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by | May 16, 2019 | 01:38

The president signed an executive order which effectively bars U.S. companies from using foreign telecoms believed to pose a security risk to the country. The Huawei debate has pushed Britain into the heart of China's heated battle for global dominance with the United States . The action will direct the Commerce Department, in consultation with other federal agencies, to craft an enforcement strategy.

by | May 16, 2019 | 01:23

Around 8:30 a.m., officials said "the basket is now secured and firefighters are working to get the two window washers out of the basket". The Devon Tower is 50 stories and is the 49th tallest building in the United States. "It appears as though it went as smoothly as it possibly could have in a situation like this", he told reporters at the scene. The corporate offices of the Oklahoma City-based energy company Devon Energy Corp are located in the Devon Tower.

by | May 15, 2019 | 01:45

President Trump on Tuesday said that a deal with China will happen "when the time is right", and only after the U.S.is allowed to "make up" ground he says was lost after the formation of the World Trade Organization. China on Monday announced tariff increases on US$60b of United States imports. If China stops buying American farm products because of tariffs, Trump said, farmers will be compensated.

by | May 15, 2019 | 01:12

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will cancel the Moscow leg of his Russian Federation trip, but will meet President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Black Sea resort of Sochi as planned on Tuesday, a State Department official said.

by | May 14, 2019 | 02:00

Mr Neal , who has unilateral subpoena power, took the step days after the Treasury Department formally denied Mr Neal's request for six years of the President's personal and business tax returns earlier this week. Trump also exerted executive privilege over Mueller's report about Russian interference in the 2016 election and underlying evidence as House Democrats were preparing to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to release the full document.

by | May 14, 2019 | 02:12

The retaliation had been expected. In addition to tariff hikes, China could also use other measures to hit back at the United States, as it imports fewer U.S. But markets there are still higher than analysts had predicted. Trump tweeted that Beijing "had a great deal, nearly completed, & you backed out!" "It's clear that there is a lot of nervousness around the US-China trade negotiations and concern that it's really deteriorating pretty significantly, and that's impacting all areas of ...

by | May 14, 2019 | 02:10

The man has been identified as Mohamad Jradi, 43, who was hit while sitting in his vehicle in a nearby shopping plaza after finishing his shift at Hertz Rental auto in Sunny Isles Beach , reports The Miami Herald . Police continue to investigate the scene. NBA Youngboy is in town to perform at the Rolling Loud music festival on Sunday night. No arrests have been made so far.

by | May 13, 2019 | 17:47

The retailer would have to pay a $32.50 tariff on the shipment, thereby raising the total price from $500 to $532.50. "President Trump is the first president to take China head-on, " said Texas Rep. The US made "a fundamental misjudgement" by ratcheting up tariffs on $200bn (£154bn) of Chinese goods and has "seriously underestimated China's endurance", according to an editorial article published today by the Global Times , a government-aligned Chinese tabloid newspaper.

by | May 13, 2019 | 18:13

Evacuation order and alert areas in Lejac, B.C. Warm and windy conditions fanned the flames after the fire was discovered Saturday afternoon and the blaze has grown to 10 hectares, according to the BC Wildfire Service. She also said that several people in her community were surprised to see a fire like this so early in the season. "This is very unusual and it's concerning", he said.

by | May 13, 2019 | 17:27

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage gestures on an open topped bus while on the European Election campaign trail in Sunderland, England, Saturday, May 11, 2019. The Prime Minister is set to meet with the executive branch of the Conservatives' backbench 1922 committee on Thursday to set out a detailed timetable for her departure, including what she will do if she can not get her three-times defeated deal through parliament before the end of October - when the current negotiating extension agreed ...

by | May 13, 2019 | 17:43

While investigators reportedly do not suspect that a fourth person was involved and believe that the incident may have been suicide, the precise chain of the events that led to the deaths still needs to be established, according to Lower Bavaria's Police Chief Josef Eckl.

by | May 12, 2019 | 08:51

Venezuela's self-declared president Juan Guaido said on Saturday that he had instructed his political envoy in Washington to open relations with the USA military with immediate effect. On Wednesday, Edgar Zambrano, the opposition-run National Assembly's vice president, said he had been arrested by intelligence agents. Yet the Trump Administration has so long taken the liberty of speaking for Guaido in the global community, it probably feels his imprimatur is less about what Guaido says, ...

by | May 12, 2019 | 08:14

The Danish general said he welcomed "the offer and intention" of the Iran-backed Shiite rebels to withdraw from the three lifeline ports. On Friday, UN declared that Yemen's Houthi rebels agreed to unilaterally redeploy forces out of the three key ports in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah within four days beginning from Saturday.

by | May 12, 2019 | 07:39

The two Democratic presidential hopefuls on the Intelligence Committee are Sens. Trump said as much, adding that "my son is a very good person". "If he fails to comply with a lawful subpoena , he has no privilege", Blumenthal concluded, "prison is the only answer".

by | May 11, 2019 | 02:33

Washington is at odds with London over how much access Huawei Technologies should be given to next-generation communication networks using 5G technology. Iran , meanwhile, was expected to announced Wednesday that it would partially withdraw from the nuclear deal it struck with world powers in 2015. He insisted that no decision on Huawei had officially been taken by the Government and "we need to take into account the issues of an open trading system but we also have to ensure protection, ...

by | May 10, 2019 | 03:09

The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that USA officials say was used to transport coal in violation of worldwide sanctions. Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Dave Eastburn said: "We're aware of the reports and monitoring". Harry Kazianis of the Centre for the National Interest told AFP news agency that the North's latest military actions could worsen already growing tensions.

by | May 10, 2019 | 02:54

Warner said he wouldn't comment directly on Trump Jr., as a witness, but "we have always said we reserve the right to call back witnesses if there's inconsistent testimony or inaccuracies". House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., ripped those fellow Republicans calling for Trump Jr.to return to Capitol Hill, saying in a tweet that "endless investigations by either party won't change the fact there was NO collusion".

by | May 10, 2019 | 03:20

Iran said Wednesday it had stopped respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under the deal with major powers until they find a way to bypass renewed USA sanctions, as Washington accused Tehran of resorting to "blackmail". The JCPOA was signed in July 2015 by Iran and the E3/EU+3 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the US - also referred to as the P5+1 - plus the European Union) and implemented in January 2016.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:50

The attack targeted an global aid group called Counterpart worldwide, which has offices near those of the Afghan attorney general, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi. Rahimi said. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said Counterpart International was involved in "harmful Western activities" and the "inter-mixing" of men and women.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:16

The high court finally overturned the conviction in October 31 and then dismissed an appeal against the acquittal on January 29, issuing blistering statements saying she was convicted on the basis of false evidence. The Supreme Court's quashing of her sentence on October 31 previous year led to violent protests by religious hardliners who support strong blasphemy laws, while more liberal sections of society urged her release.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:59

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrive for a group photo session after concluding their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China , May 1, 2019. Biden, who polls show is the Democratic frontrunner, has not been involved in any substantive talks about trade or any other matter since he left office in January 2017.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:46

The vote is the sixth since the end of apartheid in 1994 and the adoption of democracy. Voting for the 400-member National Assembly and nine provincial legislatures started at 7:00 and will run until 21:00. An Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) offical assits a blind voter to cast her ballot at a polling station, during the South Africa's parliamentary and provincial elections, in Nkandla, South Africa, May 8, 2019.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:57

The bodies of a woman and child, believed to be Lovett and Sanderson, were recovered by police about 4 a.m. Monday in a wooded area near Grizzly Creek, along Highway 40, west of Calgary. Police had previously told Postmedia on Monday morning that the search for the pair remained stalled once again to start the new week. Ms Lovett's family said their lives had been "devastated and our hearts are heavy" following the discovery of their bodies.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:01

About a quarter of all Democrats said a White House candidate's age did not matter. He's literally the least progressive major candidate. The former vice president Joe Biden on Saturday referred to President Donald Trump as a "clown" after a supporter asked the former vice president whether he would return Trump's insults.

by | May 08, 2019 | 02:19

Mnuchin and Lighthizer offered no details of China's alleged backsliding, and there was no immediate response from Beijing. Speaking at the same event Monday afternoon, Brzytwa said any deal with China has to include the elimination of the tit-for-tat tariffs both countries have levied on one another's goods since a year ago.

by | May 08, 2019 | 01:46

Kate revealed they do not know the royal baby's name yet. Prince George, 5, is the eldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , and the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth II. Prince Harry remained tight-lipped about potential names for Baby Sussex during his TV announcement Monday. Speaking on Tuesday afternoon, Prince William shared his delight at the news of the birth.

by | May 08, 2019 | 02:15

Mr Pence's speech will lay out the administration's initial strategy following massive street protests last week led by Mr Juan Guaido , the opposition leader backed by the United States and most other Western countries. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said separately that 18 arrest warrants have been issued for "civilians and military plotters" tied to the uprising.

by | May 08, 2019 | 02:44

There is "tentatively" a third suspect, Nicholson-Kluth said. "We are making all of our public safety resources available to assist the Douglas County Sheriff's Department in their effort to secure the site and evacuate the students". Fox News says that classrooms are being cleared at the school one by one. The school was surrounded by first responders, Paulson said . A Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said officers could still hear gunfire when law enforcement arrived.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:49

All on board were reported dead by Mexican news site Reforma , while TV channel Milenio put the death toll at 11. Reports suggest they were on the way home from watching boxer Canelo Alvarez fight at the T Mobile Arena. The flight plan showed there were 10 passengers and 3 crew members on board, and no survivors have been found, the Coahuila government said in a statement.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:27

U.S. President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled Washington out of the 2015 nuclear deal in May 2018 and ordered reimposition of sanctions against Iran. However, it warned that sanctions could be imposed on countries if they provide assistance to expand the Bushehr facility beyond the one existing reactor.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:20

Mueller also included in his report 10 instances of possible obstruction, including Trump's ordering former White House counsel Don McGahn to have Mueller fired. As a result, in a letter to Congress describing the principal findings of Mueller's report , Barr wrote that he and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, determined Mueller's findings were not "sufficient" to prove Mr.

by | May 07, 2019 | 01:30

A three-year-old girl died after being pulled from a burning auto Sunday in Queens. The father is considered a person of interest in the case, the News said. Heat from the blaze melted the handle, which allowed firefighters to open the door and grab the girl. A 3-year-old girl was killed in a vehicle fire after her father allegedly set a fiery death trap in Queens, the New York Police Department said Monday morning.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:15

With China we lose 500 Billion Dollars. "It's looking very good", Trump had said . The Aussie fell 0.6 percent to 69.75 US cents. China's commerce ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Raising tariffs means raising taxes on millions of American families and inviting further retaliation on American farmers", said Christin Fernandez, a spokeswoman for the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:09

Following that, Islamic Jihad said the ceasefire was agreed after Israel agreed to somewhat ease the blockade it imposes on the Gaza Strip. He said Hamas could still use "different pressuring tools" to pressure Israel into easing a crippling blockade of Gaza it has enforced along with Egypt .

by | May 06, 2019 | 01:21

Cicilline. He then added: "Are they looking for a redo because they hated seeing the strong NO COLLUSION conclusion?" Democrats have ramped up calls for Mueller to testify to Congress in the wake of Attorney General William Barr's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 1 about his interactions with the special counsel's office regarding the release of the Russian Federation report.