“How tough will Obama be with Xi?”


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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at a banquet in Seattle. Leaders from Michigan to Beijing attended meetings Tuesday with Xi in the U.S. and signed an agreement to work together to advance renewable energy and clean technologies to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at a banquet in Seattle. Leaders from Michigan to Beijing attended meetings Tuesday with Xi in the U.S. and signed an agreement to work together to advance renewable energy and clean technologies to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

“Obama: U.S. preparing ‘action’ to counter Chinese cybertheft”


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TO GO WITH AFP STORY US-GOVERNMENT-COMPUTER-SECURITY-INTERNET BY CHRIS LEFKOW Analyists at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, VA, September 24, 2010. Cyber Storm III is NCCIC's capstone national-level cybersecurity exercise. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

TO GO WITH AFP STORY US-GOVERNMENT-COMPUTER-SECURITY-INTERNET BY CHRIS LEFKOW
Analyists at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, VA, September 24, 2010. Cyber Storm III is NCCIC’s capstone national-level cybersecurity exercise. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

“Ex-Im [BANK] opponents scoff as GE moves jobs overseas”


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Hundreds of jobs are being relocated overseas or lost altogether as a result of the June 30 expiration of the Export-Import Bank — with no relief in sight as a gridlocked Congress is unlikely to reauthorize it anytime soon.

General Electric announced Tuesday that will move 500 U.S.-based jobs to Europe and China because the agency’s expiration means it has to seek export financing credit elsewhere. Boeing, meanwhile, blamed the collapse of a second satellite deal on the loss of credit and said it will likely result in the loss of hundreds of jobs by year’s end. MORE

“U.S. may punish Chinese hacking before Xi’s visitPO”


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U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, arrive together for a G20 Summit family photo with other world leaders in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais,Pool)

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, arrive together for a G20 Summit family photo with other world leaders in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais,Pool)

“Donald Trump’s 11 worst foreign policy gaffes” 1


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RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - MARCH 10: Donald Trump attends a press conference to announce the PGA Grand Slam of Golf site at Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles March 10, 2015 in Palos Verdes Estates, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA – MARCH 10: Donald Trump attends a press conference to announce the PGA Grand Slam of Golf site at Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles March 10, 2015 in Palos Verdes Estates, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

“More than 225,000 Apple iPhone accounts hacked”


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“OPM hack’s unprecedented haul: 1.1 million fingerprints”


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Look what hackers did . . .


HUFFINGTON POST

HACKERS STOLE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OF 21.5 MILLION FEDERAL WORKERS The federal government revealed yesterday that suspected Chinese hackers had sensitive information of 21.5 million federal workers. And that’s not counting a separate attack where 4.2 million other federal workers’ information was stolen. Here’s a primer on what exactly was taken. [Reuters]

“China’s latest stomach-churning food scandal: Frozen meat from the 1970s”


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“Update: Russia and China cracked Snowden’s files, identified U.S., UK spies”


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