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Chinese Student Gets 1 Year in Prison for Taking Pictures of U.S. Naval Base

Zhao Qianli, the Chinese student who was arrested late last year for taking pictures of a U.S. naval base, pleaded guilty on Tuesday and landed himself a one-year jail sentence.

The 20-year-old student from North University of China appeared in court via a remote video hookup from a federal courthouse in Key West, Florida along with his defense attorney on Tuesday. According to Miami Herald, he pleaded guilty to one count of photographing defense installations at the Key West military facility. The other five counts in his indictment were dismissed as part of his plea deal.

Wooden Chinese Toilet Seats Are Now Top Selling Items Online in the U.S. and Europe

Wooden toilet seats are now becoming top selling items in both the European and United States markets. In fact, this item is making a huge splash with millions of sets being sold annually.

Over two million wooden toilet seats are being ordered in Europe every year, according to the report from Shanghai Expat. Furthermore, 80% of the sales come from the Switzerland and Germany. U.S. consumers, meanwhile, only purchase 200,000 sets of wooden seats each year.

Dennis Rodman Offers to ‘Straighten Things Out’ Between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Former NBA star, Dennis Rodman, offered to “straighten things out” between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un amid the rising tension of a nuclear war.

Rodman, 56, told British television show Good Morning Britain on Wednesday that he has a history with the North Korean leader, describing their friendship by saying that they skied in the past as well as sang karaoke together.

Why Foreign Students Struggle to Find Work in the U.S. After Graduation

Getting a job nowadays is hard, but it is made more difficult for foreign students who are hoping to get hired after graduating from a university in the U.S.

According to Market Place, many foreign graduates face a lot of challenges once they get out of the university. A report from the Institute of International Education showed that for the first time ever, foreign students who are enrolled in U.S. universities reached 1 million — more than 50% more than the number gathered back in 2010.