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NCAA: Arellano’s Salado feeling the pressure in return from injury

MANILA, Philippines – Kent Salado could not bear to watch the Arellano University Chiefs compete in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament. The shifty guard was supposed to lead his team last season and establish himself as the premier ...

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Powell says Fed is insulated from US political pressure

NEW YORK – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the US central bank is “insulated from short-term political pressures,” as policymakers faced new calls by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates. “The Fed is insulated from short-term ...

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Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow

COMITAN, Mexico – Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants. The National Migration Institute said ...

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LRT 2 operations resume after air pressure glitch

LRT 2 tracks (Photo from the LRTA Facebook account) MANILA, Philippines — Operations of the Light Rail Transit 2 resumed after the line suffered a technical glitch on Wednesday. In an advisory on its official Facebook page posted 7:27 p.m. ...

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Trump ups pressure on China ahead of last ditch trade talks

US President Donald Trump answers a question during an Oval Office meeting with Slovakia’s Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini at the White House in Washington, US May 3, 2019. Jonathan Ernst, Reuters WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump announced Sunday that ...

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Iran will continue oil exports despite US pressure, president says

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a news conference with Iraqi President Barham Salih (not pictured) in Baghdad, Iraq, March 11, 2019. Thaier al-Sudani/File Photo/Reuters GENEVA, Switzerland – Iran will continue to export oil despite US pressure, Iran President Hassan ...

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Huawei revenue grows 39 percent as US ramps up pressure

Huawei logo is pictured during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai. Reuters HONG KONG – Huawei Technologies said on Monday its first-quarter revenue jumped 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan ($ 26.81 billion), in the Chinese ...

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Malaysia won’t join ICC over pressure from Muslim opposition

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a press conference at prime minister office in Putrajaya, on Friday, April 5, 2019. Mahathir says Malaysia will withdraw from endorsing another U.N. treaty, caving in to political pressure after a powerful state ...

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Huawei vows to ‘shake off’ pressure as network business takes a hit

In this file photo taken on March 06, 2019 a staff member of Huawei uses her mobile phone at the Huawei Digital Transformation Showcase in Shenzhen, China’s Guangdong province. – China’s Huawei’s net profit grew 25 percent last year, the ...

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US ups pressure on Europe over H's 5G

A 3D printed Huawei logo is placed on glass above a displayed US flag in this illustration photo. Dado Ruvic, Reuters WASHINGTON — The US upped pressure on Europe Wednesday to avoid turning to Huawei for 5G telecom infrastructure, with ...

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