DIPLOMATIC BOYCOTT

U.S. plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

WASHINGTON – The White House says the U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest Chinese human rights abuses. It’s move that China has vowed to greet with “firm countermeasures.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters during Monday’s briefing that U.S. athletes will continue to compete and will “have our full…