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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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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