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Sharpiegate: ‘Crazy in the middle of the night’ texts led to rebuke of weather officials that contradicted Trump, watchdog report reveals

Sharpiegate: ‘Crazy in the middle of the night’ texts led to rebuke of weather officials that contradicted Trump, watchdog report reveals

Sharpiegate: ‘Crazy in the middle of the night’ texts led to rebuke of weather officials that contradicted Trump, watchdog report reveals Sharpiegate: ‘Crazy in the middle of the night’ texts led to rebuke of weather officials that contradicted Trump, watchdog report reveals The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider …

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims The actions on Thursday target a cluster of officials who played a major role in devising and enforcing policies in the country’s western Xinjiang region that have detained hundreds of thousands — some estimates put it at more …

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NOAA Officials Feared Firings After Trump’s Hurricane Claims, Inspector General Says

NOAA Officials Feared Firings After Trump’s Hurricane Claims, Inspector General Says

NOAA Officials Feared Firings After Trump’s Hurricane Claims, Inspector General Says NOAA Officials Feared Firings After Trump’s Hurricane Claims, Inspector General Says WASHINGTON — The head of one of the nation’s premier science agencies felt that his job and the jobs of others would be in jeopardy if the agency did not rebuke forecasters who contradicted President Trump’s inaccurate claim …

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White House denies Trump pressured health officials to change school reopening guidelines

White House denies Trump pressured health officials to change school reopening guidelines White House denies Trump pressured health officials to change school reopening guidelines White House denies Trump pressured health officials to change school reopening guidelines | The Independent The White House on Wednesday denied pressuring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention into scrapping and revising guidelines for reopening …

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State Department Bars Chinese Officials Who Restrict Access to Tibet

State Department Bars Chinese Officials Who Restrict Access to Tibet

State Department Bars Chinese Officials Who Restrict Access to Tibet State Department Bars Chinese Officials Who Restrict Access to Tibet WASHINGTON — The State Department said on Tuesday that it was barring Chinese authorities from the United States who were found to have restricted journalists, tourists, diplomats or other American officials from entering autonomous regions in Tibet. The new visa …

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Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong

Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong

Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to impose sanctions on Chinese officials trying to stamp out political dissent in Hong Kong, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The passage …

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Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say

Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say

Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say Just how the money was dispersed to militants carrying out attacks for the Taliban, and at what level the coordination occurred, remains unclear. But officials say the network had grown increasingly ambitious and was in communication with more …

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Federal Officials Turn to a New Testing Strategy as Infections Surge

Federal Officials Turn to a New Testing Strategy as Infections Surge

Federal Officials Turn to a New Testing Strategy as Infections Surge Federal Officials Turn to a New Testing Strategy as Infections Surge In the absence of federal guidance, some health officials have forged ahead on their own. In mid-March, as the number of infections in Nebraska climbed, the state was running out of supplies needed for coronavirus tests. The state …

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Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say

Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say

Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say Top Democrats in the House and Senate demanded all members of Congress be briefed, and the White House summoned a small group of House Republicans friendly to the president to begin explaining its position. The lawmakers …

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US curbs visas for Chinese officials over Hong Kong freedoms, Pompeo confirms

US curbs visas for Chinese officials over Hong Kong freedoms, Pompeo confirms

US curbs visas for Chinese officials over Hong Kong freedoms, Pompeo confirms US curbs visas for Chinese officials over Hong Kong freedoms, Pompeo confirms US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that Washington was imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials responsible for restricting freedoms in Hong Kong, but he did not name any of those targeted. The move …

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