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China Admits to Holding Employee From UK’s Hong Kong Consulate

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 11:00am 8/21/2019 at 11:00am
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The tension between China and Hong Kong have not died down.

Now it may extend to other countries after China admitted it detained an employee from the British consulate in Hong Kong.

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Reports: Chinese Moving Military to Border With Hong Kong

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00am 8/15/2019 at 9:00am
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When I began covering the protests in Hong Kong, I noted that China had two options for dealing with the city-state’s citizens and their demands for freedom and justice: Cooperation or crackdown.

Clearly, the decision has been made.

Large numbers of Chinese paramilitary forces have been filmed assembling just 30km (18.6 miles) from...

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Hong Kong Airport Cancels Flights After Protesters Overwhelm Main Terminal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/12/2019 at 3:00pm
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The feud between Hong Kong and China continues to grow as over 40,000 pro-democracy protesters overran the Hong Kong Airport on Monday.

The protest took place in the main terminal, which led officials to cancel all the flights except those already en route to the airport.

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Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stage peaceful sit-in at city’s international airport

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 7:30pm 8/10/2019 at 7:30pm
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The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong continues for the 10th week, this weekend’s event featuring a peaceful sit-in at the city’s international airport.

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Trump Slams China for Failing to Halt Fentanyl Exports to U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/6/2019 at 9:00pm
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Three months ago, China promised in the recent trade negotiations it would halt illegal shipments of the opioid fentanyl into this country.

While President Donal Trump was hopeful China would enforce the agreement, he has now accused his Chinese counterpart of failing to fulfill the promises.

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Protests in Hong Kong continue with three days of civil disobedience

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/3/2019 at 6:00pm
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UCLA Prof Found Guilty of Giving U.S. Military Tech Secrets to China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/9/2019 at 12:00pm

The professor is now facing a prison sentence of over 200 years. Good.

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UCLA prof guilty of conspiring to steal missile secrets for China, could face more than 200 years in prison

A jury found an electrical engineer and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) professor guilty of exporting stolen U.S....

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Pictures of Duke University Students Captured for Chinese Artificial Intelligence Research

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 11:30am 6/16/2019 at 11:30am

The brave new world is here. There are cameras everywhere, and it’s not working out too well.

CBS 17 News reports:

Thousands of pictures of Duke University​ students captured for Chinese artificial intelligence research

Pictures of about 2,000 Duke University students are in a recently-deleted database whose users included Chinese military academies.

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U.S. plans to refine its way out of potential “rare earths” crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/2/2019 at 2:00pm
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There was once a time that the American economy was threatened by OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) because we were an importer of petroleum products.

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Emory University Fires Two Professors for Failing to Disclose Research Funding from China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 8:00am 5/28/2019 at 8:00am

Relations between China and the U.S. in American academics have been tenuous for a few years now, so this is a bigger deal than it seems at first glance.

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Professors fired from Emory University for hiding grants from China

Two Chinese American professors at Emory University have been fired for failing...

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Expectations Smashed as U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% in First Quarter

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00am 4/26/2019 at 11:00am
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I have to admit this news shocked me after lukewarm jobs reports in January and February.

The Commerce Department announced this morning the economy grew at a 3.2% rate in the first quarter due to “higher exports and inventory investment.” Economists predicted a 2.5% GDP.

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Chinese National Arrested, Charged After Carrying ‘Malicious Software’ Into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 9:00am 4/3/2019 at 9:00am
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Secret Service arrested a Chinese national identified as Yujing Zhang after she managed to get past past initial security at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend with President Donald Trump in town.

Zhang had four cell phones, laptop, external hard drive, and a thumb drive. The complaint against her stated the thumb drive had...

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U.S. Cities Ending Costly Recycling Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:00am 3/20/2019 at 9:00am
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Communities across the nation have promoted the virtues of recycling, and millions of Americans have dutifully segregated their wastes to “save the planet.”

However, now many of those programs have started to end because of escalating costs.

Philadelphia is now burning about half of its 1.5 million residents’ recycling material in an incinerator...

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U.S. Officials: Chinese Hackers Attacked American Universities to Steal Maritime Technology

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 11:00am 3/6/2019 at 11:00am
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There is growing concern among experts in the U.S. that China is targeting American universities for hacking, specifically for maritime technology.

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DOJ Charges Chinese Tech Giant Huawei and Its CFO With Stealing Trade Secrets, Misleading Banks About Iran Dealings

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/31/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been following the developments related to Canada’s arrest of China’s Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who faces extradition to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran.

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China offers to go on $1Trillion “shopping spree” to reduce U.S. trade deficit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 5:30pm 1/19/2019 at 5:30pm
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In the midst of the clash between President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Buzzfeed rumors, trade talks between the U.S. and China have been chugging along, with an aim to reach an agreement to end the tariff dispute before the 90-day truce agreed to by President Trump and China’s Xi...

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During visit to China, Kim Jong-un commits to denuclearization & second U.S summit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/12/2019 at 2:00pm

Chinese officials are currently planning to send their top trade negotiator to Washington, D.C., next month for trade talks designed to end the tariff battle between the two nations.

Ahead of the meetings, the Chinese are appearing to leverage their influence with North Korea to optimum benefit. North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong-un...

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