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China to U.S. on Ivanka Plant Probe: Mind Your Own Business

  • Detainees investigated plant that made Ivanka Trump shoes
  • Activists were gathering rule violations for N.Y. rights group
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Ivanka Trump: The Quiet Power Behind the President

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China told the U.S. to mind its own business, rebuffing a call for the release of three labor activists detained while probing labor conditions at a factory that manufactured Ivanka Trump brand shoes.

"No country can interfere in China’s sovereign and judicial independence," foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in response to a question at a regular briefing on Tuesday, adding the case is an “internal matter.”