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As pandemic worsens so do U.S.-China relations

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 18, 2020, 2:59 PM UTCBy Willem Marx, David Gura and Eric BaculinaoLONDON — The already rocky relationship between the United States and China has taken a turbulent turn, with Beijing moving to expel American journalists from the country.After almost two years of on-off trade talks, tariffs, counter-tariffs and several disputes centered around national security concerns in the technology sector, the latest escalation comes as the coronavirus pandemic creates a fresh impasse between the world’s two largest economies.So at a moment when the world faces a threat that does not respect national boundari ...