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China-US Trade War: How do the tariffs work?

China-US Trade War: How do the tariffs work?

Some of the world’s biggest shoemakers are urging U.S. President Donald Trump to end the trade war with China. Trump says he’s happy to collect tariffs on Chinese merchandise paid by China. But economists – including Trump’s chief economic advisor – are quick to acknowledge that’s not how tariffs work.

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New abortion bans in some U.S. states reignite debate

A new wave of abortion bans in some U.S. states reignites passions and political discourse on the hot button issue. Campaigners fear the cases may end up at the Supreme Court, with the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision making abortion a constitutional right eventually overturned.

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Bruce Lee’s final project, ‘Warrior,’ makes it to air

He’s one of the world’s most iconic movie stars – but even Bruce Lee struggled against racism in Hollywood. Back in the 1970s, a TV show he pitched starring himself as the martial arts lead was rejected… with great suspicion that studios wouldn’t cast an Asian man in a leading role.

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Mike Pompeo makes first trip to Russia as Secretary of State

A warning for Russia against interfering in the 20-20 presidential election.Just one of the high-stakes topics addressed by U-S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Russian President Vladimir Putin.The talks come as the two countries do NOT see eye to eye on a number of issues. CGTN’s Lucy Taylor reports from Sochi.

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