Smugglers Caught Trafficking Thousands Of Poached California SucculentsRare and native plants were pulled from the sea cliffs and shipped overseas, in an international smuggling ring that was trafficking not in guns or drugs, but native California succulent plants called Dudleyas.
China's Xi Jinping Pledges To Cut Auto Tariffs Amid US Trade ClashThe pledge addresses one of the gripes of President Donald Trump, who has threatened to impose new tariffs on $150 billion of Chinese goods in a trade dispute.
Stocks Pare Losses After Initial Trade War FearsAmong the biggest decliners are U.S. carmakers, aerospace companies and chipmakers, with concerns that these companies may be hurt in a trade war. Boeing (BA) shares dropped nearly 3 percent.
China Targets American Cherries, Almonds And Wine With Tariffs On $3B Worth Of US ImportsChina will put 15% tariffs on American cherries, almonds, wine, ethanol and steel pipes, and 25% on pork meat and recycled aluminum.
Dow Surges 669 Points As Trade War Fears CoolThe Dow surged 669 points — its third-biggest point gain in history — and had its best day in two and a half years. Investors were cheered by signs that the United States and China are talking behind the scenes to avoid a clash between the world's two biggest economies.
5 Of The Best New Year's Eve Celebrations In The WorldA look at five of the best New Year's Eve celebrations from around the world.
Trump Urges UCLA Basketball Players To Thank Xi For Their ReleasePresident Donald Trump is urging three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping for their freedom following a shoplifting incident while they were in China.
UCLA Players Thank President Trump During ApologiesThe president helped negotiate their release during his trip through Asia.
Report: Trump Asked Xi To Resolve UCLA Basketball Players CasePresident Trump personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case of three UCLA men's basketball players arrested for shoplifting.
Best Restaurants In ChinatownWhether you’re hankering for traditional dim sum or looking for the most innovative spring roll in town, Chinatown is a veritable paradise of delicious tastes.
UCLA Team Returns From China Minus 3 Players Arrested For ShopliftingMembers of the UCLA basketball team and staffers arrived at LAX Saturday night minus three players arrested for shoplifting in China, reports KCAL9/CBS2's Jeff Nguyen.
Report: 3 UCLA Players May Have Shoplifted From Several Chinese StoresSurveillance video showed the players stealing from three stores, a source told ESPN. The 3 freshmen will not be flying back with their team.

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