China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:22:39 +0000

China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

China’s economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will travel to Washington for the talks Jan. 30-31, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

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 Iran newspapers, official criticize US arrest of newscaster

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:04:29 +0000

Iran newspapers, official criticize US arrest of newscaster

Iranian hard-line newspapers and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are criticizing the arrest in the U.S. of an American anchorwoman from Iran’s state-run English-language TV channel.

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S. Korea, US discuss N. Korea humanitarian projects

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:46:44 +0000

S. Korea, US discuss N. Korea humanitarian projects

South Korean and US government officials on Thursday discussed pending North Korea-related issues via videoconferencing, including Seoul’s push for humanitarian programs, ministries involved said.

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2nd US-NK summit likely in Danang in March or April—report

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:36:59 +0000

2nd US-NK summit likely in Danang in March or April—report

A second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is likely to take place in March or April in the Vietnamese resort city of Danang.

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Huawei founder denies spy allegations

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:07:41 +0000

Ren Zhengfei

The founder of Huawei Technologies Co denied all spying allegations in a rare media interview, as the Chinese tech company looks to combat overseas challenges to enable it to grow its revenue to $125 billion in 2019.

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Huawei facing criminal probe over theft of trade secrets – report

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:48:34 +0000

Huawei facing criminal probe over theft of trade secrets – report

US authorities are in “advanced” stages of a criminal probe that could result in an indictment of Huawei, a published report said.

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Drug trafficker tells of bribe to ex-president of Mexico

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:30:15 +0000

Drug trafficker tells of bribe to ex-president of Mexico

A drug trafficker testified that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once boasted paying a $100M to a former president of Mexico.

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China takes lead in some military tech – Pentagon

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:42:29 +0000

China takes lead in some military tech – Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world’s most advanced weapons systems — and in some cases already has surpassed its rivals.

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Man who killed mom, stored body parts in fridge sentenced in Hawaii

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:43:14 +0000

FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, Yu Wei Gong, left, speaks to Deputy Public Defender Diamond Grace in court in Honolulu. Gong, the man who admitted to killing and dismembering his mother during an argument in their Honolulu apartment, was sentenced Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, to 30 years in prison. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)

HONOLULU — A man who admitted to killing and dismembering his mother during an argument in their Honolulu apartment has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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