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US, Germany vow cooperation despite espionage spat

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, right, at a hotel where closed-door nuclear talks take place in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Kerry meets separately with Steinmeier to discuss a spiraling espionage dispute between the close NATO partners. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — The United States and Germany put a brave face on an escalating espionage dispute, stressing on Sunday the importance of their cooperation to solving several global crises but offering little indication they’ve fully mended ties.

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Kerry cites frank cyberhacking talks with China

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with China's President Xi Jinping, right, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files.

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Rejected! Yao Ming says no to wildlife trafficking

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, talks with retired Chinese basketball star Yao Ming, left, about his efforts against international wildlife trafficking as the two participate in an event about combating trade of animal remains, during the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.  (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Yao Ming is putting on the full-court press against wildlife trafficking.

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US-China strategic talks get test this week

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third right, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, second right, and U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus, second left,  tour the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China with Chen Fei, left, deputy director of the Badaling Great Wall Special District, and Guo Jiaqiang, right, deputy director of the Badaling Foreign Affairs Office, in Beijing, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China vowed Wednesday to improve their economic and security cooperation, saying they wouldn’t let persistent differences over maritime claims, cyberhacking and currency hamper a relationship critical to global peace and prosperity.

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