Thursday, 18 January 2018
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China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

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China is criticizing recent moves by the U.S. government and Congress targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment.


Vocus to scope out Pacific subsea cable for government

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Vocus will spend the next three months consulting with the Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands governments on a high-capacity telecommunications subsea cable to connect them with Australia.


Trump officials weigh keeping national parks open even if government shuts down

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Championed by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, the plan is aimed at blunting public anger.

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What happens if the government shuts down?

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The White House and Congress have yet to reach a deal on funding the federal government. Here's what what happens if they don't.

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Government shutdown threat remains with divisions over immigration, military dollars

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Bitter divisions in both parties threatened Wednesday to derail Congress's effort to keep the federal government fully operating past the end of the week.
The shutdown threat emerged on two fronts: Republican defense hawks in the House said a short-term spending plan the party introduced late Tuesday...


Terrorist screening lawsuit by CAIR backs 5 Muslim Americans

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A civil rights group has filed a court challenge to the federal government's Terrorist Screening Database, alleging it stigmatizes its targets without due process.


Several Ethnic Buddhist Rakhines Killed After Myanmar Police Open Fire During Rally

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Police in the volatile Rakhine state in western Myanmar shot several ethnic Rakhine protesters, killing seven and injuring 13 of the minority group that was gathered to mark a nationalist Buddhist anniversary which escalated into trying to take over a local government building, according to Radio Free Asia. More than 4,000 ethnic Rakhines were gathered in Mrauk U on Tuesday to take part in an annual event that honored the end of the ancient ethnic kingdom 233 years earlier, Rakhine state government secretary Tim Maung Swe said that the meeting went ahead even though organizers were told they failed to get a permit for the event. The crowd eventually gathered at the site of the township's...

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SKorea considers virtual currency shutdown

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South Korea's financial regulator chief says the government is considering shutting down all local virtual currency exchanges.


Talks to avoid government shutdown hit roadblocks one day before vote

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Negotiations to avoid a government shutdown sputtered Wednesday, a day ahead of a planned vote in the House, with conservative Freedom Caucus members issuing new demands while defense hawks seethed at the prospect of yet another short-term spending bill.
Prospects were equally dicey in the Senate,...


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