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Meeting between Pompeo, and China's top diplomat Yang under way - official

A meeting in Hawaii between the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi began shortly after 9 a.m. local time (3 p.m. EST), a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.

Trump sought China's Xi's help to win re-election, Bolton alleges

In a bombshell allegation, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping's help in winning re-election during a closed-door June 2019 meeting.

Fed's Powell beats drum for more government aid to bolster economy

The U.S. economy is beginning to recover from the worst of the coronavirus crisis, but with some 25 million Americans displaced from work and the pandemic ongoing, it will need more help, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told lawmakers on Wednesday.

Trump to meet with Poland's Duda at White House next week

福利网站U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Washington next week, the first visit by a foreign leader to the White House since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Republicans launch another pro-Biden Super PAC to help defeat Trump

Republicans who worked for U.S. Presidents Donald Trump and George W. Bush have formed a Super PAC to support Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in November, the latest group launched by members of Trump's own party who will work to see him defeated.

In Tulsa, fears that Trump rally may worsen racial unrest, spread of coronavirus

福利网站When President Donald Trump takes the stage at his first rally in three months on Saturday night, the scene in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be familiar: a large venue filled with ardent supporters wearing "Keep America Great” hats and T-shirts.

Powell repeats Fed to use full range of tools to aid economy

With a full U.S. economic recovery out of reach until the coronavirus pandemic is brought to heel, the Federal Reserve will use its "full range of tools" to cushion households and businesses, Fed Chair Jerome Powell told lawmakers on Wednesday.

Pompeo to meet China's top diplomat in Hawaii, State Department says

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Yang Jiechi, China's top diplomat, on Wednesday in Honolulu, the State Department said, a crucial meeting as relations between the two countries have deeply soured since the start of the year.

New U.S. Huawei rule targets standards, security concerns remain - Ross

福利网站A new U.S. rule regarding China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is a needed "clarification" to help develop standards, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday, adding that security concerns remain over the telecoms equipment maker.

German minister, on Trump's troop pullout plan, says security not a commodity

Security is not a commodity to be traded, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Tuesday in reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to cut the number of U.S. troops in Germany.

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Inside Seattle's autonomous protest zone

福利网站Protesters in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood have established what they call an 'autonomous zone' while continuing to demonstrate against racial inequality and call for defunding of the police.

North Korea blows up liaison office with South

North Korea blows up the joint liaison office on its side of the border, declaring an end to dialogue and threatening military action.

Monuments glorifying slavery and colonialism under scrutiny around the world

福利网站Statues, plaques and street signs celebrating slave traders, Confederate leaders and colonists have become sites of protest amid global demonstrations against police brutality and racism.