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President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping are expected to talk about trade on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month. Thomas Peter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Turns Trade Talks Into Spectator Sport

President Trump plans to hold trade talks with his Chinese counterpart. The administration's rhetoric is not the kind of dry, technocratic language one usually associates with trade negotiations.

Chameleon Emancipator & 9 Theory
Departures Karminsky Experience
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Drug agents last fall worked with a Minneapolis police SWAT team to seize just under 171 pounds of methamphetamine. Many U.S. states say they face an escalating problem with meth and drugs other than opioids. Cannon River Drug and Violent Task Force/AP hide caption

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Federal Grants Restricted To Fighting Opioids Miss The Mark, States Say

Federal Grants Restricted To Fighting Opioids Miss The Mark, States Say

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Atlantic Keane
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Heart and Soul T'Pau
ekki hugsa Olafur Arnalds
Between Spheres Volsky
Keep Connexion Manu Katché
Natural Fools Maribou State
The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs Wye Oak
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President Trump speaks with reporters at the White House on Tuesday. He told ABC News that he would be open to hearing information about rival presidential candidates from a foreign government. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Foreign Interference And 'Opposition Research' Are Not The Same

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Gloria Laura Branigan
Os Grilos Walter Wanderley
Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver
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Shut Up Kiss Me Angel Olsen

President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping are expected to talk about trade on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month. Thomas Peter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Turns Trade Talks Into Spectator Sport

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Nespole Floating Points
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Soul Vibration J-Walk

Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters outside the White House on April 29. President Trump said she would leave her job as press secretary at the end of June. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders To Leave The White House

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People of the Sky Sloan
Batida Diferente Roberto Menescal

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