Rising US job losses stir fears of lasting economic damage | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and DAN SEWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, stoking fears Thursday that the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the U.S….

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 30, World News & Top Stories | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

Trump says US to end Hong Kong’s preferential treatment, withdraw from WHO The United States will end its preferential treatment of Hong Kong and cut ties with the World Health Organisation (WHO), said President Donald Trump on Friday in a broad sweep of announcements responding to what he called a…

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US cuts ties with WHO, strips HK privileges – The Manila Times | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

WASHINGTON, D.C.: United States President Donald Trump said Friday (Saturday in Manila) he was terminating the US relationship with the World Health Organization, which he has accused of pro-China bias in its management of the coronavirus crisis. BURNING BRIDGES US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holda…

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Kyrgyzstan offers its markets to Pak merchandise      | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

“Our peoples have long-time and close cultural and spiritual ties. Today our countries enjoy excellent political relations and regularly exchange visits on the highest levels,’ he added. Today, shortest automobile roads are connecting China to Kyrgyzstan through two border mountain passes in Kyrgyzstan – Torugart in the North and –…

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U.S. spending, virus cases after reopenings cloud outlook | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and DAN SEWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting U.S. consumer spending and rising coronavirus cases in some parts of the country that are reopening businesses highlighted Friday the rough road ahead for a hoped-for economic rebound during the pandemic. The bad economic news was echoed in…

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Fed lockup where Epstein died gets harsh coronavirus review | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Prisoners with COVID-19 symptoms were neglected and ignored as the outbreak rippled through the federal detention center in Manhattan where financier Jeffrey Epstein died last summer, according to a doctor who performed a court-authorized inspection of the facility this month. Social…

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President Trump Announces The End Of Special Relationship With Hong Kong | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: This afternoon, President Trump said he is ready to take action on China over its treatment of Hong Kong. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: China has replaced its promised formula of one country, two systems with…

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Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of Alabama | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

By JAY REEVES and KIM CHANDLER Associated Press HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sparsely populated Lowndes County, deep in Alabama’s old plantation country, has the sad distinction of having both the state’s highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst unemployment rate.  Initially spared as the disease ravaged cities, the county…

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We Should “Confront” China by Liberalizing Chinese Immigration | #espionage | #surveillance | #ceo

The Chinese government’s crackdown on dissidents in Hong Kong is just another indication of that government’s rising totalitarianism. Vox’s Matt Yglesias wrote that the United States should let in any Hongkonger who wishes to leave – a proposal I agree with. However, the U.S. government is moving in the opposite direction. Not only…

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