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Seattle is under tight security for the first official visit to the United States by China's President Xi Jinping.

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Seattle is under tight security for the first official visit to the United States by China's President Xi Jinping.

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From a long list of candidates in a world full of war and repression, China's   Liu Xiaobo  has been chosen for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Nobel Peace Prize Choice Upsets China: Liu Xiaobo

From a long list of candidates in a world full of war and repression, China's Liu Xiaobo has been chosen for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

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