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China sentences 3rd Canadian to death on drug charges

BEIJING China has sentenced a third Canadian citizen to death on drug charges amid a steep decline in relations between the two countries. The Guangzhou Municipal Intermediate Court announced Xu Weihong’s penalty on Thursday and said an alleged accomplice, Wen Guanxiong, had been given a life sentence. Death sentences are automatically referred…
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Magnitude-6.6 quake jolts southwest China

A magnitude-6.6 earthquake jolted southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region early Thursday, according to official media. The Xinhua News Agency said the epicenter was recorded at 33.19 degrees north latitude and 86.81 degrees east…