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U.S. hopes Chinese island-building will spur Asian response

WASHINGTON - By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action. | Video

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Hundreds evacuated in Texas after storms leave at least 15 dead

AUSTIN, Texas - Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas on Wednesday as torrential rains battered the state, where at least 15 people have been killed in weather-related incidents this week, including six in Houston. | Video

China cybersecurity plan aims to protect state secrets: official paper

SHANGHAI - China will prepare a five-year cybersecurity plan to protect state secrets and data, the official China Daily said on Thursday, citing a senior official of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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All at sea: Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny

SYDNEY - Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticised over their approach to finding Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean. | Video

Republican Santorum launches 2016 bid with appeal to middle class

CABOT, Penn. - Republican Rick Santorum, who fell short in his 2012 presidential bid, launched another run for the White House on Wednesday with a promise to restore the economic power of middle-class American workers. | Video

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EU officials dismiss Greek statement on aid agreement being drafted

ATHENS - Greece's government on Wednesday said it is starting to draft an agreement with creditors that would pave the way for aid, but European officials quickly dismissed that as wishful thinking.

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Iran, North Korea forging ballistic, nuclear ties: dissidents

PARIS - An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean experts in nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program.