China protested and made a presentation of the United States for what U.S. officials invaded the Chinese Consulate in Houston after he left Chinese diplomats, said on Saturday the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Wang Wenbin.
Previously, the newspaper the Houston Chronicle reported that Chinese diplomats freed closed at the request of the US Consulate General of China in Houston, and then entered the building by U.S. officials. According to the newspaper, after 40 minutes after the set to close the Consulate in time the man who probably is representative of the US state Department, and several others entered the building.
Chinese diplomats left the General Consulate in Houston, closed at the request of the American authorities, the newspaper Houston Chronicle.
According to the newspaper, the Embassy staff had to vacate the building by 16:00 local time (00:00 GMT). Shortly before the police blocked the area near the building, and after some time from the Consulate drove three vans, two of them had diplomatic plates.
Several people were seen near the Chinese Consulate in Houston while trying to break down the back door of the building, Reuters reported.
According to the Agency, a group of people trying to force open the door, I noticed almost immediately after 16.00 local time (00.00 GMT) entered into force on the disposal of States to close its Chinese offices. It is reported that earlier, the same group of people who, according to the Agency, could be us officials, locked the door on the other side of the building. The Agency reports that to be presented to journalists, they refused.
The U.S. believes that the four Chinese researchers who were charged with fraud visas, are part of a network covering 25 U.S. cities, said to journalists on Friday a senior state Department official.
"People are indicted, it is a microcosm of that, we believe, part of a wider network of people in more than 25 U.S. cities. This network is fueled through the Consulate here," he said.
A number of employees of the American Consulate General in Chengdu, which the Chinese authorities demanded to close, carried out activities inconsistent with their status and interfere in the internal Affairs of China, said the foreign Ministry of China.
"Some employees of the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu are engaged in activities that are not appropriate to their status and interfered in China's internal Affairs and harmed the interests of China in the security sphere," - said at a briefing on Friday, foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin.
Requirements of the PRC on the closure of the US Consulate General in Chengdu are legitimate and necessary response to, the responsibility for the situation lies entirely on Washington, said in a statement on the website of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
Earlier, the US demanded that China close its Consulate General in Houston. The Chinese foreign Ministry called the decision a political provocation and said that it would take retaliatory action. The official U.S. state Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus said that Washington ordered to close the Consulate General of China in Houston, in order to ensure protection of intellectual property and personal information of Americans.
China will take retaliatory measures on the U.S. decision to close Chinese Consulate General in Houston, said Thursday the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Wang Wenbin.
Previously, the newspaper South China Morning Post reported, citing sources, that China is considering closing the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu in the southwestern province of Sichuan in response to similar action against the Chinese Consulate General in Houston. Reuters reported that Chinese authorities to close the American Consulate General in Wuhan.
The FBI says the researcher from China, which the U.S. government wanted on charges of fraud in obtaining a visa, was granted asylum at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, reports CNBC, citing court documents.
As stated in the documents submitted in another case, Tang Juan received a non-immigrant visa United States last fall to conduct the study at the University of California in Davis. After some time, the FBI agents found on the Internet pictures of women in uniform. With her on the interview, in which she said that never served in the army and was a member of the Communist party of China.
The US should provide evidence of "violations" from the Embassy of China in Houston, said the Consul General of the PRC in this town Cai Wei.
On the eve of the state Department has closed the diplomatic missions "to ensure the protection of intellectual property and personal information of Americans." According to media reports, on Tuesday evening there burned documents, other details were not disclosed. Beijing urged Washington to immediately reverse this decision, otherwise it will follow "a decisive response".
The US demanded that China in the last three days to close the Consulate General in Houston, Texas, said the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Wang Wenbin.
Earlier this was written by the editor-in-chief of the Chinese Global Times, describing the situation as "insane step."
The orbit of the International space station unscheduled adjusted to avoid potential debris, said to RIA Novosti in the press service of the Roscosmos.
There said that now the ISS crew consisting of the cosmonauts, "Roscosmos" Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Wagner, as well as NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken works on the planned program.
The Executive Committee of the Republican party of Texas on Thursday adopted a resolution on holding a face-to-face Congress in Texas Houston in mid-July, will also be taken to combat the spread of a new type of coronavirus, said in a statement to Texas Republicans.
"After extensive discussion on Thursday evening the Executive Committee of the Republican party of the state expressed support for the conduct of our Assembly of the state internally in Houston", - reads the statement of the Chairman of the local branch of the party of James wild.
Hospitals are the largest cities in Texas - Houston - began to take patients to other cities of the state due to the significant growth in the number of cases of coronavirus, reports channel ABC.
As reported by Brian Macleod, the representative of the health system Harris Health Systems, which are two hospitals in Houston for the day were transported 33 patients, another 15 are preparing for transport. It is as sick COVID-19, and about other patients.
About 1.7 thousand of the electorate voted in the United States for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, told RIA Novosti in Russian diplomatic missions.
The Consulate General in new York for the amendments voted 310 people, against 505, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of Russian Consulate in new York Alexey Topol's'ke. According to him, of the 816 ballots issued at the opening of the ballot boxes was short one — apparently, the voter took with him.
Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin voted on the Internet for amendments to the Constitution aboard the International space station, reported on the website of Roscosmos.
Earlier, the Deputy Chairman of the Public chamber of Moscow Alexey Venediktov told journalists that Ivanishin asked to vote electronically. Communication in this case, due to the lack on the Russian segment of the ISS experience will be provided through American satellites and the control Center in Houston.
Alaska fishermen found in the river message in a bottle, reports UPI.
Pet of Bresler son James fished on the river Susitna river. The boy noticed in the water bottle. "I thought it was garbage, but it was not so," he said.
The authorities of the American city of Houston, Texas, dismantled the monument to the discoverer of America Christopher Columbus, which was spoiled by vandals, according to the Houston Chronicle, citing a statement from city hall.
Columbus statue in the Park Bell Park last week defaced. Hands and face of the monument was doused with red paint and hung up on him a sign with the words "Tear off the head of your oppressor."
The prohibition of the use of asphyxiating seizures by police officers is administered in American cities, Phoenix (Arizona) and Houston (Texas), had informed the authorities of these cities.
In Phoenix, as noted in the published in Twitter a press release from city police, the prohibition of the use of asphyxiating seizures takes effect immediately. "We can't function as a Department without trust in us by society, and there are changes that we can do to strengthen that trust," said the police.
The body of the African-American George Floyd, whose death in detention by police led to massive riots and protests in the United States, was taken to Houston for the funeral, reports WBAL TV 11 (part of the NBC group of channels), citing local police.
As previously reported the chief of the Houston police Art Acevedo, the family of Floyd also arrived in Texas for the commemoration events to be held on Monday, reminiscent of the TV channel.
Journalists of the TV channel "360" drew attention to a photo from the protests in Houston, Texas, where one of the policemen visible tattoo with the word "Russia".
The Twitter published a local reporter Steve Campion.
The funeral of the deceased as a result of the actions of the police African American George Floyd will be in Houston next week, said an organization dedicated to the ceremony funeral homes Fort Bend on his page in Facebook.
Public farewell to Floyd will be held on Monday, then Tuesday, June 9, will be a closed ceremony, after which the body will be buried in the cemetery Huston Memorial Gardens.
The death of the African-American George Floyd caused the riots in Minneapolis and other U.S. cities. In the video of his arrest one of the police officers, later identified as Derek Caven, leaned a knee on his neck, the detainee first few times he says he can't breathe and then losing consciousness.
The protagonists of this story – almost the same age. A year before the incident, both worked in the same nightclub: Coven moonlighting as a security guard, and the deceased Floyd – a bouncer. But the tragic incident that shook the United States, one stood up thousands of people across the country, and now turned away, even the closest.
The Governor of Texas Greg Abbott stated that the Department of public safety has sent more than 1.5 thousands of officers to help police departments in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin in maintaining order at protests.
"To ensure peaceful protests Governor Greg Abbott has written to staff resources in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin to ensure the safety of people... the Department of public safety has sent more than 1.5 thousands of officers to help local police departments", - stated in the message, which was published by Abbott on Twitter.
Minneapolis police detained around 50 people during protests that gripped the city after the death of the African-American George Floyd, who died after harsh treatment by the police, according to the Department of public safety in Minnesota.
As stated by the representative of the Department of public safety Minnesota John Harrington, to keep order in the city help more than 2.5 thousand police officers. In addition, as said a representative of the National guard of the state John Jensen, to resurrection in the city are likely to be more than 1700 soldiers of the national guard.
Protests over the death of an African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis on Friday escalated into riots in several major U.S. cities, reports the associated Press.
Clashes of protesters with police, detention and acts of vandalism occurring in new York, Atlanta (GA), Albuquerque (new Mexico), Fontana, San Jose (California) and Houston (Texas).