Passenger plane crashes in stormy Taiwan

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A plane has crashed while making an emergency landing in Taiwan killing at least 40 people, according to reports.

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Dumped! Giant Marilyn Monroe thrown out

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A giant statue of actress Marilyn Monroe was dumped at a garbage collecting company in Guigang, China.

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Are these the world’s oldest pants?

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Pants dug up from Chinese grave could be over 3,000 years old.

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Chinese panda sanctuary in search for ‘Panda Caretaker’

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Would you love nothing more than spending the next 365 days in the company of 200 pound furry black and white animals whose favorite food is bamboo?

If so, you may be in luck.

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Off the Menu: China bans eating endangered animals

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China intends to outlaw the eating of protected animals, with a punishment of as many as 10 years in jail for eating rare animals

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'Greedy' man caught crossing Chinese border with $580K in his pants

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A man was arrested as he attempted to smuggle $580,000 in U.S. banknotes into China on Wednesday.

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Cheer up! Zoo builds park for depressed panda

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Staff members at a China zoo built an amusement park complete with a television set to cheer up a giant panda who has become depressed since her pal left last month.

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Pricey puppy: Meet the world’s most expensive dog

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Puppy love has a price — nearly $2 million.

That’s how much a golden-haired Tibetan mastiff puppy has reportedly been sold for in China, potentially making it the world’s most expensive dog.

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Searchers scour South China Sea for signs of missing jet
Crews used planes, boats and helicopters to search the South China Sea off of Malaysia Saturday for any sign of a Malaysia Airlines plane -– carrying 239 people, including three Americans -– that lost contact with air traffic control en route to Beijing more than 12 hours ago.

Wal-Mart recalls ‘Five Spice’ donkey meat in China after tests reveal fox

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc has recalled donkey meat sold at some outlets in China after tests showed the product contained the DNA of other animals.

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Severed hand attached to man’s ankle to keep it alive

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Doctors at a hospital in China saved a man’s hand by grafting it to his ankle after it was severed in an industrial accident, according to reports in the Chinese media.

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China to relax one-child policy as part of economic, social reforms

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'Zombie Car' abandoned in China street, overgrown with ivy

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Residents on a street in China finally said good riddance Friday to a car, almost completely engulfed by foliage, which has become a social media sensation since it was abandoned a year ago.

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China state media blasts US shutdown, calls for a ‘de-Americanized’ world

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With days to go before the US could default on its debt, China’s state media aired its frustrations with the shutdown, saying it was time to consider a “de-Americanized” system.

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Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

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At least 1,600 people in China have been injured and 42 killed by giant Asian hornets alongside a smaller but equally lethal species. 

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