A new federal indictment was unsealed on Wednesday in a district court in New York, alleging that Huawei Technologies Co., a China-based telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and two of its subsidiaries engaged in racketeering and conspired to steal trade secrets from rival U.S.-based counterparts. The indictment also alleged that, through unofficial subsidiaries, Huawei engaged in business [...]

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President Donald Trump fired two officials who were witnesses against him during impeachment proceedings last year. Gordon Sondland, who was the US Ambassador to the European Union, released a short statement yesterday evening in which he said he was told, “the President intends to recall me effective immediately.” Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who was a [...]

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a hearing on Tuesday about testing methods for finding asbestos in talc and cosmetic products containing talc. This is the first hearing about asbestos in talc since 1971. The meeting was convened to discuss methods and criteria for testing for asbestos. The meeting focused on the recommendations [...]

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President Trump signed an executive order on Friday directing US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to take several steps designed to curtail the flow of counterfeit goods into the United States. The order acknowledged that “E-commerce… is being exploited by traffickers to introduce contraband into the United States, and by foreign exporters and United States [...]

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced yesterday that President Trump had signed a proclamation adding travel restrictions to six more countries, effectively barring potential immigrants from these six countries from entering the United States. The identified countries are Nigeria, Eritrea, Tanzania, Sudan, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar. In the statement, DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf said [...]

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A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Monday affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a suit the Menominee tribe filed against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers, holding that the court cannot review the agencies’ actions. A company called Aquila Resources applied to [...]

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