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Trump: Hong Kong would be ‘obliterated in 14 minutes’ if not for me 22.11.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump said Friday he had saved Hong Kong from being destroyed by persuading Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold off on sending in troops to crush its pro-democracy movement. “If it weren’t for me, Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes,” Trump said in a scattershot early morning interview with […]
Editorial: Trump can defend Hong Kong liberties and still stand firm on China trade 22.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump has a chance to stand up for Hong Kong. He should take it.

China wants US trade deal but ‘not afraid’ to fight: President Xi 22.11.2019 Raw Story
President Xi Jinping said Friday that China wants to reach an initial trade deal with the United States but is “not afraid” to fight back when necessary and will enact economic reforms at its own pace. It is rare for Xi to speak so directly about the trade war, and his comments come two days […]
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Austin-based Next Coast Ventures just closed its second fund with $130 million 22.11.2019 TechCrunch
It’s November. We’re eleven years into a bull run. And a protracted trade war with China — not to mention the impeachment proceedings — is causing some nervousness about what next year will hold. Little wonder that venture firms, which have been writing checks faster than ever in recent years, are also stocking up on […]
Trade dispute with China could slow transition to low-carbon power 22.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
China manufactures much of the world’s low-carbon energy technologies, so trade disputes with the country could slow the growth of solar and wind energy in the United States.
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Mike Pompeo Reportedly Plans to Quit to Run for Senate 21.11.2019 Truthout.com
The secretary of state reportedly aims to launch a Senate bid before the impeachment maelstrom drags him ...
Trump says China is ‘not stepping up’ as trade negotiations stall 21.11.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump said Wednesday Beijing so far has not made sufficient concessions in trade talks, making him reluctant to conclude a bargain. “I can tell you this. China would much rather make a trade deal than I would,” he told reporters while touring a computer manufacturing facility that produces computers for Apple. “I don’t […]
Furious China vows to ‘fight back’ after Congress backs HK democracy 21.11.2019 Raw Story
China on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to “destroy” Hong Kong and threatened retaliation after Congress passed new legislation supporting the pro-democracy movement that has thrown the city into nearly six months of turmoil. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act “indulges violent criminals” […]
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China ‘medicine’ demand threatens world donkey population: report 21.11.2019 Raw Story
China’s demand for donkey skins to make a traditional medicine could wipe out more than half the world’s donkey population in the next five years, researchers said Thursday. Nearly five million skins are used every year to make ejiao, a gel believed in China to be a remedy for troubles ranging from colds to ageing, […]
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Hong Kong campus stalemate persists while US congress passes bill of support for democracy protesters 21.11.2019 Raw Story
Hardline Hong Kong protesters held their ground on Thursday in a university besieged for days by police as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing. Beijing did not immediately respond to the passage in Washington of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy […]
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The garlic farmers who love President Trump 21.11.2019 BBC: Business
American garlic farmers say demand is rising after the US president put tariffs on Chinese imports.
Huawei: US grants more exemptions to Chinese phone ban 21.11.2019 BBC: World
The ban meant that Huawei's latest smartphones launched without many of the typical apps.
Indian Nationals Say the Green Card Backlog Is Unfair. Silicon Valley’s Plan to Fix It Could Be Too. 20.11.2019 Mother Jones
For decades, attempts to reform the United States’ immigration system have died in Congress. But in July, Michelle Canero, a business immigration lawyer in Miami, noticed that the House of Representatives had quietly passed its biggest change to US immigration law in decades. Without a hearing, a bipartisan majority had sent a bill to the […]
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Senate passes Hong Kong rights bill — angering China 20.11.2019 Raw Story
The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting “human rights and democracy” in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which promptly summoned a US diplomat and threatened countermeasures. The lawmakers also approved a measure that would ban the sale of tear gas, rubber bullets and other equipment that have […]
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Karma’s new electric hinge-winged hypercar concept goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds 20.11.2019 TechCrunch
Karma Automotive took the wraps off Tuesday of a new electric concept car called the SC2 that produces a heart-thumping 1,100 horsepower and can travel from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds. The concept is a showpiece and an integral part of the Chinese-backed California-based startup’s new strategy to become a technology […]
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Intensified US Sanctions Bolster Iran’s Hardliners and Fuel Angry Protests 19.11.2019 Truthout.com
Intensified US Sanctions Bolster Iran’s Hardliners and Fuel Angry Protests
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How China plans to lead the computer chip industry 19.11.2019 BBC: Technology
China wants to end its dependence on imported computer chips, but experts says it will struggle.
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'Why economists get things wrong' 19.11.2019 BBC: Business
Economists seek to explain our world but they often get things wrong, argue two Nobel prize winners.
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50 Years of US Arms Sales Have Had Severe and Lasting Impact on Middle East 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
soldiers load artillery into a missie launcher
Most Americans oppose runaway arms trading. Will our government change course?
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PBS Finds 23 Seconds for Dow Jones Average Passing 28,000 -- ABC, CBS, NBC Spiked It 17.11.2019 NewsBusters
The PBS NewsHour managed to find 23 seconds that ABC, CBS, and NBC couldn't find on Friday night...Another record high on Wall Street. They couldn't manage to add any context for Trump in their 11-minute-long Week in Review segment, as "conservative" David Brooks wisecracked the Democrats were killing it on impeachment: "If this were a football game, it would be 42 to ...
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