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According to Biden, the Kenosha trip is intended to “reduce racist tensions”.

The Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is on Thursday. Two days after a visit from President Trump, former Vice President Kenosha, Wisconsin, runs a city that has come into the national spotlight after the police shooting of a black man sparked days of protest and violence. This made the city the newest battlefield in a summer of rioting over police …

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Taiwan Unveils F-16 Service Center As Tensions Rise in China

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen vowed on Friday to defend the island with a “solid” air force when she held a US-backed maintenance center for the island’s fleet of upgraded F-16 fighters growing tensions between the two set up Taipei and Beijing. Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) aircraft fly in formation during a dedication ceremony of an F-16 …

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Tensions in the South China Sea are rising amid the US blacklist.

The U.S. announced on Wednesday that it would blacklist Chinese officials and businessmen involved in the military buildup of the controversial South China Sea and further heighten tensions in the region ahead of the November elections – the day Beijing reportedly has fired missiles including an “airplane” -carrier “into the sea as a” warning “to the US China claimed a …

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The US and China say they are making progress in trade, even as other tensions intensify

High-ranking authorities from both countries – including US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu He – spoke by phone on Monday evening in the US, the respective governments announced. “Both sides are seeing progress and are determined to take the necessary steps to ensure the success of the deal,” the Lighthizer …

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Iran reveals new missiles amid tensions with Washington

A missile revealed by Iran is fired at an undisclosed location in Iran in this picture received by Reuters on August 20, 2020. WANA News Agency | via Reuters WASHINGTON – Iran unveiled a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Thursday. This is likely to upset Washington as the Trump administration tries to curb the regime’s ambitions over missiles and nuclear …

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US completes sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan as tensions escalate in China

The deal, closed on Friday, comes as China increased pressure on the island, which Beijing regards as an inseparable part of its territory. Friday’s announcement was made on the Department of Defense website under the “Contacts Updated” section. The US Air Force placed an order with Lockheed Martin, maker of the F-16, for 90 aircraft as part of the US …

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