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China is warning its tourists about U.S. gun violence

Chinese tourists taking pictures on the National Mall
Chinese tourists taking pictures on the National Mall. Photo: Robert Alexander/Getty Images

A notice from the Chinese Embassy in the United States is warning its citizens about a country where gun violence is running rampant and robberies are "common," reports the New York Times.

Why it matters: The U.S. has more gun deaths per day than any other rich nation in the world. China's tourists spend $261 billion annually, according to the report, and the U.S. could lose a slice of that pie if tourism is to dip on such fears.

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