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Explosion hits food shop in China, killing 2, injuring 55

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:03:18 GMT2017-07-21T11:03:18Z

BEIJING (AP) -- A massive explosion hit a food shop in eastern China during the breakfast rush Friday, killing two people and injuring 55, 12 of them seriously, officials said....

China's 'intervention' not main culprit in US trade deficit

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 01:58:54 GMT2017-07-21T01:58:54Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Is the outsize role played by China's government in its economy to blame for its multibillion-dollar trade surpluses with the United States?...

Detained student's mother: China police want "ransom"

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:12:14 GMT2017-07-20T23:12:14Z

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The mother of an American college student arrested in central China following an altercation with a taxi driver five weeks earlier said police are demanding the equivalent of a $7,400 "ransom" for his release....

UN rights chief says China must allow Liu Xia to move freely

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:22:37 GMT2017-07-20T22:22:37Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. human rights chief said Thursday he intends to keep pressuring China to allow the wife of the late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to move freely and leave the country if she wants to go elsewhere....

The Latest: Detained student's mother: police want "ransom"

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:08:36 GMT2017-07-20T21:08:36Z

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The Latest on an American student detained in China more than a month after a dispute with a taxi driver (all times local to Montana):...