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U.S. weighs blocking GE engine sales for China's new airplane: sources

16 Feb 2020

The U.S. government is considering whether to stop General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for a new Chinese passenger jet, according to people familiar with the matter, casting uncertainty over China's efforts to enter the civil aviation market.

U.S. weighs blocking GE engine sales for China's new airplane - sources

15 Feb 2020

Feb 15 The U.S. government is considering whether to stop General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for a new Chinese passenger jet, according to people familiar with the matter, casting uncertainty over China's efforts to enter the civil aviation market.

U.S. lawmaker calls for ouster of CalPERS CIO over China ties: letter

13 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Wednesday urged California to fire the chief investment officer of its public pension fund, the nation's largest, citing what he called the CIO's "long and cozy" relationship with Beijing, and assailed the fund's investments in Chinese companies.

U.S. warns energy cos like Rosneft, Chevron over ties to Venezuela's Maduro

06 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is ramping up pressure against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government, and energy companies with ties to it, from Russia's Rosneft to U.S.-based Chevron Corp , should "tread cautiously," a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

U.S. puts oil firms working in Venezuela on notice, warns Maduro against interfering with Guaido's return

05 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to interfere with the return of opposition leader Juan Guaido and floated possible sanctions against Russia's Rosneft and other energy companies that operate in the country.

U.S. to review new curbs on Huawei, China in Feb. meeting: sources

05 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to meet this month to discuss further curbing technology exports to China and its flagship telecoms company Huawei, two sources said, in a bid to resolve differences within the government over the possible crackdown.

Trump tailgate: New Jersey Republicans pack president's 2020 rally

29 Jan 2020

WILDWOOD, N.J. New Jersey supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday welcomed his first campaign rally in the state the same way they celebrate heroes from the New York Jets football team to native son Bruce Springsteen - with a tailgate party. | Video

More U.S. troops leave Iraq over potential injuries as Trump downplays brain risk

22 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he did not consider the brain injuries suffered by 11 U.S. service members in Iran's recent attack on a base in Iraq to be serious, as the American military moved more troops out of the region for potential injuries. | Video

Trump laments missing Davos star Greta's speech

22 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump called climate activists like Greta Thunberg "prophets of doom" at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. By Wednesday he was lamenting not having watched the teenage activist's speech. | Video

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