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Report: China Continues Grip on South China Sea

In his 12-day trip to Asia, U.S. President Donald Trump largely focused on North Korea and trade, all but avoiding the simmering disputes in the South China Sea and steering clear of sharp criticism of Beijing’s increasingly aggressive activities there.

First Lady Melania Trump Tours Great Wall of China

The first lady took a cable car up to a platform leading up to the wall and climbed a short flight stairs to the top. She spent about 30 minutes touring the area. According to officials, she said that the wall was “beautiful” and “amazing.

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U.S., Australia, Japan Call for Legally Binding South China Sea Code

At the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting this weekend, Australia and Japan joined the United States in calling for a legally binding “code of conduct” for the South China Sea. More to the point, they want an internationally-recognized legal barrier to China’s conduct in the region.