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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has strong case against extradition: Canadian envoy

23.01.2019 14:00

A top executive from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd being held in Canada can make"strong arguments" against extradition to the United States, in part due to President Donald Trump's politicisation of the case, Canada's ambassador to China said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

White man who wanted race war pleads guilty to New York stabbing

23.01.2019 13:22

A white Baltimore man who traveled to New York City in 2017 and killed a black man with a sword in hopes of sparking a race war in the United States pleaded guilty to murder as an act of terrorism, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

South Korea says troop talks deadlocked as U.S. demands 'unacceptable' funding increase

23.01.2019 13:13

Despite 10 rounds of talks since March, the allies have failed to strike an accord to replace a 2014 deal that expired last year, which requires South Korea to pay about 960 billion won ($848 million) a year for keeping some 28,500 U.S. troops there. U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly said that South Korea, where the United States has stationed soldiers since the 1950-53 Korean War, should bear more of the cost. The U.S. military has warned Korean workers on its bases they might be put on leave from mid-April if no deal is reached.

Venezuelans march against Maduro, U.S. mulls recognizing rival Guaido

23.01.2019 12:58

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans poured into the streets on Wednesday to demand an end to the government of President Nicolas Maduro, while the United States considered recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's rightful leader.

From: feeds.reuters.com

U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016: study

23.01.2019 12:09

The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Huawei executive has strong case against extradition: Canadian envoy

23.01.2019 11:41

A top executive from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd being held in Canada can make "strong arguments" against extradition to the United States, in part due to remarks made by U.S. President Donald Trump, Canada's ambassador to China said.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Russia takes wraps off new missile to try to save US nuclear pact

23.01.2019 11:31

Russia showed foreign military attaches on Wednesday a new cruise missile that the United States says breaches a landmark arms control pact, billing it as an exercise in transparency it hoped would persuade Washington to stay in the treaty.

From: www.straitstimes.com

'Welcome' refugees in Kansas celebrate their American birthdays

23.01.2019 11:12

Many of nearly 100 excited children running around a community center in Kansas City over the weekend had two things in common. Far from a strange coincidence, the date is usually assigned to immigrants who arrive in the United States without birth certificates, as refugees often do.

From: news.yahoo.com

EU BARMY ARMY: EU wants to build ARMY in SPACE to take on US and China

23.01.2019 11:09

THE EU should have its own SPACE ARMY, a European Commissioner has claimed as she outlined ambitious plans for the colonisation of the heavens to rival the United States and China.

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Elizabeth Warren visits Puerto Rico, promises post-hurricane help

23.01.2019 10:23

"Puerto Rico has suffered enough. We will not allow anyone to sabotage your recovery, not even the president of the United States," said Sen. Warren.

From: www.nbcnews.com

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