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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen sent back to upstate NY prison after questioning gag order

10 Jul 2020

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, has been sent back to a federal prison in upstate New York after questioning a gag order as a condition of serving his criminal sentence under home confinement, Cohen's lawyer said.

Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on sex abuse charges

03 Jul 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges of luring underage girls so that Epstein could sexually abuse them. | Video

Another top New York prosecutor leaves position, creates opening for Barr

03 Jul 2020

NEW YORK The U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, New York, is moving to high-ranking post at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, giving Attorney General William Barr a chance to put a fresh stamp on another of the nation's top prosecutors' offices.

U.S. Commerce official resigns, viewed as moderating voice on China export issues

02 Jul 2020

A senior U.S. Commerce Department official involved in export policy has resigned, a spokesman said on Wednesday, marking the departure of a moderating voice in the Trump administration about export restrictions on Huawei and other Chinese companies.

Trump administration sees no loophole in new Huawei curb

24 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. government sees no loopholes in a new rule aimed at crimping global chip sales to China's Huawei and will "aggressively" crack down on any bid to disobey the intent of the curb, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday.

Wife of Canadian detained in China speaks out

24 Jun 2020

The wife of a Canadian arrested in Beijing after Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver asked on Tuesday that the Canadian justice minister consider intervening in the Chinese executive's extradition case and releasing her.

Wife of Canadian detained in China speaks out

23 Jun 2020

June 23 The wife of a Canadian arrested in Beijing after Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver asked on Tuesday that the Canadian justice minister consider intervening in the Chinese executive's extradition case and releasing her.

U.S. letter to firms gives little clarity on new Huawei curb, lawyers say

23 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON, June 23 The Trump administration has sent new guidance to companies struggling to understand the scope of a measure unveiled last month that aims to crack down on chip sales to China's blacklisted telecoms equipment maker Huawei, Reuters has learned.

Manhattan prosecutor steps down, ending stand-off with Attorney General Barr

21 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK A stand-off over the independence of one of the country's most important prosecutor's offices ended on Saturday when Geoffrey Berman agreed to step down as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, the office that had been investigating President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani. | Video

U.S. posts rule allowing U.S. companies to work with Huawei on 5G and other standards

17 Jun 2020

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday posted a new rule that allows U.S. companies to work with China's Huawei to develop standards for 5G and other cutting-edge technologies, despite restrictions on doing business with the telecommunications equipment maker.

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