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7 May, 2020 19:55

A new cold war? US-China tensions rise

Tensions between the US and China are on the rise, risking progress toward a trade deal and creating serious concerns over a potential new cold war between the two nations. RT America’s Rachel Blevins reports. Officials in New York are reporting an unexpected spike in their COVID-19 death toll. It reached nearly 1,000 in a single day, bringing the total to more than 25,000 in that state alone. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports from New York. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has formally won the support of a majority of lawmakers to lead a new government, paving the way for a controversial power-sharing deal with rival-turned-partner Benny Gantz. Former UK MP George Galloway weighs in. The number of Americans filing for unemployment continues to steeply rise and with it, the number of food-insecure children. Investigative journalist and “Boom Bust” co-host Ben Swann shares his insights.