U.S. orders China to close its consulate in Houston

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In U. S. China tensions as Beijing is is ordered ordered to to close close its its consulate consulate in in Houston, Houston, Texas Texas by by Friday, Friday, the the State State Department Department saying saying it's it's to to protect protect American American intellectual intellectual property property and and private private information. information. The The news news coming coming after local reports overnight that consulate officials were burning documents in the courtyard upon learning of their eviction. China says earlier that it will retaliate with quote firm countermeasures should the United States proceed with this move, Fox's Maria Bartiromo US is accusing two former engineering students of hacking and stealing trade secrets from more than a decade recently targeted firms involved in covert 19 vaccine research and

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