The US State Department has abandoned decades of tradition by snubbing New York's fabled Waldorf-Astoria for this year's UN General Assembly. The hotel was purchased last year by a Chinese company. Photo: AP

Obama snubs Chinese-owned Waldorf in New York amid privacy fears, but Xi and Putin should feel right at home

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The US State Department has abandoned decades of tradition by snubbing New York's fabled Waldorf-Astoria for this year's UN General Assembly. The hotel was purchased last year by a Chinese company. Photo: AP
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