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Silence Breakers named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

"The Silence Breakers" — those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment — have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year.

Trump pushes ‘America first’ during tough trade talk in Asia

President Donald Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring "America first" message Friday, denouncing China for unfair trade practices just a day after he had heaped praise on President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

Trump to push China on trade, North Korea during 2-day visit

Welcomed to China with an outsized dose of pomp and pageantry, President Donald Trump pronounced himself wowed by Beijing's lavish greeting Wednesday at the start of a two-day visit in which he aims to employ flattery, scolding and cajolery to press the rising Asian power on trade and North Korea.

Trump says envoy ‘wasting his time’ talking to North Korea

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, raising speculation about whether Trump could be undermining efforts to maintain channels of communication or somehow bolstering the diplomat's hand in possible future talks.

Tillerson says US has direct channels to talk to North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Saturday that the United State is maintaining direct channels of communications with North Korea even as tensions rise over the North's nuclear and missile programs and the countries' leaders spar through bellicose name-calling.

Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea

A global pressure campaign on North Korea propelled by sharp new U.N. sanctions received a welcome boost Sunday from China, the North's economic lifeline, as Beijing called on its neighbor to halt its missile and nuclear tests.

Trump: ‘Only time will tell’ on improving US-China trade

President Donald Trump says his meetings with China's President Xi Jinping went well but as for any progress on trade "only time will tell."

Ne-Yo, Lobster, Lamb on menu for China state dinner

After a tense day of meetings, there's nothing like unwinding over a good meal.

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