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Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official

15 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease restrictions on the Chinese company could move forward quickly. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 weeks - official

15 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease restrictions on the Chinese company could move forward quickly. | Video

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster.

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' - Commerce Department

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing licence requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted.

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question

03 Jul 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query.

Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty to New York charges

27 Jun 2019

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether the new charges amount to double jeopardy. | Video

Ex-Trump aide Manafort to plead not guilty in New York

27 Jun 2019

June 27 Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether those charges amount to double jeopardy.

U.S. Justice Dept keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety

18 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a local facility in New York.

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges

13 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections.

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing

06 Jun 2019

Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday.

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