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Two U.S. towns endure in the heart of Brazil’s jungle

The Ford car company was booming in the 1920’s. As the company grew, so did the need for latex to make rubber tires. Henry Ford’s solution was to build two American towns in the heart of Brazil’s Amazon jungle. The project hit snags… but the towns are still standing.

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US university helps China's Olympic team

US university helps China’s Olympic team

Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics a little more than two years from now. But Chinese athletes have a lot of catching up to do when it comes to winter sports. At the last games, the country placed 14th in the medal count. Now, a university in the U.S. state of Wyoming is helping out.

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China warns of retaliation over new US bill on Hong Kong

China has warned the U.S. it will take what it calls “strong countermeasures” after U.S. lawmakers passed a bill backing Hong Kong’s protesters. The bipartisan legislation puts President Trump in an awkward position. He’s expected to sign it, but doing so threatens a deal to […]

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US Democrats hold last scheduled public hearing on Trump’s impeachment inquiry

In Washington – more testimony from witnesses in the public congressional impeachment hearings on U.S. President Trump. This time.. a house panel heard from Trump’s former top Russia adviser and a diplomat for Ukraine.  Both expressed deep reservations about plans to try and dig up dirt on Trump’s political opponents in Ukraine. CGTN’s Nathan King is on Capitol Hill.

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