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China approves iPhone 6 after Apple gives security assurances

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 3:51PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — China’s phone regulator has approved the iPhone 6 for sale after Apple Inc. promised never to allow other governments access to users’ information.

Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 2:17PM UTC

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced a man to death after convicting him of raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, killing her and then throwing her body out the window.

China celebrates new Martyr’s Day holiday

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:35PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower each Tuesday at the People’s Heroes Monument in central Beijing to mark Martyr’s Day. It is one of three new holidays created this year

Chinese policeman killed in clash with Vietnamese boatmen

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:40PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese customs authorities say a policeman died after about 20 Vietnamese citizens attacked him and other officers who had impounded a vessel suspected of smuggling in the southern province of Yunnan. The Kunming customs district said Monday that Li Shunlin and seven other police officers were taking

US envoy says no talks with NKorea in sight

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:38PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy says Washington believes that North Korea is increasingly unwilling to live up to its nuclear disarmament commitments, and is using three detained Americans as pawns.

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