US issues Tiananmen condemnation as Trump threatens protesters

NEW YORK — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday condemned the “sheer brutality” Beijing displayed 31 years ago in its suppression of peaceful pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square, as domestic division grows over whether force should be used to rein in protests on American soil.

“Today we honor the brave Chinese people whose peaceful calls for democracy, human rights, and a corruption-free society came to a violent end when the Chinese Communist Party sent the People’s Liberation Army into Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, armed with tanks and guns,” department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

“We mourn

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US issues annual Tiananmen flak as Trump threatens protesters

NEW YORK — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday condemned the “sheer brutality” Beijing displayed 31 years ago in its suppression of peaceful pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square, as domestic division grows over whether force should be used to rein in protests on American soil.

“Today we honor the brave Chinese people whose peaceful calls for democracy, human rights, and a corruption-free society came to a violent end when the Chinese Communist Party sent the People’s Liberation Army into Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, armed with tanks and guns,” department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

“We mourn

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Alibaba’s AI helps detect coronavirus pneumonia within a minute

TOKYO — Medical information provider M3 has tapped Alibaba Group Holding’s artificial intelligence technology to develop a diagnostic system that can quickly identify COVID-19 pneumonia in CT scan images.

The system, which is awaiting approval from the health ministry, holds promise as a supplementary testing tool as Japan struggles to expand capacity for PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests for the coronavirus.

The plans is to supply the system to hospitals in Japan, expanding to hundreds of locations eventually. Hospitals will send computed tomography scans of the chest to M3’s system, which will send back results, indicating the possibility of COVID-19

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US issues annual Tiananmen rebuke amid domestic unrest

NEW YORK — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday condemned the “sheer brutality” Beijing displayed 31 years ago in its suppression of peaceful pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square, as domestic division grows over whether force should be used to rein in protests on American soil.

“Today we honor the brave Chinese people whose peaceful calls for democracy, human rights, and a corruption-free society came to a violent end when the Chinese Communist Party sent the People’s Liberation Army into Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, armed with tanks and guns,” department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

“We mourn

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