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Number of Chinese student applicants may drop after UCSD invite to Dalai Lama

Chinese students at the UCSD were against the university`s decision to call the Dalai Lama as a commencement speaker.

Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

China considers the spiritual leader a separatist seeking Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks protection of Tibetan culture.

FBI arrests Mexican prosecutor over drug trafficking: Officials

FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in a ring producing and trafficking illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine into the US, authorities have said.

Chinese students in United States express resentment over Dalai Lama speech

Chinese students at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have expressed resentment over inviting the Dalai Lama to deliver a keynote address at the university`s commencement ceremony in June. China has long insisted that the Dalai Lama is a political exile who has been engaged in anti-China separatist activities under the cloak of religion with the aim of breaking Tibet away from China.

China can't pick and choose principles to benefit from: Ashton Carter

China is involved in a raging dispute with the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei over ownership of territory in the South China Sea.

Protesters chant ''murder'' in police shooting of black man in California

Friends and supporters said Ugandan-born Alfred Olango​ was mentally ill and may have been suffering a seizure in the moments before his death.

Mexican tycoon convicted for giving to US campaigns

A wealthy Mexican businessman was convicted of illegally funneling more than half a million dollars to support two former San Diego mayoral candidates marking one of the federal government's largest cases against a foreigner secretly donating to US political campaigns.

Neuronal switch that turns off compulsive drinking urge

Researchers have found that inactivating a network of alcohol-linked neurons can switch off the urge for compulsive drinking.

Two police officers injured in US shooting, suspect nabbed

Two police officers were shot and injured in the American city of San Diego with one suspect in custody, police said.

Oliver Stone alerts people over 'Pokemon Go'

Oliver Stone alerts people over 'Pokemon Go'

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has warned people about the popular video game "Pokemon Go" and said it is a complete invasion of privacy.

Gene mutation 'hotspots' improve breast cancer outcomes

Kataegis -- the multiple mutations that cluster in a few hotspots in a genome -- occurs in nearly 55 per cent of breast cancers.

Trump's San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters

Donald Trump brought his message of walls and deportations to the doorstep of America’s busiest border crossing on Friday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee greeted supporters in San Diego, amid one of the largest counter-protests organized against him.

No evidence of shots fired at Naval Medical Center in San Diego: Officials

No evidence of shots fired at Naval Medical Center in San Diego: Officials

The United States remains on edge after a married couple inspired by Islamist militants killed 14 people last month in San Bernardino.

270 dogs do Yoga to create a 'doga' world record in Hong Kong

270 dogs do Yoga to create a 'doga' world record in Hong Kong

Two hundred and seventy dogs and their flexible owners in Hong Kong have stretched their way to a new 'doga' world record.

110 South Asian immigrant detainees on hunger strike in US

About 110 people, including Indians and Bangladeshis, held at three immigration detention centers in the US are on hunger strike demanding an end to their indefinite confinement and improved conditions.

Brother of San Diego ISIS fighter charged with lying to FBI

A San Diego man has been charged with lying to the FBI during an investigation into his brother, who is believed to be the first American jihadist killed in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State.

US Marine killed, 18 injured in rollover at California base

 One US Marine has been killed and 18 others were injured in a rollover crash during routine training.