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China's love and dating scene laid out on stage
China's love and dating scene laid out on stage

By LOUISE WATT
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- For many of today's Chinese youth looking for a partner, love takes second place to parental pressure, moving up the social ladder...full story
updated 2014-07-24 03:42 PM
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China's love and dating scene laid out on stage China's love and dating scene laid out on stage
By LOUISE WATT
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- For many of today's Chinese youth looking for a partner, love takes second place to parental pressure, moving up the social ladder....Fullstory

2014-07-24 03:42 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-07-24 03:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
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2014-07-24 03:22 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-07-24 03:22 PM

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Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka reached 115-3 at lunch on the first day of the second test against South Africa at the Sinhalese....Fullstory

2014-07-24 03:01 PM

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2014-07-24 02:42 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

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2014-07-24 02:42 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-24 02:22 PM

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2014-07-24 02:22 PM

Sri Lanka wins toss, elects to bat in 2nd test

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first against South Africa in the second test....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

Oil drifts down despite China manufacturing bounce
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-24 03:22 PM

Wednesday Sports In Brief
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-24 03:22 PM

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By KELVIN CHAN
Associated Press

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2014-07-24 03:22 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-07-24 03:01 PM

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By ARON HELLER
Associated Press

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2014-07-24 02:42 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-07-24 02:42 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-24 02:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

San Jose Earthquakes ease past Chicago Fire 5-1

Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, California (AP) -- Portuguese forward Yannick Djalo scored one goal and had a hand in three others to lead the San Jose Earthquakes....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

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By JOE McDONALD
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- The chairman of an American meat supplier apologized Thursday for a Chinese subsidiary that is accused of selling expired beef and chicken....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

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