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China’s imports shrink in sign downturn worsening

BEIJING — China’s imports shrank unexpectedly in August in a sign its economic slump is worsening and the Chinese president warned growth could slow further, prompting expectations of possible new stimulus spending. Imports declined 2.6 percent from a year earlier, ...

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China suspends 2 of 5 fake Apple stores in 1 city

BEIJING — Chinese officials found five fake Apple stores in a southwestern city and ordered two of them to suspend business while they’re investigated, a local government website said Monday. Officials couldn’t do anything about the other three stores — ...

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Entire Apple stores being faked in China

BEIJING — At first, it looks like a sleek Apple store. Sales assistants in blue T-shirts with the company’s logo chat to customers. Signs advertising the iPad 2 hang from the white walls. Outside, the famous logo sits next to ...

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O’Malley, South Korean president discuss Md. trade

Gov. Martin O’Malley went off script Wednesday, visiting the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during his 10-day trade mission to Asia due to wrap up Saturday. O’Malley met Lee at his official residence, Cheong Wa Dae, or the “Blue House”, ...

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The Daily Record News Quiz: May 23-27

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this new interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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O’Malley trade trip heads for China, South Korea, Vietnam

Mike Violette has visited China since 1999, nurturing relationships in the country that makes most of the electronics his Gaithersburg-based laboratory tests for compliance with U.S. regulations. The president of Washington Laboratories Ltd. will return Tuesday as part of a ...

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