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After 4 years as pawn in US-China game, Seattle man is home

Nov. 24, 2021 05:42 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Daniel Hsu, a U.S. citizen, fought for four years to escape China. The Seattle resident was barred from leaving despite having committed no crime. Then earlier this month, just four days before a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese...

After 4 years as pawn in US-China game, Seattle man is home

Nov. 24, 2021 05:37 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Daniel Hsu, a U.S. citizen, fought for four years to escape China. The Seattle resident was barred from leaving despite having committed no crime, a pawn in a geopolitical game between two giant superpowers. Then earlier this month,...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

Nov. 19, 2021 10:08 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases involving political dissidents, entertainers, business leaders and others who have run afoul...

Biden to host Canada's Trudeau, López Obrador at White House

Nov. 10, 2021 11:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to hold face-to-face talks with his fellow North American leaders next week in Washington, reviving a tradition that had been shelved during the Trump administration. The White House on Wednesday announced plans for the Nov....

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Sep. 29, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 28 The Wall Street Journal on top generals, Senate hearing and Afghanistan: President Biden hopes the political fallout from his botched Afghanistan withdrawal...

Trudeau: Canada's decision on whether to allow Huawei coming

Sep. 28, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada will decide within weeks whether to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei into the country’s next-generation 5G wireless networks and noted that major telecommunication companies have already started to remove Huawei from...

American siblings return home after China lifts exit ban

Sep. 28, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Two American siblings have returned home after China lifted an exit ban following Canada’s release of a top Chinese tech executive who had been wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges. The State Department said Cynthia and Victor Liu returned to the U.S....

China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons

Sep. 27, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that two Canadians detained in late 2019 who were allowed to return to Canada in a prisoner swap were released on bail for health reasons. A ministry spokesperson made the comment as Beijing sought to...

Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap

Sep. 25, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap with joyous homecomings for two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies charged with fraud, potentially bringing closure to a 3-year feud that...

Huawei executive returns as China releases 2 Canadians

Sep. 25, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — An executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies returned from Canada Saturday night following a legal settlement that also saw the release of two Canadians held by China, potentially bringing closure to a nearly 3-year-long feud embroiling...