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All dolled up: Sex toys come to life in China

All dolled up: Sex toys come to life in ChinaMr. Liu lives apart from his wife and does not want to be unfaithful, so he spent almost a month's pay on a high-end lifelike sex doll that is proving popular with the discerning Chinese male with disposable income. Video provided by AFP
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
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China frees 5 women's rights activists

China frees 5 women's rights activistsThe activists, aged from 25 to 32, were known for colorful protests.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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A look at the 2015 World Pole Dance Championship

A look at the 2015 World Pole Dance ChampionshipAlejandrina Lurleo of Argentina competes during the finals. Dancers have submitted several petitions calling for Olympic authorities to add their sport to the next Games.
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  • 1 week ago
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China, U.S. to boost cooperation on repatriating fugitives

China, U.S. to boost cooperation on repatriating fugitivesThe Department of Homeland Security said the sides agreed to streamline the process for identifying and returning fugitives.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Budget & Policy

Paul Vows 'Robust' Yet Restrained Defense

Paul Vows 'Robust' Yet Restrained DefenseGOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday laid out a foreign policy vision built both on a "robust" US military and a commitment to use it sparingly.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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IKEA reverses course, bans napping in its Beijing store

IKEA reverses course, bans napping in its Beijing storeIKEA says Chinese shoppers who are finding its stores way too relaxing are going to have to stop sleeping and start shopping. Jen Markham (@jenmarkham) has the story.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Chinese ancestor offerings go up in smoke

Chinese ancestor offerings go up in smokeCigarette packets and bottles of beer are piled high in a ramshackle Chinese farmhouse –- all replicas made of paper and designed to be incinerated, as 21st-century consumerism transforms the age-old market in offerings to ancestors.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Was China behind the GitHub cyberattack?

Was China behind the GitHub cyberattack?The cyberattack that has plagued GitHub for days might be the work of Chinese officials trying to shut down services that circumvent Chinese censors. Video provided by Newsy
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago