The original question put to the British people saw the leave vote win with 52 per cent of the vote, compared to 48 per cent who would have preferred to remain. "What she's got to do now is take a step back run the options through parliament and parliament's got to come to a decision". After May's two-year attempt to forge an amicable divorce with an independent trade policy was crushed by Parliament in the biggest defeat for a British leader in modern history , May asked party leaders to ...
US President Donald Trump speaks with reporters outside the White House prior to his departure aboard Marine One on October 7, 2017. Mr. Trump did not specifically respond to Pelosi's State of the Union address request in his letter - but the point was clear.
USA defense officials wrote China is building its force to ensure its regional prowess and work toward its No. 1 goal - the reunification of mainland China and Taiwan. Still, the USA defense intelligence official cautioned against over-reacting, noting Xi could believe he has plenty of time to achieve reunification with Taiwan.
Huawei has been under increasing pressure in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere amid growing concerns that Beijing could use the company's equipment for spying, something Huawei executives have denied . The investigation arose out of civil lawsuits against Huawei, the Journal said, including one in Seattle where Huawei was found liable for misappropriating robotic technology from T-Mobile.
Huawei has consistently denied any connections with the military, saying that it is a private company part-owned by its employees and that governments need to ensure there is an objective basis for choosing technology vendors. The US has long alleged that Huawei's smartphones come pre-installed with backdoors that siphon off users' confidential information and send it back to China.
Some 118 Conservative MPs voted with the opposition parties against Mrs May's deal. In doing so, they smashed the previous record defeat for a government, a 166-vote margin, set in 1924. "The chancellor has given no assurances", he said. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said there would be no further renegotiation of the agreement and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said it would intensify preparations for a no-deal Brexit .