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China Will Reduce Tariffs on Many Items, Including Steel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/1/2018 at 4:00pm
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As the trade war escalates, China made a surprising announcement on Sunday that it will reduce tariffs on a long list of items, including steel.

Reuters reported that the country will cut tariffs to 8.4% from 11.5% beginning on November 1.

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Trump blasts China while calling off Pompeo’s North Korea trip

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/26/2018 at 6:00pm
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The last time we visited the Korean Peninsula, South Korean officials firmly stated that they want the U.S. and China to declare a formal end to the Korean War, and the two Koreas seem to be moving forward on a peace-first approach.

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California Sen. Dianne Feinstein was “easy mark” for Chinese spy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/11/2018 at 2:00pm

Last week, I blogged that U.S. Senator Feinstein had a “driver” who turned out to be a Chinese spy who reported back to government officials about local politics.

While she endeavored to minimize the impact of this individual to her work, The Daily Caller did some digging and it turns out he...

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Chinese spy who worked for CA Sen. Feinstein 5 years ago is now center of media focus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 3, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/3/2018 at 5:00pm

The last time we check on the California race for US Senate, The state’s Democrat Party leadership endorsed progressive challenger Kevin de Leon over the incumbent Dianne Feinstein.
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‘India Should Rethink Relationship with Iran,’ Nikki Haley Tells Modi Government

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:00am 6/29/2018 at 11:00am
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On a brief visit to New Delhi, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India to rethink its relationship with Iran. “I think as a friend, India should also decide if this is a country they want to continue doing business with,” Ambassador Haley

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Pompeo Tells Senators the Health Attacks on U.S. Employee in China ‘Consistent’ With Those in Cuba

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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This is a subject that has strayed into the background and I’m thankful the Washington Free Beacon reported on it last night. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked him about the attacks:

“That’s a very good question,” Pompeo told...

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State Department Issues Health Alert in China After Suspected Sonic Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:34pm 5/23/2018 at 7:34pm
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First Cuba. Now China.

The State Department has issued a health alert for U.S. citizens in China after a U.S. employee, who worked in Guangzhou, suffered a brain injury after he “reported subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure.” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said this attack is consistent...

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U. S. and China Put Trade War “On Hold,” Including Imposition Of Tariffs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 7:30pm 5/20/2018 at 7:30pm
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We’ve been covering the Trump administration’s trade talks with China, and now both nations have reportedly agreed to halt the trade war, including the imposition of tariffs, until a deal has been reached.

The AFP reports:

Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on...

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Pentagon: Chinese Targeting Lasers at American Military Pilots in Africa

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/5/2018 at 2:00pm
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The American relationship with China certainly is complex.

The Asian powerhouse is assisting the US with negotiations with North Korea. However, at the same time, the American government has formally complained to China about an incident involving the Chinese military targeting

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Chinese space station breaks up over South Pacific

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 2, 2018 at 9:00am 4/2/2018 at 9:00am

We recently reported that an out-of-control Chinese space station with ‘highly toxic’ chemicals onboard was hurtling toward Earth. There was speculation that it might crash into lower Michigan during the first week in April.

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China indicates North Korea ready for “denuclearization” after visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 30, 2018 at 7:00pm 3/30/2018 at 7:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall our report that it was suspected that North Korea’s Supreme Leader traveled to Beijing, China for significant, policy-oriented meetings
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China willing to sit down at the bargaining table to avoid a trade war

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 26, 2018 at 11:00am 3/26/2018 at 11:00am
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All of the concern over a nasty trade war with China may have been all for naught.

After several days of market uncertainty, on Monday, markets began edging upwards as investors are hopeful the U.S. and China can work through their tariff woes.

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US Set to Hit China with $50 Billion in Tariffs Today

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/22/2018 at 1:00pm
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce new tariffs on Chinese exports to the United States later today. The decision comes after a seven-month-long investigation by the Trump administration into the U.S. intellectual property theft orchestrated by Beijing. The move is expected to hit $50 billion worth of Chinese imports.

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Will the out-of-control Chinese space station crash into Michigan?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 9:00am 3/15/2018 at 9:00am

China’s Tiangong-1 spacecraft has been flying above Earth, completely out of control, since September 2016. Since then, agencies around the world have been monitoring the vehicle, trying to project where it will crash.

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India, Southeast Asian Countries Step Up Maritime Cooperation to Counter China

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00am 1/26/2018 at 7:00am
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is rolling out the red carpet for the leaders of Southeast Asian countries on the eve of India’s Republic Day. What is being described by the Indian media as a diplomatic ‘coup’ in India’s ongoing territorial row with China, ten heads of states from Southeast Asian countries will...

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Former CIA Agent Arrested on Suspicion of Collusion With the Chinese Government

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 11:00am 1/17/2018 at 11:00am
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A former CIA officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, has been charged with “unlawful retention of national defense information.”

Lee allegedly had in his possession notebooks containing the details and identities of current CIA operatives and is suspected of identifying both spy recruits and CIA agents to the Chinese government.

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Report: Predictions of Post-BREXIT Economic Doom Vastly Overstated

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Prior to the Brexit vote, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) lent fuel to the “remain” proponents’ “Project Fear” by predicting economic gloom for the UK should voters choose “leave.”  Their doom and gloom report assured...

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