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Biden said the US would use military force if China attacked Taiwan

Business Insider 23 May 2022
AP Photo/Evan Vucci The US would respond with military force if China attacked Taiwan, Joe Biden said ... The Associated Press added that the US has deliberately remained ambiguous over whether it would use its military to respond of Taiwan was attacked.Read the original article on Business Insider.
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Group protests McDonald’s use of caged chicken eggs

Taipei Times 21 May 2022
Representatives from the Environment and Animal Society of Taiwan (EAST) dressed in chicken costumes and unfurled banners, holding placards in front of a McDonald’s outlet and calling on the fast-food chain to cease buying battery-farmed eggs and help stop the abuse of egg-laying hens.
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Church shooter sent diary to newspaper

Taipei Times 19 May 2022
Taiwan Republic Office director Chilly Chen (陳峻涵) hailed Cheng as “a hero who courageously confronted the evil force of people acting on behalf of communist China with the vile intention of killing all the Taiwanese congregants inside.”. Taiwan Independence Party chairman Peter Ku ...
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Okinawa inundated with US military bases

Press TV 19 May 2022
Okinawa is closer to Taiwan than the capital Tokyo which could turn it into a frontline target in the event of a conflict between the US and China. Beijing considers Taiwan as part of its sovereign territory and views US military provocations as a sign of support for those inside Taiwan who seek independence.
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U.S. Health secretary tests positive for coronavirus on Germany trip

The Los Angeles Times 19 May 2022
BERLIN —  ... U.S ... Becerra, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, was experiencing mild symptoms of COVID-19 ... faring much better than New York ... World & Nation Laguna Woods shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China. World & Nation South Koreans get a peek inside their presidential palace for the first time in 74 years.
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Portugal and Britain find monkeypox cases in men as outbreak spreads

The Los Angeles Times 19 May 2022
LISBON, Portugal —  ... All the Portuguese cases involve men, most of them young, authorities said ... In the U.S ... Dr ... This week the U.K ... Dr ... World & Nation Laguna Woods shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China. World & Nation South Koreans get a peek inside their presidential palace for the first time in 74 years.
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Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

Times Free Press 18 May 2022
(AP) — A gunman motivated by political hatred against Taiwan chained shut the doors of a California church and hid firebombs inside before shooting at a gathering of mostly elderly Taiwanese parishioners, killing a man who tackled him and possibly saved dozens of lives, authorities said Monday ... Chang moved back to Taiwan two years ago.
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California shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China

Finger Lakes Times 18 May 2022
TAIPEI, TaiwanThe man accused of opening fire inside a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, California, on Sunday is believed to have been driven by hatred for Taiwanese people and the political belief that Taiwan is a part of China, highlighting the increasingly fraught geopolitical situation in the Taiwan Strait.
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Laguna Woods shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China

The Los Angeles Times 18 May 2022
TAIPEI, Taiwan — . The man accused of opening fire inside a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods on Sunday is believed to have been driven by hatred for Taiwanese people and the political belief that Taiwan is a part of China, highlighting the increasingly fraught geopolitical situation in the Taiwan Strait.
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4 EU nations to harness North Sea wind for green transition

The Los Angeles Times 18 May 2022
COPENHAGEN, Denmark —  ... Scholz said the scale of the project “will be of an unimaginable order.”Advertisement ... World & Nation Laguna Woods shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China. World & Nation South Koreans get a peek inside their presidential palace for the first time in 74 years. Subscribers Are Reading.
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Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

The Los Angeles Times 18 May 2022
MINNEAPOLIS —  ... Lane and two other former officers, J ... Lane and Kueng helped to restrain Floyd, who was handcuffed ... “Guilty, your honor.” ... World & Nation Laguna Woods shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China. World & Nation South Koreans get a peek inside their presidential palace for the first time in 74 years.
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Laguna Woods church shooting suspect charged with murder, attempted murder

Finger Lakes Times 17 May 2022
Barnes said Chou left notes in Chinese in his car stating he did not believe Taiwan should be independent from China, and apparently had an issue with Taiwanese people because of the way he was treated while living there ... Barnes said he was born in mainland China and relocated to Taiwan at some point before moving to the United States.
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Leaders call for unity at vigil following deadly shooting at Laguna Woods church

Orange County Register 17 May 2022
Pastor Billy, who used to be a pastor at the Taiwanese Presbyterian Church but was visiting from Taiwan, was on the stage when the shooting began and he helped subdue the shooter ... He had recently returned from Taiwan and was inside Geneva Presbyterian Church on Sunday when the gunfire broke out, and broke down in tears while speaking at the vigil.
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Gunman in Laguna Woods Church Shooting Was Upset Over China-Taiwan Tensions - Police

Urdu Point 16 May 2022
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th May, 2022) The gunman who carried out a fatal shooting at a church in a Taiwanese community in California over the weekend was a Chinese immigrant who was upset about the political tensions between China and Taiwan, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes said on Monday.

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