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US Ordered China to Shut Down Its Consulate in Houston

July 24, 2020 BBC 2

The US ordered the closure of Beijing’s consulate in Houston because China was “stealing” intellectual property. There are currently three flashpoints between the two countries that include COVID-19, which is said to have originated in China, trade, and Hong Kong.

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Berkeley City Council ‘Re-Imagines’ Public Safety with Unarmed Traffic Officers

July 22, 2020 Police Tribune 2

Berkeley City Council approved a plan to ban police from conducting “routine” traffic stops. Instead, the city will create a program using unarmed employees to conduct traffic stops and issue tickets for violations. Police will be allowed to respond if drivers pull weapons on the employees.Berkeley City Council approved a plan to ban police from conducting “routine” traffic stops. Instead, the city will create a program using unarmed employees to conduct traffic stops and issue tickets for violations. Police will be allowed to respond if drivers pull weapons on the employees.