Lawmakers said they would try to stop President Trump from easing penalties on Chinese telecom company ZTE, saying the United States should not bow to pressure to help the firm as part of a possible trade deal.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg apologises to EU lawmakers over data leak
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologised to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world's biggest social media network.
Baby powder helping fund Islamic State in Afghanistan: report
Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan are making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from illegal mining of talc, much of which ends up in the United States and Europe, advocacy group Global Witness reported on Tuesday.
Wall Street edges higher as U.S.-China trade talks progress
U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday, led by financial and energy stocks, as the United States and China made progress on ironing out their trade differences and reach an agreement.
As U.S. shrinks refugee operations, new arrivals in Kansas town lose a lifeline
In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand.
Texas mulls school safety days after mass shooting
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is set to begin a three-day series of discussions with educators and law enforcement officials on improving school safety on Tuesday, days after a teenager killed 10 people at a Houston-area high school.
Two more die of Ebola in Congo; seven new cases confirmed
Two more people have died from Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday, as aid agencies battled to persuade sceptical residents about the severity of an outbreak that has killed 27 since April.
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Oilfield service company Weatherford International Plc may have to sell one of its larger businesses next year to pay down its sizeable debt, Chief Executive Officer Mark McCollum said on Tuesday.