Anthony Kuhn

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U.S. To Declare China A Significant Human Trafficking Offender

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Trump administration is expected to announce China is on the list of the world's worst offenders of human trafficking. That would put China in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria.

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News Brief: Cost Of GOP's Health Bill, Travel Ban Gets A Reprieve

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The CBO says the Senate health bill will cost 15 million people their health insurance coverage next year. The Supreme Court says it will decide the fate of the travel ban during its next term.

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China's Doggy Debate: Dog Meat Lovers Vs. Dog Lovers

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The country's changing attitudes are highlighted by the annual dog meat festival in Yulin City. The government issued a ban on dog meat sale, then promptly reversed it.

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China Detains Activist Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Two other Chinese labor activists are missing and presumed to be detained by police. The three were working undercover to document alleged labor abuses.

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Morning News Brief: Americans Pessimistic About GOP Health Care, U.S.-German Tensions

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A new poll shows Americans are pessimistic about repealing the Affordable Care Act. Ingo Zamperoni of ARD news discusses U.S.-German relations. And a labor activist in China has gone missing.

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Chinese Student's Commencement Speech In U.S. Isn't Going Over Well In China

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Shuping Yang praised the "fresh air of free speech" in the U.S. during her commencement address at the University of Maryland. That sparked a backlash from classmates and from people in China.

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For China's 'New Silk Road,' Ambitious Goals And More Than A Few Challenges

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The multibillion-dollar "plan of the century" aims to create a network of trade routes, rail lines, ports and highways, linking countries on four continents. Nearly 70 countries have signed on.

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China's President Outlines Plans For A New Silk Road

Monday, May 15, 2017

The project announced on Sunday is unprecedented in its scope and ambition. Billions of dollars are promised for investment in highways, ports and railways connecting some 65 countries.

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For Family Of Embattled Chinese Lawyer, A Long Road To Safety — With U.S. Help

Sunday, May 14, 2017

U.S. diplomats staged a rare intervention to rescue the family of a Chinese human rights lawyer. It offers clues, and raises questions, about the Trump administration's human rights approach in China.

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U.S. Envoys Help Chinese Human Rights Lawyer's Family Stage Prison Escape

Thursday, May 11, 2017

U.S. diplomats staged a rare intervention to rescue the family of a human rights lawyer held in China. Whether this means a more muscular U.S. human rights policy toward China remains to be seen.

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Land Deal For Right-Wing Elementary School Plagues Japanese Prime Minister

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has denied involvement in a discounted sale of state-owned land for a new primary school. He says he'll resign if proof of his involvement is found.

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Jakarta's Christian Governor Sentenced To 2 Years For Blasphemy

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Indonesian court's decision has cheered Muslim conservatives and crushed the hopes of advocates of a more pluralistic and tolerant path for their nation.

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Jakarta's Minority Christian Governor Convicted Of Blasphemy

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Christian governor of Jakarta, which is the capital of mostly-Muslim Indonesia, has been found guilty of blaspheming Islam. He is expected to appeal his two-year prison sentence.

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North Korea Marks Founding Of Its Military With Artillery Exercise

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

On Tuesday, North Korea marked the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army. That has the U.S. and North Korea's neighbors on high alert for a possible nuclear test.

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North Korea Detains American Citizen In Pyongyang

Monday, April 24, 2017

North Korea detained a dual nationality South Korean-American as he prepared to board a plane at Pyongyang's airport. It brings the number of Americans known to be in North Korean custody to three.

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News Brief: Trump Executive Order, Pence In Japan, Sears In Trouble

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

President Trump plans to sign an order on "Hire American" and "Buy American." Vice President Pence meets with Japan's prime minister after Trump targeted Japan for its huge trade surplus with the U.S.

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In Japan, Pence Talks Trade And North Korea's Threat To The Region

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is traveling the Pacific Rim, where much of President Trump's foreign policy agenda is focused. The other major issue is trade. Pence met with Japan's prime minister.

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Vice President Pence Sends Warning To North Korea Amid Rising Tensions

Monday, April 17, 2017

In South Korea Monday, Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea that U.S. patience was running out with the regime. This came a day after North Korea tried and failed to test a ballistic missile.

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Beijing Mega-Region Plan Aims To Alleviate Poverty, But Some Are Wary

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Set to be implemented in 2030, the plan would merge Beijing, the port city of Tianjin and Hebei province into a mega-region to push economic development. Some are skeptical resources will be shifted.

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'The Art Of The Deal' Prevails In U.S.-China Talks, For Now At Least

Thursday, April 13, 2017

An apparent deal to cooperate on the North Korean nuclear issue is among several points of agreement that are emerging after the summit between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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