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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is tightening rules to prevent China from obtaining advanced U.S. technology for commercial purposes and then diverting it to military use, several sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Chinese government worker adjusts the U.S. and Chinese national flags before a news conference at the Great Hall of the
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is considering temporarily easing quotas designed to boost production of electric cars to help automakers badly bruised by the coronavirus pandemic to revive slumping sales, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: Baojun E100 and E200 all-electric battery cars at a parking lot operated by General Motors Co and joint-venture
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FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is expected to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue their work at Iranian nuclear sites to make it harder for Tehran to develop
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CARACAS (Reuters) – The former head of Venezuela’s military intelligence unit, Hugo Carvajal, is in the process of surrendering to U.S. authorities, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, after prosecutors charged him on Thursday with drug trafficking, alongside Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Carvajal has been in hiding in Spain since a Spanish court
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WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are nearing agreement on a $61 billion rescue package for the aviation sector that would include $25 billion in payroll grants for passenger airlines weathering a sharp falloff in travel demand amid rising coronavirus outbreaks, three people briefed on the matter said. FILE PHOTO: American Airlines passenger planes crowd a
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U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will urge Americans not to travel abroad or to return to the United States or else plan to shelter in place, two U.S. government
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LONDON (Reuters) – Panic buying by British shoppers over coronavirus is getting worse despite appeals for calm, and supermarket bosses are concerned the government is yet to get to grips with the magnitude of the crisis, industry sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers queue at a supermarket, as the number of coronavirus cases grow around
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering immediately returning any foreigners caught at the U.S.-Mexico border to Mexico, arguing the step is necessary to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus, according to two administration officials. The measure, which remains under discussion, would apply to migrants caught crossing the illegally outside ports of entry and would not
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has decided to suspend non-essential travel by staff because of the spread of the coronavirus and will only permit mission-critical trips, three sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. One source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said decisions about travel by employees stationed abroad would be
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has ordered federal health officials to treat top-level coronavirus meetings as classified, an unusual step that has restricted information and hampered the U.S. government’s response to the contagion, according to four Trump administration officials. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addresses reporters during his daily Coronavirus Task Force
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during the daily Coronavirus-related briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials have postponed for a second time a critical meeting originally set for Wednesday to discuss potential new U.S. restrictions on sales of technology
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – American intelligence and security officials on Tuesday will brief Congress about how Russia has been using social media to stoke racial and social differences ahead of this year’s general election, three sources familiar with the presentations said. U.S. government experts will say, in classified briefings given to the full U.S. Senate and
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. flag and a smartphone with the Huawei and 5G network logo are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration taken January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting to discuss potential new U.S. restrictions on sales of
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(Reuters) – Gary Ginsberg, the global head of communications for SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T), has taken an indefinite leave of absence to advise Michael Bloomberg’s U.S. presidential campaign, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign event in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Karen
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