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Chinese state media pulls TV coverage of Arsenal game

Chinese state media on Sunday pulled coverage of Arsenal's English Premier League game against Manchester City after its midfielder Mesut Ozil posted social media messages in support of China's Muslim Uyghur minority.

Quit China's military, face consequences

With around 2 million people in China's armed forces, you might think the story of one person who couldn't take the rigors of military life wouldn't warrant national attention.

Details of interim US-China trade deal remain unknown

After a year-and-half of fraught negotiations that has slowed global growth and hurt American farmers and consumers, the United States and China have reached an interim trade deal bypassing an economic calamity -- for now.

Stocks whipsawed following news of a US-China trade deal

Stocks ended Friday mostly flat after Chinese officials said that a phase one deal had been reached with the United States that would avert an escalation of the trade war and higher tariffs set to kick in on Sunday. President Trump confirmed the news in a series of tweets.

Medicine in motion: How Tai Chi heals body and mind

As the sun breaks over the skyscrapers of Hong Kong, the smooth, graceful moves of Tai Chi sweep across the green spaces below. Surrounded by dozens of people from all ages, former ballet dancer Linda Fung joins them in breathing deeply in and out, her face calm and serene.

Trump signs off in principle on tentative China trade deal agreement

President Donald Trump has signed off on an initial trade agreement with China that would avoid imminent US tariffs and reduce the rates of existing duties in exchange for a Chinese promise to purchase American farm goods, US officials and others familiar with the agreement said.

Trump meets Moscow's top diplomat amid impeachment probe

Russia's top foreign diplomat attended high-level meetings in Washington Tuesday, creating the extraordinary spectacle of President Donald Trump consulting with Moscow on the day House Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment underpinned partly by Trump's unusual relationship with Russia.

Apple best Dow stock of 2019 but can it repeat in 2020?

Apple CEO Tim Cook shocked investors on January 2 by warning of slowing iPhone sales in China. Apple's stock plunged 10% the next day, dragging down the entire market along with it. But it's been all good news for the company ever since.