Josh Lederman

Associated Press

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Josh Lederman covers foreign policy, national security and the State Department for the Associated Press.

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President Trump is in China, a country he accused of economic abuse during last year's campaign.

In China, Trump tries a charm offensive

President Trump is in China, a country he accused of economic abuse during last year's campaign.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the safety of American employees in Havana cannot be guaranteed.  He's ordered more than half of the US staff in Havana  withdrawn  from the…

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