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China's Xi enjoys LA Lakers game

Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 00:53

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping attends an LA Lakers game and a school specializing in Chinese language immersion. (No reporter narration)

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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping visits an LA Lakers game and a school specializing in Chinese language immersion with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during a trip to LA. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MATT BARNES, LOS ANGELES LAKER It's an honor, it's a tremendous honor. Anytime you get any type of president here. Ah, watching our game. And hope we put on a good show for him.'' Xi's stop in Los Angeles has been choreographed to display China's case that its rapid growth presents the U.S. economy with opportunities, not threats. Before Los Angeles, Xi visited the heartland farm state of Iowa, where Chinese soybean buyers announced they would buy more than $4 billion in U.S. soybeans this year.

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China's Xi enjoys LA Lakers game

Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 00:53