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Russian troops and their Belarusian counterparts await orders during joint military exercises in Belarus last year. Next month, Russia will embark on another joint military exercise — this time on a much larger scale and in collaboration with China and Mongolia. Sergei Grits/AP hide caption

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Farmer Terry Davidson walks through his soy fields in Harvard, Ill. Soybean prices have fallen this summer — a process that started even before the U.S. and China hit each other with tariffs in early July. Nova Safo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier, known only as "Type 001A", leaves port in the northeast city of Dalian in May. The vessel has reportedly begun sea trials ahead of its commissioning, expected next year. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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El Salvador's Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda, left, and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi stand together at a ceremony in Beijing to mark the beginning of diplomatic relations between the two countries on Tuesday. The move leaves Taiwan with one less ally. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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President Trump answers a question during a Reuters interview in the Oval Office on Monday. The president again criticized the Fed for raising interest rates. Leah Millis/Reuters hide caption

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Chinese Hui Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr prayers at Niujie Mosque in Beijing in 2015. Authorities in western China were poised to begin demolition of a mosque Friday, despite protests by members of the country's Muslim Hui ethnic minority determined to preserve the newly built structure. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Authorities in China have demolished the Beijing studio of contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, a dissident and longtime critic of the Chinese government. Don Arnold/WireImage hide caption

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Containers are transferred at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province on July 6. China has announced a plan to impose more tariffs on U.S. goods, in response to escalating trade threats from the Trump administration. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Trump administration threatened to raise proposed tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, escalating U.S. trade tensions with Beijing. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Administration Threatens Even Higher Tariffs On China

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30-year-old Dai Xuan, who works as the editor of a luxury magazine in Shanghai – and is pictured at the helm of a private jet - says the reason why she hasn't married yet is economic. She says she loves her job and she makes more than enough to support herself, which has made her pickier about who she dates. NPR hide caption

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China's Marriage Rate Plummets As Women Choose To Stay Single Longer

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