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Australian Lawmaker Apologizes Over Anti-China Rant

An Australian lawmaker and businessman has apologized for a rant in which he said Chinese "mongrels" and "bastards" are trying to take over Australia. In a letter sent to China's ambassador to Australia on Tuesday, Clive Palmer said he now understands that his comments were "an insult to Chinese people everywhere." The comments, made last week during a nationally televised panel discussion, were slammed by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the...

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