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Violence abates in Vietnam as U.S. warns China for 'provocation'

Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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A boy looks at a promotional video about Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 at a booth of China's state-run oil company CNOOC during China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A boy looks at a promotional video about Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 at a booth of China's state-run oil company CNOOC during China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A boy looks at a promotional video about Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 at a booth of China's state-run oil company CNOOC during China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A visitor takes a picture of a scale model of the Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 during the China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A visitor takes a picture of a scale model of the Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 during the China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A visitor takes a picture of a scale model of the Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 during the China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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Chinese nationals stand by their belongings after crossing to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals stand by their belongings after crossing to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals stand by their belongings after crossing to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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Chinese nationals carry their belongings as they cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals carry their belongings as they cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Chinese nationals carry their belongings as they cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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