Is Huawei a security threat? Seven experts weigh in

Is Huawei a security threat? Seven experts weigh in

The United States government is cracking down hard on Huawei. Lawmakers and intelligence officials have claimed the telecommunications giant could be exploited by the Chinese government for espionage, presenting a potentially grave national security risk, especially as the US builds out its next-generation 5G network. To meet that threat, officials say, they’ve blocked government use of the company’s equipment, while the Justice Department has also accused Huawei’s chief financial officer of violating sanctions against Iran, and the company itself of stealing trade secrets.

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The Prime Minister of Humiliation

The Prime Minister of Humiliation

Despite facing one embarrassment after the other, British Prime Minister Theresa May continues to plow ahead, seemingly undeterred. It's becoming increasingly clear that she is the main impediment to solving the Brexit mess. By Peter Müller, Jörg Schindler.

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How to Survive a Police Stop

How to Survive a Police Stop

Programs that teach young people how to interact with police are popping up around the country. But they're often exercises in victim-blaming — shifting the responsibility for avoiding lethal stops from cops to the very civilians they brutalize.

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The Epic Hunt for a Lost World War II Aircraft Carrier

The Epic Hunt for a Lost World War II Aircraft Carrier

In 1942, a volley of torpedoes sent the U.S.S. Wasp to the bottom of the Pacific. For decades, the families of the dead wondered where in the lightless depths of the ocean the ship could possibly be. Earlier this year, a team of wreck hunters set out to find it.

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How can the US monitor the world if we all use Huawei?

How can the US monitor the world if we all use Huawei?

Why does the US government always crack down on Huawei? To achieve this, it even uses some disgraceful measures, including slandering the company by exerting its national power. The US moves have sparked questions as to why the US fears the Chinese company so much. Why does the company annoy the US?

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Christopher Steele admitted using posts by ‘random individuals’ on CNN website to back up Trump dossier

Christopher Steele admitted using posts by 'random individuals' on CNN website to back up Trump dossier

Former British spy Christopher Steele admitted that he relied on an unverified report on a CNN website for part of the "Trump dossier," which was used as a basis for the FBI's investigation into Trump. According to deposition transcripts released this week, Steele said last year he used a 2009 report he found on CNN's iReport website and said he wasn't aware that submissions to that site are posted by members of the public and are not checked for accuracy.

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Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where’s the outrage?

Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where's the outrage?

There is zero chance that sharia law – as a repressive criminal code used in certain Muslim majority nations – is going to be enshrined in Australia. Zero. It seems ridiculous that this sentence even needs to be written. But the spat between Senator Jacqui Lambie and TV presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied on Q&A recently, and the brouhaha that has followed, suggests that it does.

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