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  • The 'stakes are high' for the US-China relationship, says US's former ambassador to China

    AP Photo/Susan Walsh Tensions between the US and China have intensified amid the coronavirus outbreak, with President Donald Trump blaming Beijing for the deaths and economic disruption. The effects of Trump's approach remain to be seen, but the growth of US-China ties in recent decades means there is a lot to lose if it doesn't workout, according to Jon Huntsman, former US ambassador to China. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sino-US tensions have mounted over the...

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  • Two former US soldiers charged by Venezuela with terrorism, Trump denies any plot

    WASHINGTON: Venezuela has charged two former US soldiers with "terrorism" and "conspiracy" for taking part in a failed invasion bid to topple President Nicolas Maduro, the attorney general said on Friday. Luke Alexander Denman, 34, and Airan Berry, 41, were among 17 people captured by the Venezuelan military after an attempted invasion by mercenaries in the early hours of Sunday morning was thwarted.

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  • Trump replacing US attorney who oversaw prosecutions of Michael Flynn and Roger Stone: report

    According to a report from CNN, the Trump administration is replacing D.C. US attorney Tim Shea, who oversaw the “controversial moves” in the later stages of Roger Stone and Michael Flynn. Trump is reportedly planning to nominate Cleveland U.S. attorney Justin Herdman. “Shea, a longtime aide of Attorney General William Barr, was tapped by the attorney [
  • Trump said the US 'could cut off the whole relationship' with China as tensions escalate during the pandemic

    President Trump said the US could take the step of ending its relationship with one of its largest trading partners. "We could cut off the whole relationship," Trump said, and he claimed the US would save $500 billion as a result. The administration is weighing several proposals to punish China for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump said the US could take the extraordinary step of ending the relationship with one...

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