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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced new restrictions on Chinese telecommunications executives on Wednesday. The move specifically targets the controversial company Huawei. (Associated Press)

Mike Pompeo hits Huawei execs

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In this photo provided by U.S. Navy, the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Groups steam in formation, in the South China Sea, Monday, July 6, 2020. China on Monday, July 6, accused the U.S. of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two U.S. aircraft carrier groups in the strategic waterway.(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Tarleton/U.S. Navy via AP)

The Navy’s message to Beijing

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China rolled out its DF-17 last year and announced that the hypersonic glide vehicle, which poses a threat to electronics, is close to deployment. (Associated Press/File)

China hypersonic EMP threat

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Secretary of State says Chinese leaders are threatening to punish the British bank HSBC and to cancel plans to build nuclear power plants in Britain unless the government allows Huawei Technologies to help build a 5G telecommunications network there. (Associated Press/File)

Mike Pompeo on Chinese coercion

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"We greatly underestimated the degree to which Beijing is ideologically and politically hostile to free nations. The whole world is waking up to that fact," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Trump readying China response

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Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at a briefing on the coronavirus that he would like the Chinese government to allow inspectors and investigators into Wuhan "so that the world can know the actual original source of this [and] so that we can apply the lessons learned and prevent outbreaks in the future." (Associated Press)

Milley on virus origin

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President Trump imposed travel restrictions in January in anticipation of a potential health crisis, but the limits were criticized by the World Health Organization. (Associated Press/File)

Stats back Trump on virus action

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