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US revokes Hong Kong’s ‘special status’ over risk of diverting “dual-use technology” to Beijing

TOPICS: China, dual-use technology, Hong Kong, Mike Pompeo, United States

Pessimism is spreading in Hong Kong as it is assumed that the end of preferential treatment by the United States will also soon extend to the financial sphere, which will be a severe blow to the city’s economy. The United States on Monday revoked Hong Kong’s “special status” because of the risk that “sensitive” American […]

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U.S. adds 38,576 new cases of coronavirus to 125,768 deaths

TOPICS: Arizona, California, coronavirus, COVID-19, Florida, New York, Texas, United States

The United States added 38,576 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing its global statistics to 2,544,169 cases of the disease, which has claimed 125,768 lives in the country, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. The balance at 00.00 GMT on Monday showed a slight daily decrease in positive cases, which closed […]

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U.S. nears 120,000 deaths from COVID-19, contagion still on the rise

TOPICS: Arizona, California, contagion, COVID-19, deaths, Florida, infections, Texas, United States

The United States reached 2,278,373 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 119,959 deaths from the disease on Sunday, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. This balance on Monday was 27,000 more infections than on Saturday and 304 new deaths. After two consecutive days with more than 30,000 new cases per day, the figure […]

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Eight U.S. states register increase in positives per coronavirus

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, deaths, epidemic, reopening, United States

In the United States, most states have been on the road to permanent reopening for days. But the good signs are mutating into a far more disturbing picture. The country, which already has 119,000 victims of Covid-19, more than during the whole First World War, has added 23,047 positive cases and 739 deaths in the […]

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New York authorities close ranks in defense of Columbus’ statue

TOPICS: Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio, Christopher Columbus, Columbus Circle, New York, United States

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio joined state Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday in advocating that the famous statue of Christopher Columbus presiding over the central Columbus Circle rotunda remain standing. Although less enthusiastic than Cuomo, who is strongly against the removal of the monument, the progressive De Blasio also advocates leaving things as they […]

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Protests don’t die down in the U.S. and include “casseroles”

TOPICS: casserole, curfew, George Floyd, looting, National Guard, protests, United States

The protests are continuing in the United States, where at least 40 cities have decreed a curfew and remain under the custody of the National Guard, and even on Tuesday the U.S. capital experienced an unexpected potluck as protesters continued to march in front of the White House. More than a week after the African-American […]

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Trump announces that the U.S. is leaving the WHO and will sanction China for “hiding the virus”

TOPICS: China, COVID-19, Donald Trump, United States, WHO, World Health Organization, Wuhan

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has decided to “break” his country’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO), which he accuses of having mismanaged the health emergency of COVID-19, by believing too much in the information provided by China, and of being under the “complete control” of the Asian giant, which […]

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Millions of people crowd U.S. beaches without worrying about coronavirus

TOPICS: beaches, coronavirus, holidays, Memorial Day, outbreaks, pandemic, social distance, United States

The United States is about to reach 100,000 deaths from coronavirus, but this weekend, thousands of people have crowded the beaches taking advantage of the fact that it was a bridge. Health authorities warn that they are jeopardizing the success of the de-escalation. Last weekend was Memorial Day, a holiday that has left images of […]

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China to take action against Apple, Boeing and other U.S. companies

TOPICS: Apple, Boeing, China, chips, Cisco, Donald Trump, Huawei, Qualcomm, United States, Xi Jinping, ZTE

China would be ready to respond to the measures imposed against Huawei by the United States. According to Global Times, Xi Jinping’s administration will add Apple, Boeing and others to a blacklist. The decision comes after the United States announced its intentions to block the sale of chips to Huawei. A source close to the […]

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U.S. exceeds 71,000 deaths from coronavirus after adding another 2,333

TOPICS: Connecticut, coronavirus, COVID-19, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, United States

The United States reached 1,203,502 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 71,022 deaths on Tuesday, according to an independent count by John Hopkins University. The balance at 8 p.m. local time was 24,596 more infections than 24 hours earlier, and 2,333 new deaths. Of the total number of confirmed cases, 189,791 have been recovered, leaving 942,690 […]

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