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NYT Confirms Hunter Biden Bank of China Deal, Leaves Out Key Details

A Tuesday New York Times article confirms revelations in Peter Schweizer’s bestselling book ‘Secret Empires’ regarding the $1.5 billion deal Hunter Biden’s private equity firm secured from the state-owned Bank of China while his father was vice president; however, the Times omits key details that call into question statements made by Biden’s associates about the foreign financial deals engulfing his father’s 2020 presidential campaign in scandal.

President Barack Obama, left, talks with Vice President Joe Biden, center, and his son Hunter Biden, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Russian Journalists Protest ‘Clampdown on Free Speech’ with Mass Resignations

Every reporter working for the political section of Russia’s Kommersant daily business newspaper resigned on Monday to show their solidarity with two veteran journalists forced out of their jobs by political pressure. Over 200 Kommersant employees signed an open letter the same day, denouncing the “obvious clampdown on free speech in Russia.”

Pressure at top Russian daily triggers mass walkout

Google Suspends Plan to Pull Huawei’s Access to Android

Tech giant Google has temporarily reversed its decision to revoke Chinese tech manufacturer Huawei’s Android operating system license, which would have crippled its ability to compete with Samsung in the smartphone market.

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Chinese State Media: Trump China Policy ‘Most Barbarian Ever’

A series of columns in Chinese government-controlled media on Tuesday condemned the United States for policies to protect American industries and national security from the Communist Party, calling the Trump administration’s trade policy “the most barbarian method ever in the history of modern international economic and trade relations.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with South Korea's national security director Chung Eui-yong at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Monday, March 12, 2018. (Etienne Oliveau/Pool Photo via AP)

Google Cuts Ties with Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

Tech firm Google has cut ties with Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei Technologies and will no longer license its Android operating system to the company. One industry expert called the move an “instant kill switch” to Huawei’s desire to overtake Samsung in the global market.

The Google logo is reflected in windows of the company's China head office as the Chinese national flag flies in the wind in Beijing on March 23, 2010 after the US web giant said it would no longer filter results and was redirecting mainland Chinese users to an uncensored site …

Chinese Foreign Minister Warns Pompeo: ‘Don’t Go Too Far’

Chinese state media reported Sunday that, during a conversation last week, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Washington should not “go too far” in “actions that are harmful to Chinese interests.”

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Jordanian counterpart (unseen) a joint press conference in Amman on June 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Khalil MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia to Launch ‘Fake News’ Database

Russia’s media regulation agency Roskomnadzor announced Wednesday that it will create a public database of “fake news,” using new authority granted to the agency by President Vladimir Putin with a controversial Internet law signed at the beginning of the month.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting to discuss the Ukrainian peace process at the German federal Chancellery on October 19, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

Taiwan Becomes First Asian Country to Legalize Gay Marriage

Lawmakers in Taiwan approved legislation on Friday legalizing the process of gay marriage, despite the country’s population voting overwhelmingly last year to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. 

Peo-same sex marriage demonstrators display the sign outside the Parliament in Taipei on November 30, 2013. Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriages took to the streets in Taiwan amid an ongoing debate in parliament over a controversial bill to legalise such unions. AFP PHOTO / Sam Yeh (Photo credit should …

China Condemns ‘Cold War Mentality’ of Huawei Ban

Chinese officials and state-run media condemned President Donald Trump’s executive order effectively blocking Chinese telecom giant Huawei from U.S. markets, deriding it as an example of Trump’s “Cold War mentality” and vowing to protect Chinese business interests by any means necessary.

A man presses on the glass window near a logo for Huawei in Beijing on Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. networks and said it was subjecting the …

Maxine Waters: China Knows Trump’s a ‘Bluffer’

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) slammed President Donald Trump on Friday over his “expertise” and “approach” to trade negotiations with China. Waters said during a CNN “New Day” appearance that Trump needs to quit bluffing with China and start negotiating because

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