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Former UAW vice president charged in U.S. corruption probe

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors in Detroit on Monday charged a former high-ranking United Auto Workers official in charge of the labor union’s relations with Fiat Chrysler (FCA) of misusing funds for lavish purchases for himself and other union officials. FILE PHOTO: UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell addresses their Special Bargaining Convention held at COBO Read More

Olympus whistleblower Woodford wins London pensions lawsuit

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LONDON (Reuters) – The former CEO of Olympus, who blew the whistle on a $1.7 billion accounting scandal at the Japanese Medical equipment maker in 2011, has won a London court battle over alleged wrongdoing linked to his 64-million-pound ($85-million) pension. FILE PHOTO: Former CEO at Olympus Corporation Michael Woodford speaks with a Reuters reporter Read More

In Canadian court, Huawei CFO's lawyer raises Trump comments on case

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – The lawyer for Huawei Technologies’ Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou told a Canadian court on Wednesday that he has concerns allegations against her have a political character and raised U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on the case. Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou attends a hearing at the B.C. Supreme Read More

Huawei to be arraigned in U.S. fraud case in New York on March 14

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei Technologies is pictured in front of the German headquarters of the Chinese telecommunications giant in Duesseldorf, Germany, February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and two affiliates will be arraigned on March 14 in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, on accusations the Read More

Huawei units plead not guilty to U.S. trade secret theft

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei Technologies is pictured in front of the German headquarters of the Chinese telecommunications giant in Duesseldorf, Germany, February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo (Reuters) – Huawei Device Co Ltd and Huawei Device USA Inc pleaded not guilty on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle on fraud, trade secrets Read More

Chinese tech a threat? Europe weary of Washington's 'nonsense' allegations against Huawei

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Washington is riding another wave of scaremongering by warning the world about the alleged dangers posed by Chinese tech giant Huawei. However, without solid proof, the message seems more like a cover for self-interests. Senior US officials have been urging the world to be “vigilant” over Chinese tech corporations and their communication grids, threatening to curb Read More

Trump-inspired? Netanyahu stars in webcast to tackle Israeli ‘fake news’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing social media ridicule after concocting a seemingly Trump-inspired answer to unfavorable media coverage: a weekly webcast designed to combat “fake news.” The Israeli leader vowed on Sunday that his webcast would “get rid of the fake from the news.” In his first installment, which aired on his Likud Read More

Huawei units to be arraigned on U.S. criminal charges on Feb. 28

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A woman walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two units of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are to be arraigned on Feb. 28 in Seattle on a 10-count indictment on charges they conspired to steal T-Mobile US Inc trade secrets, according to court filings Tuesday. Read More

Beijing accuses US of trying to ‘strangle’ Chinese firms in response to Huawei crackdown

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China has lambasted the US for its “unreasonable bashing” of Chinese companies, including Huawei, and attempts to “strangle” them after Washington unveiled charges against the technology giant. “For some time, the US has been using national power to tarnish and crack down on specific Chinese companies in an attempt to strangle their lawful and legitimate Read More