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Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator’s successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules. The Justice Department said Markara Man, 33, of Norwalk, California, sent the email Read More

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week’s blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at her phone as she walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China Read More

Bayer bets on ‘silver bullet’ defense in Monsanto Roundup cancer litigation

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German Pharmaceutical firm Bayer plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of US lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be dropped. The company points to a US regulatory agency’s provision that the herbicide is not a public Health risk. On Wednesday, Bayer said it will argue that Read More

Trump administration hits China’s Huawei with one-two punch

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security grounds. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen at a bus stop in Mexico City, Read More

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross leaves after he addressed a gathering at the Trade Winds Indo-Pacific Trade Mission and Business Forum in New Delhi, India, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into Read More

Trump administration hits China’s Huawei with one-two punch

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security grounds. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen at a bus stop in Mexico City, Read More

China’s Huawei, 70 affiliates placed on U.S. trade blacklist

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it is adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its so-called “Entity List” – a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from U.S. companies without U.S. government approval. FILE PHOTO: The Logo of Huawei is seen at Read More

Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from U.S. telecommunications networks

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for a ban on doing business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen at a Read More

Jeremy Kyle did not kill anyone & poor people can decide for themselves if they want to go on TV

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The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show is a typical British middle-class moral panic that treats working-class people as children – too stupid to even be allowed to participate in (or watch!) a daytime TV program. Having looked down on what is a parochial watered-down Jerry Springer Show clone for its entire 14 year run, Read More

Exclusive: Trump expected to sign order paving way for U.S. telecoms ban on Huawei

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for a ban on doing business with China’s Huawei, three U.S. officials familiar with the plan told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei Read More