Latest News Wires US and China accuse each other of 'intimidation' and 'coercion'

US and Chinese officials traded barbs at Shangri-La Dialog on Saturday. The US criticized China's actions in the South China Sea, while Chna accused the US of stirring up trouble.

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The United States and China squared off at an Asian security forum on Saturday, with the US defense secretary accusing Beijing of destabilizing the region and a top Chinese general retorting that his comments were "threat and intimidation."