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Trump may reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision, showing the trade was shifting from sweeping tariffs to direct attacks on companies

AP / Saul Loeb Traders are bracing for the Trump administration to expand its blacklist of Chinese technology champions, raising the prospect of further escalation of the US-China trade war. The White House is based on exports of US components to Hikvision, which would cut off the flow of American technology to the Chinese video surveillance giant, according to The …

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McAllen, Texas CPB facility: The facility stops taking in migrants after adolescence's death and widespread flu-like illness

Texas migrant facility interrupts intake Houston – American border members have temporarily stopped taking people to the primary facility to treat migrants in southern Texas, one day after a 16-year-old diagnosed with influenza at the facility died. In a statement to CBS News late Tuesday, US Customs and Border Protection said that a large number of prisoners in their McAllen, …

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Russian fighter aircraft and bombers intercepted by NORAD outside Alaska for the 2nd day in a row – Live updates

US. The war roads intercepted Russian bombers and fighter aircraft off the Alaskan coast for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, the North American space defense command (NORAD) confirmed early Wednesday morning. The US-Canadian Airspace Defense Agency said two Russian bombers were accompanied by two Su-35 fighter aircraft into the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) and were intercepted by …

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Nevada composition votes to relax abortion requirements: NPR

People rally in support of abortion rights on Tuesday in Las Vegas. John Locher / AP hide caption change caption John Locher / AP People rally in support of abortion rights on Tuesday in Las Vegas. John Locher / AP While states such as Alabama, Missouri and Georgia grasp their new laws restricting access to abortion, Nevada goes in the …

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Ben Carson sends Oreos to Lawmaker after flubbing REO issue

Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson raised a gaff that was made Tuesday at a household finance committee hearing an attempt at a self-defeating joke. "OH, REO! Thanks, @RepKatiePorter," Carson tweeted. "Enjoy some after-hours snacks. Send a little on you!" Attached were two pictures: one of Carson who holds a package with Oreos and one with a note …

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In pictures: Protests over the US against prohibition of abortion

Image copyright Reuters Captions Large crowds gathered in New York City Thousands of people have participated in coordinated rallies across the United States to protest against several states that contravene difficult laws to limit abortions . Antibort bills, approved by Republican state legislators in connection with nationwide pressure for new restrictions on abortion opponents, are likely to be challenged legally …

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Must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report

Just days after Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump's tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure "mandatory," unless the president asserts his executive privilege MNUCHIN SAYS HE WON'T COMPLY WITH SUBPOENA FOR TRUMP'S TAX RETURNS The paper published the 10-page memo …

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US firms in China fear 'retaliation' against Huawei curbs: AmCham

Image copyright Getty Images representing a top business lobby group representing American firms in China said they have "real concerns" about how Huawei. Speaking to the BBC, AmCham China chairman Tim Stratford said its members were worried about Beijing's response. The US recently added Huawei to its "entity list" which puts curbs on its ability to do business in America. …

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