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  • Terrifying 4,600ft Glass Walkway Opens In China, And Just Looking At The Pics Will Give You Vertigo

    11/18/2017 4:59:10 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 37 replies
    themindcircle ^ | 18 Novemer 2017 | themindcircle
    If you’re scared of heights, you’re going to find that this walkway is going to scare you just looking at the photos! You aren’t alone, though, and many people would take one look at this adventure and simply turn the other way. After all, who needs to walk around 5000 feet in the air, anyway, right? If, however, you are taking one look at this glass option and thinking “How fast can I get there?”, you aren’t alone either. All you have to do is take a look at the photos and see that there are other adventurers that are...
  • Thousands Of Jobs May Be Headed To St. Croix & TX Following Trump Deals W/ Chinese Oil & Gas Giant

    11/18/2017 2:44:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Virgin Islands Consortium ^ | November 17, 2017 | Ernice Gilbert
    ST. CROIX — It was all talk and little to show for it back in June 2016, when The Consortium asked Governor Kenneth Mapp about a timeline for jobs he said would be coming to St. Croix through the ArcLight Partners, LLC agreement, as the firm had partnered with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., also called Sinopec, for the expansion of the Limetree Bay Terminals’ oil storage facility, other oil-related work, and, importantly, some oil refining. These jobs were to be aside from the roughly 500 people currently working at the oil storage facility. “I have no specific date to...
  • Trump Delivers on Trade Deals With China

    11/18/2017 11:04:51 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | November 16, 2017 | D.J. Wilson
    President Donald J. Trump has proven that his desire to ‘Make America Great Again’ is more than just a campaign slogan. China, which possesses one of the fastest growing economies in the world, has a reputation for “using” the United States to gain financial and technological advantages. Trump’s recent visit to China was aimed at taking a tougher stance on U.S.-Chinese trade relations, which he described as “very one-sided and unfair.” Trump came away with $250 billion in new trade deals, a pretty astonishing accomplishment for a President who has been in office for less than a year.According to census.gov,...
  • LaVar Ball on Trump's role in getting UCLA players released in China: 'Who?'

    11/18/2017 9:36:34 AM PST · by jazusamo · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 18, 2017 | Jacgueline Thomsen
    LaVar Ball, whose son was one of the three UCLA basketball players detained in China on shoplifting charges last week, said “who?” when asked about President Trump’s role in getting the players released. "Who?" Ball told ESPN when asked about Trump's role. "What was he over there for? Don't tell me nothing. Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out." Ball, the CEO of the sports apparel company Big Baller Brand, downplayed Trump’s role in securing his son LiAngelo Ball’s release. His son, along with two other players, was arrested and accused of shoplifting from a Louis...
  • Katy Perry Banned From China as Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Continues to Crumble

    11/16/2017 8:34:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 16, 2017 | Emily Smith and Oli Coleman
    SNIP While she was initially informed that she’d be able to gain access, the decision was apparently reversed after the government caught wind of a controversial incident from 2015, in which Perry donned a bright, glittery dress with sunflowers on it during a performance in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. Her outfit wound up causing widespread outrage because the sunflower had been adopted the year before by anti-China protesters. To drive her point home, Perry also waved a Taiwanese flag during the concert in show of support for the country, which has been butting heads with China for years over...
  • Trump offers North Korea a nuclear deal

    11/16/2017 2:39:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Nikkei Asian Review ^ | November 7, 2017 | Kim Jae Won
    SEOUL -- During his first visit to South Korea, President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that North Korea enter into talks over scrapping its nuclear and missile programs, apparently keeping the door open for dialogue with Pyongyang after months of tough talk on both sides. The U.S. president called on China and Russia to play roles in ending the Kim Jong Un regime's nuclear weapons program, urging both countries to cease trade and business with the belligerent communist nation. Trump is due in Beijing on Wednesday following his two-day visit to South Korea. "I really believe that it makes sense...
  • North Korean Defector had 10-Inch Parasite in His Stomach, Unlike Anything Surgeon Had Seen Before

    11/16/2017 9:24:43 AM PST · by Enchante · 16 replies
    Newsweak via Yahoo News ^ | November 16, 2017 | Sofia Lotto Persio
    An experienced South Korean surgeon operating on a defector from North Korea has described his shock upon finding dozens of unusual parasites inside the man’s stomach, suggesting widespread health issues among the population of the secretive state.... ..."I have been doing surgery for more than 20 years, but I have not seen such parasites. I will not be able to find them in [South] Korea," said Lee, who is a respected trauma specialist in the country.
  • North Korea Says It May Give Up Nuclear Weapons If U.S. Abandons Them First

    11/15/2017 10:09:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 15, 2017 | Tom O’Connor, Newsweek
    North Korea suggested Wednesday it may be open to giving up its nuclear weapons, but only if the U.S. did so first. Ruling Korean Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun published a commentary Wednesday in which the country's authoritarian leadership challenged President Donald Trump to reverse his support for a bigger, stronger U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal and adopt a non-proliferation policy. North Korea has argued its weapons of mass destruction stockpile was necessary only to prevent the U.S. from overthrowing the government of Kim Jong Un, which the U.S. has threatened to do by force if he did not abandon his...
  • Zimbabwe crisis: Did China give nod to army takeover?

    11/15/2017 9:53:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 15 November 2017 • 8:25PM | Adrian Blomfield
    The general behind Zimbabwe’s coup may have sought Chinese approval days before the army launched its takeover of Robert Mugabe’s government, it emerged on Wednesday. Mr. Mugabe remained under house arrest, still president of Zimbabwe if in name alone, a prisoner of once slavishly loyal generals who now hold the country’s fate in their hands. As the former British colony faced a deeply uncertain future under military tutelage, a trip to Beijing by General Constantine Chiwenga, the head of the armed forces, last week has reignited concerns about rising Chinese influence in Africa. The general held high-level meetings with officials...
  • Yugan Authorities Replace Jesus with Xi Jinping to Help the Poor

    11/15/2017 5:55:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    AsiaNews ^ | 11/14/17
    Needy Christians are forced to replace religious images with pictures of the president to get aid. “They think God is their saviour,” an official said. “After our cadres’ work, they’ll realise their mistakes and think: we should no longer rely on Jesus, but on the party for help”. According to some sources, the number of Christians exceeds that of party members.Beijing (AsiaNews/SCMP) – Yugan County, a poor rural area in the southern province of Jiangxi Province, has undertaken a campaign to replace religious faith with faith in the party. To achieve this, the local government is asking people to replace...
  • 3 UCLA basketball players apologize for shoplifting in China

    11/15/2017 2:25:54 PM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    msn ^ | Nov. 15, 2017 | ap
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely. LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were described as "good young men" by Alford at a campus news conference. The coach said the trio wouldn't be allowed to suit up, practice or travel with the team while the university continues to sort out the circumstances of last week's incident in Hangzhou, China. Ball, Hill and Riley took turns acknowledging their actions and apologizing while also thanking President Donald Trump for intervening on their behalf...
  • UCLA players thank Trump, get suspended indefinitely

    11/15/2017 12:27:52 PM PST · by conservative98 · 111 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 15, 2017 | 3:12pm | Bob Fredericks
    President Trump got his wish Wednesday afternoon when the three UCLA basketball players busted in China for shoplifting thanked him for his help in getting them home. The three, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley and LiAngelo Ball — younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball — also apologized to their families and their school, while thanking the Chinese cops for treating them well. “I would like to thank President Trump and the United States government for the help they provided. I am grateful to be back home and I will never make a mistake like this again. I...
  • Racist white supremacist President saves three black youths from prison in China

    11/15/2017 10:11:04 AM PST · by Starman417 · 34 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-15-17 | DrJohn
    "Donald Trump's Message Resonates With White Supremacists" says the NY Times"Stop acting surprised, America: Donald Trump is a white supremacist" says Salon. "Donald Trump is a bigot and a racist" says WaPo"Donald Trump is a textbook racist" says the LA TimesDonald Trump is a racist, says Maxine Waters. Three black UCLA basketball players got themselves arrested in China stupidly for shoplifting and discovered that China doesn't care if they're UCLA basketball players. Three freshmen UCLA basketball players were arrested in China on shoplifting charges on Tuesday, ESPN reported. Among the arrested was LiAngelo Ball, younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers...
  • Have archaeologists found Buddha's remains? Cremated bones discovered in a 1,000-year-old chest

    11/15/2017 5:51:22 AM PST · by mairdie · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15 November 2017 | Tim Collins
    Human remains buried by a pair of monks in China over a millennia ago are claimed to belong to Buddha. Believers say the 2,000 pieces of cremated bones belonged to Siddhartha Gautama, whose teachings became the foundations of the Buddhist religion. The cremated bones were found in an ceramic box with an inscription claiming they belong to Buddha, who is believed to have died 2,500 years ago. The box was found in Jingchuan County, China, alongside more than 260 Buddhist statues.
  • U.S. Congress urged to require Chinese journalists to register as agents

    11/14/2017 10:54:38 PM PST · by RohanKapoor · 3 replies
    REUTERS ^ | November 15, 2017 | David Brunnstrom
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A report to the U.S. Congress released on Wednesday accused Chinese state media entities of involvement in spying and propaganda and said their staff in the United States should be required to register as foreign agents. The annual report of the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission said that while China had tightened restrictions on domestic and foreign media, Chinese state media had rapidly expanded overseas. The commission, created by Congress in 2000 to monitor national security implications of U.S.-China trade relations, said China’s state media expansion was part of a broader effort to exert greater...
  • Construction equipment: Terex Utilities to deliver 5,000 aerial devices to China

    11/14/2017 9:45:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Utility Products ^ | November 14, 2017
    Construction equipment: Terex Utilities and its dealer Xuzhou Handler Special Vehicles Co., Ltd. have signed a letter of intent for Xuzhou to purchase 5,000 units of insulated aerial devices from Terex over a five-year period, with a total value of more than USD 250 million. These products will support the continuing improvement and ongoing adoption of live line work practices in the Chinese public utility sector. The signing was completed during President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing last week. John Garrison, President and CEO of Terex Corp., was among 29 U.S. business executives and officials joining Trump and Secretary of...
  • China Will Send A High-Level Envoy To North Korea On Friday, After Met With Trump

    11/14/2017 8:03:10 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 5 replies
    AP via Twitter ^ | 11/14/17
    China will send a high-level envoy to North Korea on Friday, days after President Xi Jinping met with Trump
  • President Trump Saves Three UCLA 'Shoplifters'; No Thanks from #BLM

    11/14/2017 12:16:22 PM PST · by impetrio1 · 31 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 11/14/17 | Bob Parks
    As we all know, crimes like shoplifting are punished harshly by Chinese authorities, especially when committed by foreigners. The previous administration allowed Americans to languish in horrific foreign prisons for crimes far less egregious, yet President Trump wasted little time to bring up the accused UCLA players with expeditious, definitive results. Of course, the black activist left will never acknowledge President Trump's intervention in what could have been a long, drawn-out State Department negotiation that normally leaves the detained Americans in nasty jails for weeks, months, or worse. They'll probably insist President Trump was simply doing his job and probably...
  • For The First Time In A Very Long Time, An American President Stared Down China & China Blinked

    11/14/2017 10:44:32 AM PST · by drewh · 18 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | Nov 13 2017 | by DCWhispers
    For The First Time In A Very Long Time, An American President Stared Down China & China Blinked Donald Trump arrived at the APEC summit with a bit of swagger. Though already a naturally tall and broad-shouldered man, he stood bigger than life among his world leader contemporaries as a petulant Establishment Media did all it could to downplay the aura of strength that followed Mr. Trump everywhere he went. Gone was the rapid gun-chewing insecurity that marked Barack Obama’s participation in such gatherings. There was no apologizing for America’s past. No remarking how the United States owed others. No...
  • Schumer: Trump's Asia trip a 'colossal flop'

    11/14/2017 9:52:35 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 14, 2017 | John Bowden
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) panned President Trump's 12-day Asia trip as a "colossal flop" Tuesday in a speech delivered on the Senate floor. Schumer said he had "never been more ashamed" of a president's actions abroad. "I have never been so ashamed of a foreign trip in my years. It's just inside-out," Schumer said. "We attack our friends and the people who have given us the most trouble, China and Russia, we [mollycoddle] — that is so bad for the future of this country." Trump has taken criticism for ignoring rampant human rights abuses while interacting with the...