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December 14, 2018 12:15 PM Egypt submits surprise 2019 African Nations Cup hosting bid

The Egyptian Football Association has submitted a bid to replace Cameroon as next year's African Nations Cup host. Morocco had been considered the front-runner after being a candidate to host the 2026 World Cup, only to lose out in that race to a joint United States-Mexico-Canada bid. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given countries until 79

December 14, 2018 12:06 AM Bitcoin ransoms just are not what they used to be

The people behind a rash of bomb threats made across the United States and Canada on Thursday demanded a $20,000 ransom to be paid in bitcoin. Authorities said none of the threats - emailed to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools - appeared credible. Frankly, the perpetrators would have been better off asking for Turkish lira. Bitcoin and other 83

December 12, 2018 4:14 PM U.S. not swayed by WTO reform proposals

GENEVA (Reuters) - Proposals for reforming the World Trade Organization fail to deal with problems raised by the United States, the U.S. envoy to the WTO told its General Council on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration says the WTO is dysfunctional because it has failed to hold China to account for not opening up its economy as envisaged 87

December 12, 2018 7:16 AM China welcomes any effort to move Huawei case toward resolution

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Canada’s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive with Chinese tech giant Huawei, was a mistake from the start, and welcomed any efforts to move the case toward a correct resolution. Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the comment at a regular press briefing after U.S. President Donald Trump 95

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 125

December 8, 2018 7:50 AM Figure skating: Chen tops Uno to take gold in Vancouver Grand Prix

(Reuters) - American Nathan Chen overcame an early stumble during his free skate to win the Grand Prix figure skating final on Friday in Vancouver, defeating rival Shoma Uno of Japan to take gold for the second consecutive year. Chen finished with a total of 282.42 points, comfortably ahead of Uno’s 275.10, with 17-year-old Junhwan Cha of South Korea 101

December 7, 2018 8:08 PM Russia says detention of China's Huawei CFO shows U.S. arrogance

MILAN (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the detention of Chinese technology giant Huawei’s HWT.UL chief financial officer in Canada was an example of “arrogant” U.S. policy abroad. Speaking at a news conference in Milan, Lavrov said the detention showed how Washington imposes its laws beyond its jurisdiction 140

December 7, 2018 3:32 PM Kudlow says does not see Huawei issue spilling into trade talks with China: CNBC

(Reuters) - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Friday that he does not see the recent controversy surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd spilling into the trade talks between the United States and China. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who is under arrest in Canada, is set to appear in a Vancouver court on Friday 136

December 6, 2018 8:57 PM Trump did not know about Huawei extradition request before Xi dinner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump did not know about a U.S. request for the extradition of Huawei’s chief financial officer from Canada before he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping over dinner last weekend, a White House official said on Thursday. Huawei Technologies Ltd’s CFO Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the company’s founder, was arrested 133

December 6, 2018 6:20 PM Trump aide Bolton says he knew in advance about Huawei arrest: NPR reporter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said in an interview with National Public Radio that he knew in advance about the arrest of a top executive of the Chinese technology giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], according to an NPR reporter on Thursday. Bolton said he did not know if the president 127