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Pharmaceutical ingredients exported from China are often made by companies that are neither certified nor inspected by Chinese drug regulators.
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton came under withering attack from the rest of the Democratic field.
All State Department security convoys in Iraq will now fall under military control, in a move to bring armed contractors under tighter supervision.
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