The world's two biggest economies are deadlocked over USA allegations that China steals technology and pressures foreign companies to hand over trade secrets as part of a sharp-elbowed drive to become a world leader in advanced industries such as robotics and self-driving cars.
The notorious oligarch returned from a long exile and immediately threatened and defamed two Americans, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman . "I do know both these gentlemen [Fruman and Parnas]", Sessions told OCCRP. Giuliani has pressured Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden's efforts to oust a former Ukrainian prosecutor general as vice president, alleging without evidence that the prosecutor general was investigating a Ukrainian gas firm with ties to Hunter Biden.
India recently upgraded its participation in the Quad -- a grouping with the US, Australia, and Japan that Washington hopes will counter China in the Asia-Pacific region. The meeting comes as Xi welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing this week. "There have been wide gaps between our expectations and the Chinese (on Kashmir)".
Last year, Tokarczuk became the first Polish writer to win Britain's Man Booker Prize for International Literature for her novel Flights . Her magnum opus, the committee said, was the historical novel Księgi Jakubowe , or " The Books of Jacob ", published in 2014.
The big PAC donation in May 2018 was part of a flurry of political spending tied to Parnas and Fruman, with at least $478,000 in donations flowing to GOP campaigns and PACs in little more than two months. A spokeswoman for America First Action says in a statement that the money won't be used for any objective and will remain in a separate account while the court cases play out.
Parolympian James Brown climbed on top of a plane to protest climate change at London City Airport on November 10, 2019. The protester - London 2012 paracycling bronze medal victor James Brown - mounted the Amsterdam-bound plane, then refused to get down, as part of the group Extinction Rebellion's climate-change demonstrations, the outlet reported.