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China's President Xi Jinping (L) and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

China Instructs State Media Not to Provoke Trump During Trade Dispute

Reuters contended on Wednesday that Chinese media coverage of the trade dispute with America has been relatively muted, and it was by design because the government has instructed its media outlets not to say anything that would enrage U.S. President Donald Trump.

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EU Introduces Tariffs on U.S. Peanuts, Motorcycles, Whiskey

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that’s likely to intensify over the next few weeks. The EU tariffs on

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is caught in a political crisis over the expansion of an oil pipeline

Enraged Canada Vows Tariffs Retaliation

“It is simply ridiculous to view any trade with Canada as a national security threat to the US and we will continue to stand up for Canadian workers & Canadian businesses,” Canada’s prime minister said in a tweet.

China on Monday imposed new tariffs on 128 US imports worth $3 billion, including fruits and pork, in retaliation to US duties on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of a trade war

China Strikes Back, Aims Tariffs at American Farmers

China imposed tariffs on U.S. farm goods and other commodities, making good on its promise to retaliate against the Trump administration’s penalties on imports of steel and aluminum.

US President Donald Trump (L) has a delicate relationship with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, with whom he has claimed a "quite extraordinary" personal relationship

China Revamps Diplomatic Corps to Deal with Trump Administration

China has signaled significant changes to its top diplomatic lineup due to growing tensions with the Trump administration over trade issues and intellectual property theft. The changes also appear consistent with President Xi Jinping’s effort to consolidate power by installing friends and loyalists in important positions.

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David P. Goldman: Steve Bannon Was Right About North Korea and China

David P. Goldman salutes his friend Steve Bannon – the former White House strategist now returned home to Breitbart News – for his perspective on the threats posed by North Korea and China. Goldman argues the world owes Bannon thanks for heading off a military confrontation with North Korea, but warns a longer, colder struggle against China is the “main event.”