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Report: Chinese Balloon Flew Directly Over Florida During the Trump Administration

The pair were intensely devoted toward carrying out the attacks, according to the case’s affidavit. “Putting holes in transformers … is the greatest thing somebody can do,” Russell messaged an FBI informant. The informant had been in contact with Russell since at least June 2022. Russell had allegedly been urging the informant to carry out […]

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BYD More Likely To Build Own Factory Than Take Over Ford’s German Facility

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Skoda-Derived VW Tharu Gets A Facelift In China

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How U.S.-China Tensions Could Affect Who Buys the House Next Door

The share of United States farmland owned by Chinese people and companies is small and has not been growing substantially. Chinese owners held about 350,000 acres at the end of 2020, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report, and most of the farmland came from the Chinese acquisition of Smithfield Foods in 2013. Canadian […]

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China Tries to Play Down Balloon Dispute With Censorship and Memes

On Chinese social media, jokes about the suspected spy balloon have been making the rounds. People quipped that the vessel was a misunderstood attempt at wishing Americans a happy Lantern Festival, the Chinese holiday this past Sunday. Others compared it to a glutinous rice ball, a traditional food eaten during the celebrations. The wisecracking was, […]

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Tesla Model S Destroys Rivals In Freezing Weather Range Test With 329 Miles

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Trump-Era Chinese Spy Balloon Incursions Initially Went Undetected

WASHINGTON — The top military commander overseeing North American airspace said Monday that some previous incursions by Chinese spy balloons during the Trump administration were not detected in real time, and the Pentagon learned of them only later. “I will tell you that we did not detect those threats, and that’s a domain awareness gap,” […]

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The Chinese Balloon Inflated America’s Dumbest Political Mannerisms

“The result of this two-tiered system is that full-time Google employees receive dramatically higher pay benefits, while contractors are treated as second-class workers,” Music Generalist Sam Regan explained to The New Republic. Workers attempted to express their objections on numerous occasions. They conducted a mass email campaign, collecting testimonials as to how the policy would […]

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White House wants to ‘exploit’ what it can recover from China balloon

White House wants to ‘exploit’ what it can recover from China balloon | The Hill Skip to content White House national security officials on Monday said the Biden administration is working to recover the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon shot down over the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday. National security adviser Jake Sullivan said recovering the balloon […]

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Another Chinese Balloon Flew Over Colombia, Officials Confirm

A Chinese balloon floated over Latin America and the Caribbean, the Chinese government confirmed on Monday, adding that it was for civilian purposes and was being used for flight tests. “Affected by the weather and with limited self-steering capability, the airship deviated far from its planned course and entered into the airspace of Latin America […]

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China’s Balloon Dispute Aims Attention at Xi’s Leadership

The Chinese balloon that bumbled its way across the United States has launched a thousand questions about its real intent. But it is also focusing the world’s attention on the prospect that the communications and control within Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s government and his vaunted security apparatus may be less coherent — or even less […]

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A Chinese Balloon and a Diplomatic Showdown

Edward Wong contributed reporting. The Daily is made by Lisa Tobin, Rachel Quester, Lynsea Garrison, Clare Toeniskoetter, Paige Cowett, Michael Simon Johnson, Brad Fisher, Chris Wood, Jessica Cheung, Stella Tan, Alexandra Leigh Young, Lisa Chow, Eric Krupke, Marc Georges, Luke Vander Ploeg, M.J. Davis Lin, Dan Powell, Dave Shaw, Sydney Harper, Robert Jimison, Mike Benoist, […]

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In Hong Kong, 47 Democracy Leaders on Trial for Security Charges

The political candidates represented the vanguard of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. Numbering in the dozens, they had planned to run for the city’s legislature in 2020, after months of turbulent protests calling for greater freedom from China. By the time the election was held, more than a year later, none of the candidates could run. […]

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Balloon Incident Reveals More Than Spying as Competition With China Intensifies

Of course, there is nothing new about superpowers spying on one another, even from balloons. President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorized surveillance of the Soviet Union by lofting cameras on balloons in the mid-1950s, flying them “over Soviet bloc countries under the guise of meteorological research,” according to an article published by the National Archives in […]

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Navy Divers Work to Recover Debris From Chinese Spy Balloon

WASHINGTON — Navy divers were working to locate portions of the debris from the Chinese spy balloon that a U.S. fighter jet shot down six miles off the coast of South Carolina, defense officials said on Sunday. The recovery effort, which is expected to take days, began not long after debris from the balloon hit […]

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China Finds Itself With Limited Options After U.S. Shoots Down Balloon

After an American fighter jet shot down the Chinese balloon that had floated across the United States, the reaction from Beijing — defensive, angered, yet hedging its options — illustrated the challenges facing China’s leader, Xi Jinping, as he tries to stabilize relations while giving little, if any, ground. Hours after the balloon was struck […]

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China’s Spy Balloon Drifted for 7 Days Across U.S.: A Timeline

The president had been discussing military options with the Pentagon since Tuesday, when he was alerted by the Pentagon that a spy balloon had entered the continental American airspace near Idaho. By Wednesday, the balloon was hovering over Montana, and a full-blown diplomatic crisis was underway. The arrival — and extended stay — of the […]

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Downing of Chinese Spy Balloon Ends Chapter in a Diplomatic Crisis

Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, alerted Mr. Biden. By Wednesday, when the balloon had made its way to the skies above Billings, Mont., Pentagon officials were alarmed because the state is home to the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, one of three U.S. Air Force […]

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U.S. Close to Shooting Down Chinese Spy Balloon Over the East Coast

WASHINGTON — The United States was on the verge of shooting down a Chinese spy balloon on Saturday that had spent the last week traversing the country, American officials said, in what would be an explosive end to a drama that put a diplomatic crisis between the world’s two great powers onto television screens in […]

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Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a … Chinese Spy Balloon?

The Biden White House took a more cautious approach. Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House press secretary, said the balloon did not present a military threat but called its presence a “violation of our sovereignty.” As more Americans logged on to stare at the balloon on Friday, a spokesman for the Pentagon said the U.S. military […]

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Before Balloon Sighting, Classified Report Highlighted Foreign Surveillance Tech

WASHINGTON — The Chinese spy balloon floating over the continental United States generated deep concern on Capitol Hill in part because it came on the heels of a classified report to Congress that outlined incidents of American adversaries potentially using advanced technology to spy on the country. The classified report to Congress last month discussed […]

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Balloon Incident Highlights Fragile State of U.S.-China Relationship

After years of deepening mistrust and simmering tensions, ties between the United States and China appeared poised for a modest rebound following the meeting of the two nations’ leaders at a summit last November and recent efforts by Beijing to stabilize its relations with the world. A visit by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken […]

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A Giant Balloon Was Spotted in Montana. It’s All Anyone Can Talk About.

HELENA, Mont. — Larry Mayer, a newspaper photographer, pointed his camera to the sky on Wednesday and began snapping pictures of what appeared to be a mysterious white orb hanging in the sky over Billings, Mont. He didn’t know what he was looking at, but he knew something was up — way up, like 60,000 […]

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Chinese Spy Balloon or ‘Civilian Device’? Here’s What We Know So Far

WASHINGTON — American military officials on Thursday said they had detected a “high-altitude surveillance balloon” launched by China floating in the skies of Montana, causing a diplomatic panic that led Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken to postpone a planned trip to Beijing. On Friday, Chinese officials declared that the floating orb was a “mainly […]

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“SHOOT DOWN THE BALLOON!”: Republicans Lose Their Minds Over Reported Chinese Spy Balloon

Arrington went on to attack a government program that hasn’t even happened. “There’s a whole of government assault for all the world to see on an industry: American energy,” he lamented. “And it’s being replaced with this Green New Deal—hundreds of billions of dollars in subsidies, tax credits, grants,” Arrington continued, horrified at the idea […]

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Suspected Spy Balloon Hampers China’s Efforts to Ease Tensions With U.S.

A balloon suspected to have come from China and seen floating over Montana has suddenly upstaged a long-anticipated visit to Beijing by the American secretary of state and threatens to undercut efforts to reduce the simmering antagonism between Beijing and Washington. Pentagon officials disclosed on Thursday that they had detected the “intelligence-gathering balloon, most certainly […]

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Why Chinese Companies Are Investing Billions in Mexico

Bill Chan had never set foot anywhere in Mexico, let alone the lonely stretch of desert in the north of the country where he abruptly decided to build a $300 million factory. But that seemed a trifling detail amid the pressure to adapt to a swiftly changing global economy. It was January 2022, and Mr. […]

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Zeekr X Breaks Cover As A Compact EV Crossover

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