Ties between Canada and China have nosedived over Canada's late 2018 arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a company executive and the daughter of Huawei's founder, at Vancouver’s airport at the request of the U.S., which wants her extradited to face fraud charges over the company’s dealings with Iran. … [Read more...] about China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges
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As of Thursday, New Jersey’s case rate per 100,000 people was 30 over the past seven days, according to The New York Times. The state had a positivity rate of 1.77 percent on its tests over the past week, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. For the past month, that number was 1.52 percent. The state was testing 2.3 people per 1,000, a rate that was trending downward according to Johns Hopkins. … [Read more...] about How Is New York Having Crazy Parties With No COVID Surge?
Millions of Russians are still watching the Far East rallies online. People are outraged by unemployment, corruption, pollution, and failing government. “For as long as we have a one-party system, you will have the Khabarovsk protests,” Zhirinovsky recently declared from the tribune of the State Duma. “I have suggested to them a long time ago to have at least two parties, but they want to have the majority,” Zhirinovsky told The Daily Beast about Putin’s United Russia party. Putin continues the tradition of single-party system that began under Lenin, Zhirinovsky said. … [Read more...] about Putin’s Got Big Problems in Russia’s Provinces
Avangard is what the U.S. military calls a “hypersonic glide vehicle.” Propelled to high speed by the same kind of rocket that boosts a satellite or an intercontinental-range nuclear warhead, a hypersonic glide vehicle follows a different kind of flight path than other payloads do. Staying relatively close to Earth—reportedly around 300,000 feet up (about 91,000 meters), just below where the atmosphere ends and where space begins—the hypersonic vehicle glides toward its target at many times the speed of sound, potentially performing small maneuvers en route. … [Read more...] about Putin Claimed His Hypersonic Missiles Were Invincible. Then He Jailed the Developers.
“They’ve been enormously helpful to my campaign and we are very well aligned on what’s important to us,” Hagerty said. “We want to see our economy going again. We want to see a very strong national defense. And we want to hold China accountable. I’m very pleased to have strong conservative leaders like Marsha Blackburn and Tom Cotton on my side because we’re going to work very closely in Washington.” … [Read more...] about Exclusive — Bill Hagerty: ‘I Know How To Hit China Where It Hurts,’ Let’s Make ‘Made in the USA’ America’s Theme Again