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University administrators say the FBI, whose headquarters are shown above, has urged them to monitor some Chinese students and scholars. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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FBI Urges Universities To Monitor Some Chinese Students And Scholars In The U.S.

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President Trump is due to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Japan this weekend, raising hopes the two leaders might call a truce in their trade war. The White House has downplayed expectations of a deal. Damir Sagolj/Reuters hide caption

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Deal Or No Deal? The Stakes Are High For Trump-Xi Trade Talks

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FedEx is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to block it from enforcing export regulations against the giant shipping company. Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a business leaders event in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. The two leaders are expected to discuss trade at this week's Group of 20 summit in Japan. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fanny Law, seen in a 2017 interview with The South China Morning Post, is a member of Hong Kong's Executive Council. She apologized on Wednesday for underestimating the backlash to a controversial now-withdrawn extradition bill. K. Y. Cheng/South China Morning Post via Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Beijing in January. The two leaders plan to meet this week in North Korea, according to state news agencies of both countries. Li Xueren/AP hide caption

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Scientists exhumed 10 wooden braziers from eight tombs at the ancient Jirzankal Cemetery in what is now western China. Many of the braziers held stones that were apparently heated and used to burn cannabis plants. Xinhua Wu/Science Advances hide caption

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Placards against a controversial extradition law proposal pasted on a wall near the Legislative Council complex in Hong Kong on Friday. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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

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Protesters react after police fired tear gas during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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