New reports detail a shocking, widespread campaign of forced sterilizations in China's far-western region of Xinjiang.
"The U.S. has been taking advantage of Canada, and the U.S. is the trouble maker of China-Canada relations," the Chinese envoy to Ottawa, Cong Peiwu, told Reuters in a telephone interview.
The once-inaccessible Arctic has become the site of a major Russian military build-up and a key piece of Vladimir Putin's 21st-century economic strategy, a top U.S. diplomat warned Tuesday, vowing that the Trump administration will fiercely defend its interests as the region opens up. In an online forum hosted by
Customs officials at major Indian ports are holding back imports coming from China, Indian government and industry sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Among the goods held back are products from U.S. companies, including Apple, Dell, Cisco, and Ford Motor Company.
U.S. retail sales likely experienced a record rise in May as 2.5 million Americans went back to work, although any rebound will retrace only a fraction of the historic drops in March and April amid the coronavirus lockdowns.
With the tournament moving to September, the final Sunday of golf would collide with an NFL Sunday.
The Trump administration ended transfers of sensitive U.S. technology to Hong Kong on Tuesday and is preparing further punitive actions after China Tuesday imposed a harsh new national security law on the former British possession. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the new Chinese law increases the risk that sensitive American
The United States may be at a crucial point in the coronavirus pandemic.
China said the U.S. "will damage its own interests" if it restricts U.S. capital flows through the Hong Kong market, which the U.S. Treasury confirmed was being considered on Thursday, the Chinese Communist Party newspaper Global Times reported on Friday.
Last year, China replaced the United States as the No. 1 importer of oil from Venezuela, yet another front in the heated rivalry between Washington and Beijing.
Johns Hopkins University reported nearly 35,000 new cases on Wednesday, the second highest daily total since the crisis began. [ more › ]