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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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Maduro rejects call for elections amid mounting pressure

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. AP FILE CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday rejected a European ultimatum that he call elections as opposition rival Juan Guaido stepped up appeals to the military to turn against the leftist government. ...

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Low pressure area off Luzon intensifies into a storm

MANILA – A low pressure area off Luzon's northern tip has intensified into a tropical storm and may enhance the habagat or southwest monsoon, which has been bringing rains over large parts of Luzon and Visayas, the state weather bureau ...

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Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says

FILE – This Oct. 7, 2003 file photo shows a closeup of a human brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Autopsies on nearly 1,300 older people ...

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