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U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says U.S. underestimates Chinese firm
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The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets. The U.S. government said it imposed the restrictions because of Huawei’s involvement in activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests. The new authorization is intended […]

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Austrian cabinet fractures as Kurz ousts far-right minister
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Kurz, a conservative, ended his coalition with the nationalist Freedom Party (FPO) on Saturday after leader and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache was caught in the apparent sting operation offering to fix state contracts for a woman posing as a Russian oligarch’s niece. The fight took a new turn when Kurz told reporters he would propose […]

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Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A ‘Singular Hero’ Helped Start A New Field In Physics
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In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed like a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the National Science Foundation had ever funded. (Image credit: Ryan Kellman/NPR)

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Deported After Living In The U.S. For 26 Years, He Navigates A New Life In Mexico
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After losing protections under the DACA program, Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano was deported to his birth country. In the Mexican city of León, far from his former life, he says he has much to offer. (Image credit: Alicia Vera for NPR)

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Austrian president calls for September poll in wake of scandal
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Austria’s president on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular fashion. Just days before key EU elections, Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache was forced to resign in disgrace Saturday following explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting. Conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz — whose […]

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Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone
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BAGHDAD (AP) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.  

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Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs
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Leonard scores 36, Siakam has 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in double OT, cut conference finals deficit to 2-1        

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Republican congressman floats idea of Trump impeachment
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The first Republican congressman has come forward to accuse Donald Trump of “impeachable conduct”.

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Calvin Klein apologises over Bella Hadid kissing robot advert
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American fashion brand Calvin Klein has been forced to apologise after fans accused it of “queerbaiting” in its new advertising campaign.

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