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29/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

US puts visa restrictions on Chinese officials over tensions with Hong Kong

26/06 - 14:16 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday announced that the U.S. will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials found to be involved in Beijing’s efforts to exert more control over Hong Kong
26/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Tecnología J. EDWARD MORENO

European nations offer limit on digital tax after US tariff threat

14:48 - France, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy have offered to limit their proposed digital tax after the U.S. threatened to slap tariffs on goods from those countries.
25/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Justine Coleman

Treasury institutes sanctions against companies in Iran's metal industry

13:16 - The Treasury Department is instituting sanctions against companies operating in Iran’s metal sector, officials announced on Thursday.
09/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Peter Sullivan

WHO seeks to clarify widely criticized statement on asymptomatic spread

12:02 - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday sought to clarify a controversial statement that asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is "very rare," saying instead that much is unknown and some models find that it is not actually rare.
08/06/2020
Economía The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Sylvan Lane

US entered recession in February as coronavirus derailed economy: NBER

14:45 - The U.S. entered a recession in late February as the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic derailed a record stretch of U.S. growth, according to the non-profit research group that charts U.S. business cycles.
05/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Ellen Mitchell

Esper orders all active-duty troops outside DC home

17:29 - Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday ordered the remaining active-duty soldiers who had been on standby in the Washington, D.C., area back to their home bases after several days of peaceful protests in the nation’s capital.
05/06/2020
Medio Ambiente The Hill - Estados Unidos Economía Rachel Frazin

Trump to reopen Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument for fishing

15:55 - President Trump on Friday announced that he will reopen the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the coast of Massachusetts for commercial fishing.
03/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Rebecca Kheel

Trump stokes backlash with threat to use military against protesters

02/06 - 20:57 - President Trump’s threat to deploy active-duty military to quell protests across the country has raised concerns about the appropriateness of using U.S. armed forces to bolster domestic law enforcement and placed the military in an awkward position.
03/06/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional MAX GREENWOOD

Biden leads Trump by 4 points in new CBS News poll

02/06 - 16:07 - Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Trump by 4 points in the race for the White House, according to a new CBS News/YouGov poll released Tuesday.
22/05/2020
Economía The Hill - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Michael Watson

American farmers need to replace China with Africa as trade partner

15:00 - This is a huge opportunity for American agriculture, as the government can assist domestic farmers while it aids struggling people in Africa.
21/05/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Tal Axelrod

China threatens 'counter-measures' after Pompeo congratulates Taiwan president on second term

20/05 - 12:25 - China threatened to take “counter-measures” against the U.S. after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Taiwan’s president on starting a second term in office.
21/05/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Derechos Humanos Tal Axelrod

US slaps sanctions on Iranian interior minister for human rights abuses

20/05 - 14:52 - The U.S. slapped sanctions on Iran’s interior minister Wednesday over accusations he was involved in a string of human rights abuses.
13/05/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

House Democrats unveil $3 trillion coronavirus relief package

12/05 - 15:20 - House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled their latest round of legislation to provide Americans with economic relief from the coronavirus pandemic.
05/05/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Global leaders fall short of funding goal for COVID-19 response; US donations absent

16:24 - Global leaders, organizations and businesses on Monday came up short of their goal of raising $8 billion to fund the international response to the coronavirus pandemic, but called the initial funds raised a solid starting point.
30/04/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Defensa Olivia Beavers

US intelligence says it's investigating COVID-19's origins

12:18 - U.S. intelligence agencies in a rare public statement Thursday said they agreed with "the widespread scientific consensus" that the COVID-19 virus was "not manmade or genetically modified" but also that they are investigating whether it emerged from a laboratory in Wuhan, China.
30/04/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Pompeo renews calls for China to provide US access to Wuhan labs

29/04 - 14:53 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed calls for the U.S. to have access to Chinese virology labs in Wuhan, part of the Trump administration's effort to investigate the origins of the coronavirus.
29/04/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional MAX GREENWOOD

Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden

28/04 - 16:29 - Hillary Clinton endorsed Joe Biden’s bid for the White House on Tuesday, making her the latest party leader to throw her support behind the presumptive Democratic nominee.
28/04/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

China threatens economic consequences if Australia launches investigation of Beijing's handling of coronavirus

27/04 - 15:26 - Chinese officials are threatening economic consequences if Australia moves ahead with an investigation into Beijing’s early handling of the coronavirus outbreak, Australian Sky News reported on Monday.
27/04/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política

Commerce secretary tightens restrictions on military technology exports

17:05 - The Commerce Department announced Monday that it is tightening export controls on technology that could have military uses, citing countries like China and Russia.
24/04/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

US hits grim milestone: 50,000 coronavirus deaths

12:15 - More than 50,000 people in the United States have died of COVID-19, a grim milestone in a global pandemic that shows few signs of slowing even as pressure mounts to reopen parts of the U.S. economy.
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