Lunar New Year celebration in Beijing. (Associated Press)

Lunar New Year in China is the world's largest annual migration, but fewer Chinese will have to make the return thrip this year.

The Telegraph reports that thousands of travelers will remain in the rural birthplaces after the holiday rather than return to big cities, out of fear of rising prices and dwindling employment opportunities.

As Chinese economic growth slows—2016's 6.7% rate was the slowest in a quarter century—Chinese officials have tried to support the economy with easy lending. But rising debt levels have also led officials to cut back on this stimulus and shrink the number of low-skilled jobs.

Why it matters: With China now also facing the twin threats of foreign, low-cost competition and automation, trade negotiations with the largest source of American imports may simply hasten the migration of manufacturing to countries, like Vietnam with even cheaper pools of labor.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) won the Democratic primary against lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux on Tuesday evening, AP reports.

Why it matters: The race is one that's played out across the U.S. as progressives continue to sweep party nominations. Omar's win officially means all four progressive members of "The Squad" have won their primary elections.

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Gun-rights activist Marjorie Taylor Greene defeated physician John Cowan in a runoff election for the Republican nomination in Georgia's deep-red 14th Congressional District on Tuesday, AP reports.

Why it matters: Greene, a vocal QAnon conspiracy theorist who has been condemned by GOP leaders for making multiple offensive remarks about Black people, Jews and Muslims in Facebook videos, is likely to win a seat in the House come November.