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Broken furnitures, windows and other items damaged by shock waves from explosions at a nearby port in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality are scattered in an apartment room Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.  (Chinatopix Via AP)

Death toll in blasts in China’s Tianjin port rises to 85

TIANJIN, China — The death toll from an inferno and huge explosions…

Broken furnitures, windows and other items damaged by shock waves from explosions at a nearby port in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality are scattered in an apartment room Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.  (Chinatopix Via AP)
Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that reduced a parking lot filled with new cars to charred remains at a warehouse in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.  (Ng Han Guan/AP)

At least 50 dead as huge warehouse blasts hit Chinese port

TIANJIN, China — Huge, fiery blasts at a warehouse for hazardous chemicals…

Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that reduced a parking lot filled with new cars to charred remains at a warehouse in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.  (Ng Han Guan/AP)
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency smoke and fire erupt into the night sky after an explosion in the Binhai New Area in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Thursday Aug. 13, 2015. (Yue Yuewei/Xinhua via AP)

Officials: At least 13 dead in China port explosions

TIANJIN, China — Huge explosions sparked overnight at a warehouse for dangerous…

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency smoke and fire erupt into the night sky after an explosion in the Binhai New Area in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Thursday Aug. 13, 2015. (Yue Yuewei/Xinhua via AP)
Residents celebrate after Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics at the ski resort region of Chongli where the Nordic skiing, ski jumping, and other outdoor Olympic events will be held in northern China's Hebei province Friday, July 31, 2015.  (Ng Han Guan/AP)

Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history,…

Residents celebrate after Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics at the ski resort region of Chongli where the Nordic skiing, ski jumping, and other outdoor Olympic events will be held in northern China's Hebei province Friday, July 31, 2015.  (Ng Han Guan/AP)
A chart of data breaches is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, as witnesses testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform committee's hearing on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Fed agency blames giant hack on ‘neglected’ security system

WASHINGTON — The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal…

A chart of data breaches is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, as witnesses testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform committee's hearing on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

China suspected in massive breach of federal personnel data

China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the…

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California touts aggressive plan to reduce greenhouse gases

California would aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under a plan…

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AP Photo/Eric RisbergYahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference Thursday

Yahoo shutting down China office in latest cost-cutting move

Yahoo is closing its research and development center in China as CEO…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergYahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference Thursday
AP Photo/Ng Han GuanAn e-commerce website with a vendor selling the "Apple Smart Watch Bluetooth Bracelet" starting from 288 yuan (US$45) is displayed on a computer screen in Beijing Thursday

Chinese makers roll out wave of Apple watch lookalikes

A month before Apple Inc.'s smartwatch hits the market, China's thriving copycat…

AP Photo/Ng Han GuanAn e-commerce website with a vendor selling the "Apple Smart Watch Bluetooth Bracelet" starting from 288 yuan (US$45) is displayed on a computer screen in Beijing Thursday
Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.

Brown: California leading on climate-change work with China

Gov. Jerry Brown touted California's cooperation with China on climate change Wednesday,…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.
Joel P. Engardio/Special to the S.F. ExaminerAndrea Gung wants to stop the dog meat trade in and near China's Guangdong province.

SF activist fights to end Chinese tradition of eating dog

Animal rights activists in San Francisco are holding the leashes to their…

Joel P. Engardio/Special to the S.F. ExaminerAndrea Gung wants to stop the dog meat trade in and near China's Guangdong province.
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35 killed, 42 injured in Shanghai stampede

Thirty-five people died in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in downtown…

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SFO launches Chinese-language website

Adding to its distinction of serving more destinations to Asia than any…

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China's Alibaba seeks blockbuster IPO in US

Alibaba Group, the king of e-commerce in China, is dangling a deal…

AP PhotoIn this file photo taken Tuesday March 26

Europe larger Bay Area trading partner than China, study says

China, only surpassed by the United States in economic output, is one…

AP Photo/Ng Han GuanA worker cleans a Tesla Model S sedan before a event to deliver the first set of cars to customers in Beijing

Tesla delivers first China cars, plans expansion

Tesla Motors Inc. delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in…

AP Photo/Ng Han GuanA worker cleans a Tesla Model S sedan before a event to deliver the first set of cars to customers in Beijing
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Yahoo stock surges in anticipation of Alibaba IPO

Yahoo is benefiting once again from its stake in China's hottest Internet…

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba gears for US IPO

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said Sunday that it will go public…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA man looks at the burned out doorway of the Chinese Consulate Thursday morning. Federal officials are leading an arson investigation while consulate workers say surveillance footage showed a person pouring the contents of two buckets on the front of the building and setting it on fire.

FBI: SF Chinese Consulate fire set intentionally

Federal officials said Thursday a fire at the Chinese Consulate in San…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA man looks at the burned out doorway of the Chinese Consulate Thursday morning. Federal officials are leading an arson investigation while consulate workers say surveillance footage showed a person pouring the contents of two buckets on the front of the building and setting it on fire.
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Apple reaches deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile

Apple says it has reached a deal to bring the iPhone to…

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