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"Jones, Lee and some of the stories we're watching in the 24 hour news room. They threw 12 schools in O. C have been approved to reopen campuses for in person instruction. Orange County health director Dr Clayton Shall says District still have to go through an extensive state checklist and post their plan online child says some school districts in areas with higher case rates are remaining closed, while others are phasing students back on campus. He says the county will field complaints but won't be enforcing state regulations. And pollution monitors have issued another smoke advisory because of the fires near the Angeles National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest and Palm Springs. South Coast, MD. Says Smoke from the fires will mostly blow north today into the L. A area mountains San Bernadino County Mountains, including possible heavy smoke in the big Bear area and the Coachella Valley. News is brought to you Buy some for Solaris. Let's say good morning to ABC. Aaron Carter Ski Aaron. This next story is the stuff movies are made of. You've got a New York City police officer. He's also an Army reservist at Fort Dix. So on paper you talk about patriot you talk about, you know, protecting and serving, and now he's been arrested, is acting as an agent for China. Who is this guy? This guy's by Margie on long. He's an ethnic Tibetan and, according to federal prosecutors, Jen he ended up becoming an illegal agent for the People's Republic of China, in fact, referred to himself as an asset of China. And according to prosecutors, he would spy on other ethnic Tibetans in and around New York City. And would you know kind of keep tabs on what these people were doing on behalf of the Chinese Consulate in New York? What in the world? Were these people doing that they needed to be spied upon? Well, nothing really. They were just existing. But of course with Tibet and China on the historically fraught relationship. Apparently the Chinese want to keep tabs on people in On Tibetans to make sure they're not doing anything untoward or anything that could potentially damage China, or perhaps speak out in the United States about about China or about treatment of their relatives, so on long presented himself to a Chinese consular officials As someone who could help and who could use his position in the NYPD E to further the interests of China because he would have the power to either maybe question people to an extent that others wouldn't or he'd have access to things. You could see how he could show himself as an asset. And of course, using his position that way is it is it is not proper. He also, according to prosecutors allied to the military. When he failed to disclose how his brother was in the People's Liberation Army in China and how his father was part of the Communist Party in China. So all that together, gets in these federal charges, and he was arrested yesterday at his home All my island. He you know, is kind of a decorated officer. He's been the community liaison officer in this precinct in Queens. One of the few ethnic Tibetans in the department on DH, someone who can reach out on behalf of that community on DH. Of course, he was doing it now on behalf of China, according to the feds, and No, no. Do they think that the US has anything to worry about? Was he able to get any information that could be compromising to us? Doesn't appear so he may have given the Chinese consular officials some some insight into the inner workings of the NYPD. But I'm not sure how useful that that ultimately would prove to be It's more that he was not Frank about who you know who he and his family were, but also that he was appeared to have divided loyalties. And then when they did arrest him as he admitted to all of this in the sense of his, he said, Yeah, Here's what I did. And here's what I'm doing and do, do they, eh? Did he admit to it and B? Do they think that he's got any accomplices? Uh, he he did not admit to anything that we know of. He was arrested yesterday. If you're briefly in court did not enter. A plea on DH was held without bail. We don't know whether he had accomplices. Court records on Leigh mention unnamed consular officials. India in the Chinese consulate in New York, one of those officials on long apparently referred to as boss. That's easy enough. Does he have a family? We've got a family We know of in China on DH, apparently a connected with the Chinese Communist Party, his brothers and the People's Liberation Army. But we don't I don't think he has any family here. He's not mentioned in in court records. Right. So the the you know whether he was doing this Because he thought it don't mean something in China. Whether he thought he was doing this for because he was somehow recruited. That part wasn't exactly spelled out in court records. All right, Aaron, thanks for the update on this, So I'm just kind of just a weird story. That's It's crazy. You know, the spy within, you know, he'd say course, made the front cover of the New York Post as such sure the posting could never. They never fail. All right, Erin, thanks so much. See you later. That's a B C's Aaron Carter Ski It's just weird. So I don't know how much information he really was able to give. He put your life on the line to go. Eh? No, Tibetans. They're doing anything back to you. Boss. All right. To each his own. But you got caught, buddy. Let's get back to some of the stories we're watching in the fight..
Fresh update on "chinese consulate" discussed on Hard Factor
"Anguish. Wing. You guys see that name first name again Bay Mahdi angry. What's your? What did you do at the high pitched voice again? INFLECTIONS MA D? Thirty is that good. Pretty something. I'm just GONNA call going. He is a thirty, three year old man, a married father who lives in. Long, island works for the NYPD, the army reserves, and in some capacity is also at least performed with the Marines as well. And he is accused of being a Chinese spy and not only is he accused of being a Chinese by the evidence is very overwhelming. Angling is a naturalized to Betton living in America and he began contacting the Chinese consulate in New York in twenty fourteen in twenty, thousand eighteen. He began just full on spying for across all of his security clearance clearances and all of the jobs he held That included getting into NYPD databases information for the Communist Party. Inviting Communist Party members to. NYPD events spying on fellow Tibetan Americans mostly in Queens. Reporting, their activity back to the Chinese consulate, the Chinese can't leave Tibet alone. Can they? Come on China. And spy on them after they come over and and using one of them as the spy, which is interesting like a jealous boyfriend that got broken up with that still following Tibetans around in new. York City like let it go buddy. Clearly insane. Yeah. The stuff the stuff that he's he's he's doing basically. Just, everything he was performing all spying on all of these US institutions to bring glory to China. That's what he would always say on the tapes they have recordings of him talking to his handler. Sixty Times. Despite claiming asylum to stay here in the United States saying that he was captured and tortured and China due to his Tibetan ethnicity. So he lied to claim asylum to stay in America saying he was tortured by the Chinese to then become a spy within the NYPD, the army reserves and potentially something that's. This guy sounds like he's a smooth gorgeous TRAE, right? Operator. Must have been very smooth because. His ass off you got into a lot of a lot of institutions there. I mean, anyways, his neighbors on Long Island are shocked. Because he's such a nice guy but now he's facing fifty five years in prison. Because they have them on tape like I said. Spying on all of his neighbors who are so shocked now for the last six years or so. So soft corner for this Dickhead and Wang and any other foreign spies living in the USA fuck all you guys. The FBI has probably watching. So I love that turning what? What's sad pieces of surely spiders ass off. He really did I. Mean You got you got deep in their into a Lotta Shit like. Going away for a while. If. A. Assuming. It's true. But they're saying they all these tapes of him talking like they had alleged this shit. Trees. These tapes so punishable by death guys. Let's talk about predict it real quick. 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New York PD officer accused of spying for Chinese government
"An NYPD officer now under arrest for allegedly acting as an agent for the Chinese government to Lisa G reports, officials say 33 year old Biba dodgy Gang Gwang, who's also a Naturalized U. S Citizen, is also accused of lying about his barn contacts. Federal prosecutors say he was involved in an espionage related activity from made 2018. Up until now. Authorities also say you offered to provide information about the non public internal workings of the NYPD E to officials at the Chinese Consulate in New York.
Fresh update on "chinese consulate" discussed on The WOR Sports Zone with Pete McCarthy
"Chinese government. James, flipping with details of the New York posted some digging, looking at old Facebook posts, and it turns out that last year at a PBA event officer Behm Adachi Ang Wang was honored for serving in the Middle East. But he may have exaggerated his service record with two tours in Afghanistan and one tour in Iraq. Listed and turns out angling did serve one tour as a Marine sergeant in Afghanistan. Now suspended cop went before a federal judge Monday, accused of spying on the U. S is Tibetan community and passing information on to his handler at the Chinese Consulate in Manhattan. James Flippant W. O R News. Five more states have been added to the trying States covert 19 quarantine list based off of what health officials identify his qualifying metrics, which led to the restricted travel. Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island and Wyoming are now all included on the list, which means travelers entering the area or residents returning from those states. Must self isolate for 14 days. No areas are being removed right now, with 35 so called hot spots identified through the list. 33 states are included, as well as Puerto Rico and Guam and the supplies for all of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. With United States recording 200,000 Cove in 19 dense president Trump is requiring attendees at his rally to sign a waiver. And of course, that includes tonight's in Pittsburgh. All attending must file a disclaimer saying that they quote voluntarily assumed all risks related to the exposure to covert 19 and wave release and.
New York Police officer arrested for helping China spy on city’s Tibetan community
"In New York City police officer accused of being a spy for the Chinese government by monitor Ji Yang Wang Ah, community affairs officer who is also in the army reserves, is accused of acting to inform Chinese officials of what ethnic Tibetans are doing in the US and also Providing inside access to New York police for the Chinese Consulate. Angling is a naturalized U. S citizen but also a Chinese native. He faced three other counts in addition to acting as an agent of a foreign government wire fraud, making false statements and obstructing an official proceeding, and Wang did not ask for bail at a hearing Monday but can requested in his next court appearance, which has not yet been
Fresh "Chinese Consulate" from 10 10 WINS 24 Hour News
"For the Chinese consulate in New York. The FBI says there's no evidence that unwind compromised national security. But they did state that he is the and I'm quoting here. The definition of an insider threat Mostly clear, breezy tonight, Low dropping out of 58 in the city on this first day of fall Now, the first evening of fall closer to 50 and some inland suburbs tomorrow. The warm for autumn. Sunny and breezy, Warmer afternoon high 79 will get the full accurate The four day forecast in just a few minutes. We've got the 10 10 wins traffic update coming your way Next in the 80 years since we built our first.
NYPD officer was secret Chinese agent, feds say
"Officer now being held without bail, accused of illegally funneling information to China Charges are serious NYPD officer by my dodgy in long accused of acting as an agent of the Chinese government, the FBI says the 33 year old community affairs officer at the 111th precinct in Queens, was in regular contact with two Chinese consulate officials. Passing information on about Tibetan nationals living in the area of the complaint says, and Long an Army reservist who lives in Williston Park referred to himself as an asset and his handlers as boss or big brother. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea says in a statement. Officer and long violated every oath he took to the U. S to the Army into the NYPD
Fresh update on "chinese consulate" discussed on Midday News
"Violated every oath he took in this country first lying about needed asylum from China on his citizens that citizenship application and then Spying for China. Kevin run Cone on CBS to herd from the commissioner about how they became suspicious of this officer. That officer worked at the 111th precinct in Bayside, Queens. He was a part of the community affairs unit involved, but apparently he was also involved with the Chinese government. The FBI says angling was maintaining a relationship with two officials at the Chinese consulate. He's accused of offering them information onto bends, living here in the city and in the surrounding area in exchange for money. He's also accused of giving.
Elaine Pearson on free speech at UNSW
"Battle of free speech on Australian University campuses. Allying piece was interviewed by the Media Department at the University of new. South. Wales about the human rights implications of Hong. Kong's new national security role as. Director at Human Rights Watch and an adjunct law lecturer at the university. She expressed concern about the laws and called on the United Nations Secretary General to appoint a special envoy in Hong Kong. Well, it's hardly a very controversial stuff in democracy lock Australia Russia. Will sell you think. We'll after the article, win online the pro. Chinese Communist Party students at the university they demanded the article be removed. You see caused a fence it was hurtful to the communist government in China. The university caved in and pulled the article. Only. After an outcry in the press was the article riposted. So. How did we get to the point when one of Australia's leading universities agrees to political censorship in favor of another nation state? Elaine. Joins me now aligned welcome to between the lines. Great to have you on the program. Thanks Tom. Now, the article is back on the University of New South Wales website but with caveats that the views expressed do not represent the views of the university you happy with this outcome. Well I'm glad that they put it back up. But I am pretty disappointed at the university's response I mean I think you know the views expressed in that article of us about the human rights situation in Hong Kong and I think that shouldn't be something that should be controversial and I was a bit surprised actually that the university was so quick to distance themselves from those views and I think you know I presumed that the ferocity of the campaign by the Pro Chinese Communist Party. Students really took them by surprise. But I think now the question really is how is Going to respond to this and I, think the students you know really are looking to see what is going to be the public response and what next is the university going to do to address these shoes mind you. This is not the only incident of academic freedom being compromised. Can you tell us about some of the other cases? Yeah, Human Rights Watch has actually been documenting Chinese document lit threats to academic freedom since two thousand fifteen not just in Australia about universities all around the world we've looked cases in the US the UK Canada France and right here, and what we've seen is that there is A universities are in a tight bind because the become quite dependent on foreign students. Many of those students coming from China those students have a very different world view, many of them and when they come here. Obviously you know coming here should come with a guarantee of academic freedom and what these should be quite basic things for an Australian university education. But in reality if those students try and for instance, join protests on campus about Hong Kong or Fin Jiang they are often then reported to the Chinese consulates So they are very afraid of doing anything like that they just. Try and keep the hits down and you know you only have to look at the controversy that's happened on Q. Withdrew Pavlou and how he has been treated to see that you know we you know it's not a very impressive response from the universities to to say, Scott Free speech and academic freedom only sorts of sensitive topics like shin-jang like Hong Kong, and like human rights in China. Now you mentioned drew heavily, he was expelled from the University of Queensland in part. For, organizing, what was it very noisy pro Hong Kong protests is that right? Well, he's been suspended. So I, think you know the industry who six months suspension six month suspension so He has been you know he's had been a pretty provocative campaigner. Some of these methods may have been a bit unorthodox, but at the end of the day, look at what happened to him on on that campus I. Mean there were fistfights erupting you cue between the different student groups you had in our pro CCP's students you know supporting the Communist Party trying to tear down. The messages from? Hong, Kong democracy supporters and the only person who's actually suffered any retaliation or reprisals is is drew himself, and so we wanna see universities really safeguard academic freedom and free speech and I think that means also acting against those who are intimidating or harassing all those on campus and making the campus a safe space to express all sorts of different views. Now in your case, a lot of the outrage amongst the Chinese students was expressed and organized I understand on Chinese soil media platforms way chat. which are now apparently watched by Beijing and to what extent you concerned about those platforms like we had and I think the other one is is a waiver we Yes that's right. Yeah I mean. These were the platforms where they organize. Look if students want to express different view an opposing you that's fine I think. I'm concerned is the extent to which this campaign became one of intimidating and harassing other students who expressed different views and as I understand it were threats made that they would report people to the Chinese consulate. For expressing excuse so I think the universities actually really need to monitor. Their social media channels and not just use them as a means of advertising for you know potential new students come to the university but also make sure that those channels are being you know being up being watched not to to censor free speech. But as I said, you know where that free speech is crossing the line. I also think they just need to be clear to the students. You know what what that means that it means. Going to a means being exposed to two different views and a free to discuss and debate those issues, but you're not free to shut down. The views of others. Of course, a line universities in Australia and this is cried sacred I've become increasingly dependent on. Overseas students for their budgets. Some have more diversified student bodies but others locked. University of new, South, Wales away opposite talking about University of New South Wales because of your special case this week they heavily concentrated on the Chinese market now since covert. US W has been one of the hardest hit by travel restrictions at recently made nearly I think five hundred staff redundant. Do you think this budget anxiety affected their handling of the issue align peace and? Yes I've been I think this reliance on the revenue from foreign students is something that you know all universities are facing now and so it it is putting them in a difficult position but I think that's why actually universities need to have a unified front. I think they really need to look at their existing. Codes of conduct they don't actually deal with these issues of foreign students might come from very different oil you, and so you know what I've suggested to you, and it's still view and to many other universities in Australia is to adopt a twelve point code of conduct specifically on these issues and they need to be alive to these issues. They need to incorporate it more into the orientation when you foreign students coming to campus so that they really understand what academic freedom means with our and they need to sort of monitor and. Safeguard, for you know acts of intimidation or harassment because I'm not so worried about myself but I'm more worried about other students on campus who will see how the situation has developed and then they might be too scared to speak out on. Hong Kong will fit in the classroom or other academics who might think twice about taking a meteorological on Hong Kong because they'll be worried about the potential backlash. So you know I think universities really need to take a stand on this and you know it needs to be done. You know jointly. By by all USTRALIAN universities.
US closes consulate in Chengdu, China, after Houston order
"Authorities have taken control of the former U. S. Consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu after it was ordered closed in retaliation for a U. S. Ordered a vacate The Chinese consulate in Houston forced closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston and China's order in response to shutter the U. S consulate in Chengdu mark a new low point in ties between the world's largest economies. That can't easily be smoothed over China's foreign minister issued a brief notice the same competent authorities entered through the front entrance and took over the premises off the U. S. Diplomats close it at 10 AM The years alleged that the Houston consulate was a nest of Chinese spies who tried to steal data from facilities in Texas. China, said the allegations were militias slander. I'm serious Shockley
Chinese Authorities Take Control of U.S. Consulate in Chengdu
"Chinese authorities have taken control of the former U. S. Consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu after it was ordered closed in retaliation for a U. S. Border vacate the Chinese consulate in Houston, the forced closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston and China's order in response to shutter the U. S consulate in Chengdu. Mark a new low point in ties between the world's largest economies that can't easily be smoothed over China's foreign minister issued a brief notices saying competent authorities entered through the front entrance and took over the premises off to use. Diplomats close it at 10 AM three years alleged that the Houston consulate was a nest of Chinese spies. You try to steal data from facilities in Texas. China, said the allegations were militias slander. I'm serious.
China takes over closed U.S. Consulate in Chengdu
"S. China tensions after tit for tat diplomatic closings American diplomats have vacated the consulate in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu as Chinese authorities took control of the premises, which was ordered to close amid rising tensions between the global powers. It follows a US order earlier last week to shut the Chinese consulate in Houston over claims of spying. A statement from the State Department said it was disappointed with the Chinese government's decision, saying it was at the center of our relations with the people in western China, including to bet for 35 years. Tensions have been escalating between Beijing and Washington on a number of fronts, including trade, the pandemic and human rights. Brit Clinic
U.S. closes consulate in Chengdu, China, after Houston order
"In Chengdu. China, is moving trucks and diplomatic vehicles moved out of the U. S. Consulate facility. U. S personnel were ordered out of the consulate by Chinese officials after the US closed the Chinese Consulate in Houston. The Chinese government ordered the U. S consulate in Chengdu in China to close on Saturday. China had bean threatening to respond to the closure of its continent in Houston on this appears to be a direct reaction to that President Trump had ordered the history consulate to shut by late Friday afternoon. Soon after that deadline, a door was forced open by U. S law enforcement officials. The US government says this building was being used for espionage. It's alleged Chinese agents were trying to steal medical research in Texas. Toxins. Kitty
U.S. law enforcement officials forcibly entered Chinese consulate in Houston on Friday
"Big trouble in Little China. Tensions between the U. S and China rise over recent embassy and closures and especially in the Houston area there at the consulate on Montrose. Little Bart Fox's Kitty Logan has the latest Chinese government ordered the U. S consulate in Chengdu in China to close on Saturday. Staff inside appear to be preparing to leave the building amid a Chinese media reports. They have 72 hours to get out. China had bean threatening to respond to the closure of its continent in Houston on this appears to be a direct reaction to that. Resident. Trump had ordered the histamine considerate to shut by late Friday afternoon. Soon after that deadline, a door was forced open by U. S law enforcement officials. The US government says this building was being used for espionage. It's alleged Chinese agents were trying to steal medical research in Texas Thie US indicted two Chinese nationals earlier this week for trying to steal covert 19 vaccine research.
After China consulates closure in Houston, group of men breaks into building
"The US order the Chinese consulate in Houston to close by yesterday afternoon. The Daily Mail reported last night, U. S authorities were seen hammering their way into the
Chinese researcher charged with US visa fraud is in custody
"China's consulate in San Francisco is now in custody. NPR's Ryan Lucas report she's expected in court on Monday. A senior Justice Department official says the defendant tongue Gwen has been taken into federal custody but would not comment on the circumstances of her arrest. Hyung is one of four Chinese researchers The Justice Department recently charged with visa fraud for allegedly lying about their ties to China's military. Prosecutors say she was doing research at the University of California Davis. The FBI interviewed her in June and some time after that she went to the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, where she remained until her arrest. The U. S. Accuses the Chinese government of conducting a long running campaign to steal American research and intellectual property accusations. China denies Ryan Lucas NPR NEWS Washington In Seattle, Customs and Border Patrol agents have been
Chinese researcher charged with US visa fraud is in custody
"Wanted on visa fraud charges and was hiding out inside San Francisco's Chinese consulate is now in the custody of U. S marshals in Sacramento. Senior U. S. Government officials told CNN Friday morning that Tang Juan, who was working as a researcher at UC Davis had been taken into custody. The researcher and three others are accused of lying on applications to work in the United States. About their status as members of the People's Liberation Army, which is part of the Chinese military. California
China Orders U.S. to Shut Chengdu Consulate, Retaliating for Houston
"The United States to shut down its consulate, the city of Chengdu. The order comes out of the U. S. Ordered the Chinese consulate in Houston shut down from administration is accused Chinese agents are trying to steal medical and other research in Texas.
China Orders U.S. to Shut Chengdu Consulate, Retaliating for Houston
"Chinese consulate in Houston to shut down, China says it's revoking the license for the U. S. Consulate general in Chengdu, which is in this Out western part of the country. Chengdu is also an officially designated sister city of Phoenix.
China is "No Friend to United States"
"Is no friend to the United States. That fact is clear to everyone except the Democrats. China tries to undermine the United States with every chance they get, Let's just look at the recent headlines. The Chinese Consulate in San Francisco is harboring a Chinese military researcher wanted by the FBI, who was accused of visa fraud and who lied about her connection to the Chinese military. We recently discovered the photos of her and the Chinese People's Liberation Army. We also found out that they have been spying and committing espionage from within our own borders in the consulate in Houston, now set fire to documents and would not even let the Houston fire Department in Makes you wonder what they're hiding or even what they are burning. A few months ago, U. S authorities arrested a Chinese researcher in Boston and charged with trying to caught him were trying to smuggle 21 vials of stolen biological research back to China. Just last month there caught another individual. At L A x trying to fly back and then we just found in January this year top professor at Harvard being paid by China. Think of that. The very country that created this problem is now trying to sabotage our effort to save the lives. That's why introduced legislation earlier this week to hold these criminals accountable.
Chinese consulate in Houston ordered to close by US
"China ordered the United States on Friday to close its consulate in the western city of Chengdu that in response to the trump administration's order this week for Beijing to close its consulate in Houston US intelligence officials say the Houston consulate was really a front for Chinese espionage operations in the United. States something China Denies Anna Statements. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the measure taken by China is a legitimate unnecessary response to the unjustified act by the United States.
China orders U.S. to close a consulate in tit-for-tat
"Tit for tat. China ordered the U. S to close its consulate in Chengdu, western China, after the U. S ordered Beijing to close the Chinese consulate in Houston for trying to steal Cove in 19 vaccine
China Orders US Consulate In Chengdu Closed After Houston Closure
"Has ordered the U. S the clothes it's consulate in the western city of Chengdu. In an increasingly diplomatic conflict. Michaels has the order followed the US closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston. The Chinese Foreign Ministry appealed to Washington to reverse what it called an erroneous decision. The Trump Administration on Tuesday order the Houston consulate to close within 72 hours, it alleged Chinese agents tried to steal data from facilities in Texas, including the Texas saying and medical system. The United States has an embassy in Beijing and consulates and five other mainland cities and a consulate in Hong Kong. Chinese territory.
"chinese consulate" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"Talking with Jim Carafano. Vice president of foreign and defense policy studies at the Heritage Foundation. We've been talking about him. Another things, calls to rip the guts out of the nation's defense budget by the Congressional Progressive Caucus. And also our dust up now that is centered around the Chinese consulate in Houston with the Chinese government and that we go to Ah, Sharon in the crane, Missouri. Good evening, Sharon. Good evening, Jim. Good evening to your guest. You know, there are people in this country and businesses corporations, organizations that are scared to death of offending China because they present such a large global markets. For our good our farm. Uh, Supplies are good supplies. Well, People be smart. Take off your rose colored glasses. There's a country in Asia that is sitting there that is a democracy. That is a potential market. And they are willing To be friends with us and that's India. We can also going to South East Asia. We don't have to depend on China. Or our market. We have got markets over there. All we have to do is open them up. And have a reciprocity. So I these people they're willing to make money. The disadvantage of the country. They really don't care what happens to the country as long as they make their bottom line. Well, they need to step back from that a little bit and rethink that whole idea. Now call I've got to say, Well, I would certainly concur with what Sharon had to say. I would simply repeat the words of Vladimir Lenin. When it comes time to hang all the capitalists they shall be found bidding on the rope gym. Well, if you could hug people on the radio, I would just hug her. Look, I so I think that's exactly right. Look, here's what people say. Well way. Neto not let people do business with China, and I think that's the wrong way. I love free markets Tonight. I love people making economic decisions for themselves. And rather than I say, How can we keep people from doing business in China? I said Look, number one is ask yourself. Why can't people do business here? What if the obstacles that federal and state and local governments and put in place that make it harder for people just do business? The United States, So let's get rid of all those things first. Give people a reason to do business in America. The second thing I would say is You don't have to do business with China. You can do business with your friend's countries that you can trust. I think India is a great example if you took India, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Malaysia together. That is ah manufacturing base. That's every bit as big as China has the potential to be every bit as as cost effective, lucrative and all those country and throw Vietnam in there all those countries like us. I do do business and they wouldn't try to steal from us so and people say you look, I mean, I think And I do think, Cos they're coming around to this and realising that when you're doing business in China, the cost benefit risks are more than just How cheap can I buy something from a Chinese company? You have to worry about your reputation. Are you with a company that is trafficking and slave labor of Are you buying malicious software? Are you dealing with a company that's going to steal your intellectual property? I mean, there's all kinds of other risk that companies have to think about. Again. I think this administration is done a great job of telling people to wake up, you know, smell the coffee and and look at this. And let's look at better, better global economic partnerships. And I think Actually, India is Again. I'm not, you know cheerlead for the administration because I'm nonpartisan. I'm out there. These guys have done a very, very good job in building stronger relationships with India. It is time that we develop that strong economic ties with India and India becomes, you know, kind of the new The new China that new reelection Amish partner for us it would be much much better off I think that we would in fact, be be much much better off 186650 Jimbo 18665054626 Here is Craig and Champaign, Illinois. Good evening, Craig. Welcome. Good. A good evening to both of you. Gentlemen. Think GM, I actually had called Ah, one time before when Mr Carafano was on there and I didn't have a chance for a follow up question last time, okay? Because I was really I was really shocked, really shocked at his answer to my question, And that question is why was All these concerns about China Communist government, their nest banana spying, nuclear weapons. Why? Oh, why do we continue to allow Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students to study our colleges and universities. I just I just do not understand that at all from a national security viewpoint, all right, Well, I mean, I don't know. It may be the same kind of reasoning that goes into white companies don't meet the criteria that Jim Carrey final just outlined next quarterly dividend. Nice quarterly dividend. No care about those long range things don't care about reputation, going to worry about the next quarterly dividend. We have some very short sighted CEOs in this country who are frankly Horrors when it comes to the defense of the country that nurtures their success, But I'll defer to Jim Carafano here about those students. Well, you know, I don't sound like a broken record, like you know, cheerfully for administration, but again, I think this administration has been very clear headed on this and said, Look, you know, we've got lots of Chinese students coming here. Some of them may be perfectly fine, but but we've got to be realistic about this. Some of them they're not. And so, for example, one of the things the government has said is Look, we're going to stop giving student visas to people who are directly connected with the Chinese military and the government were coming here. You know, to study things that could be turned. It used against us. I I think there's a are perfectly responsible. Attitude and I I think largely the I think you're right, but largely university, but this is a cash cow. We can't stop having these tiny students. Well, I mean, look what we have. We've got universities which your discovery Hundreds of professors that are on the Chinese government payroll feeding research back to China, and this is illegal activity. So I think if we just clean out the illegal, clean out the malicious actions clean. We're goingto address a large part of that problem, and I do think it is a challenge. We have to face if I left the contrary impression or last call didn't mean to do that is a serious concern, not just students, but also Chinese researchers here and we have to we have to, you know the part that threat from the non threats. It's an important mission. Absolutely more to come back in a moment. Have you ever wanted to learn a new language like French Spanish, a Russian but.
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"No mention if that I just want to highlight that. Mainly the native American population in how welcoming and friendly they were the foreigners, and like continues to them to you let. All right thanks very much for the call Jim. We appreciate it and Dr Robertson. A Jimmy brings up sock away I. Guess if nothing else I'll. I'll point out that for whatever it's worth growing up in Saint Louis. We learned a lot about that expedition, and so she was a figure that we were taught quite a bit about, but maybe she deserves more credit. And maybe Lewis and Clark a little less. You included in your list of figures that you think maybe deserved more than they have gotten. Sitting bull tell us about sitting bull. Yeah but I. Can you You sitting bull chief John Ross. are going to be really important. contributions to our American experiments as as the caller wonderfully mention not only were these native Americans To the settlers who came in and through various attempts, tried to make a way for us to to to really bring to inexistent. The multicultural United States of America that we all aspire to now but it's. But it's really important that we recognize what they also stood up for eight of American peoples and tribes, and a moment in time, when we worked systematically trying to exterminate them, and move them off of the land that was rightfully theirs, and so You know we think about chief John Ross and the way in which helps us model our government and help us as a as a as a burgeoning nation to come. Come to grips with all of the the challenges before us and as mentioned before secretary we and sitting bull, a standing up, and making sure that we recognize native person hoods, and the right of native people to be on this land than those ended up, being important cornerstones and characteristics that we need to not only remember and memorialize today that we equally needs project onto the minds and lives of our citizens in the future. Let's go to Greg and Kingwood Greg. What's your thought.
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"The lock down, and apparently, even the hot spots like ST Patrick's Cathedral had been struggling. I didn't realise they've got so many tourists here. I mean, I knew that was a popular tourist attraction, but I didn't realize it was 65 million tourists a year that ST Patrick's received the partnership for the New York City cited the Chamber of Commerce estimates that say 1/3 of all of the 230,000 small businesses may never re open and many have less than three months. Cash reserve, which is the length of the lock down, and in fact, five million fewer international tourists will visit this year. And so that's going to be an $8 billion. They're estimating about an $8 billion tax revenue decline. Between 2021 2022. And so businesses air saying, Can you let the private sector early? This? Can we just not have the government lied This which I completely agree as we kind of touched on yesterday. Florida, Broward County administrator Birth, Henry was mandating mask use at home. And the the order of the Mask usage. It's written so poorly that while I understand that they're not aiming to control mask usage within your own home It's so poorly thought out and written that actually could be broadly interpreted that way, and people are totally justified in saying that it mandates that because it's poorly written enough to actually do that. Ah woman shouts. I still love sharks after she was attacked by one, she says. I still love sharks. Sharks were beautiful. There's a 29 year old woman who was attacked by a shark in north Queensland, Australia. Yesterday she was in good spirits as she was taken to the hospital for treatment. That's great. I think I would probably have some reservations, but you know it's okay. To Chinese hackers, ages 34 33 are charged by the Justice Department was trying to steal US Corona virus vaccine research. So after they give us the virus, now the communist China nation is trying to steal the vaccine research and also hundreds of millions of dollars of other sensitive government information. In fact, the Houston What is it? The Houston consulate down there. The Chinese consulate..
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"Global fight escalates again. Today's move to close the Chinese consulate in Houston is the latest action by the Trump Administration against Beijing. Nick Shifrin reports on what is at stake. In the courtyard of China's Houston consulate Chinese staff in a hurry. They burned documents in drums last night after the administration ordered the consulate closed, citing a pattern of Chinese theft and espionage. We're setting out clear expert ations for how the Chinese Communist Party is going to behave. And when they don't we're going to take actions that protect the American People. Administration and intelligence officials tell PBS NewsHour, the Chinese have used the Houston consulate as a hub for espionage. Just yesterday, The Department of Justice for the first time accused Chinese hackers of working for both personal gain and the Communist Party. China has now taken its place alongside Russia. Iran and North Korea in that shameful club of nations that provide a safe haven for cyber criminals in exchange for those criminals being on call for the benefit of the state. But senior officials tell a PBS NewsHour today was also about diplomatic reciprocity in January and fears of covert the U. S evacuated its Wuhan consulate. It is not reopen because of a dispute over whether US employees after quarantine and take over 19 tests upon arrival. The Chinese airports longer term U. S officials say they want to reduce their footprint in China. In addition to the Beijing Embassy, the US has five consulate's on the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Consulate. Senior officials say they've accepted the likely permanent closure of one consulate and intend to move it elsewhere in Asia. Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Long been warned of that likely closure today. China strongly condemns the decision and urges the U. S side to immediately recall the wrong decision. Otherwise, China will take a legitimate and necessary countermeasures. Publically. Chinese diplomats emphasize mutual respect and criticize US policy is self defeating. Foreign minister Long E. Gave a major speech on July the night. The current China policy of the U. S. Is based on ill informed strategic miscalculation, and it's fraught with emotions and whims and mccarthyist bigotry. It's suspicion about China, which is totally uncalled for, has reached the point of paranoia. The administration is clear it will continue to target and penalize China until behavior changes After Beijing passed legislation that restricted Hong Kong's freedoms. President Trump signed a bill that allowed new sanctions. Thank you very much, everybody and then a series of speeches, national security adviser Robert O'Brien on the ideology of the Chinese Communist Party, or CCP. See, CP stated goal is to create a community of common destiny for mankind and.
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"News. I'm 1,000,000 woud documents getting burnt as thie. Chinese consulate is ordered shuttered in Houston, Texas in the face of deteriorating U. S. China relations. This consulate is basically a front for it's kind of the central node of a massive spy operation. Commercial espionage defense espionage Florida Senator Marco Rubio on the Fox Business Network. The State Department says the closure is meant to protect American and Electoral property in Americans private information. The Chinese Foreign Ministry calls the closure and outrageous in unjustified move which will sabotage China U. S relations. And is calling for the decision to be reversed. Morning. Beijing could take necessary countermeasures. Fox's Rachel Sutherland and more violence overnight across parts of the country. 15 people shot outside a funeral home in Chicago. One person of interest is being questioned America's listening This is which because number one talk 98 7 and 13 30 k N ss. Stephen Moore, No. 8 48 here on an S s on a Wednesday morning. Three big things. Fatal traffic crashes overnight here. Cedric Wichita and in Hutchinson, Wichita City manager unveils a proposed budget of just under $630 million said you were a county health officer orders, bars and nightclubs close to fight the virus. Ending the county commission approval. Big things, Stephen 10 on The gasoline prices this morning here in the Wichita area really changed over the last couple of days. We're still averaging around a dollar 99 a gallon have seen some higher prices out their lowest I've seen so far this morning. Lincoln and Hydraulic dollar 95 gallon there. Traffic update from 98 7 and 13. 30 K and.
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"Is on fire at the Chinese consulate, Witnesses reported. The smell of paper burning as local officials were kept outside. The Chinese Foreign Ministry calls the closure and outrageous and unjustified move which will sabotage China U. S relations. And is calling for the decision to be reversed. Morning. Beijing could take necessary countermeasures. Rachel Sutherland boxes. Federal officers again used tear gas on protesters in Portland, Oregon, Acting U. S Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan objects to those officers being referred to as secret police, the professional federal law enforcement personnel. They've got patches on them. They've got patches that represents CBP Border Patrol. They have police on the front and the back that clearly identifies them as police as federal agents. He was on fox and friends. Some protesters say they've been detained by federal officers in unmarked vehicles nowhere near any federal facilities. It's been reported that President Trump opposes more funding for Corona virus testing in the next financial package being worked on in Congress. But he says the White House briefing, I think that We're doing tremendous amount of testing. But if if if the doctors and the professionals feel that even though we're the level that nobody ever dreamed possible that they would like to do more, I'm okay with it. Some people in Alaska take shelter after a tsunami warning lifted two hours after an earthquake off the coast. Randy Baldwin with the U. S Geological Survey says it was a strong one magnitude 7.8. This quite happened about 200 miles southwest of Kodiak Island, south of the Alaska Peninsula area there no reports of damage or injuries. Americans listening.
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"Chinese consulate in Houston is suddenly ordered closed. The State Department says the closure is meant to protect American intellectual property in Americans private information and comes after local media in Houston reported Ben's on fire at the Chinese consulate. Witnesses reported. The smell of paper burning as local officials were kept outside. The Chinese Foreign Ministry calls the closure and outrageous and unjustified move which will sabotage China U. S relations. And is calling for the decision to be reversed. Morning. Beijing could take necessary countermeasures. Rachel Sutherland Boxes. Federal officers again used tear gas on protesters in Portland, Oregon, Acting U. S Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan objects to those officers being referred to as secret police. They're professional federal law enforcement personnel. They've got patches on them. They've got patches that represents CBP Border Patrol. They have police on the front and the back that clearly identifies them. Ask police as federal agents he was on fox and friends. Some protesters say they've been detained by federal officers in unmarked vehicles nowhere near any federal facilities. It's been reported that President Trump opposes more funding for Corona virus testing in the next financial package being worked on in Congress. But he says the White House briefing, I think that We're doing tremendous amount of testing. But if if the if the doctors and the professionals feel that even though we're at a level that nobody ever dreamt possible that they would like to do more, I'm okay with it. Some people in Alaska take shelter after a tsunami warning lifted two hours after an earthquake off the coast. Randy Baldwin with the U. S Geological Survey says it was a strong one magnitude 7.8. This quite happened about 200 miles southwest of Kodiak Island, south of the Alaska Peninsula area. There no reports of damage or injuries..
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"The Chinese Consulate in Houston, but the fire department's being told to stay away. What we understand is some classified documents except apparently being burned in the courtyard of The consulate here. Keep in mind because this is a consulate. That's Chinese sovereignty. They can say who and who cannot go into the building. They are not allowing the fire department in the building and they're not allowing the police department in the building. From what we understand The consulate is being evicted from this location. They have to be out of here by 4 p.m. Friday, and apparently they were burning some classified documents, apparently because he didn't want anybody to get their hands on these documents. Randy Wallace of Fox, 26 in Houston, says When he asked why the consulate was being evicted, he was told to ask the State Department. US. EPA will reportedly proposed on Wednesday the first ever US emission standards for airplanes. Reuters, quoting sources are saying the rules would align the U. S with the 2016 international aircraft emission standards. A powerful Ohio politician is arrested on bribery charges the FBI confirming that agents were at the farm of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder on Tuesday morning. He, along with four others, rounded up and arrested the Dayton Daily News reports. They've been charged with racketeering in a public corruption case involving a $150 million bailout of two troubled nuclear power plants. FBI claims that householder and four others received 60 million in bribes. These plants are owned by former first energy subsidiary Energy Harbor. Both companies have been subpoenaed and said they will comply with the investigation. First Energy stock declined 17% on Tuesday. Energy Harbor shares fell by 21%. John Fox News is governor Mike DeWine calling on Speaker Householder to resign. But Jack Callahan, this is Fox News. When the corona virus struck your community. What if you had no soap or masks, no food or proper shelter? No access to medical care. Thiss is the reality for the world's most vulnerable.
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"One Forty-five number one online and in store starting earliest Thanksgiving Day shoppers, Ben heavily apparently number two, the mayor of Tijuana past the UN for humanitarian aid tailpiece city cope with these Central American immigrants who are arriving. They're hoping to enter the US and number three a gunman opened fire at the Galleria mall in Hoover, Alabama today. CBS news correspondent Tony to Coppell has more one person is dead and two teenagers are injured after a shooting at an Alabama mall on the eve of black Friday shopping. It happened last night at river. Chase Galleria in Hoover, that's a suburb of Birmingham. Police say a fight between two people including eighteen year old ended in a gunfire exchange outside the foot action store the shooter fled but was confronted and fatally shot by police to governments are condemning a deadly attack on the Chinese consulate in Pakistan. I'm katrina. You in Beijing? The governments have China and Pakistan have content an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi today in which seven people were killed this eye. Witnesses three attackers carrying machine approached the consulate and detonated grenades. You cannot imagine. It wasn't an endless officials say no concert staff were harmed. A separatist group known as the Balochistan Liberation Army. Have claimed responsibility saying China is exploiting the region's resources China has invested sixty billion dollars into infrastructure projects across Pakistan kitchen, you for CBS news Beijing there also was a terrorist bombing at an open air market in Pakistan that killed at least thirty five people the attack took place. Just a couple of hours after the armed separatists stormed. The Chinese consulate in Pakistan's, prime minister Imran Khan vowed to trace those linked to the attacks at the food market and in Karachi WCBS news time, one forty seven Saudi Arabia's crown prince champions himself as a reformer famously conservative country. CBS news correspondent Holly Williams says the killing inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey, though is a stark reminder that any reforms really only go so far we'd like to ask ordinary Saudis. What.
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"This is morning edition on KCRW. I'm Jonathan bastion seven thirty four. It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Rachel Martin. And I'm Steve Inskeep. Good morning to acts of violence in Pakistan today, highlighted to trends in that giant country. One attack was a bomb at an open air vegetable market early estimates found more than thirty five people were killed in the explosion. The attack was inside a town. That's home to many Shiite Muslims who are a minority and Pakistan and often targeted now. The other attack was in the giants city of Karachi someone targeted the Chinese consulate there Pakistan is one of many US allies in which China plays an ever larger role. So let's talk about that. With NPR's Diaa Hadid is following the story either DEA high I the attack itself what happened. So early this morning. Three gunmen blasted their way onto the grounds of the Chinese consulate in Karachi, and they try to attack the building itself, but they were prevented by police who engage them in a in a gun battle. And you could hear the blasts in in videos uploaded from the area and they killed all three militants two. Policemen were killed, and so were father and son who had gone to the consulate that morning to apparently to pick up the visas, and I guess we should mention this is a kind of attack that we sometimes see an unstable areas, it's not a car bomb. It's not a suicide bomb. It's people coming in person. And they're trying to be an assault force. Although they were driven. They were destroyed killed here. Right. And in this case the attack was claimed by a group called the Liberation Army. And they've long had grievances against China's involvement in Pakistan and in a statement reported by wire agencies. They said they were fighting China's occupation of Pakistan. So this is different from. Other militant attacks that do occur in Pakistan. Okay. Americans hearing, this might be surprised to to think that anybody believes China occupies, Pakistan. What exactly are they talking about? Right. So China and Pakistan have a really old strategic relationship. It goes back seventy years, and it's really sort of taken off in recent years, China is investing billions of dollars into Pakistan's energy an into its infrastructure and Pakistan relies on China for billions of dollars in lines that keeps his country afloat. But the this relationship does have its discontents and one of them are people who live in this very poll province of Baluchistan there. China's investing in this enormous port called guava, and we spike in in the pasta two activists who allege that the expansion of the port has displaced fishermen it siphoned off Warna and left residents with nowhere to go. And they say that Pakistani forces have taken a hard line against Balu activists under the pretext of trying to preserve China's security there. So. They is simmering resentment. Oh, so they feel that they are basically victims of an imperial force that that there's even more strong crackdowns on the Baluchi activists just because the Chinese demand. That's right. And last year, we even documented a woman who was such for her, son. He was a bullish activist in the city of Karachi, and we've seen increasing numbers here of people who've been disappeared most likely bypass Cassani security forces, according to activists because they've been act of agitating against China's involvement in Baluchistan. So what does an attack like this unsuccessful as it was say about China's involvement in Pakistan? Well, the relationship is still strong. But what this might do is deter more Chinese investment in Pakistan. And that's something this country desperately needs right now. Do you? Thanks for the update. Really? Appreciate it. You'll welcome stave. That's NPR's Diaa Hadid in Islamabad. We're now going to shift over to the United Kingdom were energy use has been dropping over the past fifteen years, but it's been a quiet victory and a mysterious one as NPR's Camilo, Domino's ski reports British electricity use dropped so much over the last decade that it's as if the UK shut down its largest coal power plant twice. That's according to the climate policy think-tanks sandbag, and it's not just electricity. The country's total energy consumption of all kinds has dropped ten percent since two thousand and two, and that's kind of unusual actually Dinu we used to be a climate adviser in the British government. Now, he works at energy systems catapult, which promotes energy and ovation. I asked him why this is happening. Are there? Just fewer people notice. The opposite UK has had an increasing population. A slowing economy uses less power is the British economy struggling overall GDP has increased it's not tied to skyrocketing costs. And it's not the weather. The decline remains if you factor in temperature and the UK is seeing a drop while Ireland right next door is not in fact last year, the UK was the only country in the EU to see a drop in electric city use I asked Nui is it something special about British people stoicism self restraint required reserved. But that's always been the case. And I think that's increased or decreased over the last ten years. So what is going on the first thing on say is not perfectly. Understood exactly what is happening in lists do know some of the factors, but even those can be a little confusing consider energy efficiency getting. That's a insulated homes investor in sled office buildings more efficient televisions. Computers. Fridges freezers tussle thing. Jonathan Marshall is the head of analysis that a think tank called energy and climate intelligence unit. He says officiency is definitely part of the drop in energy use, but energy standards for appliances are the same across. Cross Europe have energy writings for fridges are the same in the UK in Poland in Italy. And only the UK is seeing you stop like this. Then when it comes to homes, it's not like the British government is making a huge insulation push. There isn't really a particularly strong energy efficiency policy in the UK at the moment. It's not a total mystery. Other factors include a shift away from heavy industry improvements in streetlamps, tightened standards, for boilers and changing consumer patterns, but added together they don't quite seem to explain the drop. These solutions are not thrilling it's easy to get thoughts about about electric vehicles and wind turbines is about insulation. And guy knew he says, it doesn't help that. There's no one reason for the drop. Yes, much easier. If you can just point to one thing and say, brilliant, if we just did X delivers white benefit, and that's fantastic. Still. This little puzzle is good news for the policy fight against greenhouse gas emissions. Some people worry that restricting energy use could hurt a country's economy. What we've seen I guess through history as as people become richer. They tend to buy more stuff us more stuff and consume more energy. But remember the British GDP has been rising that link between growth in energy use has been broken in the UK the interesting question for kind of wider global energy policies. Can that example, be replicated so countries around the world could grow economically and slash emissions? If they figure out.
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"You live from London. I'm Jillian Marshall today. Why Chinese interest in Pakistan under attack by militants will say would impact our American sanctions having on Iran would have a rare report from inside, Iran? Iran is so hot for living so hot for. All chain. Everyone thinking about going out of Iran me everyone. We'll also hear from Sudan where there's a new push to end the practice of female genital mutilation. That's sorta come in this edition of news up, but we begin in Pakistan and an attack on the Chinese consulate in the city of Karachi, which has left at least seven people dead. According to the local police chief three suicide attackers tried to storm the consulate but were killed before they could get into the building. The Chinese government has condemned the attack which also claimed the lives of two police officers and two civilians, but left Chinese consulate staff unharmed, the Baluchistan Liberation Army which opposes Chinese infrastructure projects in Pakistan's southwest province of Baluchistan said they carried it out. This man was a witness to the assault. They were three people one was big. And the other two were thin as soon as they arrived at the barrier. They held a small bomb and started firing as soon as they started firing. I went inside my house and bolted the door. You're better better medical billing, again, the the Pakistani prime minister Ron con later held a news conference in Islam Abbad. He said the government had expected what he called efforts to destabilize Pakistan. With us. Those Chinese embassy worker. Terrorist attacks have taken place this morning in Karachi on the Chinese embassy. This was not surprising hit indications that efforts would be made to destabilize Pakistan. We did not know where it would happen. But we did have indications especially after a recent visit to China. Everyone knew that agreements were signed during the visit to China. He did muddy agreement signed. We or subgroup of the. To the Pakistani prime minister, I'm wrong, come where China's in neighboring Pakistan and his pulled billions of dollars into the country as part of its belt and road initiative state-backed campaign to construct a belt of land corridors an maritime road of shipping lanes in Baluchistan that is involved construction of a deep water port in the town of guava and other projects Andrew small is the author of the China, Pakistan access, Asia's new Jere politics. He's on the line now, and Mr. small tell us more about what China is trying to do in Pakistan and why well it's traditional relationship with Pakistan has always been founded on the two countries shed antipathy towards India. China has long sought to bolster Pakistan's capabilities against India to ensure that it can act as a balanced to India in the region traditionally that was focused on security objectives. And security and military support. The last few years trying to move towards providing various forms of economic support financial support and this very large scale investment project, China Pakistan, economic corridor. Its main objective is is still traditional one kind of counter-balancing role in the region. But China also has goals to help stabilize Pakistan to deal with militancy in the region, and it has all the security interests that go beyond Pakistan, including naval cooperation, and the looks further afield into the Indian Ocean and Pakistan is one of China's few reliable friends when it comes to that so elements of the cooperation of directed towards that too. But that cooperation also benefits Chinese economic interests. Absolutely. I mean, the primary beneficiaries of these investments are the Chinese companies that are being financed essentially by Chinese state development institutions, they're the ones and getting all of these these these. Big contracts, and the rates of return that they get from Pakistani project saw all pretty generous. So it's certainly the case that Chinese economic interests are still at the forefront of a lot of what China is doing in Pakistan. But the hope I suppose looking at the ball the nine elements of of of what China's up to that all that this will help to fix originally Pakistan's energy crisis over the last few years by providing more power, but will say to to address some of the infrastructure deficiencies in the in the country to have, of course, the macroeconomic implications of this actually been quite challenging I think for Pakistan say foster, it's not yet clear that it will deliver all with all of the benefits that they would have helped and hostility there appears to be in the Lucci. Stan is is that reflected elsewhere in the country? Politic comes been a particular point. I mean, the attacks on Chinese economic interests in in Pakistan have come back to the early two thousands pretty much since the Chinese started the construction of of quota, port sip. Religious Tom's always been a special case where the objective really is to put pressure on the train to pull out of the country and put a lot of pressure on the Pakistani government, but there have been concerns elsewhere in the country for the militant groups that that target China inside Pakistan, including the Pakistani Taliban, but this little cetera in China has traditionally been very popular in Pakistan has approval ratings typically of above eighty percent even ninety percents at times, but with the final Pakistan economic corridor. Even though there's been some degree of goodwill behind it. The little saving a lot of questions raised about transparency about who benefits from it and within Pakistan about corruption about whether Pakistani businesses will get all of the benefits that they would. What would help for? There's been a lot of criticism of some of which expressed publicly some of which I'm a little bit under the under the radar. And so I think there are more critics of China in in Pakistan as a result of lot of the economic activities, even if that traditional goodwill in the relationship has gone away. Mrs small very very briefly other indications that the current government is perhaps lesson through cystic than previous governments, very briefly. Yes. The previous government tied China's economic investment street Sern agenda in the country Imran Khan was much more of a critic of and trying to Pakistan economic corridor. When he was an opposition for a number of the reason that MRs Morel, I didn't mean to cut you off that abruptly but many thanks for being with us. That was Andrew small the author of the China Pakistan access Asia's new geopolitics. Regular listeners to.
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"I'm Rachel Martin. And I'm Steve Inskeep. Good morning to acts of violence in Pakistan today, highlighted to trends in that giant country. One attack was a bomb at an open air vegetable market early estimates found more than thirty five people were killed in the explosion. The attack was inside a town. That's home to many Shiite Muslims who are a minority in Pakistan and often targeted. Now. The other attack was in the giants city of Karachi someone targeted the Chinese consulate there Pakistan is one of many US allies in which China plays an ever larger role. So let's talk about that. With NPR's Diaa Hadid is following the story. Hi there. Hi, I the attack itself. What happened so early this morning? Three gunmen blasted their way onto the grounds of the Chinese consulate in Karachi, and they try to attack the building itself, but they were prevented by police who engage them in a in a. Gunbattle, and you could hear the blasts in in video is uploaded from the area and they killed all three militants two. Policemen were killed, and so were a father and son who had gone to the consulate that morning to apparently to pick up their visas, and I guess we should mention this is a kind of attack that we sometimes see an unstable areas, it's not a car bomb. It's not a suicide bomb. It's people coming in person. And they're trying to be an assault force. Although they were driven. They were destroyed killed here. Right and in and in this case, the attack was claimed by a group called the Baluch Liberation Army. And they've long had grievances against China's involvement in Pakistan and in a statement reported by wire agencies. They said they were fighting China's occupation of Pakistan. So this is different from other militant attacks that do occur in Pakistan. Okay. Americans hearing, this might be surprised to to think that anybody believes China occupies, Pakistan. What exactly are they talking about? Right. So China and Pakistan have a really old strategic relationship. It goes back. Back seventy years, and it's really sort of taken off in recent years. China's investing billions of dollars into Pakistan's energy, any twits, infrastructure and Pakistan relies on China for billions of dollars in loans that keeps his country afloat. But the relationship does have its discontents and one of them are people who live in this very poor province of Baluchistan there. China's investing in this enormous port called guava and we've spoken in the past two Baluchi activists who allege that the expansion of the port has displaced a fisherman. It siphoned off Warner and left residents with nowhere to go. And they say that Pakistani forces have taken a harder line against Balu activists under the pretext of trying to preserve China's security there. So they is simmering resentment. Oh, so they feel that they are basically victims of imperial force that there's even more strong crackdowns on the Baluchi activists just because the Chinese demand. That's right. And last year, we even documented a woman who was searching for her son. He was a bullish activist in the city of Karachi, and we've seen increasing numbers here of people who've been disappeared. Most likely by Pakistani security forces according to activists because they've been act of agitating against China's involvement in Baluchistan. So what does an attack like this unsuccessful as it was say about China's involvement in Pakistan? The relationship is still strong. But what this might do is determine Chinese investment in Pakistan. And that's something this country desperately needs right now. Do you? Thanks for the update. Really? Appreciate it. You're welcome. Steve. That's NPR's Diaa Hadid in Islamabad. We're not going to shift over to the United Kingdom were energy. Use has been dropping over the past fifteen years, but it's been a quiet victory and a mysterious one as NPR's Camilla Domanski reports British electricity use dropped so much over the last decade that it's as if the UK shut down its largest coal power plant twice. That's according to the climate policy think tanks sandbag, and it's not just electric city. The country's total energy consumption of all kinds has dropped ten percent since two thousand two and that's kind of unusual actually Dinu we used to be a climate adviser in the British government. Now, he works at energy systems catapult, which promotes energy innovation. I asked him. Why this is happening? Are there? Just fewer people notice. The opposite UK has had an increasing population. A slowing economy uses less power is the British economy struggling overall GDP has increased it's not tied to skyrocketing costs. And it's. Not the weather. The decline remains if you factor in temperature and the UK is seeing a drop while Ireland right next door is not in fact last year, the UK was the only country in the EU to see a drop in Electra city use I asked Nui is it something special about British people stoicism self restraint. I mean, you require reserved. But that's always been the case. I think that's increased or decreased the last tech is. So what is going on the first thing? I'd say is not totally understood exactly what is happening in lowest do know some of the factors, but even those can be a little confusing consider energy efficiency or getting better insulated homes investor in sled office buildings more efficient televisions. Computers. Fridges freezers tussle thing. Jonathan Marshall is the head of analysis that a think tank called energy and climate intelligence unit. He says efficiency is definitely part of the drop in energy use, but energy standards for appliances are the same across Europe. You have energy ratings for fridges are the same in the UK in Poland Denizli and only the UK is seeing use drop like this. Then when it comes to homes, it's not like the British government is making a huge installation push. There isn't really a particularly strong energy efficiency policy in the UK at the moment. It's not a total mystery. Other factors include a shift away from heavy industry improvements in streetlamps, tighten standards for boilers and changing consumer patterns, but added together they don't quite seem to explain the drop. These solutions are not thrilling it's easy to get. It's about electric vehicles and wind turbines is about insulation. And guy knew he says, it doesn't help that. There's no one reason for the drop. Yes, much easier. If you can just point to one thing and say, brilliant, if we did X delivers boy benefit, and that's fantastic. Still. This little puzzle is good news for the policy fight against greenhouse gas emissions. Some people worry that restricting energy use could hurt a country's economy. What we've seen I guess through history is as people become richer. They tend to buy more stuff us stuff and consume more energy. But remember the British GDP has been rising that link between growth in energy use has been broken in the UK. The interesting question for kind of wider Klebo energy policy is can that example, be replicated? So countries around the world could grow economically and slash emissions. If figure out what Britain.
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"Bomb smuggled into a market inside of a carton killed at least thirty one in northern Pakistan this terrorist attack hurt more than fifty. This was a Shiite Muslim area. Attackers tried to storm. The Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, four were killed three of the attackers were killed in the assault on that consulate in Pakistan, WGN news time, six thirty three. Well, of course, this is a big shopping period. Analysts say that Americans might break the retail records over the next month. Retail sales are expected to rise four point eight percent between now and the end of the year. According to a forecast from IBM that's up from last year when the growth was four point two percent. Shopper grace moon is among those hitting them. All I wanted to pick up a pecan pie like the fifty cent become pie. I ended up spending like a hundred and fifty dollars IBM predicts appliances clothes and jewelry will be the biggest sellers this season. I'm John Lawrence reporting. There's another business promotion which has been cooked up. They call it small business Saturday small business Saturday. How busy will that be? We like to say at Michigan retailers, keep your money in the mid it has a huge impact. You know, it helps keep our neighbors employed, and our downtown's cool, and you know, you have to go to a local retailer if you want that expertise that you're looking for for a DIY project or a special holiday dress. So we really encourage people to shop local. That's Megan Holland of the marketing and communications area for the Michigan retailers association. A man who robbed banks in the suburbs. Then tried to carjacking. Detroit is in custody. The police chased him after he was tracked down to his house in Warren. The chase went to Detroit. The man crashed his car near the Wayne.
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"Add the nation's twenty trillion dollars in red ink republicans controlling congress have been promising a measured as fall little car taxes for both individuals and businesses auto sales can can you the slide after the previous year's record sales of passenger cars fell in july while utility vehicles sales gained strayer and pierre schori glitter reports july was the weakest month for car sales this year sales are down and fairly significantly at the us brands general motors was down fifteen percent the at chrysler was down nine with ford losing seventh percent of sales from last year honda nissan also took hits toyota was the major outlying or but they are sales growth was pretty anemic analysts have been predicting that 2017 would be a lackluster year despite the weakening sales the car company is the old posting profits transaction prices are up meaning people are buying fewer vehicles but they're spending more money on them and that's mainly due to the increase love for the suv scenario glutton npr news dodged moving higher the dow approaching the twenty two thousand mark closing up seventy two points today at twenty one thousand nine sixty three you're listening to npr and from kpcc news i'm nick grohmann with the stories recovering at seven afford the lapd says the man fired a number of gunshots this morning at the chinese consulate in la's korea town before turning the gun on himself as he sat in his car police say that man was a chinese national no information yet on the man's motive for the shooting to neighbor hood groups with different views of panhandling are marching along vinter a boulevard in woodland hills this evening one group says those who live in the west san fernando valley are facing an increasing threat from homeless people begging for money so they can buy drugs they sang reporter elizabeth chew says the is still as following.