Minister: Germany needs China’s Huawei to build 5G network

Germany’s interior minister is suggesting that his country can’t build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for nowJanuary 18, 2020, 10:53 AM2 min readBERLIN — Germany’s interior minister is suggesting that his country can’t build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now, intervening in…

Minister: Germany needs China’s Huawei to build 5G network

Germany’s interior minister is suggesting that his country can’t build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for nowJanuary 18, 2020, 10:53 AM2 min readBERLIN — Germany’s interior minister is suggesting that his country can’t build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now, intervening in…

Philippine volcano simmers, officials brace for long crisis

Philippine officials say they’re bracing for a long crisis whether the Taal volcano erupts more disastrously or simmers precariously for weeks or months, as massive numbers of displaced villagers languish in emergency sheltersBy AARON FAVILA and JIM GOMEZ Associated PressJanuary 18, 2020, 2:11 PM3 min readAGONCILLO, Philippines — Philippine officials said Saturday they’re bracing for…

EU DisinfoLab exposes alleged news site run by far-right Polish media company

The French website’s name was very similar to that of a mainstream news site.January 18, 2020, 10:23 AM5 min read EU DisinfoLab, in cooperation with newsroom fact-checkers, has uncovered a far-right Polish media operation running a website that was making slight changes to real, existing stories and re-posting them to sow discord. The non-governmental organization,…

Australia firefighters save world’s only rare dinosaur trees

Firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from Australia’s wildfiresBy ROD McGUIRK Associated PressJanuary 18, 2020, 9:26 AM3 min readCANBERRA, Australia — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday. Firefighters winched…

UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer

The British government is planning celebrations to mark its official departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but is still warning that some U.K. businesses will be hurt by the move By GREGORY KATZ Associated PressJanuary 18, 2020, 10:06 AM3 min readLONDON — The British government has announced plans for special events on the…

UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer

The British government is planning celebrations to mark its official departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but is still warning that some U.K. businesses will be hurt by the move By GREGORY KATZ Associated PressJanuary 18, 2020, 10:06 AM3 min readLONDON — The British government has announced plans for special events on the…

Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a ban on drones that was imposed after the Easter Sunday attacks that left 263 people dead in the Indian Ocean island nationBy BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI Associated PressJanuary 18, 2020, 8:58 AM2 min readCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a ban on drones that was imposed after the…

Ukraine’s prime minister offers to resign over leaked audio

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (L) listens as Prime Minister Oleksiy Goncharuk speaks in Kiev, September 2, 2019. SERGEI SUPINSKY/GETTY Kiev — Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky’s grasp of economics. It is the first major domestic political test for the relatively inexperienced leader, and…

Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan ousted 10 days before ceremony

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