Trump accuses China of influencing elections amid escalating trade war

Trump accuses China of influencing elections amid escalating trade warPresident Donald Trump has accused China of trying to influence US elections, just hours after slapping tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese goods in an escalating trade war between the two countries. “China has openly stated that they are actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of their loyalty to me,� the president tweeted. The White House announced a 10 per cent tariff on $200bn worth of Chinese goods on Monday – in addition to the $50bn worth of Chinese imports the US sanctioned in July – as punishment for alleged intellectual property theft.


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Pompeo accuses Russia of actively working to undermine North Korea sanctions

Pompeo accuses Russia of actively working to undermine North Korea sanctions“Russia has actively attempted to undermine the U.N. Security Council resolutions, the work of the … committee at the U.N. that evaluates compliance with sanctions,” Pompeo told a news briefing at the State Department. Pompeo spoke after U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Moscow on Thursday of seeking to cover up breaches of U.N. sanctions on North Korea by Russians by pushing for changes to an independent report on sanctions violations. Pompeo said he hoped the U.N. sanctions committee would “publish the original document that they intended to publish which shows clear activities related to sanctions and sanctions violations.” “The United States is as committed as ever to continuing to enforce those U.N. Security Council resolutions.


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Venezuela Accuses US of Plotting Coup Against Maduro

  1. Venezuela Accuses US of Plotting Coup Against Maduro  New York Times
  2. Trump admin officials reportedly met secretly with Venezuelan military leaders who were plotting a coup  Business Insider
  3. White House pledges support for Venezuelan democracy after report of meetings with coup plotters  Politico
  4. Trump administration met with, but rebuffed, Venezuelan officers who said they were plotting a coup, officials say  Washington Post
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