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July 7, 1995 | MAGGIE FARLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
China's ambassador left Washington in a huff. The U.S. ambassador to Beijing has returned home. A Chinese general cut short his recent goodwill military visit to America. But the mayor of Shanghai is still visiting California on a trade tour next week, offering hope that even if the two nations don't always see eye to eye, at least they keep sight of certain things they have in common. "This is not a political question.
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February 27, 1999 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arguing that it is in the United States' interest to be an aggressive global player, President Clinton declared Friday that the nation must not shrink into self-absorption as it basks in an "extraordinary" moment of peace and prosperity. "We must remember that the real challenge of foreign policy is to deal with problems before they harm our national interests," Clinton told an audience of foreign policy experts and other citizens at a downtown hotel here.
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April 23, 1994 | From Religious News Service
Amid rising international attention on human rights violations in China, the Dalai Lama, stopping in the Bay Area this week during a five-city American tour, entered the fray in the controversy over whether there is a living Buddha, and suggested that the Chinese government might try to use the debate to divide the Tibetan people.
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June 10, 1996 | JOHN M. BRODER and MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Met by a small band of demonstrators from this city's large gay community, President Clinton opened a brief trip to California, his 24th since taking office, with a speech Sunday at the Presidio and a million-dollar fund-raiser at the home of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. About 200 chanting, sign-waving protesters awaited Clinton near Feinstein's home, denouncing, among other things, his recent statement that he would sign Republican-sponsored legislation against same-sex marriages.
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June 8, 1996 | JOHN M. BRODER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton, dismissing warnings of possible gay protests in San Francisco sparked by his opposition to same-sex marriages, said Friday he has no intention of canceling a planned visit to the city on Sunday. San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown earlier this week urged the president to cancel his appearance because gay and lesbian groups are furious with Clinton for supporting a Republican-sponsored ban on same-sex unions.
NEWS
June 10, 1996 | JOHN M. BRODER and MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Met by a small band of demonstrators from this city's large gay community, President Clinton opened a brief trip to California, his 24th since taking office, with a speech Sunday at the Presidio and a million-dollar fund-raiser at the home of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. About 200 chanting, sign-waving protesters awaited Clinton near Feinstein's home, denouncing, among other things, his recent statement that he would sign Republican-sponsored legislation against same-sex marriages.
NEWS
February 27, 1999 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arguing that it is in the United States' interest to be an aggressive global player, President Clinton declared Friday that the nation must not shrink into self-absorption as it basks in an "extraordinary" moment of peace and prosperity. "We must remember that the real challenge of foreign policy is to deal with problems before they harm our national interests," Clinton told an audience of foreign policy experts and other citizens at a downtown hotel here.
NEWS
June 8, 1996 | JOHN M. BRODER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton, dismissing warnings of possible gay protests in San Francisco sparked by his opposition to same-sex marriages, said Friday he has no intention of canceling a planned visit to the city on Sunday. San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown earlier this week urged the president to cancel his appearance because gay and lesbian groups are furious with Clinton for supporting a Republican-sponsored ban on same-sex unions.
NEWS
July 7, 1995 | MAGGIE FARLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
China's ambassador left Washington in a huff. The U.S. ambassador to Beijing has returned home. A Chinese general cut short his recent goodwill military visit to America. But the mayor of Shanghai is still visiting California on a trade tour next week, offering hope that even if the two nations don't always see eye to eye, at least they keep sight of certain things they have in common. "This is not a political question.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1994 | From Religious News Service
Amid rising international attention on human rights violations in China, the Dalai Lama, stopping in the Bay Area this week during a five-city American tour, entered the fray in the controversy over whether there is a living Buddha, and suggested that the Chinese government might try to use the debate to divide the Tibetan people.
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