May 9, 2019

Huawei executive to fight extradition to the US on charges of bank, wire fraud

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei will fight the extradition of its chief financial officer and deputy chairwoman Meng Wanzhou to the United States, where she would face criminal charges, after she appeared in a Canadian court on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors have charged Meng, Huawei Technologies and two Huawei affiliates -- Huawei Device USA and Skycom Tech -- with 13 counts related to bank and wire fraud and conspiracies to commit bank and wire frau..
May 8, 2019

Intelligence on Iran that prompted US carrier move came on Friday afternoon

U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) -- The intelligence that Iran or its proxies were planning something against U.S. interests in the Middle East reached senior U.S. officials on Friday afternoon, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told Congress on Wednesday. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also said Wednesday that the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force was intended to deter Iran "so that there would be no ambiguity about our ..
May 8, 2019

US dismisses Iran’s threats to withdraw from nuclear deal, imposes new sanctions on Iran’s metal industries

Eblis/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- One year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, Iran has warned the pact's remaining signatories that it would stop implementing parts of the agreement if they don't improve economic cooperation with the country. But while the U.S. raises its own warnings to Iran and sends an aircraft carrier strike group to the region, so far it is dismissing Iran's statements as a bluff -- and imposing new economic pressure on the I..
May 8, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan announce their son’s name: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

Pool via ABC News(LONDON) -- Royal baby Archie! Prince Harry and Meghan took to Instagram Wednesday to announce the name of their newborn son: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed Archie's name alongside a photo of the couple introducing their newborn to his great-grandparents, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Also in the photo is Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, who flew from Los Angeles for the birth of her first grandchild and is staying w..