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Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions

Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions

 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered his Treasury Secretary to “substantially increase sanctions” imposed on Iran, in the wake of an attack on Saudi oil facilities that some U.S. officials have blamed on Tehran. He did not give details on the move and...

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Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

Facebook  unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday, making the company’s first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services. The launch comes as Facebook is trying to pivot toward more private forms of...

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US consular staffer to stay in Turkey jail on spy charges

US consular staffer to stay in Turkey jail on spy charges

A Turkish court ruled Wednesday that a US consular staffer would remain in jail while his espionage trial continued, in a case that has added to tensions with Washington. Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen and liaison for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), was arrested in 2017....

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Huawei expects to see revenue uplift from 5G roll-out next year

Huawei expects to see revenue uplift from 5G roll-out next year

Huawei Technologies expects the roll-out of next-generation 5G wireless networks to start contributing to the firm’s revenue from next year when China launches services, the company’s deputy chairman said on Wednesday. The Chinese telecoms equipment giant has said that it has secured...

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