Xi calls for calm after Trump says U.S. is ‘locked and loaded’

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, July 5, 2017. Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters SEOUL, South Korea — Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday, urging both sides to avoid words or actions that could worsen the situation. The call came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats...

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