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China Celebrates Xi With Fervor Not Seen Since Mao

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:24:38 EST

After China’s Communist Party revised its charter in October to crown leader Xi Jinping as its greatest living theorist, an army of Marxist propagandists has gone to unusual lengths to spread their leader’s philosophy.image


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Rare Protests in Beijing Condemn Forced Evictions

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:56:19 EST

Migrant workers held a rare demonstration in China’s capital on Sunday, with several hundred protesting outside a local government office that recent forced evictions across the city violated human rights. image


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The New Face of Treasury Auctions

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:04:11 EST

During the financial crisis, the borrowing needs of the U.S. more than tripled, and foreign investors and Wall Street banks bought most of the debt at government bond auctions. But recent years have seen a shift in who is buying Treasurys.image


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In One Corner of Afghanistan, America Is Beating Islamic State

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:15:22 EST

The war in Afghanistan may be at a stalemate, but in Achin, along the border with Pakistan, the U.S. and its Afghan allies this year have liberated local farms and villages.image


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Hong Kong Quandary: Can You Have Your Cheesecake and Eat It All, Too?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:24:56 EST

The opening of the first Cheesecake Factory in Hong Kong has diners cooking up strategies to handle heaping portions; ‘All I can taste in my mouth is cheese.’image


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Mideast Tensions Simmer in Wake of U.S. Shift in Israel Policy

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:29:27 EST

Pockets of anger surfaced in the Middle East and Asia over the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but predictions of widespread upheaval failed to materialize as riots petered out in the Palestinian territories. image


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Disney Deal for Fox Would End Era of the 'Big Six' Studios

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:50:00 EST

Walt Disney would likely significantly scale back Fox’s movie studio if the company nails down a deal to buy most of the assets of 21st Century Fox, as part of Chief Executive Robert Iger’s plan to transform the company into a direct-to-consumer digital powerhouse to rival Netflix.image


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