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China executes man who shot dead 4 police officers

A Chinese state news agency says a man who killed four policemen in a shootout in eastern China has been executed. It was a rare case of gun violence in a country where private firearms ownership is illegal. Full story

Taiwan sends wildlife gifts to China as ties warm

Taiwan will send a pair of deer and a pair of goat-like animals to China to mark the rivals' warming ties. Full story

China arrests fourth dissident in "Jasmine" crackdown

Chinese authorities have arrested a veteran dissident, Zhu Yufu, on subversion charges, his ex-wife and a friend said on Wednesday, making him the fourth activist known to have been arrested and likely to face trial in a crackdown on dissent. Full story

T. rex cousin: The weight of a bus and eats meat

A long-lost Chinese cousin of T. rex has been discovered, one comparable in size to the legendary predator and one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs ever found. Full story

France's Sarkozy woos China's Hu before G20 seminar

France needs China's support to help advance reform of world commodity and financial markets, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said before meeting his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao on Wednesday, ahead of a seminar dealing with Sarkozy's G20 agenda. Full story

China plant manager held in lead poisoning case

The general manager of a battery plant in eastern China faces environmental pollution charges after lead emissions from the plant poisoned nearly 170 villagers, including 53 children, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. Full story

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  R&B stars find growing support in China

Traditionally associated with Western culture, R&B and stars like Usher are finding new fans in the East, selling thousands of tickets for concerts in China and Japan. NBC's Adrienne Mong reports.

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A group wedding couples takes part in a mass wedding ceremony at a park in Nanjing, in eastern China's Jiangsu province on May 1, 2011. The event was held as part of the May Day holiday. CHINA OUT