Trump personally asked Xi to resolve UCLA shoplifting case

President Trump said he had a "great conversation" with Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case of three UCLA men's basketball players who potentially face lengthy jail time.
1:06 | 11/14/17

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That breaking news for our viewers in the west those three UCLA basketball players. Arrested and China have now reportedly been released Adrien bankers here with the latest good morning made. That's right Michael after a week in China and diplomatic intervention these players are headed home. This morning the three UCLA players accused of shoplifting sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store in China. Released from house arrest allowed to leave their hotel to fly home boarding their Delta Airlines flight to Los Angeles their release comes on the heels of president trump asking China's president she Jin -- for help in the case of the three freshmen. Who've been waiting up their arrest at the Hyatt regency. China's president reportedly responded that he would ensure the players are treated fairly. The freshman all prominent recruits led by Lee Angelo Paul whose brother plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. Alonso Paul had. Eddie up the president could help his brother and it appears those presidential talks worked in their favor though it's still too early to know what kind of deal if any was reached if the three are truly guilty. Port so even remain on UCLA's basketball team.

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