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US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda

Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading...
Tags: Congress, White House, US, US news, Huawei, Justice Department, Trump, Niki Lauda, Tim Walker, McGahn


China axed its live broadcast of the 'Game of Thrones' finale, reportedly because of the US-China trade war, and fans were furious (KYG8757216)

"Game of Thrones" fans in China were left reeling after Tencent Video, the country's official streamer of HBO content, axed its simulcast of the show's series finale. Tencent Video officially attributed the broadcast problems to "media transfer issues," according to Reuters. But an HBO spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that it was due to tensions brought on by the US-China trade war. Washington and Beijing have amped up their trade battle recently, with both sides imposing new tariffs on ...
Tags: Hbo, Washington, White House, China, US, Trends, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Tencent, Tencent Video, Donald Trump, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Weibo, Trump, Pete Souza


News Brief: Migrant Death, Huawei Ban, Iran Sanctions

A fifth migrant minor dies in U.S. custody. The White House eases a ban on Chinese company Huawei. And the U.S. tracks deals with Iran after it reimposed secondary sanctions against the country.
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Morning News Brief

A fifth migrant minor dies in U.S. custody. The White House eases a ban on Chinese company Huawei. And the U.S. tracks deals with Iran after it reimposed secondary sanctions against the country.
Tags: News, White House, Iran, Huawei


Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks

Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei.
Tags: Money, Washington, White House, China, Eu, businessNews, Huawei


Refile: Global Markets - Asian shares near four-month lows on Huawei fallout fears

Asian shares wobbled near four-month lows on Tuesday on mounting worries the White House's black-listing of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies could further inflame already tense relations between Washington and Beijing.
Tags: Money, Washington, White House, businessNews, Huawei, Huawei Technologies


Asian shares near four-month lows on Huawei fallout fears

Asian shares wobbled near four-month lows on Tuesday on mounting worries the White House's black-listing of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies could further inflame already tense relations between the Washington and Beijing.
Tags: Money, Washington, White House, businessNews, Huawei, Huawei Technologies


Huawei ban roils US stocks

US companies began complying Monday with a White House order to curb sales to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, sending US technology stocks sharply lower and signalling what's likely to be widespread fallout that will hurt not just one... [Author: [email protected]]
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Sajid Javid announces overhaul of espionage and treason laws

New bill needed to tackle hostile activity by Russia and others, says home secretaryHostile state actors – spies, assassins or hackers directed by the government of another country – are to be targeted by refreshed espionage and treason laws, the home secretary has announced.In a speech to security officials in central London, Sajid Javid revealed plans to publish a new espionage bill to tackle increased hostile state activity from the countries including but not limited to Russia. Continue read...
Tags: Politics, Russia, Boko Haram, Africa, UK News, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, UK security and counter-terrorism, Data and computer security, Counter-terrorism policy, MI5, MI6, Espionage, Sajid Javid, Huawei


White House Cracks Down On Huawei Equipment Sales With Executive Order

White House Cracks Down On Huawei Equipment Sales With Executive Order After months of speculation, President Trump has signed an executive order giving the federal government the power to block US companies from buying foreign-made telecommunications equipment deemed a national se...
Tags: Security, White House, China, US, Sem, Fbi, Huawei, Radio Show, Trump, China Government


US economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire

The Trump administration’s plan to restrict exports to Chinese telecommunications powerhouse Huawei for national security reasons doesn’t just up the ante in the China trade war. It could also hurt U.S. suppliers and accelerate Beijing’s drive toward greater technological independence. The White House issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning Huawei’s equipment from […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, White House, China, US, Beijing, Nation, Huawei, Trump


Daily Crunch: Trump targets Huawei with emergency declaration

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Trump declares national emergency to protect US networks from foreign espionage While the U.S. already restricted government contractors and federal agencies from using technology supplied by Huawei or its subsidiaries, this new executive order gives Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and other federal agenci...
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Everything you need to know about Huawei, the Chinese tech giant accused of spying that the US just banned from doing business in America

Huawei, a Chinese tech giant, was recently put on a US blacklist that prevents it from doing business with US companies without first getting US government approval. The US has long voiced concerns that Huawei technology has been used for Chinese government-sponsored spying, a claim the company has continually denied. Here's everything you need to know about Huawei and how it became viewed as a threat to US national security. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In a huge b...
Tags: White House, China, US, Samsung, America, Trends, Iran, Canada, Department Of Justice, Huawei, Cnbc, Trump, AT T, Ren, Shenzhen China, Dongguan


Trump’s Huawei Threat Is the Nuclear Option to Halt China’s Rise

The White House on Wednesday initiated a two-pronged assault on China: barring companies deemed a national security threat from selling to the U.S., and threatening to blacklist Huawei Technologies Co. from buying essential components. If it follows through, the move could cripple China’s largest technology company, depress the business of American chip giants from Qualcomm Inc. to Micron Technology Inc., and potentially disrupt the rollout of critical 5G wireless networks around the world. “T...
Tags: Science, White House, China, Huawei, Jeffrey Wright, Trump, Qualcomm Inc, Eurasia Group, Huawei Technologies Co, Micron Technology Inc, Paul Triolo Michael Hirson


Trump is being mocked on Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over "threats against information and communications technology and services" on Wednesday. The executive order is expected to precede a ban on US companies buying Huawei telecoms equipment. The order was the subject of "intense discussion" on Chinese social media, BBC Monitoring reported, with Weibo users deriding Trump. Huawei said being locked out of America's 5G network will end up "harming the interests of US companies and consumers." V...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over "threats against information and communications technology and services" in the US. The executive order, signed Wednesday, is expected to precede a ban on US firms doing business with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Huawei slammed Trump's 'unreasonable' ban, saying that the move will only harm US interests in its own 5G rollout. The firm said the ban infrin...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, White House, US, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg Businessweek, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Huawei, Christchurch, Alexa, Trump, Adam Neumann


Trump ramps up battle against Chinese telecom giant Huawei

"This administration will do what it takes to keep America safe and prosperous and to protect America from foreign adversaries," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said. A senior White House official insisted that no particular country or company was targeted in the "company- and country-agnostic" declaration.
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Donald Trump declares 'national emergency' clearing way to ban Huawei from US 5G networks

Donald Trump has declared a "national emergency" which will give the US government sweeping powers to prevent American companies doing business with foreign suppliers of telecommunications equipment including Huawei. Mr Trump signed an executive order which accused foreign powers of targeting US technology, and industrial espionage. It cleared the way to ban Huawei from America's 5G networks. The US has repeatedly claimed that Huawei's equipment could be used for spying by China. Mr Trum...
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Trump declares national emergency 'over Huawei' amid accusations he is risking 'devastating' conflict with Iran

Donald Trump has been accused of “playing a very dangerous game” with Iran and risking dragging the US into a new war in the Middle East that could have “devastating” consequences.The warning came from Hamid Baeidinejad, Iran’s ambassador to the UK, with the acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan tabling plans to send 120,000 troops to the region if needed as tensions soar between the two nations over economic sanctions and an increased American military presence in the Persian Gulf.A comm...
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Trump declares a national emergency, which could set up a huge blow to China's Huawei

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over "threats against information and communications technology and services" in the US. The executive order, signed Wednesday, is expected to precede a ban on US firms doing business with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The Justice Department charged Huawei and its US affiliate with theft of trade secrets conspiracy, attempted theft of trade secrets, seven counts of wire fraud, and one count of obstruction of justice earlier th...
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Trump declares a national emergency setting up a huge blow to China's Huawei

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over "threats against information and communications technology and services" in the US. The executive order, signed Wednesday, is expected to precede a ban on US firms doing business with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The Justice Department charged Huawei and its US affiliate with theft of trade secrets conspiracy, attempted theft of trade secrets, seven counts of wire fraud, and one count of obstruction of justice earlier t...
Tags: White House, China, US, America, Trends, Iran, Beijing, United States, Commerce, Donald Trump, Huawei, Justice Department, Trump, Pete Souza, Reuters, Donald J Trump


President Trump Issues Executive Order Seemingly Aimed at China and Huawei

The order the White House announced does not name specific countries or companies
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Trump issues order that appears to target China’s Huawei

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is issuing an executive order to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems. The order the White House announced Wednesday does not name specific countries or companies, but the administration has been trying to keep allied […]
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Trump declares national emergency over IT threats, hitting Huawei by banning foreign telecoms gear

Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will ban American companies from using telecommunications equipment made by foreign firms posing a national security risk to the US, in a move thought to be aimed at China's Huawei.The president's move comes as tensions have flared between the two countries, with Beijing and Washington failing to find consensus on trade and tariffs after months of negotiations.In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the ...
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Mike Pompeo urges Tories to ask: 'What would Thatcher do?'

US secretary of state again calls on UK to resist Huawei’s efforts to gain access to 5G networkThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, again urging the UK to resist efforts by Huawei to gain access to Britain’s new 5G network.Insisting he felt duty-bound to raise sensitive issues with close partners, Pompeo said the telecoms company was, as a matter of Chinese law, required to bow to Beijing’...
Tags: Politics, UK, Technology, China, US, UK News, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Beijing, Britain, Asia Pacific, US politics, Margaret Thatcher, Espionage, Huawei


May to meet 1922 Committee chiefs next week to discuss her future - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Pompeo criticising Corbyn for supporting Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro and PMQsMay rejects call from Tory MPs to announce new departure timetablePMQs verdictMike Pompeo’s press conference with Jeremy Hunt - SummaryAfternoon summary 6.04pm BST The Conservative party in 2017 didn’t want to confront the reality. Eventually the party has to confront the truth. It needs a new leader, a new agenda, it needs to win ov...
Tags: Politics, UK, China, US, Conservative, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Margaret Thatcher, House Of Commons, Jeremy Hunt, Green Party, Caroline Lucas, Pmqs, Liam Fox, Huawei


Gavin Williamson accuses No 10 of anonymous smears

Sacked defence secretary says reports he wanted to ‘invade Africa’ were leaked to discredit himGavin Williamson has accused No 10 of trying to smear him, following reports he wanted to “invade Africa” and had made derogatory comments about Theresa May’s diabetes.In an escalation of the row between May and Williamson, who was sacked as defence secretary on Wednesday, he accused No 10 of being behind anonymous briefings and a leak of confidential information to discredit him. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Africa, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Huawei, Williamson, Gavin Williamson


Gavin Williamson calls for investigation into Huawei leak inquiry

Ex-defence secretary says he was victim of ‘witch-hunt’ as police say no crime committedFormer defence secretary Gavin Williamson has called for an investigation into the inquiry over the Huawei leak that led to his dismissal, after police said they would not be taking action because no crime had been committed.Williamson was sacked on Wednesday and there were calls for a police investigation given the sensitive nature of the information about the Chinese tech firm’s involvement in the UK’s 5G n...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, National Security Council, Huawei, Williamson, Gavin Williamson


Gavin Williamson sacking: police say no criminal offence in Huawei leak

Met assistant commissioner says leak did not contain information that would breach Official Secrets ActA leak from a secret meeting of the National Security Council regarding the Chinese tech firm Huawei “did not contain information that would breach the Official Secrets Act” and did not amount to a criminal offence, a senior police officer has said.This week the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, was sacked over the leak about Huawei’s involvement in the UK’s 5G network. There have been calls...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Defence, National Security Council, Huawei, Gavin Williamson


Fallout from Gavin Williamson sacking | Letters

Readers respond to the sacking of the defence secretary Gavin Williamson over accusations of leakingWhile I am delighted that Gavin Williamson (May tells defence secretary: ‘You leaked, you are fired’, 2 May) has been removed from the government – remember he said that all British jihadists should be hunted down and killed in the Middle East rather than returned for trial here – I am sorry that as a result Rory Stewart no longer has responsibility for prisons. His is a deserved promotion, but as...
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