China

Former USC Students From China Charged With Economic Espionage

Two Chinese professors who attended the University of Southern California are among six Chinese nationals accused by federal prosecutors of stealing trade secrets from two U.S. tech companies.

05/19/2015

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Witnesses In ‘Maternity Tourism’ Case Charged For Leaving U.S.

Ten men and women from China who were considered witnesses in the so-called “maternity tourism” case have been charged with violating court orders to stay in the U.S. during investigations into the matter.

04/30/2015

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Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal

The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.

04/25/2015

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Former NBA Star Stephon Marbury Finds New Life In China

Stephon Marbury speaks to Kristine Leahy about his new life as a basketball star in China.

08/26/2014

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Southern California Businesses Working Hard To Attract More Chinese Tourists

On a hot summer day, nearly two dozen Chinese tourists descended from a white shuttle bus for an afternoon of shopping at one of Southern California’s signature upscale malls.

08/26/2014

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Man Arrested In Shaking Of Infant Son, Causing Irreparable Brain Damage

A San Bernardino County man Tuesday was being held on $2 million bail for causing severe injury to his infant son’s brain that left the child in a comatose state.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2014

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Animal Rights Activists Warn Public About Toxic Pet Treats Made In China

The FDA has been unable to establish what was causing the pets to die and develop kidney-related problems.

05/21/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Electric Car Manufacturer Vows To Hire More Californians Amid Labor Dispute

State officials recently fined the Build Your Dreams, or BYD, for paying some Chinese workers $1.50 per hour and failing to provide rest breaks.

CBS Los Angeles–10/31/2013

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La Puente Pastor Returns Home After Release From Iranian Prison

Pastor Edward Romero was in the country protesting the imprisonment of four Christians and their attorney.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2013

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FDA Can’t Find Cause Of Pet Poison, Seeks Help

All that’s left of Doodles are his ashes, a clay impression of his paw and a whole lot of questions owner Patricia Cassidy has about his mysterious death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2013

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Report: China Owes $100M In Unpaid Royalties To Hollywood Studios

A Chinese trade association may owe over $100 million in unpaid royalties to several of Hollywood’s biggest studios, according to a report.

07/30/2013

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Man Gets Prison For Tainted Enhancement Pills

A local man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for illegally importing thousands of counterfeit male-enhancement pills that contained hazardous lead levels.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

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Dim Sum 101: Food Blogger Gives Crash Course On Traditional Chinese Cuisine

Chinese food blogger Clarissa Wei shares her top five Dim Sum restaurants in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

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