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Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:30:02 EST

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Suspect in Kim Jong Nam Killing Works at North Korean Embassy

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:29:25 EST

Malaysian police said one of the suspects in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of dictator Kim Jong Un, works at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. image


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An Impossible Bargain for Seoul

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:20:31 EST

China’s subtle economic retribution in the wake of plans for a U.S. antimissile system presents Seoul with a stark choice none of America’s partners in the region want to make.image


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Wary Global Investors Hold Back on China

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:23:06 EST

Many global investors are missing out on China’s strongest stock-market rally in years, the latest sign that a potential clash with the U.S. over trade and currency policy looms over the world’s most populous nation.image


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Trump Administration Tightens Deportation, Detention Rules

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:35:16 EST

The Trump administration implemented sweeping changes to the way immigration policy is enforced, making clear that millions of people living illegally in the U.S. are now subject to deportation.image


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Lawmakers Seek Tighter Scrutiny of Chinese Investment in U.S.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:36:21 EST

Lawmakers from both parties are mounting efforts to bolster scrutiny of surging Chinese investment in the U.S., emboldened by President Trump’s anti-China rhetoric on trade.image


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Baidu Raises $1.53 Billion for Video-Streaming Site iQiyi.com

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:59:02 EST

The Chinese internet giant‘s fundraising effort from a clutch of private-equity investors comes as competition from Tencent and Alibaba is heating up.image


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Judge Clears Plan by U.S. and Witkoff to Sell Hotel

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:32:39 EST

A federal judge in Los Angeles approved a plan proposed by the Justice Department and New York developer Steven Witkoff for putting the Park Lane Hotel in Manhattan on the block. image


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