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U.S. accuses pair of stealing secrets, spying on GE to aid China

2:49am BST

WASHINGTON A former engineer and a Chinese businessman have been charged with economic espionage and conspiring to steal trade secrets from General Electric Co to benefit China, according to an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday.

Trump complained to Twitter CEO about lost followers: source

1:18am BST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump met with Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey on Tuesday and spent a significant time questioning him about why he had lost some Twitter followers, a person briefed on the matter said.

Trump to meet Democrats on $1 trillion infrastructure push on April 30: sources

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer will meet with President Donald Trump on April 30 at the White House to discuss the fate of proposals to boost U.S. infrastructure repairs by at least $1 trillion, according to a congressional aide and an administration official.

UPDATE 1-Trump to meet Democrats on $1 trln infrastructure push on April 30 -sources

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON, April 23 U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer will meet with President Donald Trump on April 30 at the White House to discuss the fate of proposals to boost U.S. infrastructure repairs by at least $1 trillion, according to a congressional aide and an administration official.

U.S. expands air bag defect probe to 12.3 million vehicles

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expanding a probe into potentially defective air bags to 12.3 million vehicles and upgrading it to an engineering analysis, a step required before it can seek to compel recalls, it said on Tuesday.

FAA paves way for Alphabet unit to make first U.S. drone deliveries

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Alphabet Inc's Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year, making the sister unit of search engine Google the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

FAA paves way for Alphabet unit to make first U.S. drone deliveries

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Alphabet Inc's Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year, making the sister unit of search engine Google the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

FAA paves way for Alphabet unit to make first U.S. drone deliveries

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON, April 23 Alphabet Inc's Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year, making the sister unit of search engine Google the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Pence to visit Michigan to tout new North American trade deal

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit southeast Michigan on Wednesday to make the case that the North American trade deal intended to replace NAFTA would boost the auto industry, the White House said on Tuesday.

T-Mobile, Sprint lobby regulators to win U.S. approval for tie-up

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Senior executives at T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp made the case to U.S. officials in Washington last week that they should approve a planned tie-up between the two wireless companies, arguing a combined firm would have incentives to "aggressively lower prices."

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