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  • The U.S. military has ordered an aircraft carrier group to move closer to the Korean Peninsula in response to recent provocations by North Korea, a U.S. defense official said Saturday.

  • PALM BEACH, Fla., April 7- 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 of issues in his first U.S.-...

  • PALM BEACH, Fla., April 7- 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 of issues in his first U.S.-...

  • Is Trump's diplomacy working on Xi?

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team talk about whether any progress is being made behind-the-scenes on day two of the Trump-Xi summit.

  • A worker walks past a drilling rig of the Rosneft-owned Prirazlomnoye oil field outside the West Siberian city of Nefteyugansk, Russia.

    The response of Russia and Iran to U.S. missile strikes on Syria will be crucial for oil prices.

  • PALM BEACH, Fla., April 7- Chinese President Xi Jinping urged cooperation with the United States on trade and investment on Thursday, inviting President Donald Trump to visit China in a cordial start to their first meeting likely to broach sensitive security and commercial issues. The two sides should promote the "healthy development of bilateral trade and...

  • Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as Vice president-elect Mike Pence looks on during his election night event.

    Analysts say the attack on Syria raises concerns surrounding North Korea to a new level.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) at dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017.

    U.S. President Trump and Chinese President Xi met Thursday with undercurrents running deep as the U.S. attacked Syria as dinner was underway.

  • Trump has said he wants to raise concerns about China's trade practices and urge Xi to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions during his first talks with the Chinese leaders, though no major deals on either issue were expected. A U.S. official said on Thursday the White House and Pentagon were discussing military options. Trump promised during the...

  • What to expect from US-China summit on North Korea?

    The U.S. and China will likely reach an agreement on North Korea behind closed doors, says Robert A. Kapp, former U.S.-China Business Council President.

  • Trump said he wants to raise concerns about China's trade practices and urge Xi to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions in the talks, though no major deals on either issue were expected. Trump promised during the 2016 presidential campaign to stop what he called the theft of American jobs by China and rebuild the country's manufacturing base.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a sub-unit under KPA Unit 1344 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 9, 2016.

    President Donald Trump should "restrain himself" and build a relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Bill Richardson said.

  • President Donald Trump welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to his Florida retreat on Thursday for face-to-face meetings where Trump will raise concerns that Beijing should rein in its trade practices and do more to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Trump promised during the 2016 campaign to stop what he called the theft of American jobs by China and...

  • President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Florida on Thursday for a face-to-face meeting where Trump will face pressure to deliver trade concessions and prevent a crisis with North Korea from spiraling out of control. "We have been treated unfairly and have made terrible trade deals with China for many, many years.

  • President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Florida on Thursday for a face-to-face meeting where Trump will face pressure to deliver trade concessions and prevent a crisis with North Korea from spiraling out of control. "We have been treated unfairly and have made terrible trade deals with China for many, many years.

  • Bill Richardson, former UN ambassador and former Congressman & governor, and Nicholas Burns, former under secretary of State, discuss the meeting between President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping as the national security issues of North Korea and Syria come to the forefront.

  • President Donald Trump flew to Florida on Thursday to hold his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, facing pressure to deliver trade concessions for some of his most fervent supporters and prevent a crisis with North Korea from spiraling out of control. White House officials have set low expectations for the meeting, saying it will set the...

  • Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

    The scene is set for the first face-to-face between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • Pyongyang has been working to develop nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States. Trump is expected to repeat his call for China to do more to rein in its ally and neighbor and has warned that Washington might deal with Pyongyang's weapons programs alone if need be. China says it is doing all it can and has said it is up to the United...

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the first party committee meeting in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) December 25, 2016.

    "Noted idiot John McCain denounced as an infantile lunatic angrily soiling himself after slandering august personages of DPRK," the state-run news service tweeted, USA Today reports.