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Found in Galapagos Reserve: Boat Carrying 6K Dead Sharks

20 Chinese crew members face jail time, fines

(Newser) - Crew members aboard a Chinese-flagged ship in the Galapagos Islands have been handed almost $6 million in fines plus jail time after what Quartz calls "likely one of the biggest seizures of illegal sharks in recent years." Investigators boarded the Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999 in the Galapagos... More »

China Lashes Out at US Report on Its Military

Beijing accuses Pentagon of 'Cold War thinking'

(Newser) - A Pentagon report on China's military power that warned of "disruptive" new nuclear, space, and cyber programs has provoked angry criticism from Beijing, who accused the defense department of "Cold War thinking," reports Reuters. The report says that China has been successfully expanding its weapons arsenal,... More »

CNN Apologizes to China for 'Goons' Remark

Network sorry Cafferty called Chinese 'thugs' and their products 'junk'

(Newser) - CNN has issued an apology to Beijing after one of its anchors called the Chinese "goons" and called Chinese-made products "junk." Jack Cafferty, who appears on The Situation Room, said that the Chinese were "basically the same bunch of goons and thugs they've been for the... More »

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