence'

    A new exhibition by Chinese conceptual artist Ai Wei Wei focuses on his political activism and confrontations with authorities. Once again the Chinese government refuses to give the artist a passport to allow him to attend the show in Berlin. (April 3) SHOTLIST: AP Television - Clients Only...

  • US: Will stand by allies in disputes with China

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States cautioned China Thursday that it will meet its defense commitments to allies as tensions mount over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel told a congressional hearing that some Asian countries fear that...

  • Timothy P. Carney: Obama subsidizes private jets for high-flyers abroad

    Americans who own private jets need to pay more in taxes, President Obama argues. So it seems odd that foreign executives riding Gulfstream jets from Shanghai to Mumbai get U.S. subsidies from Obama's favorite export agency. The Export-Import Bank of the United States recently announced a...

  • Global stocks rise after US manufacturing survey

    LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday as the Federal Reserve vowed to keep interest rates low and a survey showed an improvement in U.S. manufacturing activity. In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.5 percent to close at 9,603.71 while France's CAC-40 added 0.8 percent to 4,426.72 despite...

  • Rep. Dana Rohrabacher defends Vladimir Putin: No 'communist,' no 'power grab'

    A top House Republican and former Ronald Reagan aide is dismissing claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to restore the Soviet Union, suggesting instead that the Kremlin leader is acting like Reagan in helping the cause of democracy in Crimea and Ukraine. According to...

  • China's leader Xi in first visit to European Union

    BRUSSELS (AP) — China's president is meeting with the top officials of the European Union to discuss the two sides' close business ties and their wider diplomatic relations. Xi Jinping on Monday became the first Chinese leader to visit the headquarters of the 28-country EU in Brussels. The...

  • Oil steady ahead of China manufacturing report

    The price of oil was little changed near $102 a barrel Monday ahead of a Chinese manufacturing report Benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was down 4 cents to $101.63 a barrel at 0730 GMT in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 39 cents Friday to settle at...

  • Tycoon stands trial in Chinese gangland case

    BEIJING (AP) — A mining tycoon, his brother and 34 associates stood trial Monday on allegations of running a vast criminal gang in China's Sichuan province that gunned down rivals, maintained fleets of Ferraris and bribed police to avoid prosecution. The trial centers around Liu Han, former...

  • Philippines files evidence against China's claims

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines presented evidence to an international tribunal against China's sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea, ignoring Beijing's warning that the case will damage ties. Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario told a news conference Sunday that the...

  • Chinese relatives demand apology over missing jet

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Several dozen Chinese relatives of passengers on Flight 370 demanded Sunday that Malaysia apologize for its handling of the search for the missing plane and for the prime minister's statement saying it crashed into the southern Indian Ocean. Holding up banners...

  • Philippine supply ship evades Chinese vessel

    SECOND THOMAS SHOAL, South China Sea (AP) — A Philippine government ship slipped past a Chinese coast guard vessel and brought food and fresh troops to a marooned navy ship used as a base by Filipino troops to bolster the country's territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea....

  • World stocks gain on US data, China stimulus hopes

    LONDON (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday after a measure of U.S. consumer spending rose and expectations grew that China will move to counter its economic slowdown. Market sentiment has been buoyed this week by hopes for more stimulus in China as growth has slowed to its weakest...

  • Chinese balancing act: First lady prods Beijing

    The photos from Michelle Obama's weeklong trip to China show her jumping rope, dabbling in tai-chi, walking the Great Wall with her daughters and feeding pandas. All to be expected from a first lady soaking up a rich culture while traveling abroad.

  • Chinese balancing act: First lady prods Beijing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The photos from Michelle Obama's weeklong trip to China show her jumping rope, dabbling in tai-chi, walking the Great Wall with her daughters and feeding pandas. All to be expected from a first lady soaking up a rich culture while traveling abroad. The first lady's words,...

  • Police: Man stabs 6 to death in China, hurts more

    BEIJING (AP) — A man involved in a property dispute stabbed six people to death in a Beijing district and injured others on Thursday, police said. A statement posted on the microblog of Beijing police's publicity office said the attacks happened around noon in a village in Huairou district....



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