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China Crackdown on Dual Citizens Causes Concern

Hu Wei WASHINGTON— China’s Ministry of Public Security has announced a new policy to encourage reporting people who obtain citizenship in another country, but still keep their Chinese citizenship. The move has led to a sharp debate about dual citizenship and the impact of the crackdown on Chinese who live abroad. Recently, the Ministry published procedures for reporting those who ...

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US STOCKS-Wall St loses ground on Ukraine worry; data curbs losses

* Russian troops in Ukraine spur concern * U.S. GDP revised higher in Q2, jobless claims fall * Banks in focus after reports of cyber attacks * Indexes down: Dow 0.25 pct, S&P 0.17, Nasdaq 0.26 pct (Adds background on Ukraine, economic data, updates indexes to close) By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged lower ...

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Obama: ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

In a statement from the White House on Thursday, President Obama addressed the world on fire. ISIS terrorists are losing arms and equipment because of U.S. strikes, Obama said, adding that “our focus…

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US Seeking Stronger Ties With Cambodia

Kong Sothanarith PHNOM PENH — A senior U.S. diplomat says the country is looking to strengthen ties with Cambodia following an end to the nation’s yearlong political stalemate. Scot Marciel, the State Department’s leading diplomat for Southeast Asia, told VOA Khmer in an interview Wednesday that Washington wants to have a good relationship with the people of Cambodia. …

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Wayne Rooney ‘the right choice’ as England captain

Wayne Rooney’s appointment as England captain is the right choice by manager Roy Hodgson – not least because of a glaring lack of obvious alternatives for a post that still retains great significance and prestige. England’s World Cup captain Steven Gerrard and deputy Frank Lampard have vacated the international stage, while the claims of goalkeeper Joe Hart and defender Gary ...

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Russians Hacked Wall St. After Sanctions

Russians hacked J.P. Morgan Chase and at least one other bank in mid-August immediately after the U.S. levied new sanctions on Moscow, according to an FBI probe. The attack resulted in the theft of gigabytes’…

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Snapchat valued at $10bn by Californian investment firm

The popular messaging app Snapchat has reportedly been valued at $10bn (£6bn) by one of Silicon Valley’s most established investment firms. The evaluation, detailed by the Wall Street Journal, puts the start-up in the same bracket as young tech titans…

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Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce with core issues left unresolved

August 27, 2014 — Updated 0506 GMT (1306 HKT) Jerusalem (CNN) — After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. The truce announced Tuesday puts off dealing with core long-term issues on both sides of a bitter conflict that killed around 2,200 people. But Israel agreed to ease the blockade on ...

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Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce with core issues left unresolved

August 27, 2014 — Updated 0506 GMT (1306 HKT) Jerusalem (CNN) — After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. The truce announced Tuesday puts off dealing with core long-term issues on both sides of a bitter conflict that killed around 2,200 people. But Israel agreed to ease the blockade on ...

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Scottish independence: Alex Salmond celebrates fightback but still faces upstream battle

The four words that Alex Salmond used to close his televised debating victory over Alistair Darling – “This is our time” – has left the Yes campaign with a renewed belief that they can still persuade Scotland to leave the union. Despite firm answers on public service funding and currency still unclear, the First Minister’s team of advisers nevertheless expect ...

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