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President Trump at the G20 summit today said he'll allow U.S. companies to sell to Chinese tech giant Huawei and won't put new tariffs on China for the "time being."

Why it matters: Trump and President Xi Jinping's G20 meeting is only a "temporary cease-fire" in the U.S.-China trade war, but ratcheting down trade tensions with China removes "an immediate threat looming over the global economy even as a lasting peace remains elusive," Bloomberg reports.

  • Trump said the U.S. will give China "lists" of farm products to buy and China has agreed to resume agricultural purchases, per the Washington Post.

Recap: The U.S. imposed 25% import taxes on $250 billion of Chinese goods — China countered with tariffs on $110 billion in American products, with a focus on agricultural goods, the AP reports.

The bottom line: Saturday's cease-fire could "give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord governing the vast flow of goods and services between the two nations," the NYT reports.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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Kamala Harris and the political rise of America's Indian community

Vice presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

When Democrats next week formally nominate the daughter of an Indian immigrant to be vice president, it'll be perhaps the biggest leap yet in the Indian American community's rapid ascent into a powerful political force.

Why it matters: Indian Americans are one of the fastest-growing, wealthiest and most educated demographic groups in the U.S. Politicians work harder every year to woo them. And in Kamala Harris, they'll be represented in a major-party presidential campaign for the first time.

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The cardiac threat coronavirus poses to athletes

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Cardiologists are increasingly concerned that coronavirus infections could cause heart complications that lead to sudden cardiac death in athletes.

Why it matters: Even if just a tiny percentage of COVID-19 cases lead to major cardiac conditions, the sheer scope of the pandemic raises the risk for those who regularly conduct the toughest physical activity — including amateurs who might be less aware of the danger.