US Customs seizes $30 million in counterfeit goods from China

U.S. 12/06/21, 15:15

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Dec. 2 that it had seized counterfeit designer products worth more than 30 million U.S. Dollars. The goods purported themselves of those luxury brands like Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. The CBP said all sourced from a Chinese shipment in a news ...

Poll: Most Americans view China as top national security threat

U.S. 12/06/21, 04:43

Most Americans from across the political spectrum now see China as the biggest threat to the United States, marking a big change from 2018, according to a new survey by the Ronald Reagan Institute. The survey results show that more than half of the American people consider China as the biggest ...

This year, Santa Claus maybe not be ‘coming to town’ as usual on Chrismas Eve

U.S. 12/06/21, 03:09

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a severe shortage of Santa Clauses this season, while many places expect his appearance, including parties, parades, and many other events, making the needs for Santa Claus thrive, CNN reported. Santa Claus shortage and the reason behind it Agencies providing Santa Clauses for events have been struggling ...

Didi Chuxing delisted on NYSE after CCP’s investigation

New York 12/06/21, 02:16

On December 3, Didi Chuxing Technology Co was delisted on the New York Stock Exchange. Didi is a ride-sharing platform that shares a similar business model to Uber of the U.S. Internal information from a state-owned securities company said that the Cyberspace Administration of China had not allowed Didi to list ...

Didi shares drop more than 20% after plan to delist from the US

U.S. 12/05/21, 22:57

Ride-hailing giant Didi Global saw a significant drop in stocks after it announced moving away from the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Dec. 3. The company's stock dropped 22.17%, resulting in a market value loss of $8.4 billion. Reuters noted that Didi shares have dropped around 57% since their June 30 ...

Microsoft takes significant move toward using DNA in Data Storage

U.S. 12/05/21, 16:40

In the context of a dramatic increase in data generation, the idea of storing data in single molecules that hold our genetic code (DNA) has come to the fore as a possible solution. DNA in Data Storage With around 2.5 million gigabytes of data generated every day, the amount grows enormously each ...

Judge sets $500,000 bond each for parents of Michigan school shooting suspect

U.S. 12/05/21, 15:33

According to a lawyer, Ethan Crumbley's parents, accused of involuntary manslaughter in a Michigan high school shooting, had fled town for their safety but returned to face arraignment.During their arraignment on Saturday morning, Dec. 4, Jennifer and James Crumbley's lawyers denied that the couple had eluded law enforcement, NPR reported."This ...

‘Don’t do it,’ mother’s text to suspected Michigan school shooter

U.S. 12/05/21, 05:49

Parents of the teenage Oxford High School shooting suspect, Ethan Crumbley, face charges of involuntary manslaughter. After an hours-long search, James and Jennifer Crumbley were taken into custody early Saturday, Dec. 4.Just hours before the shooting that left four students dead and eight others wounded on Tuesday, Nov. 30, Ethan ...

Rep. Tiffany: Time for US to recognize Taiwan

U.S. 12/05/21, 00:52

In a piece posted on Breitbart on December 2nd, Wisconsin Representative Tom Tiffany proposed a bill to abandon the "One-China policy" and normalize its relationship with Taiwan. He said that the "One-China Policy" recognized China's power over Taiwan, and President Nixon introduced it nearly half a century ago. This became a reality ...

Blinken warns of terrible consequences if Beijing invades Taiwan

Trending 12/04/21, 22:02

Any attempt by China to invade Taiwan would have "terrible consequences," according to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who added that he hoped Chinese authorities would think twice before "precipitating a crisis" across the Taiwan Strait. Tensions between the United States and China have intensified as China has increased military ...

‘Super Mustache’: Venezuela premieres series in which dictator Maduro is a superhero fighting ‘the empire’

South America 12/04/21, 17:35

Venezuelan state-owned television network VTV premiered this week fragments of a new cartoon series called "Super Mustache." The main character represents Nicolás Maduro, the socialist dictator, who confronts "the empire" of the United States. The transmitted fragments of the series show Maduro's facial hair, which makes him easily recognizable. In addition, ...

The Women’s Tennis Association shocks the NBA by publicly defying China

U.S. 12/04/21, 16:20

For decades, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has violated human rights. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) took a firm stance against this authoritarian regime. In early November, the tennis player considered the best doubles player in tennis made a post on a Chinese social network alleging that China’s former vice premier, ...