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Biden Administration Races to Avert Rail Shutdown, Smaller Union Rejects Deal
Biden administration officials, keen to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, hosted labor contract talks on Wednesday as one of the smaller unions involved in...
China Suspends Talks With US Over Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit, Ups Military and Diplomatic Warnings
China’s foreign ministry announced on Friday, Aug. 5 that it would be halting major talks with Washington on climate issues, in addition to suspending all future calls and meetings over Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan...
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US and Indonesia Perform Joint Military Exercises as Tensions With China Heighten
On Aug. 3, the U.S. and Indonesia held their annual joint military exercises on the island of Sumatra alongside other countries as tensions with Beijing rose.  Since 2009, the U.S. and Indonesia have held an...
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Pelosi Arrives in Taiwan, Publishes Op-Ed Advocating Support for Island
Footage published on Tuesday, Aug. 2 shows U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi being escorted by security personnel as she arrived at her hotel in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. The visit by America's...
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is Reportedly  Planning a Visit to Taiwan
Media reports are suggesting that Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives is planning a visit to Taiwan in August.  The reports have sparked outrage within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), that is...
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Tesla Under Fire for Opening Showroom in Xinjiang
Elon Musk’s Tesla has come under fire by numerous human rights advocates for opening a new showroom in the capital of Xinjiang where Chinese authorities are accused of committing human rights abuses against the Uyghur...
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UN Ratifies Olympic Truce as Several Nations Boycott Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
On Dec. 2, the United Nations (UN) ratified an Olympic Truce ahead of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, to promote peace and solidarity in the field of sports. However, 20 nations have chosen not to...
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$1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passed by House While Vote on ‘Build Back Better’ Postponed
On Nov. 5, the House voted to pass the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, sending it over to President Joe Biden to sign into law. The bill was passed 228-206, with 13 Republican lawmakers joining...
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley testifies at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan.
General Milley’s Secret Calls to China, Miller Dismisses Involvement
Christopher Miller, the former acting Secretary of Defense, dismissed claims that he had authorized Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Staff Gen. Mark Milley to have secret calls with his Chinese counterpart during the Trump administration....
Justice Department Probing $14.7-Billion Zoom-Five9 Deal
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a deal by Zoom Video Communications to buy customer-service software company Five9 due to national security risks posed by the videoconferencing firm’s ties with China. Both companies are headquartered...
Democrat-led legislation to set up a 9/11 style commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol breach has been blocked by Republicans in the Senate.
Senate Republicans Block Bill to Create Jan. 6 Commission on Capitol Breach
On May 28, Republican senators blocked a bill creating a commission to investigate the Capitol breach that occurred on Jan. 6, 2021. With a 54 to 35 vote, the bill failed to reach the 60...
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Pelosi Floats Diplomatic Boycott of China’s 2022 Winter Olympics
Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked for a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. She made the declaration at a May 18 bipartisan congressional hearing about holding the Olympics...