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US-China tensions

China's top U.S. hands have been sidelined in Xi's bid for control

Jack Ma and Wang Qishan were big names in Tsinghua University back channel

Chinese President Xi Jinping's tightening grip on policy leaves little room for outside advisers.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping is giving the cold shoulder to some of China's best-connected figures for relations with the U.S. ahead of a Communist Party congress next fall during which he is expected to seek a third leadership term.

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