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In Snub to US, Britain Will Allow Huawei in 5G Networks

LONDON — Britain decided Tuesday to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to supply new high-speed network equipment, ignoring the U.S. government's warnings that it would sever intelligence cooperation if the company was not banned. “We would never take decision...
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US Travel Industry to Chinese Tourists: What Trade War?

WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popular Chinese holiday. San Francisco has expanded its social media presence on C...
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US Stocks Fall After 3 Straight Days of Gains

Stocks edged lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields. Financial sector stocks accounted for much of the selling as investors reacted to the decline in yields. The 10-year Treasury...

Gene-Edited Baby Claim by Chinese Scientist Sparks Outrage

HONG KONG — Scientists and bioethics experts reacted with shock, anger and alarm Monday to a Chinese researcher's claim that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies. He Jiankui of Southern University of Science and Technology of China sai...