Millions of jobless seek help as 1,000 die in U.S.

CBS NEWS The U.S. coronavirus death toll has sailed past 1,000 as the closure of businesses aimed at stemming the spread of the new disease drives an unprecedented number of Americans to apply for unemployment benefits. The number of COVID-19 cases across the country is fast approaching 70,000, forcing leaders to grapple with how much to restrict Americans' lives to slow the spread. Doctors and epidemiologists say the closures and other social distancing measures work, and while President ...
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China’s Expanding New World Order

The coronavirus crisis must not make us lose sight of the importance of understanding how powerful China has become under President Xi Jinping. ACTIVIST POST China is one of the most rapidly changing countries on the planet – and is also changing the world in several key ways. Xi Jinping was Vice President from 2008-2013 when he became President. He is now considered the most important Chinese leader since Mao Zedong. Since China removed term limits for the presidency in 2018, Xi may be Pres...
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Did coronavirus originate in Chinese government laboratory?

Beijing-sponsored South China University of Technology concludes that 'the killer coronavirus probably originated from a laboratory in Wuhan'. DAILY MAIL Chinese scientists believe the deadly coronavirus may have started life in a research facility just 300 yards from the Wuhan fish market. A new bombshell paper from the Beijing-sponsored South China University of Technology says that the Wuhan Center for Disease Control (WHCDC) could have spawned the contagion in Hubei province. 'The possib...
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Taiwan tells WHO to not be ‘kidnapped’ by China

After Mauritius bans Taiwanese travelers, MOFA tells World Health Organization to not be 'kidnapped' by China TAIWAN NEWS After reports surfaced that Mauritius had included Taiwan in its ban on passengers arriving from China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokeswoman Joanne Ou (歐江安) called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to avoid being "kidnapped" by China. On Feb. 14, the Philippines lifted a ban on travel to and from Taiwan it had imposed due to concerns over the Wuhan coronaviru...
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China revokes press credentials for 3 Wall Street Journal reporters amid coronavirus crisis

Meanwhile, the nation's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak exceeded 2,000. ABC NEWS The Chinese government has revoked the press credentials of three Beijing-based journalists from The Wall Street Journal as punishment for the headline of a recent opinion piece published by the U.S. newspaper that referred to China as "the real sick man of Asia." An official from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the decision during a press conference Wednesday, saying the Feb. 3 op-ed "smea...
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Will warm weather kill new coronavirus? Scientists are not sure

SARS could not take the heat, but highly infectious COVID-19 remains a mystery NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW Will the COVID-19 outbreak burn out in the summer as happened with the SARS epidemic in 2003? That is what many hope, including U.S. President Donald Trump. Some scientists are also speculating that the coronavirus will not survive long in warmer environments. But whether this is true is still up in the air. The number of new confirmed cases has shown signs of slowing over the past several days,...
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China deploying troll army to save face over Hong Kong

Thousands co-opted into propaganda offensive on social media. PORTSWIGGER.NET The ongoing protests in Hong Kong pose a threat to China’s reputation, prompting the Chinese Communist Party to deploy a workforce of thousands in a propaganda counter-offensive. The Chinese government responded to the protests from June onwards with a large-scale psychological operation designed to alter Western perception and to save face in front of the world, according to a new study threat intelligence firm...
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Pompeo urges resistance to China’s demands to repatriate Uighurs

The enemy of my enemy is my friend? One day those silent about these tactics will become more vocal about the Chinese threat to the US when these tactics prepare arrive on our mainland. I have warned for over ten years of a plot I believe is aimed at abducting American women during or after war time, that is world war 3. (website admin) ALJAZERRA  US secretary of state says Beijing's campaign in Xinjiang is not about fighting 'terrorism' but 'erasing' its citizens. US Secretary of State Mi...
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A FedEx pilot was arrested by Chinese authorities

A FedEx pilot was recently detained by Chinese authorities in Guangzhou, a city in southern mainland China. CNN.COM It's the latest in an escalating conflict between the shipping company and the Chinese government. The Hong Kong-based pilot, Todd Hohn, was trying to board a commercial flight home after making a delivery to mainland China, when he was arrested after a luggage search, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing a family lawyer for Hohn. FedEx (FDX) spokesperson Da...
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China is using LinkedIn to Spy on Americans

I knew something seemed strange about all those fake bot friend requests from asia on my linkedin page which is why I closed it months ago. NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO One of America's most recent espionage cases started with a friendly hello over the Internet. It ended with a jury in Virginia finding former CIA officer Kevin Mallory guilty of spying for China. The Mallory case — a rare counterintelligence investigation to go to trial — provides a lesson in how Chinese spies use social media to...
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Solar Cycle 25 and the Possible Geopolitical Impact

WorldWar0.com Im a independent thinker taking a look at the changes in the Sun utilizing both scientific studies but other clues as well such as my own personal experiences and sensitivity itself to the changes in our reality. Im not a expert yet Im also clarifying the uniqueness of the position im talking on how the global powers that be use the solar cycle against us – this is my own working thesis still in evolution but a seed sprouted over a decade ago. I’m also looking at how we might c...
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China denies US accusations of South China Sea missile tests

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST US official says China appeared to have tested multiple anti-ship ballistic missiles over the weekend. China’s Defence Ministry on Friday denied US accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, saying instead that they had held routine drills that involved the firing of live ammunition. The Pentagon said on Tuesday the missile launch was “disturbing” and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would...
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China’s propaganda spreads beyond its borders via Facebook groups

Facebook groups with thousands of members are helping to build public support for China’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative in English-speaking countries, including Australia. THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD The groups publicise stories around China’s plan for global economic integration while criticising the Western rule-based order, sometimes using Russian-backed media. The group 21SilkRoad, which includes Australians, shares a mix of news and material linked to Russia’s global propaganda ...
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Australia: Chinese Lasers Forced Military Pilots to Land

Australian navy pilots claim that they were forced to land their helicopters after Chinese militia boats aimed lasers at them during a routine exercise over the South China Sea. FUTURISM The laser-induced, precautionary grounding is just the latest of many similar accounts by pilots from the U.S. and elsewhere, according to The Guardian — but now the Chinese government is denying that the incident ever took place. I’m Rubber You’re Glue A spokesman for the Chinese military told reporters o...
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Acting Defense chief Shanahan vows U.S. will no longer ‘tiptoe’ around Chinese behavior in Asia

In his first major speech on the international stage, Shanahan denounced China's efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea. NBC NEWS Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan blasted China in a speech to national security leaders in Singapore on Saturday. In his first major speech on the international stage, Shanahan denounced China's efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in th...
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