Political Cartoons: World news weekly roundup

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Some of the world news cartoonists weighed in on this week:

Bitcoin, the most widely traded digital currency, soared and plunged this week as its market volatility mirrored its most erratic week in early 2018.

The AP reported on California and Canada sidestepping President Trump to make a climate deal on vehicle emissions and fuel economy standards.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to deliver terms to settle the country’s trade dispute with the U.S. to President Trump as protesters in Hong Kong continued to organize and demand changes to the extradition bills that many see as eroding the territory’s judicial independence. Talks between the U.S. and China will follow Trump’s concession to stall tariff implementation in exchange for meeting over trade this week.

Denver man Khalid Adkins became the 11th American to die while visiting the Dominican Republic this year.

Iran postponed a 10-day countdown to surpass the uranium stockpile limit set by the U.S. in the discarded 2015 nuclear deal as officials from Iran, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China scheduled a Vienna meeting to save the accord.

A photo of a migrant father and daughter lying face down in mud, dead after attempting to cross the Rio Grande to reach the U.S. from Mexico, went viral, centering the ongoing national immigration debate on asylum seekers who do not make it to the migrant camps.

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