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January 23, 2020 - 7:09 am
Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new coronavirus.
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Passengers wear masks to prevent an outbreak of a new coronavirus in the high speed train station, in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
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January 22, 2020 - 5:01 pm
A Chinese city of more than 11 million people planned to shut down outbound flights and trains Thursday as the world's most populous country battled the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and killed 17, state media reported.
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January 21, 2020 - 7:46 am
A new viral illness is concerning people in China and worldwide after 17 deaths.
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CCTV video, a bus plunges into a sinkhole in the center of a downtown street, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Xining, Qinghai province, China.
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January 14, 2020 - 8:17 am
A bus plunged into a sinkhole on a city street in northwestern China, killing at least six people and leaving four missing, authorities said. Some 1,000 emergency workers and 30 vehicles were sent to the site, the emergency management bureau in the city of Xining said. A crane was called in to lift...
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December 31, 2019 - 7:38 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will sign the first phase of a trade deal with China at the White House next month. Trump says Tuesday in a tweet that he'll then travel to Beijing at a later date to open talks on other sticking points in the U.S.-China trade relationship...
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December 30, 2019 - 8:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scientist who set off an ethical debate with claims that he had made the world's first genetically edited babies was sentenced Monday to three years in prison because of his research, state media said. He Jiankui, who was convicted of practicing medicine without a license,...
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December 23, 2019 - 2:10 pm
After a 6-year-old girl found a plea for help from Chinese prison laborers inside a Christmas card she was preparing to send to friends, the U.K. grocery chain Tesco said it halted production at the factory in China where the cards were produced. Tesco said it also launched an investigation of the...
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December 14, 2019 - 9:38 am
President Trump is traveling to Philadelphia Saturday to attend the annual Army-Navy game, capping off what the president called a "wild week" that saw developments in the impeachment inquiry and the president finalize the first phase of a trade deal with China. Mr. Trump is expected to administer...
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Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau shows puppies, part of the cloned police dog program, lined up for a group photo at the bureau's police dog base.
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November 21, 2019 - 7:07 am
Beijing — The police force in China's capital welcomed six new recruits this week at a special ceremony. The young officers were decked out with shiny new badges, uniforms — and collars. They're dogs, and they were all cloned. The six animals were the result of cooperation between the Beijing...
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October 23, 2019 - 7:57 am
Shaquille O'Neal on Tuesday came to the defense of Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who set off a firestorm between the NBA and China earlier this month when he tweeted his support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. "One of our best values here in America is free speech — we're...
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