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U.S. and China say they 'narrowed differences' in Beijing talks
U.S. and China say they 'narrowed differences' in Beijing talks

U.S. and Chinese officials said Thursday that they had “narrowed differences” during two days of high-level, wide-ranging talks on issues including cyber-security, climate change, foreign exchange rates, economic reforms and bilateral investment. Although the two sides said they had “reached over 90 important outcomes,” no new major agreements had been expected, and no surprise breakthroughs were announced. With relations between Washington and Beijing noticeably frosty these days -- thanks to matters ranging from espionage allegations to regional maritime disputes -- the mere chance to stem the increasing negativity in a face-to-face forum may have been the most significant aspect of...

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