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Global effort on North Korea gets Beijing boost

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) - China is providing a welcome boost to the global campaign to pressure North Korea to halt its missile and nuclear tests.

China is the North's economic lifeline. The Trump administration is cautiously embracing China's apparent newfound cooperation.

But Washington says it will be watching closely to ensure that China doesn't ease up on the North - if and when the world's attention is diverted elsewhere.

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