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Who is Qin Gang? China's new ambassador to the U.S. has a formidable reputation

Qin Gang is a career diplomat who earned a reputation for rebutting journalists—he now occupies what is arguably China's most important foreign posting.

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Biden Calls On States To Give $100 To Every Newly Vaccinated Person

The president is hoping the new incentive will increase COVID-19 vaccination rates across the U.S.

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The Taiwanese Army Has More Tanks Than a Chinese Invasion Force Does—Until China Captures A Port

The Taiwanese Army has more tanks than a Chinese invasion force does—until China captures a port

Military analysis from a money rag. Ok. 🤪

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Huawei launches new smartphones without 5G as U.S. sanctions, chip shortage bite

Huawei launches new smartphones without 5G as U.S. sanctions, chip shortage bite

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Joe Biden keeps up monthly U.S. Navy warship patrols in Taiwan Strait amid China protests

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Benfold made its maiden Taiwan Strait transit on Wednesday.

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China's new ambassador arrives in U.S. with words of optimism

China's new ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, wished the United States victory against COVID-19 and said great potential awaited bilateral relations, striking an optimistic tone as he arrived at his new post amid deeply strained ties

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China’s New Ambassador to the U.S. Adopts Placating Tone

Qin Gang, a trusted aide to Chinese President Xi Jinping, pledged to repair the increasingly testy relationship between Beijing and Washington.

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White House touts broadband part of new infrastructure deal

'It will deliver high speed internet to every American,' President Joe Biden said Wednesday.

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To Conquer Taiwan, China Needs Taiwan’s Ports. It Already Has Assets On The Inside.

To conquer Taiwan, China needs Taiwan's ports. It already has assets on the inside

7/29/2021 4:12:00 AM

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Biden 'honored' to meet Belarusian opposition leader Tsikhanouskaya

Biden 'honored' to meet Belarusian opposition leader Tsikhanouskaya

7/29/2021 12:05:00 AM

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Fed says economy has ‘made progress’ toward standards for tapering, but not enough to start yet

Fed says economy has ‘made progress’ toward standards for tapering, but not enough to start yet

7/28/2021 10:15:00 PM

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Why Afghanistan and China dominated India-US talks

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken adopted the tone of 'humility' while commenting on India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, keeping his focus mainly on China and Afghanistan.

7/28/2021 9:45:00 PM

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New York to mandate vaccines or weekly testing for state workers, Cuomo says

“It's smart. It's fair, it's in everyone's interest," Cuomo said

7/28/2021 9:01:00 PM

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Adam Driver Turns Into a Centaur in Burberry Ad You Have to See to Believe - E! Online

Adam Driver Turns Into a Centaur in Burberry Ad You Have to See to Believe

7/28/2021 8:51:00 PM

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China jails agricultural tycoon Sun Dawu in secret trial

Sun Dawu, an outspoken billionaire and grassroots rights supporter, gets 18 years in jail for a catalogue of crimes including 'provoking trouble'.

7/28/2021 4:45:00 PM

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China Prepares New Anti-Sanction Laws for Hong Kong and Macau

The new rules could bar foreign entities and individuals in the cities from complying with sanctions against China.

7/28/2021 4:35:00 PM

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U.S. officer invited on Taiwan military TV show in 40-year first—report

The U.S. Army officer stationed at the de facto embassy in Taipei will reportedly appear on a Taiwan Defense Ministry educational program.

7/28/2021 3:26:00 PM

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China-Taliban ties warm with peace process, Uighur on talks agenda

The Taliban delegation is in China for talks with Beijing officials as the insurgents continue a sweeping offensive across Afghanistan, displacing tens of thousands of Afghans.

7/28/2021 3:15:00 PM

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Asia stocks decline again, with Hong Kong under pressure, though China losses only slight

Asia stocks decline again, as pressure stays on tech shares in China and Hong Kong

7/28/2021 8:21:00 AM

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Chinese tech giants are snapping up gaming studios around the world – here are some potential ramifications

Chinese tech giants are snapping up gaming studios worldwide – here are some potential ramifications

7/28/2021 8:11:00 AM

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Apple Floats Above China Technology Crackdown — For Now

Apple Floats Above China Technology Crackdown — For Now

7/28/2021 6:27:00 AM

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Top Olympic Sponsors Grilled on China Human Rights Abuses Ahead of Beijing Games

Top Olympic Sponsors Grilled on China Human Rights Abuses Ahead of Beijing Games

7/28/2021 6:04:00 AM

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Biden accuses Russia trying to disrupt 2022 elections

Biden accuses Russia trying to disrupt 2022 elections

7/28/2021 3:41:00 AM

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LAPD shootings up compared with recent years, including two occurring Monday

LAPD shootings up compared with recent years, including two occurring Monday

7/27/2021 11:48:00 PM

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‘This Is How I’m Going to Die’: January 6 Panel Hears Emotional Police Testimony

Officer Aquilino Gonell of the U.S. Capitol Police testified Tuesday that what officers experienced on January 6 was like “a medieval battle”

7/27/2021 9:40:00 PM

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The 10 best U.S. airlines in 2021

These are the 10 best U.S. airlines in 2021. (via CNBCMakeIt)

7/27/2021 9:39:00 AM

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‘Ted Lasso’ Season 2 Delivers Biggest Premiere Audience for Apple TV Plus to Date, Company Claims

‘Ted Lasso’ Season 2 Delivers Biggest Premiere Audience for Apple TV Plus to Date, Company Claims

7/27/2021 12:01:00 AM

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Viewers are saying the same thing about Ted Lasso season two

Viewers are saying the same thing about Ted Lasso season two

7/26/2021 11:13:00 PM

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China's Zhengzhou begins cleanup after deadly storms

SOME FIN IN THE WATER: A man films a small school of fish swimming down a flooded sidewalk, in a Chinese city that has been hit by deadly floods.

But why a comma after sidewalk?

7/24/2021 7:00:00 PM

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China slams NBC Olympics coverage for missing Taiwan, South China Sea from map

The Chinese consulate in New York urged the network to 'recognize the serious nature of this problem.'

Judoka Yang Yung Wei of TPE took silver in the men's 60 kg category, Taiwan's first Olympic medal in the 2020 Games. Please ask the Chinese consulate in New York to congratulate him. Thank you.
I see no problem here.🤷🏼‍♂️

7/24/2021 4:34:00 PM

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Man in central China survives 3 days in flooded garage

A news report in China says a man survived in a flooded underground garage for three days, lying on top of a ventilation duct surrounded by floating cars. Flooding in central China killed at least 58 people.

7/24/2021 3:42:00 PM

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‘Badass’ U.S. Women’s Water Polo Shatters Records In Olympic Rout Of Japan

History-making doesn't begin to describe the Americans' opening match of the Tokyo games.

7/24/2021 1:29:00 PM

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Covid-19: Air travel takes off on busiest weekend since pandemic

Covid-19: Air travel takes off on busiest weekend since pandemic

7/24/2021 7:43:00 AM

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China reports 35 new COVID-19 cases on July 23 vs 48 a day earlier

China reports 35 new COVID-19 cases on July 23 vs 48 a day earlier

7/24/2021 6:15:00 AM

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OSHA Issues $1 Million In Fines Over Deaths Of 6 Poultry Workers In Georgia

OSHA said Foundation Food Group committed deadly safety lapses that led to the deadly liquid nitrogen leak in January.

7/24/2021 3:34:00 AM

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Walking Dead Stars Tease Commonwealth Twists, Comic-Con Footage That Will 'Blow People's Minds' (Exclusive)

The beginning of the end is here.

7/24/2021 12:20:00 AM

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Global Recovery Accelerates, but Delta Variant Clouds Outlook

The global economy is expected to surge as Europe begins to catch up with the U.S. and China, but the spread of the Delta variant could hold it back

7/23/2021 1:45:00 PM

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China Refuses WHO Plan To Probe COVID-19 Lab Origin Theory

Chinese authorities have not been transparent with investigators trying to probe how the coronavirus pandemic started.

7/23/2021 6:24:00 AM

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Coronavirus: Was US money used to fund risky research in China?

Wuhan virus: Was US money used to fund risky research in China?

7/23/2021 4:58:00 AM

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Australia stocks set to trade lower as investors watch China tech shares in Hong Kong

Australia stocks set to dip as investors watch China tech shares in Hong Kong

7/23/2021 2:45:00 AM

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Typhoon In-fa Moves Toward China - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Meteorologist Danielle Banks has the latest on Typhoon In-fa. - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

7/23/2021 1:14:00 AM

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All 14 workers lost in tunnel flood in China confirmed dead

An evacuation was ordered as water rushed in, but the 14 who died were unable to escape in time.

7/23/2021 12:13:00 AM

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Double Trouble as Two Storms Threaten Eastern Asia - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Meteorologist Danielle Banks has the details and timing of the storms. - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

7/22/2021 12:38:00 AM

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Southwest Monsoon Ramps Up with Excessive Rainfall Warning - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

The monsoon will continue to bring showers and thunderstorms to the Southwest but there are flood concerns in some areas:

7/21/2021 4:14:00 PM

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Northeast Could See Severe Weather Today - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible in parts of the Northeast today:

7/21/2021 2:37:00 PM

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2 Virginia police officers face possible termination over 'inappropriate' TikTok videos

'I hate to see us lose two police officers who care so much about this community over something as foolish as making comedy videos,' a resident said at a town council meeting.

7/21/2021 2:11:00 AM

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Videos show water submerged cars, subway stations as central China faces extreme flooding

After a weekend of unusually heavy rainfall, the banks of major rivers overflowed and caused severe flooding across China's Henan province on Tuesday.

7/20/2021 10:48:00 PM

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Subway Passengers Walk Through Waist-High Water in China - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Record rain triggers terrifying flooding in a Chinese subway. Watch:

7/20/2021 9:40:00 PM

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Northwest Heat Wave Caused Surge in Heat-Related ER Visits - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Last month's record-smashing Northwest heat wave caused massive uptick in heat-related ER visits, CDC says.

7/20/2021 1:25:00 AM

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China says U.S. trespassing in its airspace after documents sent to Taiwan

China says U.S. trespassing in its airspace after documents sent to Taiwan

Won't be the last US Military Plane landing in Taiwan.
Genocidal China (Tibet, Xinjiang) released a bioweapon on the world. The CCP is responsible for the 🌎 world’s losses $₽¥€¢£₩ sustained during Covid 19. Free the Uighurs Xi. End the Genocide.

7/15/2021 4:00:00 PM

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China to Walk a Fine Economic Line After Posting Second-Quarter Growth

China is on track to meet its full-year growth target of 6% or more, but mounting risks lurk beneath the solid numbers

7/15/2021 2:15:00 PM

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Taiwan to get 2 mln more doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Taiwan to get 2 mln more doses of COVID-19 vaccine

7/15/2021 9:45:00 AM

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Satellite images show China has deployed military planes to South China Sea

'Beijing's claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea are completely unlawful,' the U.S. State Department said in a statement last year.

7/15/2021 5:50:00 AM

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Series of earthquakes in eastern Taiwan causes some damage

A series of more than 20 earthquakes struck the east coast of Taiwan, causing some damage. A photo showed the remains of a second floor wall above a storefront that had fallen to the street and crumbled.

7/14/2021 5:31:00 PM

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Biden administration looks to set up 'red phone' to China for emergency communications

The Biden administration is considering setting up an emergency hotline with China similar to the so-called 'red phone' between the US and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, which allowed for direct communication with the Kremlin to avert nuclear war.

7/14/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Earthquake, Magnitude 5.2 - TAIWAN - 2021 July 13, 22:52:05 UTC

Felt earthquake (地震) M5.2 strikes 96 km E of Taichung (Chinese Taipei) 9 min ago. Please report to:

7/14/2021 2:01:00 AM

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20 Brands That Make Delicate Gold Jewelry You Can Wear Every Day — at Every Price Point

You look good in gold 🤩

7/13/2021 8:35:00 PM

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20 Years of 'Perfect Day': An Interview With Hoku

On the film’s 20th anniversary, singer Hoku discusses the making of the song and why she left the spotlight shortly afterward.

7/13/2021 8:31:00 PM

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20 Years of 'Perfect Day': An Interview With Hoku

20 Years of 'Perfect Day': An Interview With Hoku

7/13/2021 8:22:00 PM

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Here’s What the ‘Legally Blonde’ Cast Looks Like Now After 20 Years

Here’s What the ‘Legally Blonde’ Cast Looks Like Now After 20 Years

7/13/2021 6:15:00 PM

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Man arrested after DNA links him to 20-year-old rape case

Decades after a woman was raped inside her own home, Ohio police arrested a man they believe to be the culprit because a recent DNA match tied him to a 1999 rape kit.

7/13/2021 3:01:00 AM

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At least 39 killed, 20 injured in coronavirus hospital fire in Iraq - police, medics

At least 39 killed, 20 injured in coronavirus hospital fire in Iraq - police, medics

7/13/2021 12:50:00 AM

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