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At US-China summit, Trump presses Xi on trade, N. Korea; progress cited

PALM BEACH, Fla.: President Donald Trump pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping to do more to curb North Korea’s nuclear program and help reduce the gaping U.S. trade deficit with Beijing in talks on Friday, even as he toned down the strident anti-China rhetoric of his election campaign. Trump spoke publicly of progress on a range… Read More »

Kerry presses on with Russian talks on Syria despite Aleppo setbacks

WASHINGTON: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is still pursuing an agreement with Russia on military cooperation in the fight against Islamic State in Syria despite major setbacks and scepticism from other administration officials and U.S. allies, U.S. officials with knowledge of the talks said on Friday. “We believe this approach is still worth pursuing,”… Read More »