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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping listen to a speech during the BRICS Leaders Meeting with the BRICS Business Council in Goa, India, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or BRICS, face the tough task of asserting their growing influence …

Doklam Standoff Between China and India Ends with Troops and Equipment Withdrawn

The strange and increasingly alarming confrontation between India and China in the Himalayas appears to be over, at least for the time being. On Monday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced that Indian troops had withdrawn the small force that was “trespassing” on territory claimed by China.

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China: India ‘Slapping Own Face’ in Border Dispute

The Chinese Foreign Ministry blasted India over the Doklam border dispute on Thursday, accusing the Indian government duplicity and “slapping its own face” by planning to build a road in contested territory – much as China has already done.

July 20, 2009 photo shows Dr. David Ashkin examining an x-ray belonging to patient Oswaldo Juarez at A.G. Holley State Hospital in Lantana, Fla.

Eighty-Two Percent of TB Cases in Nebraska Are Foreign-Born

The number of U.S. born cases of active TB in the state actually declined from 8 in 2013 to 7 in 2014. But the number of foreign-born cases of active TB in Nebraska more than doubled in one year, from 13 in 2013, to 31 in 2014. According to the Centers for Disease Control, only 61.9 percent of the active TB cases in 2013, or 13 out of 21, were foreign-born.