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Germany's potential use of Huawei in its 5G rollout is a sticking point for the US. The battle with Huawei is one of many conflicts in Washington's disputes with China, but it is also exacerbating tensions in US-German ties that are strained over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and trade.
  • Daylight Saving Time: San Diegans react to time change

    Daylight Saving Time: San Diegans react to time change

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    Quite the opposite, the agriculture industry was opposed to changing clocks as the sun, not a clock, determined when farmers began working. Daylight Saving Time is here again. Reduce energy usage, a 2008 study by the U.S. Department of Energy found that during the 4 weeks the U.S. extended daylight savings from the 2005 law, there were savings of about 0.5 percent in electricity per day.
  • Canada political crisis hurts Trudeau’s image as elections loom

    Canada political crisis hurts Trudeau’s image as elections loom

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    After repeatedly refusing to do so, she was removed from her post and given a different Cabinet position instead. But his explanation of what his government was trying to accomplish, through repeated attempts to engage former attorney-general Jody Wilson-Raybould in discussions of how to handle the case, tends to lend credence to the broad strokes of her allegation that she was put under pressure.
  • J&K LS Polls to be held in five phases

    J&K LS Polls to be held in five phases

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    Lok Sabha elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. As soon as the elections, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his bid to return to power amid hectic parleys by several political parties to put a united fight against the ruling BJP , are announced, the model code of conduct will come into force.
  • Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam murder suspect freed by court

    Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam murder suspect freed by court

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    Aisyah, along with Vietnamese woman Doan Thi Huong , had been accused of smearing toxic VX nerve agent on Mr Kim's face in Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017. She said that she was well treated in prison and received plenty of encouragement, but that she was eager to meet her family again. The charge was "vague" and the prosecution "has failed to make out a prima facie case against the accused (Aisyah)", he said.
  • Baby of teen who left United Kingdom to join ISIS dies

    Baby of teen who left United Kingdom to join ISIS dies

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    She gave birth in a Syrian refugee camp in February. Last month, Javid confirmed the boy was a British citizen and said he had considered the child's interest when deciding to revoke Begum's citizenship. 'Any decisions to deprive individuals of their citizenship are based on all available evidence and not taken lightly, ' a spokesman added. It instructed Begum's sister to make her pleas to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office "which is obliged to consider request for consular ...
  • Nirav Modi is in London, has started a new diamond business

    Nirav Modi is in London, has started a new diamond business

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    His response comes hours after the news of fugitive billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi, accused in the $2 billion PNB fraud case , living openly in a swanky 8-million pound apartment in London's West End was reported by The Telegraph . Nirav Modi is accused of defrauding the state-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) with over Rs 13,700 crore. "Himself, Nirav Modi or the people who let him escape?" The flat occupies half of a floor of the landmark Centre Point tower block with views across ...
  • Daylight Saving Time: The myths and the truths

    Daylight Saving Time: The myths and the truths

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    After clocks spring ahead one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, try to avoid driving during rush hours and in early morning, when crash risk increases, he suggested. While many people blame farmers for Daylight Saving Time , the idea actually came about due to the much more blame-worthy military-industrial complex.
  • North Korea 'preparing rocket launch', images suggest

    North Korea 'preparing rocket launch', images suggest

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    Two experts CNN interviewed said they believed the activity suggested a satellite launch. Bolton, a hard-liner who has argued for a tough approach to North Korea , said this week that Trump was open to more talks, but also warned of tougher sanctions if North Korea did not denuclearise.
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe granted 'diplomatic protection'

    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe granted 'diplomatic protection'

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    Mr Hunt said he had made a decision to invoke the rarely used diplomatic device in recognition of Iran's failure to meet its obligations under worldwide law in its treatment of the 41-year-old. More than 1.5million people, from 155 countries, signed a petition calling for her to be freed; Zaghari-Ratcliffe has staged hunger strikes; the government has attempted to intervene - for better or worse - several times.