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WASHINGTON—The Biden administration plans to allow a sweeping Trump-era rule aimed at combating Chinese technology threats to take effect next month, over objections from U.S. businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. The rule, initially proposed in November, enables the Commerce Department to ban technology-related business transactions that it determines pose a national security …

JACKSON, Wyo. — An avalanche in Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) claimed the life of a man earlier Monday, Feb. 22, according to Grand Teton National Park spokesperson Denise Germann. The Teton County Coroner confirmed that 33-year-old Jacksonite Matthew Brian, originally from Pennsylvania, was caught in the fatal slide. The slide happened in an area …

WASHINGTON—One of the largest makers of voting machines in the U.S. on Monday sued a prominent supporter of former President Donald Trump, alleging that the businessman had defamed the company with false accusations that it had rigged the 2020 election for President Biden. Dominion Voting Systems sued Mike Lindell, chief executive of Minnesota-based MyPillow Inc., …

Baghdad, Iraq, 21 February 2021 — The World Health Organization (WHO) today handed over a shipment of medical supplies and equipment to the Ministry of Health in Iraq, with the aim to support the national preparedness and response efforts to COVID 19 pandemic, amid a flare in numbers of infection and concerns over the emergence …

Fri, Feb 19, 2021 How the next National Defense Strategy can get serious about emerging technologies Seizing the advantage by Justin Sherman, Evanna Hu REUTERS/Tom Brenner Join Forward Defense for leading-edge commentary and key recommendations as we help chart the course for the United States’ next National Defense Strategy. In December, physicists at Hefei’s University …

From the rare thunder sleet phenomenon to record breaking lows, this winter storm is one many will likely remember for years to come. Southeast Texans woke up to a covering of ice and snow Monday, and temperatures aren’t expected to rise out of the 20s. National Weather Service-Lake Charles Meteorologist Andy Tingler said there would likely still be …

China Arrests Australian TV Anchor on National Security Charge  Bloomberg China arrests Australian TV host on suspicion of spying  CNN Cheng Lei: Australian journalist arrested on China spying charges  BBC News Cheng Lei, Australian Journalist for CGTN, Is Arrested by China  The New York Times Australian journalist Cheng Lei formally arrested in China after six months’ detention  The Guardian View …

For years, parents and students in the semi-autonomous city have feared a shift toward China-style “patriotic education,” with a previous attempt to introduce such a curriculum defeated by mass protests in 2012. The new rules, coming in the wake of both the new security law and a crackdown on the city’s opposition movement, go far …

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Captain Sir Tom Moore: National clap announced by PM for fundraiser  BBC News Tom Moore, Who Inspired Covid-Ravaged U.K. With Charity Walks, Dies at 100  The New York Times Captain Sir Tom Moore dies with coronavirus – BBC News  BBC News Forget superheroes and anti-heroes. We need more heroes like Capt. Sir Tom Moore.  The Washington Post Captain Tom …