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  1. US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

    US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefitsSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.


  2. All aboard: Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with China

    All aboard: Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with ChinaWhile the $11 billion rail project has raised fears for some over Beijing's encroachment on the Chinese-ruled city's cherished freedoms, passengers at the sleek harbourfront station were full of praise for a service that reaches mainland China in less than 20 minutes. "Out of 10 points, I give it nine," said 10-year-old Ng Kwan-lap, who was traveling with his parents on the first train leaving for Shenzhen at 7 a.m. "The train is great. It's very smooth when it hits speeds of 200 kilometers per hour." Mainland Chinese immigration officers are stationed in one part of the modernist station that is subject to Chinese law, an unprecedented move that some critics say further erodes the city's autonomy.


  3. Fear and fanfare as Hong Kong launches China rail link

    Fear and fanfare as Hong Kong launches China rail linkA new high-speed rail link between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city's territory to an increasingly assertive Beijing. Chinese security have been stationed in semi-autonomous Hong Kong for the first time at the harbourfront West Kowloon rail terminus, as part of a new "special port area" that is subject to mainland law. Despite critics' fears over passenger safety in the mainland zones, hundreds gathered at the terminus, with the first train leaving for the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen at 7:00 am (2300 GMT Saturday).


  4. China cancels military talks with U.S. in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipment

    China cancels military talks with U.S. in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipmentChina's Defence Ministry said in a statement it would recall navy chief Shen Jinlong from a visit to the United States and postpone planned talks in Beijing between Chinese and U.S. military officials that had been set for next week. It added that China's military reserved the right to take further countermeasures, without giving further details. Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said China's decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from Russia was a normal act of cooperation between sovereign countries, and the United States had "no right to interfere".


  5. Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

    Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday HearingAfter days of negotiations and uncertainty, the Senate Judiciary Committee and