- China signals to state giants: 'Buy American' oil and grains
SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will import record volumes of U.S. oil and is likely to ship more U.S. ...
Reuters. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:31:54 -0400.
- State Department issues warning after US employee in China suffers possible sonic attack
A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill.
Fox News. Wed, 23 May 2018 17:27:00 GMT.
- Pentagon pulls China's invite to Pacific naval exercises
The Pentagon has pulled its invitation for China to join maritime exercises in the Pacific because of Beijing's "continued militarization" of the South ...
Daily Mail. Wed, 23 May 2018 18:16:38 +0100.
- Indiana finds 'mile-a-minute' invasive vine
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An invasive vine originally from Asia has been confirmed in Indiana for the first time. The Indianapolis Star reports that the "mile-a-minute" vine was found last fall in Monroe County. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:11:27 -0400.
- The Tesla Model X is now much cheaper... in China - Roadshow
It's still way more than what us Yanks pay, but lower tariffs will help its case overseas.
Andrew Krok. CNET. Wed, 23 May 2018 17:08:54 +0000.
- Protests against copper plant in India turn deadly
Anti-pollution protesters have been demanding the closure of a copper smelter in the town of Tuticorin for months.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 23 May 2018 17:04:12 GMT.
- Wall Street remains lower on fresh concerns over U.S.-China trade talks
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as President Donald Trump's latest comments fueled skepticism over U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of a Federal Reserve report that could indicate the pace of future rate hikes.
Reuters. New York Times. Wed, 23 May 2018 16:54:49 GMT.
- Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal
Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal
ABC News. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:54:21 -0400.
- Why China's Yuan Is No Imminent Threat To The Dollar
The dollar is under no more imminent threat to its supremacy than a mouse is to a tiger.
By Simon Constable, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:54:00 -0400.
- Echoes Of Cuba? U.S. Employee In China Hit With 'Sensations Of Sound And Pressure'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "the medical indications are very similar and entirely consistent" with symptoms reported by American diplomats in Cuba, where there were reports of sonic attacks.
Laurel Wamsley. NPR. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:44:00 -0400.
- US issues alert in China amid 'sonic attack' fears
A US embassy worker in China has reported experiencing "abnormal sensations of sounds and pressure" amid fears of a "sonic attack".
Sky News. Wed, 23 May 2018 16:28:00 +0100.
- Gold Loses As US-China Tensions Ease, Is a Respite in Sight
Gold slid to a near five-month low, below the psychological level of $1,300 per ounce, on Monday following the statement by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 23 May 2018 15:07:00 GMT.
- Section 301 tariffs list draws support
Supporters of the proposed Section 301 tariffs argue that China has for years violated intellectual property rights and thus put financial strain on U.S. manufacturers. In addition, they claim, ...
Furniture Today. Wed, 23 May 2018 11:00:00 -0400.
- US Employee in China Hit With Sound Sensations, Brain Injury
A U.S. government employee in China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure ahead of being diagnosed with a mild brain injury, in a case reminiscent of diplomats who fell ill in Cuba last year.
Newsmax. Wed, 23 May 2018 10:56:25 EDT.
- US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds
A US diplomatic employee suffers a brain injury after experiencing abnormal "sounds and pressure".
BBC News. Wed, 23 May 2018 14:50:43 GMT.