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Former NBA star and self-appointed “ambassador” Dennis Rodman has offered his unique set of skills to assist the NBA in smoothing over its damaged relationship with China, Tweeting a video touting his diplomatic credentials on Wednesday. What are the details? In the clip, the Hall-of-Famer can be seen wearing a red Make America Great Again
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Security at a Wednesday night NBA game between the Washington Wizards and Guangzhou Long Lions confiscated signs that read “Free Hong Kong” and “Google: Uyghurs” from several game attendees. Wizards spokesman Scott Hall confirmed the incident to Fox News, stating, “The building security staff removed signs tonight in accordance with Capital One Arena’s long-standing Signs,
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Americans protesting against China during an NBA preseason basketball game in Washington, D.C., were shut down by security, all while the U.S. national anthem played in the background. The surreal scene was circulated on social media with video of security taking away protest signs. The Capitol One Arena security member said that spectators in attendance
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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) wants a foreign investor watchdog committee to look into TikTok’s 2018 acquisition of the music app Musica.ly over concerns that the Chinese-owned social media platform has been censoring content in line with the views of the country’s government. “TikTok, which has millions of active users across the U.S., is now ranked
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“South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone put their collective genius to work beyond their famous show on Monday, brilliantly trolling the Chinese government while simultaneously taking a hit at the NBA. What are the details? Virtually all evidence of the latest episode of “South Park” — titled “Band in China” — has been
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The Republican National Committee presented a challenge to Joe Biden on Tuesday, after the Democratic presidential candidate called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Earlier in the day, the president announced that he would release the full transcript of a call he had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, following an anonymous whistleblower’s allegations of
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On Tuesday’s episode of “Pat Gray Unleashed,” Pat and Keith discussed why some U.S. national security officials are concerned about potential interruptions in the supply of pharmaceutical antibiotics imported from China. In her book, “China Rx,” author Rosemary Gibson wrote, “Antibiotics are considered the single most significant advancement in modern medicine. The vast majority of
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdrew the implementation of an extradition bill that ignited a summer of peaceful and violent protests throughout the region. The bill would have allowed Hong Kong criminal suspects to be extradited and tried in mainland China, which many Hongkongers interpreted as an intrusion on the region’s independent government system. “The
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Following months of protests, the leader of Hong Kong has agreed to scrap a bill that would have allowed residents of the former British territory to be extradited to mainland China to stand trial. Here’s what we know Carrie Lam, the leader of Hong Kong appointed by the Chinese government, announced the decision on Wednesday.
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A new poll shows that for the first time in President Donald Trump’s first term, more Americans believe the economy is worsening than the percentage of Americans who believe the economy is getting better. The Quinnipiac University poll found that 37 percent of Americans responded that the economy was deteriorating, 6 percentage points more than
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The first Costco store in China opened Tuesday in Shanghai, and the enthusiasm from customers was so great that the store had to shut down by the afternoon due to out-of-control crowds, according to the South China Morning Post. Anticipation was so intense for the store’s opening that traffic leading into the store blocked streets
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China escalated its trade war with the United States this week by placing additional tariffs on U.S. goods despite the increasing rate at which foreign companies are exiting the country. Beijing announced Friday that it will resume tariffs on imported U.S. automobiles and auto parts and put a 5-10% tariff on agricultural products, whiskey
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Twitter disclosed more than 900 accounts originating from within China that deliberately attempted to promote disinformation in Hong Kong as activists engage in pro-democracy demonstrations in the region. The company’s disclosure consists of 936 accounts originating from inside the communist country. Twitter said in a blog post Monday that it has “reliable evidence to support
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Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin and Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner issued stern warnings to China on Tuesday and Wednesday against military intervention in Hong Kong. The senators’ notices come amid threats from China to send military personnel into Hong Kong in retaliation for the violent protests there that have been ongoing since Sunday. Troops
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China’s state-owned media might talk tough, but major tech companies are fleeing the country due to Beijing’s unfair trade practices, national security concerns, continued economic warfare with the United States and rising labor costs. The Nikkei Asian Review reported Wednesday that HP, Dell and Microsoft are joining Amazon, Google, Apple and other tech giants
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Some Chinese exporters are putting fake “Made in Vietnam” stickers to try and avoid the U.S. tariffs, Vietnam alleged on Sunday. Vietnam said in a government statement that they have found dozens of cases where Chinese exports, including textiles, iron, steel, and aluminum, are being illegally transferred to Vietnam where fake stickers are then placed so
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