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Apple Says Tariff Relief Cleared Way For US-Made Mac Pro

Apple Inc. said Monday that it will keep making its “most powerful computer ever,” the Mac Pro, in the United States, a move the tech giant attributes to the Trump administration’s decision to give it relief from tariffs on several component parts made in China…

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Feds Make First-Ever Bust Of Int’l ‘Birth Tourism’ Ring

Law enforcement authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of three suspects and charges in California federal court against more than a dozen others in what they called the first-ever federal case against a “birth tourism” ring…

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2nd Apple Engineer Accused Of Stealing Self-Driving Car IP

An Apple engineer was arrested on the eve of a trip to China and charged in California federal court with stealing company secrets related to self-driving car technology, court records show, marking the second Apple engineer accused of stealing its autonomous car technology in recent months…

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Execution of Colombian Shows China’s Commitment to Harsh Drug Policies

The Chinese government has executed a Colombian citizen for drug trafficking, amid indications that Colombia‘s role in the internal drug trade of the world’s most populous country may be growing…

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Mexico, China Are Key Nodes in Fentanyl Trade: DEA

A new report from the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) marks the agency’s most recent attempt to call attention to the problem of fentanyls, a category of drugs that authorities say is contributing to severe opioid abuse issues in the world’s largest drug market…

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