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US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles

US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missilesThe United States expanded its sanctions war against Russia to China on Thursday, announcing punitive measures against a Chinese military organization for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles. Stepping up pressure on Moscow over its “malign activities,” the US State Department said it was placing financial sanctions on the Equipment Development Department of the Chinese Ministry of Defense, and its top administrator, for its recent purchase of Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missiles.



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This Is How the U.S. Military Wants to Shoot Down Russian or Chinese Hypersonic Missiles

This Is How the U.S. Military Wants to Shoot Down Russian or Chinese Hypersonic MissilesKill a bullet with a bullet—hypersonic style. 



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U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for North Korea

U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for North KoreaWASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions. The new sanctions target China-based Yanbian Silverstar Network Technology Co, its North Korean chief executive Jong Song Hwa, and a Russian-based sister company, Volasys Silver Star, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement. “These actions are intended to stop the flow of illicit revenue to North Korea from overseas information technology workers disguising their true identities and hiding behind front companies, aliases, and third-party nationals,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.



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U.S. Considers Sanctioning Chinese Officials Over Detention Of Muslims: Report

U.S. Considers Sanctioning Chinese Officials Over Detention Of Muslims: ReportThe Trump administration may sanction Chinese government officials and



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Chinese JD.com billionaire Liu Qiangdong arrested in US over sexual misconduct allegation

Chinese <a href=JD.com billionaire Liu Qiangdong arrested in US over sexual misconduct allegation” align=”left” title=”Chinese JD.com billionaire Liu Qiangdong arrested in US over sexual misconduct allegation” border=”0″ >The billionaire founder of one of China’s biggest e-commerce websites has been arrested in the US following allegations of sexual misconduct. Liu Qiangdong, chief executive of JD.com, was arrested on Friday night and released Saturday afternoon pending possible criminal charges, according to Minnesota jail records. Minneapolis police refused to provide details on exactly what the 45-year-old, also known as Richard Liu, had been accused of, saying an investigation into the incident was active.



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Chinese Billionaire Arrested in Minneapolis For Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Chinese Billionaire Arrested in Minneapolis For Alleged Sexual MisconductLiu, 45, was arrested late Friday night and released Saturday afternoon pending possible criminal charges



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Chinese billionaire arrested in US over sexual misconduct allegations

Chinese billionaire arrested in US over sexual misconduct allegationsChinese e-commerce billionaire Liu Qiangdong — also known as Richard Liu — was briefly arrested in the midwestern US city of Minneapolis over allegations of criminal sexual conduct, authorities said. Records from Hennepin County Jail showed Liu, founder and CEO of Chinese online retail giant JD.com, was arrested over the misconduct allegations late Friday night and released Saturday afternoon.



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Chinese billionaire Liu of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis

Chinese billionaire Liu of <a href=JD.com arrested in Minneapolis” align=”left” title=”Chinese billionaire Liu of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis” border=”0″ >MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, was arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, jail records show.



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Chinese plane slides off Manila runway causing flight delays

Chinese plane slides off Manila runway causing flight delaysA Chinese passenger jet slid off the runway as it landed at Manila airport in torrential rain forcing dozens of flight cancellations on Friday, as engineers struggled to remove the stricken aircraft. The Xiamen Airlines plane, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass and ripping off its left engine late Thursday evening, airport general manager Ed Monreal said. All on board were safely evacuated from the aircraft with no serious injuries.



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Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rainThe aircraft, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesman Eric Apolonio told AFP. Its wings and engines were heavily damaged in the incident, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua, which also said the plane circled the airport for an hour before attempting to land. The incident forced a partial shutdown of the Philippines’ main airport.



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