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US closes consulate in Chengdu, China

27/07/2020

The US says it has closed its consulate in Chengdu, China after China ordered the consulate closed in retaliation for a US order to shut down the Chinese Consulate in Houston last week.

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Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities

22/07/2020

President Donald Trump and his attorney general William Barr announced that US federal agents will surge into Chicago and Albuquerque to help combat rising crime, expanding the administration’s intervention in local enforcement as Mr Trump runs for reelection under a “law-and-order” mantle.