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Trump campaign is talked over gun rights comments

US Secret Service had spoken to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign about his controversial gun rights comments, local media said on Wednesday.

Man scaling Trump Tower pulled inside by police

A man who scaled the Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday for more than two hours was pulled inside through a window by police.

Millions of LED lights shine in E China

Visitors watch LED lights during a light art festival in Binzhou, East China's Shandong province, on August 10, 2016.

Wal-Mart buys Jet.com to lift online sales, battle Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, vying to better challenge Amazon.com Inc, will pay about $3 billion for internet retailer Jet.com Inc and its innovative pricing software-in the biggest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup.

China's annual love-in transcends mere shopping

As with other festivals, Qixi has become an excuse for shopping. Shopping malls, both online and brick-and-mortar, and department stores have numerous promotions on the day.

IOC approves 271 Russian athletes to compete in Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Thursday that 271 Russian athletes have been allowed to participate in the Rio Games which will officially open on Friday.

Nepal's newly elected PM takes oath

Nepal's newly elected Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, has taken oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari, on Thursday.

Success you can bet on

The fast growth of China's film industry has spawned many things, among which is the minimum guarantee from the distributor. Raymond Zhou reports.

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Exploring Beijing’s drip coffee scene

Located right of Beiluoguxiang, Voyage Coffee feels right at home in the hutong.

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Ancient cures for a new nation

A visit to a Chinese acupuncturist has opened a whole new world of medicine for Issa Justin, a young South Sudanese man who is both a patient and medical student in Juba, capital of the world's newest nation.

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