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  • US expected to officially warn China is launching cyberattacks to steal coronavirus research

    The US Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are expected to issue a formal warning that China is launching cyberattacks to steal coronavirus data related to vaccines and treatments from US research institutions and pharmaceutical companies, according to a US national security official.

    CNN
  • Trump 'torn' over US-China trade deal as officials push to fulfill its terms

    Asked if he was "breaking up" the Phase 1 trade deal, Trump said: "I'm very — I'm very torn as to — I have not decided yet, if you want to know the truth."

    CNBC
  • US message to Britain in bilateral trade talks: it's us – or China

    Proposed clause viewed by diplomats as lever to deter closer UK relations with BeijingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US government has been privately pressing the UK in bilateral trade talks to make a choice between the US and China. The US is seeking to insert a clause that would allow it to retreat from parts of the deal if Britain reaches a trade agreement with another country that the US did not approve. Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • Futures Jump As Trade Negotiators Vow To Save US-China Trade Deal

    Futures Jump As Trade Negotiators Vow To Save US-China Trade Deal Futures are pointing to a higher open again Friday morning (though that hasn't exactly worked out so well for bulls so far this week) following reports that a hastily-arranged phone call between American and Chinese trade negotiators has produced a commitment to "continue to support" the deal - at least for now. As SCMP reports: "Top trade negotiators from the United States and China spoke by phone on Friday and...

    Zero Hedge