“The U.S. emblem was removed from the building, but the American flag remained near the entrance. Police set up barricades and cut off traffic from the street in front of the building on Saturday, while dozens of security officers urged onlookers to keep moving after taking pictures and videos. The closure is the latest escalation in tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.” Bloomberg: Crowds Gather in Chengdu to Watch American Diplomats Evacuate.