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Applause rained down for China's President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, as the Communist Party of China adopted his "thought." Xi (bottom center) was flanked by former presidents (from left) Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, along with Premier Li Keqiang. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Yu Zu'en stands in front of one of the few wall decorations in his new, government-issued apartment: a poster of China's leaders. The 84-year-old veteran lost his right eye fighting the Americans in Korea in 1951. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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Xi Jinping's War On Poverty Moves Millions Of Chinese Off The Farm

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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks Wednesday at the opening session of the 19th national congress of China's ruling Communist Party at The Great Hall Of The People in Beijing. The congress takes place every five years. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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China's President Xi Jinping gives a speech at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party Congress on Wednesday. Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A poster in Beijing features Chinese President Xi Jinping and a slogan reading "Chinese Dream, People's Dream." Xi is preparing to embark on a second five-year term this week. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, arrives for a welcome ceremony for Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon in Beijing on Thursday. State media announced a key Chinese Communist Party meeting held once every five years will start on Oct. 18. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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China's President Xi Jinping delivers his remarks Tuesday during a ceremony in Beijing to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army. Andy Wong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pro-democracy activists hang a black cloth with a message demanding universal suffrage and the release of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo on the Golden Bauhinia flower statue in Hong Kong. On Monday, they had obscured the statue — a gift from Beijing to Hong Kong — with black cloth. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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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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The USS Carl Vinson, seen here earlier this month, is taking part in exercises with Japanese ships in the Philippine Sea. MC3 Matt Brown/U.S. Navy 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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