US ‘won’t tolerate’ Chinese ban on Micron chips, Raimondo says

DETROIT (Reuters) – The United States “will not tolerate” China’s effective ban on purchasing Micron Technology memory chips and is working closely with allies to address such “economic coercion”, it said. US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on Saturday. Raimondo told a press conference after a meeting of trade ministers as part of the US-led … Read more

Hong Kong denies knowledge of Uyghur student, slams Amnesty for saying he disappeared at airport

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong on Saturday criticized rights group Amnesty International’s accusation that a Uyghur student disappeared after being questioned at the airport, and said government records showed he had not entered or had been refused entry into the city. Amnesty International said Friday that Abuduwaili Abudureheman, born in Xinjiang, western China, traveled … Read more

Clashes between Senegalese police and supporters of opposition leader leave one dead and others injured

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Clashes between police and supporters of Senegal’s opposition leader have left one dead and several injured, friends of the victim told The Associated Press on Saturday. Aliou Bodian was killed in the southern town of Kolda on Friday, his friend Boubacar Balde said. “It’s a sad atmosphere that took hold of … Read more

Former US diplomat Henry Kissinger turns 100, still active in world affairs

Former diplomat and presidential adviser Henry Kissinger celebrates his 100th birthday on Saturday, outliving many of his political contemporaries who guided the United States through one of its most tumultuous times, including the presidency of Richard Nixon and the war from Vietnam. Born in Germany on May 27, 1923, Kissinger remains known for his key … Read more

US debt ceiling negotiations push toward critical default deadline

By Moira Warburton and Katharine Jackson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic and Republican negotiators said they hoped to reach an agreement to raise the federal government’s debt ceiling to $31.4 trillion and avoid a disastrous default, with talks set to resume on Saturday . Time is counted. The Treasury Department said Friday that the government would … Read more

Tiktoker Mizzy accused of breaking social media order

Mizzy was in court on Wednesday for one of her prank videos A north London teenager has been charged with breaching a criminal behavior order imposed after posting a ‘prank’ video on TikTok. Bacari-Bronze O’Garro, known as Mizzy, was banned by Thames Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday from posting videos on social media without the consent … Read more