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Huawei mounts legal challenge against FCC over rural carrier customers

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SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – China’s Huawei mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and moved to bar it from a government subsidy program. The FCC last month voted unanimously to designate Huawei Technologies...
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Huawei appeals against U.S. ban on rural carrier customers accessing subsidies

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SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – China’s Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and moved to bar it from a government subsidy program. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer...
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Huawei files appeal in U.S. court against FCC’s rural carrier purchase ban

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SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – China’s Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and tried to bar it from a government subsidy program. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer...
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Trump says trade talks with China going ‘very well’

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U.S. President Donald Trump attends the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville WATFORD, England (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that trade talks with China were going “very well,” sounding more positive than on Tuesday when he said a trade deal might...
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OPEC gearing up for deeper oil cuts, Russia yet to agree

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VIENNA (Reuters) – OPEC is gearing up to deepen production cuts later this week but still needs to agree with allies such as Russia over details of a deal to support oil prices and head off a looming oil glut next year. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Organization of...
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Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, takes bigger role in China trade talks

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has added another role to his long list of White House duties – U.S.-China trade negotiator – as Washington and Beijing try to reach an initial agreement to avoid new U.S. tariffs on Dec. 15. FILE PHOTO: White House senor adviser...
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China capex growth hits three-year low as weak economy, trade war drag

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BENGALURU/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Capital investment by Chinese firms has ground to its slowest pace in three years, as a weakening economy, tight credit and prolonged trade war with the United States dent sales growth and cash reserves, a Reuters analysis showed. FILE PHOTO: A man walks on the bund in...
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U.S. judge disqualifies Huawei lawyer from fraud, sanctions case

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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Tuesday disqualified James Cole, a Washington lawyer for China’s Huawei, from defending the telecommunications equipment maker against charges of bank fraud and sanctions violations. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal...
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Proper U.S.-China trade deal more important than timing: Wilbur Ross

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(Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Tuesday said it was more important to get a proper trade agreement with China than to get the deal done by this December or next December – after the 2020 presidential election. Ross told Reuters in an interview that the world’s two...
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France fights back over U.S. tariff threat to Champagne, cheese

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PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – France and the European Union said on Tuesday they were ready to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump acted on a threat to impose duties of up to 100% on imports of champagne, handbags and other French products worth $2.4 billion. The threat of punitive tariffs followed...
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OPEC, Russia debate deeper oil cuts as new glut looms

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MOSCOW/VIENNA (Reuters) – Russia expects a constructive meeting with OPEC producers this week, its energy minister said on Tuesday, as OPEC leader Saudi Arabia presses members and allies such as Russia to deepen output cuts to avoid a new glut next year. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Energy Minister Abdulaziz Bin Salman...
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Exclusive: White House considered kicking Huawei out of U.S. banking system: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration considered banning China’s Huawei from the U.S. financial system earlier this year as part of a host of policy options to thwart the blacklisted telecoms equipment giant, according to three people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at...
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Factbox: France and others plan tax clampdown on digital giants

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PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration threatened to impose duties of up to 100% on French imports worth $2.4 billion after it concluded a tax on digital services imposed by Paris would be “unusually burdensome” for U.S. technology companies. Paris is not alone among capitals in Europe and...
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Explainer: Macron’s quest for an international tax on digital services

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PARIS (Reuters) – The United States has threatened punitive duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports from France of champagne, handbags, cheese and other products, after concluding that France’s new digital services tax would harm U.S. technology companies. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron is pictured through...
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France and EU say primed to retaliate over U.S. tariff threat

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PARIS (Reuters) – France and the European Union said on Tuesday they are ready to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump acts on a threat to impose duties of up to 100% on imports of champagne, handbags and other French products worth $2.4 billion. The threat of punitive tariffs came...
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Foxconn’s Gou to discuss trade war, investment on U.S. trip

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Tuesday he would discuss investment and the China-U.S. trade war while in the United States, adding that he may get to meet U.S. President Donald Trump again. Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou attends a news...
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France says primed to retaliate with EU over U.S. tariff threat against Paris

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PARIS (Reuters) – France and the European Union are ready to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump acts on a threat to impose duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports of champagne, handbags and other French products, the French government said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: French Finance...
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France and EU ready to fight back over U.S. tariff threat, ministers say

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FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a news conference in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, France, November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – France and the European Union are ready to fight back over the latest U.S. tariff threats on French products, French government ministers said on Tuesday....
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France and EU ready to fight back over U.S. tariff threat: French ministers

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FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a news conference in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, France, November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – France and the European Union are ready to fight back over the latest U.S. tariff threats on French products, French government ministers said on Tuesday....
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Hong Kong leader warns U.S. law will hurt business confidence, promises economic relief

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday U.S. legislation supporting protesters may damage business confidence in the financial hub, as she announced a fourth round of relief measures to boost the city’s battered economy. FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is seen before...

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