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US fighter jet shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon

A US military fighter jet shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, a week after it entered US airspace and triggered a dramatic -- and public -- spying saga that worsened Sino-US relations.

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US shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon

The United States shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon as it floated off the country's southeastern coast on Saturday, a Reuters witness and US officials said, drawing to a close a dramatic spying saga that drew a spotlight on worsening Sino-US relations..President Joe Biden approved

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A California startup using rocks to soak up carbon dioxide from the air has teamed up with a Canadian company to mineralize the gas in concrete, a technological tie-up that is a first and they say could provide a model for fighting climate change globally.

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Classified docs: FBI searches Biden’s house in Delaware

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US to end COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11

President Joe Biden's administration on Monday said it will end COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11, nearly three years after the United States imposed sweeping pandemic measures to curb the spread of the illness.

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‘Very high’ odds of war with China

A top Republican in the US Congress said on Sunday the odds of conflict with China over Taiwan “are very high” after a US general caused consternation with a memo that warned that the United States would fight China in the next two years.

February 5, 2023
February 5, 2023
USA

US fighter jet shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon

A US military fighter jet shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, a week after it entered US airspace and triggered a dramatic -- and public -- spying saga that worsened Sino-US relations.

February 5, 2023
February 5, 2023

US shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon

The United States shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon as it floated off the country's southeastern coast on Saturday, a Reuters witness and US officials said, drawing to a close a dramatic spying saga that drew a spotlight on worsening Sino-US relations..President Joe Biden approved

February 5, 2023
February 5, 2023
USA

Concrete traps CO2 soaked from air in climate-friendly test

A California startup using rocks to soak up carbon dioxide from the air has teamed up with a Canadian company to mineralize the gas in concrete, a technological tie-up that is a first and they say could provide a model for fighting climate change globally.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

Chinese balloon advanced, hard to shoot down: US expert

.The first Chinese surveillance balloon that the Pentagon found flying over sensitive US ballistic missile sites may be guided by advanced artificial intelligence technology, a US expert said Friday..A second Chinese surveillance balloon was later spotted over Latin America, the Pent

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

US unemployment rate lowest since 1969

US job growth accelerated sharply in January while the unemployment rate hit more than a 53-1/2-year low of 3.4 percent, pointing to a stubbornly tight labor market, and a potential headache for Federal Reserve officials as they fight inflation.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

Second Chinese balloon 'transiting' Latin America: Pentagon

A Chinese spy balloon was flying over Latin America, the Pentagon said Friday night, one day after a similar craft was seen over US skies.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

Blinken trip to China postponed

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a visit to China that had been expected to start yesterday after a Chinese spy balloon was tracked flying across the country, a US official said.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

China expresses regret that 'civilian' airship strays over US

China on Friday expressed regret that what it called a "civilian" airship had strayed into US territory, an incident that sparked a political furor in the United States and raised questions about a planned trip to Beijing by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

What is a suspected Chinese spy balloon doing above the US?

News that the Pentagon is monitoring a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon in the skies over the continental United States raises a series of questions – not least among them, what exactly it might be doing.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

Chinese spy balloon spotted over US: Pentagon

The Pentagon is tracking a suspected spy balloon belonging to China as it flies over the western United States, officials have said.."Clearly the intent of this balloon is for surveillance," a senior US defense official told reporters on the condition of anonymity on Thursday..The of