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China passes new law restricting sensitive exports

BEIJING (AP) — China has passed a new law restricting sensitive exports to protect national security, allowing Beijing to reciprocate against the U.S. as tensions mount between the sides over trade and technology.The law, which will apply to all companies in China, was passed Saturday by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee and will take…

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China passes export-control law following U.S. moves

No results matched your search Economy55 minutes ago (Oct 18, 2020 02:50AM ET) © Reuters. A Chinese national flag is seen at a port in Beihai SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China passed a law restricting exports of controlled items, allowing the government to act against countries that abuse export controls in a way that harm’s China’s…

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House Passes $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Bill, But That Doesn’t Mean $1,200 Checks And More Unemployment Benefits Are On The Way

Topline The House of Representatives passed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill Thursday evening in a 214-207 vote, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continued to push for a last-minute, bipartisan compromise on the next round of aid—the vote is a symbolic step from Democrats, as the legislation is…

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House Passes Democrats’ $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $2.2 trillion Democratic plan to provide more economic relief from the coronavirus pandemic, as a bipartisan deal continued to elude House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the White House. Objections from top Republicans are likely to doom the House Democrats’ plan in the Senate. Senate…

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Senate Passes Resolution Affirming Peaceful Power Transfer In Rebuke Of Trump

Topline The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution promoting the peaceful transfer of power after an election, a clear shot across the bow aimed at President Trump over his refusal to commit to accepting such a transfer. UNITED STATES – SEPTEMBER 24: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., stops to speak with a reporter…

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House passes short-term spending bill to avoid government shutdown

The deal will fund the government through Dec. 11.September 23, 2020, 12:24 AM• 4 min readThe House approved late Tuesday night, in a 359-57-1 vote, a stopgap bill to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month.Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did not vote yes or no, but “present.”House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced earlier…

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House passes stopgap funding bill, avoids shutdown

Sept. 22 (UPI) — The House on Tuesday passed a a bipartisan agreement to fund the government through the end of the year, averting an Oct. 1 shutdown. The vote came shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she and Republican negotiators had reached a deal on the continuing resolution, which includes $8 billion to…

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Home passes decision to denounce Covid-19 racism against Asian Individuals

The House passed a resolution Thursday to denounce the racism toward Asian Americans that has risen as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.The measure demands the condemnation of all forms of racism and scapegoating and calls on public officials to denounce any anti-Asian sentiment. While the legislation won heavy Democratic support, it also got some…

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Matt Hardy Passes Concussion Test, Leaves Hospital After Injury at AEW All Out

Credit: All Elite WrestlingAll Elite Wrestling President Tony Khan provided an update on Matt Hardy on Sunday, announcing that Hardy was cleared of a possible concussion following an MRI and CT scans.The AEW star has left the hospital as well.Tony Khan @TonyKhanAn update on Matt Hardy: it’s great news! Matt’s ok, we sent him to…

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Chicago Passes 500 Homicides This Year

(Carlballou/Dreamstime) Chicago has surpassed 500 killings so far this year, far outpacing the number of homicides in the city by this time last year. The city has seen 505 homicides this year, up from 333 by this point last year, Chicago Police said. Shootings have also spiked this year to 2,152, compared with 1,413 by this…