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Chinese State Media Celebrate Communist Ambush of CNN Reporter

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday applauded a crowd outside the shuttered U.S. consulate in Chengdu for drowning out a CNN report by loudly singing nationalist songs, and generally congratulated China for having a great sense of humor about the diplomatic crossfire of embassy closings.

People stand on a road leading to the US Consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan province on July 27, 2020. - The American flag was lowered at the United States consulate in Chengdu, days after Beijing ordered it to close in retaliation for the shuttering of the Chinese consulate in …

‘Stay Home’ Order Issued for Harris County, Including Houston

HOUSTON, Texas — Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) issued a “Stay Home, Work Safe” order for the nation’s third-most populous county in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The order impacts the nation’s 3rd most populated city, Houston, and second largest seaport.

Barber Carlos Vasquez sits on the porch of his family's barber shop as he waits for a customer Friday, March 20, 2020, in Houston. Vasquez estimates their business has dropped in half since the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Video: Massive Warehouse Explosion Shakes Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A worker was missing following a large explosion at a warehouse in Houston early Friday that heavily damaged nearby buildings and homes, left rubble scattered in the area and was felt miles away, authorities said.

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