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Huawei’s U.S. research arm slashes jobs as trade ban bites

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SANTA CLARA, Calif./HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies laid off more than two-thirds of the 850-strong workforce at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States, after being blacklisted by the government. Futurewei, which has offices in Silicon Valley and the greater Seattle, Chicago and Dallas areas, said it cut more than 600 Read More

Huawei’s U.S. research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government. Futurewei, which employed 850 people in the United States, began laying off workers on Monday, Reuters Read More

Huawei’s U.S. research arm sends workers packing

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company’s Silicon Valley campus. The Silicon Valley office of Huawei and its U.S. subsidiary Futurewei Technologies Inc. in Read More

Huawei’s U.S. research arm laying off workers

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – The U.S.-based research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd – Futurewei Technologies Inc – announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees. A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song The layoffs come about Read More

‘Something fishy here’: Putin doesn’t believe UK poisoned Skripals

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Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t believe in conspiracy theories that say the British government poisoned former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury. The Skripal affair, which turned relations between the UK and Russia from bad to worse, was brought up by filmmaker Oliver Stone during an interview with Vladimir Putin. Stone Read More

US will not sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after its Russian missile defense purchase – Trump

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President Donald Trump has said Washington will not sell Turkey its next-generation F-35 jet fighter, after Turkey took delivery of the Russian-made S-400 air defense system. Turkey has been a partner in the F-35 program. “The situation with Turkey is very complex and tough. We are in contact with Turkish officials,” Trump said. US officials Read More

Erdogan hails Russian S-400 delivery, wants to ‘go much further’ and make weapons with Russia

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has celebrated the arrival in Turkey of the Russian S-400 air defense system, despite the threat of US sanctions, and stated that he wishes to co-produce weapons with Russia in the future. Speaking in Ankara on Monday –on the third anniversary of a failed coup attempt against him– Erdogan promised Read More

Russian S-400 benefits NATO, US should do what strategic partnership entails – Erdogan

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Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan said NATO “should be happy” that a member state was beefing up security, even with Russia’s S-400 air defense system. He also called on Donald Trump to waive sanctions and sell Turkey fighter jets. If Turkey “will become stronger in its security area, who will also be stronger? This will strengthen Read More

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama

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Britain’s ambassador to the US described Donald Trump’s abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an “act of diplomatic vandalism”, it has been revealed. Sir Kim Darroch’s words were contained in the latest diplomatic cables leaked to The Mail On Sunday. The May 2018 cable was written after a visit to the US by Boris Read More

Pentagon silent on Turkey’s S-400 delivery as Congress demands immediate sanctions

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As Turkey beamed out images of Russian S-400 air defense systems being delivered, US lawmakers demanded immediate sanctions against Ankara, while the Pentagon and the State Department remained strangely silent. House Foreign Affairs Committee chair Eliot Engel (D-New York) and ranking member Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) reacted to the delivery of the missiles by declaring Read More