John Bolton declares China ‘responsible’ for coronavirus outbreak, says world must hold them ‘accountable’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Former National Security Adviser John Bolton condemned China for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak and called on the rest of the world to “act” and hold … Read More

US, China sign historic phase one trade deal

‘It doesn’t get any bigger than this’ President Trump signed a landmark trade agreement with China, heralding a period of detente in a trade war between the world’s two largest economies fueled by decades of complaints that Beijing was manipulating its currency and stealing … Read More

China’s to sign US trade deal in Washington next week

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The Phase 1 deal reached last month is expected to cut tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of US farm, energy and manufactured goods while addressing some disputes over intellectual property. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water … Read More

‘World’s largest drug dealer’: U.S. set to sanction China over fentanyl scourge

DEA temporary drug scheduling safeguards set to expire. An example of the amount of fentanyl that can be deadly after a news conference about deaths from fentanyl exposure, at DEA Headquarters in Arlington Va. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) The U.S. … Read More

Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong; China furious

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BEIJING (AP) – China reacted furiously to President Donald Trump´s signing of two bills on Hong Kong human rights and said the U.S. will bear the unspecified consequences. A foreign ministry statement Thursday repeated heated condemnations of the laws and … Read More

China warned of ‘substantial’ trade war tariff increases by US President Donald Trump if deal is not reached

In a speech in New York, the US president reiterates that scheduled 15 percent tariffs will be imposed on December 15 if a deal is not reached Interim agreement expected to include a US pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for … Read More

China’s Trade War Retaliation Against Trump’s Rural Base Boomerangs

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A farmer plows his fields in the small northeastern agricultural town of Eaton, Colorado, on Feb. 10, 2017. With a population of just over 5,000 residents, 71% of the town’s registered voters cast their ballots in support of President Donald … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 25 October 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, We’re all home now from the annual Feast of Tabernacles, which by all accounts was a wonderful experience at each of the five sites we sponsor.  There was surprisingly good attendance and the friendly, joyful atmosphere you’d … Read More

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