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Trump administration to encourage schools to safely reopen amid coronavirus surge

3:59am IST

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is pushing for schools to reopen in the fall and is hosting White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady increase in coronavirus infections across the country led by younger Americans and rising hospitalizations in many states. | Video

Trump vows to push governors to reopen schools as pandemic surges

3:59am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would pressure state governors to open schools in the fall, despite a surge in coronavirus cases across the country that have prompted some local officials to pause or scale back reopening plans. | Video

UPDATE 3-Trump vows to push governors to reopen schools as pandemic surges

3:01am IST

WASHINGTON, July 7 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would pressure state governors to open schools in the fall, despite a surge in coronavirus cases across the country that have prompted some local officials to pause or scale back reopening plans.

U.S. lawmaker seeks to ban Chinese firms from U.S. capital markets

01 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON A top senator is preparing a bill to ban Chinese companies from U.S. capital markets if they engage in spying, human rights abuse or support China's military, threatening a financial blow as tensions mount over COVID-19 and Beijing's crackdown on Hong Kong.

U.S. lawmakers unveil bid to boost domestic chipmaking industry

26 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Thursday introduced a measure aimed at strengthening chip manufacturing in the United States, adding to efforts to champion the sector and lure high tech supply chains back into the United States.

Exclusive: Trump administration says Huawei, Hikvision backed by Chinese military

25 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new U.S. financial sanctions. | Video

GlobalFoundries eyes new chip plant as Washington mulls semiconductor stimulus: CEO

25 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON GlobalFoundries could expand output at its flagship U.S. plant or break ground on a new one next to it, the chief executive of the semiconductor contract manufacturer told Reuters on Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE-Trump administration says Huawei, Hikvision backed by Chinese military -document

25 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON, June 24 The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new U.S. financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE-Trump administration says Huawei, Hikvision backed by Chinese military -document

25 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON, June 24 The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new U.S. financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

GlobalFoundries eyes new chip plant as Washington mulls semiconductor stimulus-CEO

25 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON, June 24 GlobalFoundries could expand output at its flagship plant in the United States or break ground on a new one next to it, the chief executive of the third-largest semiconductor contract manufacturer told Reuters on Wednesday.

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