North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People's Army in celebration of its 85th founding anniversary in a photo released on April 26. KCNA via KNS /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

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President Trump sits with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a Thursday meeting at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The pair's first in-person talks wrap up Friday. Jim Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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Magazines at a Beijing newsstand show images of President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are meeting at Mar-a-Lago Thursday and Friday. Nicola Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jared Kushner (from left), President Trump's son-in-law; President Trump; and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Bannon's influence with Trump appears to be on the decline with Kushner on the rise. Mark Wilson; Pool; Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, photographed at The Great Hall Of The People in Beijing, is expected to get a second and final term at a Communist Party congress next year. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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China Hunts For Author Of Anonymous Letter Critical Of Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, left, shake hands at the start of a historic meeting. The moment marks the first top-level contact between the formerly-bitter Cold War foes in 66 years. Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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Historic Handshake: China, Taiwan Leaders Meet For First Time In 66 Years

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The tables are set in the State Dining Room of the White House for Friday's state dinner honoring visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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"I was most captivated by Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea," Chinese President Xi Jinping told his audience at a banquet in Seattle on Tuesday night. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Xi Jinping presided over a Beijing military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. To some observers, this showed Xi in firm political and military control. On the economic side, though, the signals are more mixed. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Tensions, China's President Heads To The U.S.

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