US orders closure of Chinese consulate in Houston – CNN

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Duckworth warns Trump: Don’t even think about it”,”duration”:”03:09″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/21/duckworth-trump-chicago-warning-crn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/21/duckworth-trump-chicago-warning-crn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180206113644-tammy-duckworth-trump-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/21/duckworth-trump-chicago-warning-crn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) warns President Donald Trump about sending federal law enforcement agents to Chicago.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) warns President Donald Trump about sending federal law enforcement agents to Chicago.”},{“title”:”Joe Biden: Trump has quit on you and this country”,”duration”:”02:57″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/21/joe-biden-economic-recovery-plan-outline-trump-quit-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/21/joe-biden-economic-recovery-plan-outline-trump-quit-sot-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200721145042-joe-biden-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/21/joe-biden-economic-recovery-plan-outline-trump-quit-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden unveiled a ‘caregiving economy’ plan while criticizing President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.”,”descriptionText”:”Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden unveiled a ‘caregiving economy’ plan while criticizing President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.”},{“title”:”Lawmaker reportedly verbally accosts Ocasio-Cortez”,”duration”:”02:31″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/21/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-ted-yoho-confrontation-sot-vpx-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/21/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-ted-yoho-confrontation-sot-vpx-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200721122912-ted-yoho-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/21/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-ted-yoho-confrontation-sot-vpx-nr.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) got into a heated exchange with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), cursing as he walked away from their conversation. According to an account published in The Hill, Yoho said “f**king bitch” as he walked away. CNN’s Manu Raju reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) got into a heated exchange with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), cursing as he walked away from their conversation. According to an account published in The Hill, Yoho said “f**king bitch” as he walked away. 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Only a day prior, President Trump tweeted a rare photo in a mask but was seen later in public without one.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump emphasized the importance of wearing a mask to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus multiple times during a White House press briefing. Only a day prior, President Trump tweeted a rare photo in a mask but was seen later in public without one.”},{“title”:”Teacher: DeSantis is playing politics with children’s lives”,”duration”:”02:47″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/21/florida-teachers-union-sue-desantis-school-mandate-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/21/florida-teachers-union-sue-desantis-school-mandate-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200721072537-florida-teacher-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/21/florida-teachers-union-sue-desantis-school-mandate-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”/profiles/alisyn-camerota-profile” target=”_blank”>Alisyn Camerotau003c/a> speaks to Fedrick Ingram, a Miami-Dade County teacher who reacts to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to reopen schools despite coronavirus cases rising across the state.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”/profiles/alisyn-camerota-profile” target=”_blank”>Alisyn Camerotau003c/a> speaks to Fedrick Ingram, a Miami-Dade County teacher who reacts to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to reopen schools despite coronavirus cases rising across the state.”},{“title”:”No coronavirus task force members scheduled to attend briefing”,”duration”:”01:49″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/21/coronavirus-task-force-members-absent-briefing-gupta-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/21/coronavirus-task-force-members-absent-briefing-gupta-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200702104034-01-trump-briefing-0602-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/21/coronavirus-task-force-members-absent-briefing-gupta-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/sanjay-gupta-profile” target=”_blank”>Dr. Sanjay Gupta u003c/a>reports that no members of the coronavirus task force are expected to speak at President Trump’s first coronavirus briefing in nearly three 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