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Trump: 'We will have to find out' about Huawei's relationship with North Korea

Posted 32 hours ago

Asked about a media report that said Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] had secretly built and maintained North Korea's commercial wireless network, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday, "We will have to find out." [Link]

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post

Posted 32 hours ago

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents. [Link]

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources

Posted 32 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said. [Link]

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules

Posted 32 hours ago

Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could spur new consumer data rules. [Link]

Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet take center stage on Wall Street

Posted 33 hours ago

The so-called FANG stocks take center stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon , Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a record high. [Link]

Britain delays decision on Huawei's role in 5G networks

Posted 33 hours ago

Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture of the impact of U.S. measures taken against the Chinese company. [Link]

NFL's Cowboys extend reign atop Forbes' most valuable teams list

Posted 33 hours ago

The Dallas Cowboys were ranked the world's most valuable sports team for a fourth consecutive year according to an annual list published by Forbes on Monday that was dominated by National Football League clubs. [Link]

Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet take center stage on Wall Street

Posted 33 hours ago

The so-called FANG stocks take center stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon , Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a record high. [Link]

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources

Posted 33 hours ago

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday. [Link]

Huawei executive says 'concerned' about Canadians held in China

Posted 33 hours ago

The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, with a top local executive saying the company is worried about two Canadian men being held by Beijing. [Link]

Yankees return RHP Holder back to bullpen

Posted 34 hours ago

The New York Yankees recalled right-hander Jonathan Holder on Monday just short of a month after he was sent back to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. [Link]

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax

Posted 34 hours ago

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information. [Link]

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources

Posted 34 hours ago

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday. [Link]

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier

Posted 34 hours ago

Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism. [Link]

Nigerian police, Shi'ite group clash in capital, at least one dead

Posted 34 hours ago

Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday and at least one demonstrator was killed, highlighting one of the security challenges faced by the country with Africa's biggest economy. [Link]

Trump: Positive North Korea correspondence, but no time yet for talks

Posted 34 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administration had very positive correspondence recently with North Korea, but the two sides have yet to set a time to restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear program. [Link]

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine

Posted 35 hours ago

Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic. [Link]

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz

Posted 35 hours ago

Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Hormuz because of the escalating international crisis in the region. [Link]

Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests

Posted 35 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that could see people from the territory sent to China for trial. [Link]

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'

Posted 35 hours ago

Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy". [Link]

British-Iranian aid worker moved back to jail from hospital ward: husband

Posted 35 hours ago

British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred back to an Iranian prison from a hospital psychiatric ward, her husband said on Monday. [Link]

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal

Posted 35 hours ago

More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk. [Link]

Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war

Posted 35 hours ago

President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war in Afghanistan. [Link]

Trump says it is getting harder for him to want to negotiate with Iran

Posted 35 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is getting harder for him to want to make a deal with Iran and said the situation could go either way very easily. [Link]

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron

Posted 35 hours ago

Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday. [Link]

Spain's Podemos says won't accept 'decorative' government posts

Posted 35 hours ago

Spain's far-left party Podemos will not accept "decorative" cabinet posts in any coalition government with the Socialists in exchange for support for acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias said on Monday. [Link]

Report: Camp holdout still possible for Cowboys' Elliott

Posted 35 hours ago

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has not ruled out a holdout during training camp as the sides explore the possibility of a new contract, NFL Network reported. [Link]

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post

Posted 36 hours ago

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents. [Link]

Britain to seek European maritime mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'

Posted 36 hours ago

Britain will seek to put together a European-led maritime protection mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel in what London said was an act of "state piracy". [Link]

Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery

Posted 36 hours ago

Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker. [Link]


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