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President Trump tweeted on Sunday that the burgeoning potential trade war between the United States and China won't get in the way of his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who he hosted at Mar-a-Lago and visited in Beijing. But, most notably, Trump sounded optimistic that the conflict might be worked out soon:

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The details: China and the U.S. have been hitting each other with tit-for-tat tariff announcements for the past two weeks, and the stock market has been caught in the crossfire. And China filed a case with the World Trade Organization last week accusing the U.S. of violating global trade rules.

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Chauvin's defense attorney Eric Nelson opened his closing argument on Monday by reminding the jury that Derek Chauvin "does not have to prove his innocence."

Why it matters: The jury's verdict in Chauvin's murder trial is seen by advocates as one of the most crucial civil rights cases in decades.

Merrick Garland: Domestic terror is "still with us"

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In his first major speech, Attorney General Merrick Garland warned the nation Monday to remain vigilant against the rising threat of domestic extremism.

Why it matters: Domestic terrorism poses an "elevated threat" to the nation this year, according to U.S. intelligence. Garland has already pledged to crack down on violence linked to white supremacists and right-wing militia groups.