Official says China to boost military budget by 10 percent

BEIJING (AP) — China's legislative spokeswoman says the country's military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year.
Email issue revives old questions about Clintons

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington. Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address. Deputy State Department spokesperson Marie Harf says the department asked former secretaries of state last year for records that should be preserved. In response to that request, Clinton provided emails from her time as the nation's top diplomat. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.



Asia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyed

People walk past the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The Nasdaq fell below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street declined and investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and China's announcement of its annual growth target.



Clinton asks if nation wants to see a woman president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says women have made a difference at all levels of government but the nation has reached a turning point.
Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies

Federal agents enter an upscale apartment complex, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Irvine, Calif. Shortly after sunrise, federal agents swarmed the complex in the Orange County where authorities say a birth tourism business charged pregnant women $50,000 for lodging, food and transportation. The key draw for travelers is that the United States offers birthright citizenship. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens.





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