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Hong Kong raids pro-democracy newspaper, arrests staff under national security law

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

The raid is the latest setback for free speech in the territory and represents another blow for media tycoon Jimmy Lai, the tabloid's imprisoned owner and a staunch Beijing critic.
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AP PHOTOS: Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper under pressure

9 hours ago   |   ABC News

A year ago, the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper published a front-page headline saying Hong Kong's governing principle of “one country, two systems is dead." On Thursday...
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Biden and Putin have more in common than they might want to acknowledge

20 hours ago   |   NBC News

Moscow eyes with leeriness Beijing's assertiveness in Russia's near-abroad. The U.S. should use that to its advantage rather than fight a two-front battle.
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Biden's Worried About Ukraine's China Fling

Biden's Worried About Ukraine's China Fling

23 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Beijing is snapping up Ukrainian defense firms. That bodes ill for the would-be NATO member.
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Metal prices fall as China says it will release state stockpiles in effort to control a soaring commodities rally

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Jayanta Dey Metals prices fell early on Wednesday before paring losses as China ramped up its efforts to rein in soaring commodity prices. The country said it will...
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An invasion isn't the only threat from China that Taiwan and the US have to worry about

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A Chinese army armored personnel carrier during the Seaborne Assault contest at Russia's 2017 International Army Games, August 9, 2017. Sergei Orlov\TASS via Getty...
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China condemns foreign involvement in Taiwan, calls it ‘collusion'

China condemns foreign involvement in Taiwan, calls it ‘collusion'

1 day ago   |   RT

The spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs office has fervently condemned the “collusion” between Taiwan and foreign powers, denouncing attempts to seek Taiwan independence as...
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China condemns ‘wanton intervention' in Taiwan, deploys aircraft

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Beijing has also sent more ships to the South China Sea in what one analyst described as 'strategic intimidation'.
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Three crew set for Thursday launch of China's Shenzhou-12

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Beijing counts down to first crewed mission in nearly five years amid new space race.
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China Sends A Record 28 Military Planes Into Airspace Controlled By Taiwan

China Sends A Record 28 Military Planes Into Airspace Controlled By Taiwan

1 day ago   |   NPR

The sortie was the biggest of its kind since the Taiwanese government began publishing information about the frequent incursions last year. They have followed actions that...
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Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

Reynolds signs 'Back the Blue' bill into law

Reynolds signs 'Back the Blue' bill into law

It makes rioting a felony instead of a misdemeanor and increases penalties for blocking streets and highways. Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady get nod for Madden 22 cover; Twitter rips box art

Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady get nod for Madden 22 cover; Twitter rips box art

Both players have recently been on the cover of the game and Twitter wasn't happy about it. Read more ...

Will Rafael Nadal play in the Olympics? Tennis star reveals status for...

Will Rafael Nadal play in the Olympics? Tennis star reveals status for Wimbledon, Olympic games

The tennis star will be away from the court for the coming months as he rests his body after the French Open. Read more ...

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker lead top MLB Draft prospects to watch in 2021...

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker lead top MLB Draft prospects to watch in 2021 College World Series

Or the first time, the MLB Draft is part of the All-Star festivities in July, moved back from its normal spot in early June. So instead of watching the College World Series... Read more ...

Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign into law on Thursday a bill to make... Read more ...

Supreme Court Rules For A Catholic Group In A Case Involving Gay Rights...

Supreme Court Rules For A Catholic Group In A Case Involving Gay Rights, Foster Care

The decision marks a triumph for a new brand of conservatism on the court, which is putting the Constitution's guarantee to the free exercise of religion at the highest level... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which Senate Democrats are considering passing without the GOP

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, drafted a $6 trillion infrastructure package that Senate Democrats are considering approving... Read more ...