By MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials are wrapping up annual strategic and economic talks that have yielded greater cooperation to reducing greenhouse gases. But they have also exposed Washington's frustration over cyber theft it says is emanating from China.
Secretary of State John Kerry, who came to Washington for the start of the two-day talks Wednesday, has returned to his wife's hospital bedside in Boston as she recovers from a seizure-like episode. His deputy, William Burns, will take his place at Thursday's discussions.
The gathering is taking a place a month after the U.S. and Chinese presidents' summit in California, which tried to set a positive tone in relations.
Thursday's agenda includes talks on economic reforms and a round-table of U.S. and Chinese business leaders at the Treasury Department.
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