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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Chen
A blind Chinese legal activist who escaped house arrest and endured a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle and a hurried daylong flight paused ever so briefly upon his arrival in New York before taking up a familiar fight.
The U.S. and China forged the outlines of a deal Friday to end a diplomatic standoff over legal activist Chen Guangcheng that would let him travel to the U.S. with his family for a university fellowship.
The blind Chinese activist at the center of a six-day diplomatic tussle between the United States and China said he fears for his family's lives and wants to leave China, hours after American officials announced an agreement with Beijing that was to guarantee his safety.
A Chinese bus driver who tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus died Saturday in a city bordering Hong Kong, health officials said, in the country's first reported case of the disease in humans in 18 months.