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Twitter Suspends Chinese Virologist Who Accused China Of Hiding Evidence Of COVID Leaking From A Lab

Twitter suspended the account of a Chinese virologist who claims China is concealing evidence that coronavirus was manufactured in a research lab, the New York Post reported. Scientist Dr. Li-Meng Yan’s account was suspended after she accused the Chinese Communist Party of developing the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 in a research lab and then weaponizing the virus. The former ...

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‘Unbearable Screams’: Uighurs Accuse China Of Crimes Against Humanity, File International Court Complaint

Two Uighur organizations filed a complaint against China in the International Criminal Court alleging crimes against humanity and repression of minorities. The International Criminal Court complaint represents the first time members of the minority group have attempted to hold the Chinese government accountable for alleged repression policies, according to NBC News. Uighurs are a minority group of Muslim Turkic ethnicity numbering 11 million ...

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Disney Threatened to Pull Out of Georgia Over Abortion Law, But Filmed In Region Where China Keeps Uighurs in Concentration Camps

Disney is facing criticism for filming where China’s Uighurs are alleged being interned more than a year after CEO Bob Iger suggested the company might be forced to cut ties with Georgia after the state passed an anti-abortion law. In the credits for the live-action version of “Mulan,” Disney thanked Chinese agency called Turpan Municipal Bureau of Public Safety, which ...

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TikTok’s CEO Leaves Three Months After Taking The Job, Former YouTube Exec Will Serve As Interim Head

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned from the Chinese-owned application after less than four months on the job, CNN reported Thursday morning. “The role that I signed up for — including running TikTok globally — will look very different as a result of the US Administration’s action to push for a sell off of the US business,” Mayer said in memo ...

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Republicans Leaving Trump Make Democrats Jubilant

At least five notable Republicans have said they will not vote for Donald Trump this year. The list includes former president George W. Bush, Sen. Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, former Defense Secretary and Sen. Chuck Hagel, former Sen. Jeff Flake and former national security advisor John Bolton. Even though the five have not endorsed Vice President Joe ...

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Chinese Hospitals Killed Newborns, Forced Late Term Abortions To Eradicate Uighurs, Doctor Says

Chinese hospitals kill newborns and perform late-term abortions in attempts to decrease China’s Uighur Muslim population, a former doctor from Xinjiang said. In a Monday interview with Radio Free Asia, Hasiyet Abdulla discussed her 15 years working in Xinjiang hospitals as a Uighur doctor, Business Insider reports. China passed a 2017 law ordering Uighurs and other minorities not to have ...

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Trump’s Executive Order Targeting Chinese App WeChat Could Seriously Damage NBA’s Business Ties With China

President Donald Trump’s decision to bar businesses from dealing with Chinese social media app WeChat could negatively impact the NBA’s business arrangement with the Chinese Communist Party. Trump’s decision to ban businesses from communicating with the app could create problems for the league, which has a business deal with WeChat’s parent company, Tencent Holdings, CNBC reported Tuesday. The NBA’s $1.5 ...

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Trump Administration Mandates That Hong Kong Exports Have ‘Made In China’ Label

The Trump administration is mandating that goods produced in and exported from Hong Kong be labeled as “Made in China.” U.S. Customs and Border Protection published a notice Tuesday stating that goods exported from Hong Kong must now be labeled as “Made in China” rather than “Made in Hong Kong.” The effective date of the labeling will be September 25 ...

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Trump Administration Meets With Taiwan’s President Despite Objections From China

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen Monday morning, marking the most prominent meeting between the two nations in decades, The Hill reported. The visit “demonstrates the robust U.S.-Taiwan partnership on global health and health security, one of the many aspects of our comprehensive friendship,” Azar said, according to CNN. “We consider Taiwan to ...

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Trump Signs Executive Order Banning U.S. Financial Interactions with TikTok Parent ByteDance

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday banning any U.S. persons or entities from engaging in business with ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company. The order states that 45 days from today, “any transaction by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, with ByteDance Ltd. (a.k.a. Zìjié Tiàodòng), Beijing, China, or ...

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WHATEVER… China Vows Retaliation If US Refuses To Renew Chinese Journalists’ Visas

China vowed on Tuesday to retaliate if the U.S. refuses to grant visa extensions for Chinese journalists residing in America. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said no journalist from China has received a visa extension since the U.S. tightened visa rules for Chinese media personnel in May, according to Reuters. Chinese journalists are now limited to 90-day stays with ...

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Trump On TikTok: ‘We’re Banning Them From The United States’

President Donald Trump said Friday night that he is going to ban the Chinese video streaming app TikTok through emergency economic powers or through an executive order, CNN reported. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters while aboard Air Force One, the report noted. “I have that authority,” he added. The president’s ...

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Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty in Theft of Scientific Trade Secrets from Ohio Children’s Hospital to Sell in China

Former Ohio woman Li Chen, 46, pleaded guilty today via video conference in U.S. District Court today to conspiring to steal scientific trade secrets and conspiring to commit wire fraud concerning the research, identification and treatment of a range of pediatric medical conditions. “Once again we see the People’s Republic of China (PRC) facilitating the theft of our nation’s ingenuity ...

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