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China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

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In this courtroom drawing, defendant Ross Ulbricht listens to proceedings from the defense table during opening arguments in his criminal trial in New York on Jan. 13. A jury convicted Ulbricht, the man linked to the underground marketplace Silk Road, of seven drug and conspiracy counts on Wednesday. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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