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China's tallest building nears finish in Shanghai

08/03/2013 1:31am
A topping-out ceremony was held Saturday for China's tallest building in the financial hub of Shanghai when the final beam was hoisted to the top of the skyscraper and installed in a flag-waving ritual.

Many feared dead in Afghan flash flood

08/03/2013 7:02am
Afghan officials say many people are feared dead and others are missing in a flash flood in a remote mountainous area near the capital.

Thousands protest soldier's death in Taiwan

08/03/2013 8:11pm
Tens of thousands of Taiwanese gathered in downtown Taipei on Saturday to protest the death of a 24-year old soldier confined to a brig as punishment for bringing an unauthorized cellphone onto his base.

J&J pleased Chinese anti-monopoly dispute is over

08/03/2013 10:38pm
Health care giant Johnson and Johnson says it is pleased to put a legal dispute behind it after a Chinese court ordered it to pay compensation to a former distributor under an anti-monopoly law.