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China orders the US to close the consulate in Chengdu

The move affecting the consulate in Chengdu comes as a direct consequence of Washington’s decision to close the Chinese consulate in Houston on charges of espionage. After speculation of retaliation by China, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today…
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US exceeds 70,000 cases for the first time in the last 24 hours

The United States for the first time crossed the barrier of 70,000 cases of covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of contagions in the country to more than 3.49 million, said Johns Hopkins University. According to figures recorded by the North American…
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Kanye West withdraws candidacy for U.S. presidency

Kanye West is said to have given up running for president of the United States, the international press said. The well-known rapper, who announced his candidacy on July 4, told election expert Steve Kramer that he is out of the race, as reported by New York…
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‘Let’s stop this nonsense,’ says Fauci under fire

The nation’s top infectious-disease expert, Anthony Fauci is being sidelined by the White House and harshly criticized by a top adviser to the Trump administration. He believes the country isn’t responding correctly to the Covid-19 threat and that it needs to…
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Trump ordered an end to Hong Kong's special status

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony, according to RTHK Radio this morning. According to the report, Trump…