I wonder if Trump got a cut, not just of this, but other administration members’ rackets.
According to an NYT investigation, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has “repeatedly used her connections and celebrity status in China to boost the profile” of her family’s shipping company. This has resulted in the company seeking benefits from the expansive industrial policies in Beijing.
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Chinese researchers have discovered a new way to make water droplets spin, creating a potential new kind of hydropower.
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Lab officials predict it will be the first American machine to reach a milestone called “exascale” performance, surpassing a quintillion calculations per second.
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Meanwhile, no one has verified claims from 2002 and 2009 of cloned human births. –Me
The researcher, He Jiankui, offered no evidence or data to back up his assertions. If true, some fear the feat could open the door to “designer babies.”
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Our correspondent went to the deserts of Patagonia to examine how China secured its new base, a symbol of its growing clout in the region.
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