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While the DOJ isn't releasing names of specific companies, it comes from a huge list of industries including: aviation, satellite and maritime technology, industrial factory automation, automotive supplies, laboratory instruments, banking and finance, telecommunications and consumer electronics, computer processor technology, information technology services, packaging, consulting, medical equipment, healthcare, biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas exploration ...
  • Sudanese President Is First Arab Leader to Visit Syria in 8 Years

    Sudanese President Is First Arab Leader to Visit Syria in 8 Years

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    Bashir's visit comes after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey "would consider" working with Assad if there is a democratic and credible election in Syria . The Sudanese president also highlighted his country's support to Syria, saying Sudan is ready to provide whatever needed to support the territorial integrity and unity of Syria.
  • PM Netanyahu's Son Blocked From Facebook After Anti-Muslim Post

    PM Netanyahu's Son Blocked From Facebook After Anti-Muslim Post

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    In another seemingly related post, he added: "Do you know where there are no terror attacks?" After Facebook notified the prime minister's son that it would temporarily block his account because his post "goes against our Community Standards", he took to Twitter to air his grievances, referring to Facebook as "the thought police" and a hypocritical "dictatorship".
  • Syria conflict: USA 'planning immediate withdrawal of troops'

    Syria conflict: USA 'planning immediate withdrawal of troops'

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    Last month, Mr Bolton tied any United States withdrawal from Syria to the departure of pro-Iran militias and proxies. Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy for the USA -led coalition against ISIS , also stressed last week that American troops would remain in Syria even after the American-led coalition completely vanquishes the terrorist group's physical caliphate.
  • PMQs: Did Jeremy Corbyn Call Theresa May A

    PMQs: Did Jeremy Corbyn Call Theresa May A "Stupid Woman"?

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    Would she set out clearly how she would achieve the legally binding assurances on the Northern Ireland backstop by the time MPs returned on 7 January, asked the Labour leader. She said that she did that to seek further assurances. "Everybody in this house - especially on this 100th anniversary of women getting the vote - should be encouraging women to come into this chamber and should therefore use appropriate language", the prime minister said.
  • Mueller Probe Has Cost Some $25 Million, Justice Department Says

    Mueller Probe Has Cost Some $25 Million, Justice Department Says

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    The President's legal team has resumed some discussion with the special counsel in the weeks since Trump responded to written questions, mostly regarding possible collusion and the period before the inauguration, the two sources said. Russian Federation has denied meddling in the election. He added that Trump learned of the payments later and reimbursed Cohen, who said defied basic principles of ethics by recording Trump for several hours without his knowledge.
  • Mahathir remains undeterred on Jerusalem move

    Mahathir remains undeterred on Jerusalem move

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    The foreign minister of US ally Bahrain has defended Australia's formal recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital , saying the move would not affect a future Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital . But Australia will establish a defence and trade office in Jerusalem and will start looking for an appropriate site for an embassy there. " Australia's stance does not impact the legitimate Palestinian demands, first among them being East Jerusalem as the ...
  • Turkey troop deployment raises fear of clash with US

    Turkey troop deployment raises fear of clash with US

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    Hedo warned that if the Turkish operation in Manbij starts, SDF will have to send the troops to the different front line, which will give the Daesh an advantage. But he added that the United States "must fulfil promises" without giving further detail. The U.S-led coalition against the Islamic State group backs the Syrian Kurdish fighters who have gained control of almost 30 percent of Syrian territory, mostly in eastern Syria , after chasing out IS militants from the area.
  • Japan unveils new defense strategy, plans to spend $10B on American goods

    Japan unveils new defense strategy, plans to spend $10B on American goods

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    China urged Japan to stick to a defence-only policy and peaceful development. China, which bolstered its territorial claims in the South Chinese Sea with its first domestically built aircraft carrier past year, voiced "strong dissatisfaction and opposition" to the rearmament and called on Japan to "adhere to a purely defensive policy".
  • South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe over alleged assault

    South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe over alleged assault

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    Model Gabriella Engels past year claimed Mugabe's wife attacked her with an electric cable in a hotel suite. "We are following the Interpol processes", said South African police Brig. Mugabe, accompanied by about 10 bodyguards and hotel security guards, was looking for her sons, Robert Jnr, 25, and Chatunga Bellarmine, 21 at The Capital 20 West hotel in Johannesburg's wealthy Sandton district.
  • Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MBD scandal

    Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MBD scandal

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    The charges were filed in connection with an investigation into corruption and money laundering at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB ). Goldman Sachs has been under scrutiny for its role in helping raise US$6.5 billion (S$9 billion) through three bond offerings for 1MDB, which is the subject of investigations in at least six countries.
  • Yemeni Mother Wins US Visa to Give Dying Son a Goodbye Kiss

    Yemeni Mother Wins US Visa to Give Dying Son a Goodbye Kiss

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    The boy's Yemeni mother, blocked by the Trump administration's travel ban , has won her fight for a waiver that would allow her to travel to California to see her son. Hassan said the most hard part of the ordeal is not his child's impending death - but that the toddler's mother may not get to say her own farewell.
  • Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks

    Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks

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    Spokeswoman Jennifer Baker says the Justice Department should provide amnesty for gun owners who already have the devices. Saying bump stocks are similar to machine guns, the Trump administration is banning the firearm accessory that came to national attention last October after a man in Las Vegas unleashed murderous gunfire on concertgoers.
  • White House Threatens Government Shutdown over Border Wall Funds

    White House Threatens Government Shutdown over Border Wall Funds

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    It was a turnaround after days of impasse. After pushing the deadline back for funding portions of the government by two weeks - the original deadline was December 7 - Congress and the White House have fewer than 96 hours to reach an agreement before the clock struck midnight on Friday and vast sections of the government run out of funding.
  • Pakistan arranges US-Taliban peace talks today

    Pakistan arranges US-Taliban peace talks today

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    This comes as the Taliban political leaders are scheduled to meet the U.S. Special Advisor for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad in United Arab Emirates today. Washington has considerable sway over the Afghan government, which it heavily bankrolls. In one of the America's longest war, the USA has spent over Dollars 1 trillion in Afghanistan since the coalition forces ousted the Taliban in 2001.
  • Two Chicago Officers Struck, Killed by Train During Foot Chase

    Two Chicago Officers Struck, Killed by Train During Foot Chase

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    Police say a weapon has been recovered and a person of interest is being questioned at the site where the two newly appointed officers "lost their lives protecting their community from a gunman". "This knocks you back on your heels", Emanuel added. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the two officers investigated the area, then pursued the suspects by foot, and that's when their tragic end happened.
  • China says it has no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat

    China says it has no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat

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    Saint-Jacques says he suspects Kovrig will be charged with espionage over the "great", detailed political research he completed for the Canadian embassy in Beijing, which included speaking with political dissidents. China has often retaliated against foreign governments and corporations in diplomatic disputes, but rarely by holding a foreign national. "We're obviously aware of the situation and we are deeply concerned by the situation".
  • Year Old Tomb Discovered In Egypt

    Year Old Tomb Discovered In Egypt

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    Scenes inside depict wine making, religious offerings, musical performances, boats sailing and hunting. Waziri said that the tomb houses five burial shafts, as well as two false doors, one belonging to Wahtye and the other to his mother. A new transport system located near an alabaster quarry could reveal all about how it 4,400-year-old. Egypt's tourism has suffered, ever since the 2011 uprising.
  • Portions of FBI Interview with Flynn Released

    Portions of FBI Interview with Flynn Released

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    Comey would not say what he knew of the FBI's investigation into Flynn's associates, but he defended the interrogation of Flynn as "extremely consistent" with bureau guidelines. "He's been a consistent witness in the way that he answers questions", Congressman Mark Meadows, R, said outside the meeting room. Comey said questions during the closed-door hearing once again focused on Hillary Clinton's email server and the Christopher Steele dossier.
  • Bloomberg lists Gov. Walker among potential contenders for Interior Secretary position

    Bloomberg lists Gov. Walker among potential contenders for Interior Secretary position

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    The top Democrat in the Senate is calling Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke "one of the most toxic members" of the Cabinet and says the Cabinet "will be a little less foul without him". Zinke's tenure was also marred by mounting ethics inquiries into his travel and personal financial dealings, among others. Representative Don Beyer - a Democrat from Virginia and an outspoken member of the House Natural Resources and Science committees - called Zinke's time in office a "never-ending stream of ...