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US President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said earlier Friday that China will immediately retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs. Jacob Parker is the Vice President of China Operations at the US-China Business Council. He explained the effects on global supply chains. Jacob Kirkegaard Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics provides a broader perspective. An American drone attack has targeted and killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban in an eastern border province of Afghanistan. VOA's Ayaz Gul has more from Islamabad. Plus, the director of the FBI has promised to implement changes following a review by the Justice Department's Inspector General over the Hilary Clinton email investigation.