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Mar 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, third from right, shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping, second from left, as Michelle Obama's daughters Malia, right, Sasha, second right, Peng Liyuan, wife of Xi Jinping, left, look on before they proceed to a meeting at the Diaoyutai State guest house in Beijing, China Friday, March 21, 2014. ...

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Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BBC NEWS: A knife attack in southern China's Hunan province has killed at least three people, Chinese state media say. Men armed with knives attacked civilians on Friday morning on a street in Changsha, Hunan's provincial capital, the media said. Xinhua news agency said its reporter saw bodies of victims at the scene. Officials and ...

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Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Photo comparison of the U.S. F-35 left and Chinese J-20. / Chinese website Excerpted from FREE BEACON: A cyber espionage operation by China seven years ago produced sensitive technology and aircraft secrets that were incorporated into the latest version of China’s new J-20 stealth fighter jet, according to U.S. officials and private defense analysts. The Chinese cyber ...

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Mar 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After discovering China-made components in the F-35 fighter jet, a Pentagon investigation has uncovered Chinese materials in other major U.S. weaponry, including Boeing Co's B-1B bomber and certain Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighters, the U.S. Defense Department said. Titanium mined in China may also have been used to build part of a ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: Authorities have revealed one of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysian Airlines plane looked like Mario Balotelli. As it emerged an Iranian businessman known only as Mr Ali was understood to have booked the tickets for the two passengers using the stolen passports, the men who ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from National Post: Last November, I flew out of Kuala Lumpur on a flight to China on a Boeing 777. It was a smooth, uneventful flight that left on time — a delightfully common occurrence in this part of the world. It was dark, and I recall gazing out my window at the dazzling image ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The wreckage of the Boeing 747-121, Clipper Maid of the Seas, landed in a field outside the Scottish town. All 243 passengers and 16 crew were killed in the explosion. Excerpted from NY POST: Investigators suspect a vanished Malaysian airliner may have been blown out of the sky — just like the jumbo jet that rained ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from IBTIMES: Malaysia's civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman has suggested that the two passengers who were travelling on stolen passports on the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 looked like black Italian footballer Mario Balotelli. The aviation chief dismissed earlier reports that the two were Asian-looking but refused to elaborate. "I can confirm that he is not ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Global Affairs: Chinese President Xi Jinping urged all parties to exercise retraint in the unfolding Ukraine crisis during a Sunday night call wiht President Obama. The Xinhua news service reported that Xi told Obama that it is “very important for all parties concerned to remain calm and exercise restraint.” Obama told Xi that he hoped ...

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Mar 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: Fresh off the first family’s sixth annual winter vacation to the Hawaiian island of Oahu — billed to American taxpayers at a cost of $4 million — Michelle Obama and the first daughters Malia and Sasha will now jet off to China for over a week of much-needed sightseeing. President Barack Obama ...

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Mar 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: U.S. intelligence agencies recently confirmed China’s development of a new intermediate-range nuclear missile (IRBM) called the Dongfeng-26C (DF-26C), U.S. officials said. The new missile is estimated to have a range of at least 2,200 miles—enough for Chinese military forces to conduct attacks on U.S. military facilities in Guam, a major hub ...

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Mar 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Sky News: Russia has said China is largely "in agreement" over Ukraine, after other world powers condemned Moscow for sending troops into the country. Hundreds of Russian soldiers have surrounded a military base in Crimea, preventing Ukrainian soldiers from going in or out. The convoy blockading the site, near the Crimean capital Simferopol, includes at ...

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Mar 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BEIJING (AP) — More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at a train station in southwestern China late Saturday in what authorities called a terrorist attack by Uighur separatists, and police fatally shot five of the assailants, leaving 34 people dead and 130 others injured, state media said. The attackers, most of them dressed in black, ...

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Jan 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: China’s recent test of a new ultra-high speed strike vehicle highlights growing concerns that Chinese military advances will overtake those of the United States in as few as five years, a senior Pentagon official told Congress Tuesday. Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology, and logistics, said during a House ...

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Jan 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

Breitbart: A CNN crew led by network correspondent David McKenzie covering the trial of a human rights activist in Beijing was roughed up by Chinese police, had their camera broken and were hauled away in a police car. However, the Chinese police failed to destroy the crew's video tape of the incident.

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Jan 20, 2014 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The New York Times's Sinosphere: A senior Communist Party official in northeastern China said that China was at work on a home-built aircraft carrier and had plans to operate a fleet of at least four of the vessels, a Hong Kong newspaper reported. The comments by Wang Min, the party secretary of Liaoning Province, ...

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Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Dennis Rodman impersonating Marilyn Monroe to sing "Happy Birthday" to Kim Jong Un Associated Press - Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says. Darren Prince declined on Saturday to say which facility will treat Rodman and how long he will be there. Rodman recently ...

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Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from INFOWARS: Russian expert Vassily Kashin foresees a war between the United States and China in the East Pacific within the next six years out of which Beijing will emerge victorious due to America’s inability to fund its expanding empire. “It’s highly probable that China, after the completion of the current cycle of reforming and ...

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Dec 28, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

AP - State media says China's top legislature has sanctioned the ruling Communist Party's decision to allow couples to have a second child if one parent is an only child.It is the first major easing in three decades of the restrictive national birth planning policy. Implemented around 1980, China's birth policy has limited most couples ...

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Dec 15, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: A Chinese naval vessel tried to force a U.S. guided missile warship to stop in international waters recently, causing a tense military standoff in the latest case of Chinese maritime harassment, according to defense officials. The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens, which recently took part in disaster relief operations in the ...

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Dec 13, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: A Chinese naval vessel tried to force a U.S. guided missile warship to stop in international waters recently, causing a tense military standoff in the latest case of Chinese maritime harassment, according to defense officials. The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens, which recently took part in disaster relief operations in the ...

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Dec 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOREIGN POLICY: Top Obama administration and Pentagon officials signaled a willingness to temporarily accept China's new, controversial air defense identification zone on Wednesday. Those officials expressed disapproval for the way in which the Asian power has flexed its muscles, and cautioned China not to implement the zone. But they also carved out ...

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Dec 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Tensions: U.S. Navy FA-18 Hornets cram the flight deck of the USS George Washington during a joint military exercise with Japan, last week, in the Pacific Ocean as the territorial row over the disputed islands intensified. (File phot0) Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: America has deployed the first of six state-of-the-art submarine-hunting jets to the East China ...

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Nov 30, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States advised its commercial airlines to notify Chinese authorities of flight plans when travelling through an air defense zone that Beijing established a week ago over the East China Sea, ratcheting up regional tensions. The United States said it expected U.S. carriers to operate in line with so-called notices to ...

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