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China Nixes U.S. Navy Visits to Hong Kong Over American Support for Pro-Democracy Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/5/2019 at 6:00pm
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China has banned the US Navy from making stops in Hong Kong after President Donald Trump signed legislation supporting the city’s pro-democracy protesters.

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Did Beijing spend $200 million trying to influence elections in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Australia?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8:00pm 11/29/2019 at 8:00pm
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Last week, a man proclaiming to be a Chinese spy defected to Australia and offered a trove of unprecedented inside intelligence on how China conducts its interference operations abroad.

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China Issues Warning After Hong Kong’s ‘Change Election’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/26/2019 at 3:00pm
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Pro-Democracy protestors prevailed in Hong Kong this weekend, as its candidates decisively won nearly half of the seats on the ballot.

So far, pro-democracy candidates have won 269 out of 452 seats in 18 district council races, while pro-Beijing forces, who previously held 73 percent of the seats, have only won 30....

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As Hong Kong Protesters Paralyze City, U.S. Braces for Response From China

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2019 at 4:00pm 11/15/2019 at 4:00pm
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Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have paralyzed parts of the city for the past several days by forcing schools to close, blocking highways, and escalating the intensity of the demonstrations.

Protesters have torched vehicles and buildings, hurled petrol bombs at police stations and trains, dropped debris from bridges on to traffic below and...

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In Reversal, University’s Music School Cancels China Tour Over Exclusion of South Korean Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00am 10/30/2019 at 10:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the well known orchestras at the music school of the University of Rochester in New York. They came under intense fire this week for excluding South Korean student musicians from a tour in China at the behest of the Chinese government.

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University’s Music School Excludes South Korean Students from Tour at China’s Behest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 9:00am 10/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the orchestras in the music school at the University of Rochester in New York. They embarked on a tour in China, but the Chinese government refused to issue visas for student musicians who are South Korean.

The tour is continuing without them.

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Houston Rockets Fans Show Support for Hong Kong at Home Opener

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00pm 10/26/2019 at 2:00pm
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Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey rocked the NBA earlier this month in a now-deleted tweet when he voiced support for those in Hong Kong.

The tweet caused backlash in China, which led the NBA to fix its PR in the communist nation instead of backing one of their own.

Rockets fans, though,...

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Director Quentin Tarantino Refuses to Recut His Newest Film for Chinese Release

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:00pm 10/22/2019 at 7:00pm
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Quentin Tarantino is a director well known for stirring the pot. He’s not afraid of controversy as evidenced by the controversial nature of his films which frequently deal with themes of violence, cruelty, bigotry and bloody vengeance. He’s also an infamously leftist figure who generally tunes his films to the tastes...

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Amid Dem Impeachment Fervor, Hunter Biden To Resign From Chinese Firm

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 4:00pm 10/13/2019 at 4:00pm
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In their latest rush to overturn the 2016 presidential election, Democrats inadvertently swept into their net both former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

The senior Biden, who is also the sometime frontrunner for the Democrat 2020 presidential nomination, is

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Hong Kong protester shot in chest during protests on China’s National Day

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/2/2019 at 3:00pm
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A teen protester was shot and there were several live rounds fired during a series of Hong Kong Demonstrations on October 1, which marred National Day commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
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American diplomats in Cuba may have been exposed to pesticides, not “sonic weapons”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 3:30pm 9/21/2019 at 3:30pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that in 2017, after several American diplomats developed odd neurological problems that were theorized to be caused by sonic attacks, President Donald Trump ordered all non-essential personnel out of Cuba, then sent 15 Cuban diplomats packing.

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Hong Kong Protesters Wave American Flags, Want Trump to ‘Liberate’ City

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11:00am 9/9/2019 at 11:00am
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Since our report on the Hong Kong protest last week, its council has officially withdrawn the extradition bill, which caused the demonstrations.

However, it seems to be too little too late.

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Hong Kong: “Category 1 Insurgency”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continue against the wishes of those in charge. High school students began the school year in gas masks and joining hands to form human chains. College students held a strike, waved flags, and chanted protest slogans.

After a summer of demonstrating in the streets, outside municipal...

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Hong Kong’s 12th weekend of protests include tear gas and 28-mile human chain

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/24/2019 at 6:00pm
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Violence escalated during the 12th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters while demonstrators responded by throwing bricks and other objects.
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Trade war with China intensifies: Trump hikes tariffs and demands businesses relocate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/24/2019 at 2:00pm
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The trade negotiations between the U.S. and China took a hostile turn Friday, as President Donald Trump plans to raise tariffs on the nation in reaction to Chinese tactics to thwart American demands to reduce tariffs and control fentanyl shipments.

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China Retaliates With Tariffs on $75 Billions of More U.S. Goods

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/23/2019 at 1:00pm
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China has decided to implement tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods as the U.S. plans to impose tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese products.

These additional tariffs will cover almost all of the remaining U.S. products imported to China.

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Was Greenland “for sale” when the Chinese were shopping in 2017?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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Professor Jacobson reported that President Donald Trump postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen after her refusal to discuss selling Greenland.

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