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China’s ZTE fires back over US ban: ‘We cannot accept it’

ZTE CEO: Working with US is a win-win One of China’s top tech companies has lashed out at the US government’s move to prevent it from buying technology from American companies. ZTE (ZTCOF), which sells smartphones and other telecommunications equipment around the world, said Friday that the ban imposed this week by the US Commerce Department was “extremely… Read More »

An American ISIS widow looks for a way home – CNN Video

An American ISIS widow looks for a way home For Sam Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and forced child propaganda videos of ISIS’s so-called caliphate. Source: CNN Powered by WPeMatico

Bride of ISIS: ‘Happily ever after’ to hell

But instead of bringing love and contentment, their marriage left Islam trapped in a living nightmare. Fast forward four years — and three husbands – and she and her two small children are caught in limbo in northern Syria. Islam Mitat is from Morocco; Ahmed Khalil was originally from Kabul in Afghanistan, but had moved to the UK… Read More »

Australia’s top bank says it charged dead clients for advice

Australia’s top bank has admitted to charging fees to clients it knew had died years previously. Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBAUF) told a government inquiry Thursday that the practice of billing deceased customers for financial advice stretched back years. In one instance, an adviser at the bank’s financial planning business was collecting fees from a client more than… Read More »

‘Fearless Girl’ is moving to a new home

“Fearless Girl” is getting a new home at the New York Stock Exchange. The popular statue will be moved from the spot where it was installed last year, opposite the “Charging Bull” sculpture in Lower Manhattan. “Fearless Girl” will move about three blocks away, outside the stock exchange and facing the building. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio… Read More »

Korean peace treaty needs more than Trump’s ‘blessing’

The Koreas have never signed a peace treaty to replace the 1953 armistice that ended combat operations in the conflict. The US and North Korea remain at daggers drawn and without having ever signed a peace treaty the peninsula is still technically at war, with a heavily fortified border dividing the two countries. Trump has billed his upcoming… Read More »