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    TikTok : Hong Kong (. Business) – TikTok, the viral short video app with which millions of teens post skits with background music, is facing a growing backlash in the United States. US lawmakers from both parties warn that the application could pose a national security risk, and are calling on...
    CLICK HERE if you’re having trouble viewing media on a mobile device. Mysterious seed packages arriving across the Bay Area bring public warning Strange seeds arriving throughout the United States in recent weeks appear to be from China, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Officials with the California Department of Agriculture are urging residents...
    Roughly three and a half years after Russian election interference left an indelible mark on the 2016 presidential contest, there is a growing sense of unease among top U.S. officials that the Chinese Communist Party seeks to disrupt the 2020 election, same as Moscow and others. Following last week’s revelation by National Counterintelligence and...
    Reuters July 30, 2020 0 Comments U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the “tide is turning” in U.S. dealings with China, saying there is international support for American policies even as he said he was dismayed at the number of countries supporting Beijing’s new security law for Hong Kong. Reflecting rising...
    (Reuters) - Britain will boost its ability to handle threats posed by Russia and China in space as part of a foreign, security and defence policy review being conducted by the UK government, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said late on Saturday. On Thursday, Britain said it was concerned about a Russian satellite test which involved...
    ON THIS DAY IN 1888, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published the following advertisement: “Next Tuesday. Jere Johnson, Jr., auctioneer. Absolute auction sale, 340 lots, Tuesday, July 31, at 2 o’clock P.M., On the premises at Bensonhurst By the Sea, the select portion of Bath Beach, L.I., the new seaside resort … This property has for...
    Adm. Craig Faller, head of U.S. Southern Command, the geographic combatant command responsible for U.S. interests in Central and South America and the Caribbean, lowered his camo mask for a recent Zoom video call with the Washington Examiner. The 11 combatant commanders represent the third-highest tier of defense officials following the commander in chief and...
    Bill Barr’s July 17 speech to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, MI, will be seen as both prescient and influential about U.S.-China relations in the years to come—no matter who’s president.  Barr got right to the point:  The People’s Republic of China is now engaged in an economic blitzkrieg—an aggressive, orchestrated,...
    Chinese Communist strategists have a growing interest in an assault on Taiwan, the island government fears. "If we look at the contested issues around China's periphery, we see that for China, Taiwan would be an extremely convenient sacrificial lamb,” Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said at a Wednesday briefing for foreign press. "The threat...
    Iain Duncan Smith, the former leader of the Conservative Party, has called for an urgent “alliance of the free world” to stand up to China’s authoritarian regime. The Brexiteer and chairman of the Sino-sceptic Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China said that the West must unite in its condemnation of China, calling the communist nation “a far greater threat”...
    TAIPEI (Reuters) - China is stepping up military preparedness to overtake Taiwan, the island's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on Wednesday, following a recent spike of Chinese drills near the island which Beijing considers its own. Taiwan has complained that China has stepped up threatening military activities near Taiwan in recent months. Beijing has not...
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump appears to be living in an alternate reality when it comes to the COVID-19 threat.  Over the weekend, he clung to the misguided notion that the virus will just "disappear" even as his top science experts and GOP allies bluntly say otherwise.  Trump also continued to wrongly insist that...
    BEIJING (AP) — China is going back to the movies. Following months of closure, limited numbers of movie goers were allowed back into cinemas Monday in cities such as Shanghai, Hanzhou and Guilin where the risk of virus infection is considered low. Customers wore masks, left open seats between them and observed other safety...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to be living in an alternate reality when it comes to the COVID-19 threat. Over the weekend, he clung to the misguided notion that the virus will just “disappear” even as his top science experts and GOP allies bluntly say otherwise. Trump also continued to wrongly insist that...
    By HOPE YEN, STEPHEN BRAUN and CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to be living in an alternate reality when it comes to the COVID-19 threat. Over the weekend, he clung to the misguided notion that the virus will just “disappear” even as his top science experts and GOP allies...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to be living in an alternate reality when it comes to the COVID-19 threat. Over the weekend, he clung to the misguided notion that the virus will just “disappear” even as his top science experts and GOP allies bluntly say otherwise. Trump also continued to wrongly insist...
    THE Pentagon is developing ways to detect electromagnetic pulses in a bid to prevent a 'Pearl Harbor-style' surprise nuclear EMP attack. The nation's defense headquarters is working on ways to detect and analyze EMP sensors amid reports China may be plotting to use an electromagnetic weapon to wreck havoc on the US. 6The Pentagon is...
    On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Bill Hemmer Reports,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that the Chinese Communist Party knew of person-to-person transmission of the coronavirus before they told the rest of the world about it and that the World Health Organization “was co-opted” into the effort to hide needed knowledge from...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Thursday that the Chinese government "was aware of human-to-human transmission" of the coronavirus "before they shared this with the world." Hemmer had asked Pompeo to comment on claims by Hong Kong-based virologist Dr. Yan Li-Meng, who recently fled to the United States, that Beijing knew that the virus could...
    By JOHNSON LAI, Associated Press TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's military fired missiles from the air and the island's shore facing China on Thursday in a live-fire exercise to demonstrate its ability to defend against any Chinese invasion. Assault helicopters launched missiles and fighter jets dropped bombs on targets at sea, while tanks and missile...
    TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s military fired missiles from the air and the island’s shore facing China on Thursday in a live-fire exercise to demonstrate its ability to defend against any Chinese invasion. Assault helicopters launched missiles and fighter jets dropped bombs on targets at sea, while tanks and missile trucks fired from a...
    TOKYO (AP) — China is pushing harder to make territorial claims in the regional seas and even using the coronavirus pandemic to expand its influence and take strategic superiority, posing a greater threat to Japan and the region, Japan’s government said. The report highlighting the government’s defense priorities was adopted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s...
    By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — China is pushing harder to make territorial claims in the regional seas and even using the coronavirus pandemic to expand its influence and take strategic superiority, posing a greater threat to Japan and the region, Japan's government said. The report highlighting the government's defense priorities was adopted...
    Hong Kong one-hundred dollar banknotes and U.S. one-hundred dollar banknotes are arranged for a photograph in Hong Kong on April 15, 2019.Paul Yeung | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. threat to look for ways to hurt the Hong Kong dollar's peg to the greenback will not likely be realized, analysts say. Strategists at Singapore...
    GOVERNMENT officials fear China will unleash a 'cyber-9/11' on Britain - and ministers say: "The way of life we take for granted is under threat." There are concerns China could launch a devastating online attack on the UK as tensions between Beijing and London mount. 7The Government is set to announce a U-turn on its...
    The US defense secretary has confirmed China is top of the list of most dangerous military rivals.  Mark Esper told military chiefs the US needed to match Beijing's capabilities by recalibrating training and operations. In a message to Pentagon staff marking his first year in the role, he said the US must make China 'the...
    China is seeking to become the worlds only superpower by usurping the United States with a government-directed "campaign of theft and malign influence", the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director said on Tuesday.In a wide-ranging attack on Beijings behaviour on the world stage delivered at the conservative think tank Hudson Institute, Christopher Wray said...
    During a speech on Tuesday, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned that China’s counterintelligence and economic espionage is the “greatest long-term threat to our nation’s information and intellectual property, and to our economic vitality,” and China is engaging “in a whole-of-state effort to become the world’s only superpower by any means necessary.” Wray said, “The greatest...
    The director of the FBI has said that acts of espionage and theft by China's government pose the "greatest long-term threat" to the future of the US. Speaking to the Hudson Institute in Washington, Christopher Wray described a multi-pronged disruption campaign. He said China had begun targeting Chinese nationals living abroad, coercing their...
    Electron micrograph of Yersinia pestis the bacteria that causes bubonic plague or black plague, which has caused terrible pandemics. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected rat fleas. (Free Press Photo: Hemeroteca PL) The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that it is closely monitoring cases of bubonic plague in...
    A Chinese state-controlled newspaper has blamed the Trump administration’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic to cause the spread of the virus to go “completely out of control.” Describing the disease as a “U.S. epidemic”, the paper warned that the administration’s failure poses a threat to the rest of the world. “Lies are dominating US society’s...
    Chinese state media said Saturday the double US aircraft carrier deployment to the South China Sea is 'at their pleasure'.  In a tweet The Global Times also warned: 'China has a wide selection of anti-aircraft carrier weapons like DF-21D and DF-26 "aircraft carrier killer" #missiles.' Two U.S. aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed...
    It’s an exciting time for space exploration. On May 30, SpaceX and NASA launched a manned mission into space, sending astronauts into orbit. It was the first time anyone had flown into space from U.S. soil since the Space Shuttle program was retired in 2011. The launch was also historic because never before had a privately designed and built...
    Investigators are increasingly concerned about a new swine flu threat in pigs located in China. Scientists are concerned that pigs infected with a strain of influenza might be able to transfer the virus to humans, causing another possible pandemic. Robert Webster, an influenza investigator who recently retired from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, told Science, “We...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said United States health officials will be monitoring a new Swine Flu appearing in Chinese pig farms, after a new study suggested that the swine flu virus “raises concerns for the possible generation of pandemic viruses.” While Dr. Fauci said that the...
    President Trump “has no right to trigger” a United Nations Security Council mechanism to destroy the 2015 Iran nuclear deal by reinvoking sanctions, according to a senior Chinese diplomat, whose argument garnered European support. “Having quit the JCPOA, the U.S. is no longer a participant, and has no right to trigger snapback” of sanctions,...
    The Federal Communications Commission designated Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE as “national security threats” on Tuesday, banning the two Chinese Communist Party-linked companies from accessing U.S. government subsidies to build communication infrastructure. The FCC dubbed this “a major step in its ongoing efforts to protect U.S. communications networks from security risks” and noted...
    Germany’s failure to fulfill NATO military spending commitments suggests that defense strategists in Berlin don’t take the threat of Russian aggression seriously, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “We do consider Russia to be a serious threat,” Pompeo said Thursday when asked about President Trump’s intention to reduce the number of American forces...
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union need a shared understanding of China to resist it, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, calling Beijing a threat and accusing it of robbing European know-how to develop its economy. Pompeo said he had accepted a proposal by EU foreign policy chief...
    THE FBI Director has called China "our biggest threat" and said that the communist party is "rampantly spying on top companies." Christopher Wray made the comments during an interview with Fox News on Wednesday afternoon. 2 Wray called China 'our biggest threat'Credit: AFP or licensors "There's no country that presents a broader or more comprehensive...
    During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” FBI Director Christopher Wray stated that China represents the broadest and most comprehensive “threat to America’s innovation, to our economic security, and to our democratic ideas” of any nation on earth, said there are thousands of active investigations that can be...
    FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday described China’s Communist government as the biggest threat to the US — revealing his agency has more than 2,000 active investigations which trace back to the shadowy regime. In an interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier, Wray revealed there had been a 1,300 percent increase in espionage investigations...
    FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday described China’s Communist government as the biggest threat to the US — revealing his agency has more than 2,000 active investigations which trace back to the shadowy regime. In an interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier, Wray revealed there had been a 1,300 percent increase in espionage investigations into...
    President Donald Trumps national security adviser warned China on Wednesday that the United States is waking up to the threat that it believes the Chinese Communist Party poses “to our great way of life” and will act to check the spread of Beijings ideology. Robert O’Brien said his speech challenging China was the first of...
    Reuters June 18, 2020 0 Comments  President Donald Trump on Thursday renewed his threat to cut ties with China, a day after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Congress he did not see decoupling the U.S. and Chinese economies as a viable option. “It was not Ambassador Lighthizer’s fault (yesterday in Committee) in that...
    Former Google boss Eric Schmidt today blasted Huawei and accused the tech giant of handing data from its routers directly to the Chinese state to help its battle with UK and US spy agencies. Mr Schmidt says the company wanting to help build parts of Britain's 5G network had engaged in 'unacceptable acts' and should...
    BEIJING (AP) - China’s capital was bracing Monday for a resurgence of the coronavirus after more than 100 new cases were reported in recent days in a city that hadn’t seen a case of local transmission in more than a month. The United States, meanwhile, continued to struggle with an outbreak that appeared ready...
    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed China’s ability to wreak havoc on the global economy and cut off our access to essential supplies. The Chinese Communist Party’s malicious actions should come as no surprise. Decades of failed engagement, Western investment and unfair trade tactics built China into an industrial behemoth, giving the CCP control over the world’s...