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China and US: On the brink of a new Cold War?

There is growing realization -- and fear -- among Chinese officials in Beijing that U.S. President Donald Trump could be serious in his promise to upend the types of bilateral relations they have become accustomed to in the past few decades. 

Climate deal: California goes without Washington

In the space of 24 hours, California Gov. Jerry Brown flew out of China after signing bilateral climate change deals and meeting with President Xi Jinping in Beijing and returned home to host the German environment minister in San Francisco.