Pope Francis released a letter on Wednesday urging Catholics to trust his decision to form an agreement with the Chinese government on the appointment of bishops in China.
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"Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election — coming up in November — against my administration," President Trump said Wednesday at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Looking on is U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres.
The U.S. is sanctioning China's military for buying equipment from Russia that included fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is show with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Russia earlier this month.
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Cargo containers are loaded on ships at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province in April. China said it will impose tariffs of 5 percent to 10 percent on $60 billion worth of U.S. products, starting on Monday.
Volunteer rescuers head home after working to dig out victims of a landslide triggered by heavy rains from Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippine's Benguet province on Monday.
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In the grips of Typhoon Mangkhut on Sunday, waves crashed against the coastline in Zhuhai, southern China's Guangdong province. The storm has torn through the Philippines, Hong Kong and Macau.
The Big Iron Farm Show draws thousands of farmers and farm equipment-makers to a fairground in West Fargo, N.D. For many this year, concerns about crop yields have been eclipsed by worries about President Trump's trade policies.
The Ford Focus Active, a small crossover car currently sold in Europe, was slated to begin production in China for the U.S. market. Ford canceled those plans, citing tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
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Rockland Industries employs about 240 people, including Kim Fisk (left) and Mitchell Sapp, who work at the textile company's manufacturing plant in Bamberg, S.C.
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