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Chinese cop cadets learn about US police work

[2014-04-17 11:21]

Twenty police cadets from China's Zhejiang Police College are undergoing a one-year study program at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, a small town on the outskirts of Houston.

In Boston, warming up for, remembering marathon day

[2014-04-17 11:21]

The Boston Marathon finish line area in Copley Square was bustling with activity on Wednesday afternoon. Police were directing traffic, tourists were taking photos, and marathon staff were making adjustments to hanging banners, all anticipating the 118th running of the marathon next Monday.

Families of missing passengers face agonising wait

[2014-04-17 08:46]

Family members of missing passengers who were on South Korean ferry Sewol which sank at the sea off Jindo cry as they wait for news of their family from a rescue team, at a gym in Jindo April 17, 2014.

Dignitaries put their foot down

[2014-04-17 08:33]

Dignitaries from around the world, who are car fans, also get their thrills but in differing ways.

Turning waste into something valuable

[2014-04-17 06:55]

Thanks to technology for turning it into activated carbon, with many applications, thousands farmers in Anhui and Henan provinces have discovered a new source of income, as carbon-bearing materials are changed into activated carbon using hot kiln gas.

Silver surfer has ridden waves for six decades

[2014-04-16 11:46]

Britain's first competitive female surfer, who first hit the waves more than six decades ago, is still going strong - at 68.

China's CITIC acquires stake in NY brokerage firm BTIG

[2014-04-16 11:32]

Citic Securities Co (CS), China's largest brokerage by market value, is looking abroad for new business opportunities, and the first stop is New York City.

US 'wants China's to succeed in its reforms'

[2014-04-16 11:32]

Imagine that a crew of riverboat has been navigating in relatively calm water for 30 years, but now it is moving towards rapids with risks and challenges from both inside and outside the vessel. People ask: Are they going to reach the other side?

British royal family's last day in NZ

[2014-04-16 09:52]

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, waves beside her husband Britain's Prince William with their son Prince George as they depart Wellington on an Australian air force jet, April 16, 2014.

Boston shows its heart on bombing anniversary

[2014-04-16 07:54]

Dignitaries, including US Vice President Joe Biden, survivors and first responders participate in a flag raising ceremony at the finish line in Boston, Massachusetts April 15, 2014, on the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Museum of 'House upside down' opens in Russia

[2014-04-15 13:58]

The museum "House upside down" opened recently in Saint Petersburg. This museum presents an apartment where everything is turned head over heels.

Michelle Obama plays with kids

[2014-04-15 11:16]

US First lady Michelle Obama plays with kids during her visit with Wounded Warriors being cared for at the Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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