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How China could tackle Trump

  • reunite: Since the Kuomintang retreated to the island in 1949 following defeat in the civil war, China has insisted Taiwan is a renegade province that will eventually be reunited with the mainland.
  • courtesy: Mr Trump and his Vice President-elect Michael Pence did initially downplay the conversation as a courtesy call initiated by Taiwan that was not about policy.
  • discernible: As for President-elect Trump, there is no policy yet on Taiwan, or on China more broadly- or even a discernible strategy.
  • levy: As a candidate, Mr Trump accused Beijing of " raping" the United States with its trade policies and threatened to levy a punishing tariff on Chinese goods.
  • tirade: The response to the Twitter tirade was tougher- an editorial in the official People's Daily warned that " creating troubles for the China-US relationship is creating troubles for the US itself.

Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims

  • playful: Ruax's Instagram account is filled with playful photos of her and Ghassan.
  • introvert: Runnels, who played guitar and sang, was introverted but connected to people through his music, Dreaper said.
  • cogent: Nick brought his brilliant intellect, cogent writing skills, curiosity and relentless work ethic to everything he did," Tigar wrote.
  • rave: Parker T. Gibbs, chief operating officer at Magnolia Media Productions, said when he 'd walk into a rave full of strangers, he 'd always spot Clark.