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Split Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan

The Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Barack Obama a harsh defeat by blocking his plan to spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.

Houston Rockets select China's Zhou  in NBA draft

The Houston Rockets selected China's Zhou Qi with the 43rd overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.

Ten photos from around China: June 17 - 23

Let's look at some of the best photos from around China over the past week.

Baidu and Huawei nominated as world's smartest companies

Chinese technology companies Baidu Inc and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd were listed as two of the world's 50 smartest companies on Tuesday by a US tech magazine.

Re-creating a slice of Paris

China has become the maiden market for the Metiers d'Art collection this month, following a show that transformed Beijing's 798 art zone to resemble a street in Paris.

Synchronized swimmers hope for hometown success in Brazil

Brazil's synchronized swimming team is planning to make waves in August, when Rio de Janeiro becomes the first South American city to host the Olympics.

American singer wants to perform concert in Cuba: media

Jon Bon Jovi, leader of the legendary American rock band Bon Jovi, just visited Cuba for three days and hoped to perform a concert in Havana some day.

Preview of Xiling Yinshe Auction's spring sale held in Hangzhou

The preview of Xiling Yinshe Auction's spring sale is under way in Hangzhou, and the auction will be held on Saturday.

Food and Travel

Jean-Georges Shanghai:lighter and airier food

Forget the dark decor and heavy entrees that once defined great French food, the master chef gives his iconic Shanghai restaurant a facelift.

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Call for push on artificial intelligence

China should step up its efforts to adopt artificial intelligence in its industries to boost the country's economic transformation, according to French technology expert Marc Carrel-Billiard.

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