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Chinese authorities have intercepted the delivery of 213 bear paws that were crossing the border from Russia, hidden inside the tires of a vehicle.
When Lucinda Sweazey's family immigrated from Canada in 1999, it took seven years and an estimated $45,000 in legal, passport and visa fees for her parents and siblings to secure permanent resident status in the U.S. Ms. Sweazey and other legal immigrants are voicing concerns that providing amnesty for those who arrived illegally will only encourage more of the same.
Kim Jong-un handed out copies of Adolph Hitler's jailhouse memoir "Mein Kampf" at his Jan. 8 birthday party, New Focus International first reported Monday.
China's latest supercomputer is the world's fastest, nearly twice as fast as what earned a United States computer that title last year, according to a report released Monday.
Blind Chinese human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng, who was allowed to travel to the United States after taking sanctuary in its embassy in Beijing, says that New York University is forcing him and his family to leave at the end of this month because of pressure from the Chinese government.
One of Smithfield Foods Inc.'s largest investors would like to chop up America's biggest pork producer and sell it piece-by-piece, with representatives urging the board of directors to kill a planned $4.7 billion buyout by a Chinese company that they say "significantly understates" the company's value.
Current and former Washington officials Sunday slammed the leaker who exposed the government's secret collection of phone records and Internet data and vigorously defended the surveillance programs as essential and life-saving tools in the war on terrorism.
North Korea's top governing body on Sunday proposed high-level nuclear and security talks with the United States in an appeal sent just days after calling off talks with rival South Korea.
Persistent activity by Chinese cyberspies reveals just how vulnerable America remains to digital security breaches. In the cyberworld, the playing field has leveled, and the United States, without the fortified cyberprotections to match the threat, remains target No. 1.
George Orwell once remarked that we have less sympathy for the 7 million victims of Stalin's famine in Ukraine and the Caucasus than we do for the dog that we just hit on the road. The dog is an audible yelp and visible carnage: flesh, blood, bone and fur scattered over the highway. The 7,000,000 dead Ukrainians, on the other hand, are just a number.
The Obama administration is facing scandals everywhere - using the Internal Revenue Service to punish political enemies, seizing the phone records of Associated Press and Fox News reporters, monitoring phone and email accounts of millions, and making up stories about what happened in Benghazi, Libya.
Edward Snowden did not have enough high-level access at the National Security Agency to obtain the kind of information that would compromise America's place among other nations, House Intelligence Committee members said Thursday.
At least 15 Chinese were worked to death in response to leaders' orders to finish refurbishing the Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier. A senior military engineer revealed the deaths in noting that the work was finished far ahead of schedule.
House Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday that he was "surprised" by the Obama administration's lackluster defense of the National Security Agency's broad electronic data-gathering programs.
The Pentagon is concerned that a former National Security Agency contractor who is now in Hong Kong will compromise top-secret electronic intelligence programs targeted against China, according to a defense official.