UK Moves To Work With Huawei On 5G Network—Despite Threats of Backlash From The US

As the United States attempts to convince its allies to turn against Huawei, the UK has apparently decided to allow the company’s 5G technology, even at the risk of retaliation from the U.S.

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US Removes Waivers For Iranian Oil, Threatens Sanctions Against Allies

Countries that import oil from Iran will soon face new challenges, after the White House confirmed today that it will no longer approve sanctions waivers, as part of an ongoing campaign to put pressure on Iran.

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Guaido Calls for More Sanctions Against Venezuela After Gov’t Expels German Ambassador

In response to President Nicolas Maduro’s order to ban Germany’s ambassador, opposition leader Juan Guaido is calling for Europe to respond by increasing economic sanctions on Venezuela. The announcement came on Wednesday as Maduro’s administration accused German AmbassadorDaniel Kriener and the German government of “crass” and “unlawful” meddling in Venezuelan affairs. Addressing the National Assembly, […]

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Huawei CFO Faces Extradition Hearing in Canada as Report Claims Tech Giant Will Sue US Gov’t

The case of Huawei’s finance chief was addressed by the Supreme Court of British Columbia this morning, and an extradition hearing was set for May 8. The next hearing will determine whether Meng Wanzhou will be extradited to the United States to face charges of conspiracy, fraud and obstruction. This comes after the Canadian government announced on […]

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Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill Would Benefit Major For-Profit Prison Corporations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced that he will allow a vote on legislation that seeks to reform our criminal justice system, before the end of 2018. The legislation that is being considered by the Senate is the First Step Act. It targets nonviolent drug offenders who automatically received decades-long sentences as a result of […]

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Judge Delays Verdict On Case To Unseal Charges Against Julian Assange

A federal judge announced that no decision has been made in the case of whether the criminal complaint against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be unsealed, after it was revealed that he is facing unspecified charges here in the United States. It is still not clear what charges Assange is facing right now, and a […]

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