In the last quarter of 2018 the economy took a 0.1 percent hit, equal to $ 3 billion dollars, said the report released by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). FILE - President Donald Trump announces a deal to temporarily reopen the government , in the Rose Garden of the White House, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington .
Huawei , now the No. 2 smartphone manufacturer in the world ahead of Apple, faces 23 criminal charges spanning two separate indictments by the US Department of Justice. Huawei then blamed "rogue actors" within the company when T-Mobile threatened to sue, the US said. The U.S. said during its press conference it was "deeply grateful to the government of Canada" for following the rule of law.
Economists agree that Venezuelans are likely to suffer as the current situation between Guaido and Maduro continues. "Venezuelan soldier, I'm talking to you". On Friday, he held a news conference in a Caracas plaza announced hours in advance on social media, and on Sunday he attended a church service for victims of anti-government unrest.
Watch live in the player above. Huawei and its subsidiary Skycom face charges of bank fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy, as well as of violating the U.S. A grand jury in the Eastern District of NY returned charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice against Huawei and Huawei USA. Huawei has said that the two companies settled their disputes in 2017.
It is not clear exactly why Bing.com has been blocked, though China's state-owned telecom China Unicom has confirmed that the order to ban Bing.com came from the Chinese government. Other Microsoft services appear to still be available in the country, although foreign email services and media platforms regularly go through periods of limited restriction.
The ongoing OPEC + agreement to curb oil output remains the nearly exclusive source of support for prices. The head of French oil giant Total, Patrick Pouyanne, agreed that operating in Venezuela is hard. Oil prices have gone upwards on Friday following expectations that Venezuelan crude exports could soon be disrupted with rising turmoil in the region.