Talks on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) will be high on the agenda during the upcoming annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) between China and the United States in Washington, D.C. and the two sides could seize the opportunity to finalize the deal before US President Barack Obama leaves office in January 2017.
Vice-Premier Liu Yandong giving remarks at a performance event held in honor of her visit to the University of Pittsburgh campus on Friday. Liu was there s part of side activities leading up to the Sixth Round of China-US High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange.
Maintaining a healthy and stable development of China-US relations serves the common interests of China and the United States, the world's largest developing and developed nations, visiting Vice-Premier Liu Yandong told Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto on Friday.
Police using dogs and helicopters converged on a town in western New York state on Saturday to investigate a reported sighting of two convicted murderers who escaped a maximum-security prison two weeks ago.
A handcuffed prisoner in a moving police cruiser somehow managed to grab a gun, fatally shoot the officer at the wheel and escape from the vehicle, which careened into a utility pole at a busy intersection.