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 .
Although 118 MPs in May's own Conservative Party voted against her Brexit deal, the prime minister is expected to survive the no-confidence vote. And Chancellor Philip Hammond is said to have suggested to business leaders in a phone call last night that Article 50 would be extended and the government was entering a "new era" in its approach.
Shares of Tesla ( TSLA ) tumbled 3.7 percent as manufacturers from Detroit to Japan unveiled new competition for buyers in the electric vehicle maker's key market at the Detroit Auto Show . "GM's future EV platform, which Cadillac will be the first to use, will be flexible, allowing the company to respond quickly to customer preferences with a relatively short design and development lead time", the automaker said.
The federal agency, according to statistics posted on its website, had 7.6 percent unscheduled absence rate on Monday, compared to a 3.2 percent rate on the same date a year ago. He said the agency did not release staffing rates for individual airports and would not specify what "standard procedures" were not observed. About 800,000 federal workers missed their pay for the first time Friday as the fallout spread from a stoppage that began December 22.
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