China

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, front, and other government officials wear protective face masks before a press conference in Hong Kong, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
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January 31, 2020 - 12:05 pm
By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. advised against all travel to China as the number of cases of a worrying new virus spiked more than tenfold in a week, including the highest death toll in a 24-hour period reported Friday. The virus has infected almost 10,000 people globally...
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American citizen James Dickey sits on a train on his way back to his home in Changsha, China. Dickey said he was “really scared” and trying to arrange for his daughter and ex-wife to leave Wuhan for the United States. (James Dickey via AP)
(James Dickey via AP)
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January 31, 2020 - 10:19 am
By JOE McDONALD, SAM McNEIL and DAKE KANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Some Americans plan to leave China after the U.S. government advised about a spreading virus outbreak, but many others are staying. The State Department issued a travel advisory Friday saying Americans in China “should...
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Doctors look at a CT scan of a patient at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections. (Chinatopix via AP)
(Chinatopix via AP)
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January 30, 2020 - 10:33 am
By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday raised the death toll to 170 and more countries reported infections from a new virus, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical tests and even isolation. India and the...
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An airplane, background, carrying U.S. citizens being evacuated from Wuhan, China, makes a refueling stop at the north terminal at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
(Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
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January 29, 2020 - 10:09 am
By MARK THIESSEN and AMY TAXIN Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A plane evacuating 201 Americans from the Chinese city at the center of the virus outbreak continued Wednesday on to Southern California after everyone aboard passed a health screening test in Anchorage, where the aircraft had...
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People walk past a billboard announcing the closure of the Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Chinatopix via AP)
(Chinatopix via AP)
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January 23, 2020 - 10:17 am
By KEN MORITSUGU and YANAN WANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other parts of the world...
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People wear face masks as they ride an escalator at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.  .(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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January 21, 2020 - 3:19 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized in good condition near...
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Travelers wear face masks as they walk outside of the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
AP News
January 20, 2020 - 9:32 am
By YANAN WANG and KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that it's “extremely crucial” to take every possible measure to combat a new coronavirus that has infected 217 people in the country. His remarks, cited by state broadcaster CCTV, came the same...
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Jeff Katz
January 17, 2020 - 12:10 pm
President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he has led the "greatest economic revival" in any country while enduring an impeachment "hoax" and that the "biggest deal" in U.S. history with China was a side story behind impeachment. The president said, "This is a hoax. It’s a sham. I did the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
AP News
December 13, 2019 - 12:43 pm
By PAUL WISEMAN and JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2019, file stacked containers wait to be loaded on to trucks at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
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December 13, 2019 - 10:21 am
By JOE McDONALD and PAUL WISEMAN AP Business Writers BEIJING (AP) — Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce rose Friday, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy and said a settlement to their costly, 17-month-old conflict must be “mutually beneficial.” A senior Trump...
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