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Apple says it will add 20,000 workers in the US after it brings back most of its $252 billion cash war chest. 
"More than a dozen CIA informants were killed or imprisoned" as a suspected mole leaked their names to China's government. New charges in the case against a former agent living in Hong Kong. 
"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed." As we wrap up Martin Luther King day, spare 15 minutes for this grainy black-and-white video. 
“Xinjiang has very likely exceeded the level of police density seen in East Germany just before its collapse.” Terrific reporting from @gerryshih in Xinjiang.
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