China

Vice President Mike Pence discusses U.S. and China relations.
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AP News
October 24, 2019 - 7:48 pm
Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights.
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Protestors set fire on a street to prevent police from approaching in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
AP News
October 20, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon.
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Demonstrators set a Lebron James jersey on fire during a rally at the Southorn Playground in Hong Kong.
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AP News
October 15, 2019 - 9:03 pm
LeBron James has stepped into the spotlight of the now-strained relationship between the NBA and China with his comments about the league executive who started the ongoing fallout with what James derided as a "misinformed" tweet.
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File photo: Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington.
Nick Wass/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 13, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies...
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Chinese Vice Premier Liu He accompanied by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, greets the media before a minister-level trade meetings at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washing
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products as the world's two biggest economies reached a cease-fire in their 15-month trade war.
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Chinese fans react during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 9:01 am
Chinese fans react during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo)
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A shipping container
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John McDevitt
October 09, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Prospects of a sweeping trade deal between the United States and China appear to be dimming as negotiators prepare to resume two days of talks on Thursday. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
Tuesday's Sixers preseason opener against the Guangzhou Long Lions in Philadelphia has been on the schedule for a while, and Sixers spokesman Dave Scholler says the team is focusing not on political issues, but on how basketball bridges cultural differences.
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The relationship between China and the NBA — a multibillion-dollar marriage that involves media rights, streaming, merchandise sales and much more — is strained right now in ways unlike any other since the league first began planting roots there in earnest three decades ago. Read more here.
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AP News
October 05, 2019 - 5:54 pm
By Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seething over an impeachment inquiry into his conduct after Democrats subpoenaed the White House about contacts with Ukraine and he signaled his administration would not cooperate. In a series of tweets Saturday sent as the...
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