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U.S.-China Military Tensions Start to Rise as Trade War Deepens

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Trump told the UN Security Council that China is attempting to interfere in the midterms. Jodi Schneider reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
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As a trade war heats up between the U.S. and China, military tensions are also rising.

China on Tuesday refused a U.S. warship entry to Hong Kong next month, according to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, and Beijing’s top naval officer canceled a high-level meeting with his U.S. counterpart after being recalled to China, according to Lieutenant Colonel Dave Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman.