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U.S. Produces Far More Waste And Recycles Far Less Of It Than Other Developed Countries
By Emily Holden, The Guardian U.S.
The country represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and India.
China Says Violent Hong Kong Protests Are 'Undisguised Challenge' To Its Rule
By Anne Marie Roantree, Reuters
Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who stormed the legislature on Monday, the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong returning to Chinese rule.
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Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature On Anniversary Of City's Return To Chinese Rule
By John Ruwitch and Joyce Zhou, Reuters
Protesters smashed glass windows amid widespread anger over planned laws that would allow extraditions to China.
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Donald Trump Resurrects Lie That China Is Paying His Tariffs
“Don’t let anyone tell you that we’re paying. We’re not paying," he insisted. Yes we are.
Trump Is Repeating Obama's Mistakes On Trade
President Trump is using different tactics to pursue similar, troubling goals.
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Hong Kong Leader Delays Unpopular Extradition Bill Following Mass Protests
By Elaine Kurtenbach and Christopher Bodeen, AP
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she was suspending the bill indefinitely.
Hong Kong Extradition Law: Why Are So Many People Protesting?
Thousands protest as police use force to disperse crowds outside the government's headquarters.
Police Turn Violent In Massive Protests In Hong Kong Over Controversial Extradition Bill
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.
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Joe Biden Attacks Trump In Swing State Speech, Calls Him An 'Existential Threat'
The 2020 Democratic candidate delivered a searing critique in Iowa, where Trump is scheduled to appear at a separate event.
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Trump Falsely Claims He Has Wiped Out 150% Of China's Economy
He gloated China's economy has lost up to $20 trillion in value since his election. If true, that would have wiped China off the economic map.
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Hong Kong To Push Ahead With Extradition Bill That Sparked Huge Protest
Hundreds of thousands marched Sunday to protest amendments that would allow Hong Kong to send people to mainland China to face charges.
Thousands Of Protesters Take To Hong Kong Streets Against Extradition Law
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
Protesters oppose the government-backed legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges.
Trump Touts New Farm Trade Pact In Deal With Mexico That Doesn't Seem To Exist
There's no mention of it in State Department declaration, and Mexican officials told Bloomberg News they were not aware of it.
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Rex Tillerson Concerned That China Will Wait For New President To Make A Trade Deal
“Mutual respect, win-win solutions. These are things they want to hear, and they’re not hearing those,” the former secretary of state said at Houston conference.
China Warns Tourists Against U.S. Travel Amid 'Shootings, Robberies and Thefts'
The alert comes as trade war tensions have risen between the two nations.
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China Calls Pompeo's Criticism Of Tiananmen Square Massacre 'Serious Violation' Of Law
A Chinese Embassy statement said "bullies" will "end up in the ash heap of history."
As 30th Anniversary Of Tiananmen Protests Looms, China Says Crackdown Was Justified
The country's defense minister said on Sunday that the government's bloody crackdown on protesters in 1989 had been the "correct" decision.
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Trump's Threatened Mexican Tariffs A 'Molotov Cocktail,' Warns Manufacturers Group
Pain caused by the trade war Trump started with China already is landing hardest on his voters.
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Chinese State Media Cautions U.S. As Trade War Heats Up: 'Don't Say We Didn't Warn You'
The People's Daily used the ominous phrase on Wednesday — an expression historically used by the paper before wars and major conflicts.
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The Wealth Gap In The U.S., Not China, Is Battering Workers Here, Says Top Economist
"We should be taxing the soaring profits of our own multinational corporations and using the revenues to help working-class households," Jeffrey Sachs wrote.
World's Rarest Panda Caught On Camera In China For First Time Ever
The first known albino panda was caught on wildlife camera at Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan.
Patriotic 'Trade War' Song Goes Viral In China
“If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits," the lyrics warn.
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Trump Unveils $16 Billion Bailout For Farmers Hurt By Trade War With China
"It's a good time to be a farmer," the president declared Thursday.
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Trump Accidentally Launched His Own War On Christmas And Consumers Will Suffer
New tariffs are already leading to higher prices for holiday lights and decorations -- and more increases could follow.
GOP Senator Says Trump's Trade War Has Farmers On 'Verge Of Financial Collapse'
Jerry Moran of Kansas urged Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to find a better response than unreliable government aid.
Trump vs. China: What About The 1 Million People In Internment Camps?
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The president hasn't used new powers on human rights sanctions granted by Congress or mentioned a crisis that experts describe as akin to ethnic cleansing.
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