Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs were meeting in Washington on Friday, looking to tamp down tensions on other issues that have put a chill on relations between the…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Cesar Sayoc, the man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump, appeared in federal court in New York. He faces up to 48 years in prison if convicted on…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The prosecution comes amid heightened trade tensions between China and the U.S. and as the Trump administration raises alarms that Beijing remains intent on stealing technology and inventions to gain an economic upper hand.
By Paul Solman
There are a number of ways China could fight back against U.S. tariffs. The question is whether those steps would hurt China more than the U.S.
By Christopher Bodeen, Emily Wang, Associated Press
Asia's two largest economies appear to have shelved differences in favor of business ties.
One way to look at the results since Trump fired the first salvo in the trade battle is to compare the performance of the rivals’ stock markets since that day.
In our news wrap Tuesday, a U.S.-led military strike in Somalia killed at least 60 members of al-Shabab, a militant organization seeking to establish an extremist Islamic state in the country. Also, in Afghanistan, officials say dozens of police officers…
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
About 1 million Uighurs, Kazakhs and other minorities have been arbitrarily detained in mass internment camps in China's far west Xinjiang region, according to estimates by a U.N. panel.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China's military assertiveness by cozying up to smaller nations in the region that share American…
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