Cybertheft adds to US-China tensions ahead of upcoming talks

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FILE - In this May 17, 2015, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shake hands prior to a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Tensions between the U.S. and China are growing over its island-building in the South China Sea and over suspicions that Beijing was behind a massive hack into a federal government server that resulted in the theft of personnel and security clearance records of 14 million employees and contractors. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions between the U.S. and China are growing over its island-building in the South China Sea and over suspicions that Beijing was behind a massive hack into a federal government server that resulted in the theft of personnel and security clearance records of 14 million employees and contractors.

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