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US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses'
1 day ago
Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy.
U.S. opens trade probe over France's plan for tax on tech giants
3 days ago
The U.S. will investigate a French plan to impose taxes on technology companies, a move that has been a prelude to new U.S. tariffs under the Trump administration. Sarah McGregor reports on "Bloomberg Technology: Global Link."
Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers
4 days ago
A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns.
Saudi Prince Turki on Iran, Qatar, U.S. treasury purchases
Prince Turki Al-Faisal of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia discusses relations with the United Kingdom, Iran's nuclear stance, the crisis in Qatar, Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. Treasuries, and the prospect of peace in the Middle East.
The US relaxes a ban on China's Huawei
The US relaxes a ban on China's Huawei.
Pricing in the 2020 U.S. Election
Bloomberg's Marty Schenker and Lori Calvasina, RBC Capital Markets head of U.S. equity strategy, discuss how markets are pricing in the 2020 U.S. election.
US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral
The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied the visa he needed to attend. He's lived in Germany for 40 years.
Thousands of bourbon barrels destroyed in US fire
A Jim Beam warehouse in the US state of Kentucky has gone up in flames, destroying 45,000 barrels of bourbon. Environmental concerns have ensued due to a nearby river.
HIV completely removed from mice in groundbreaking study
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In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon.
Trump open to 'historic' trade deal with China
US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have agreed to restart trade talks. The US also confirmed it would not slap additional tariffs on Chinese exports for now.
US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine
Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory.
US billionaires call for new 'wealth tax' to fight climate change
Twenty of the wealthiest people in the US have urged the next president to impose taxes on the rich to combat climate change and increase access to health care. They said the US has an "economic responsibility" to do so.